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Oahu Events To Fill Your Summer

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Mark your calendar! From hula festivals and ocean sports to live music and entertainment, the long days of summer are the perfect time to take advantage of Oahu’s many outdoor events and activities. Plan your trip now to soak in Hawaii’s warm, balmy weather along with all the culture, sports and music the islands have…

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Our Favorite Ways to Bring a Piece of Hawaii Home with You

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When you think of Hawaii you don’t typically think of it as a shopping destination (unless it’s to pick up an extra swimsuit to use at the beach). But from fresh macadamia nuts and locally made honey, to colorfully designed aloha shirts and brightly printed purses, there’s a good chance that you’ll want to take…

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These “Weird” Hawaii Foods are Sure to Tickle Your Taste Buds!

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Are you ready to challenge your palate? When it comes to cuisine, the fun begins when you start trying dishes a few steps outside of your comfort zone. Hawaii is filled with many different foods from a wide range of cultures. Although some menu items might sound a little strange – like everything else, you…

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Reasons to Say Aloha in 2018

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The new year is here! And aside from setting personal, health and business goals, it’s also time to start solidifying those travel plans for 2018. Sure, you could visit Hawaii any year, but we’ve got the perfect “excuse” (in case you needed one or more) to make this year the year to pack your bags…

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From the Magic of Polynesia to 24k Magic

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For those who know him, Hawaii-born and raised Bruno Mars (or as we knew him back then, Peter Hernandez), always had an air of magic around him. At this year’s 60th Annual Grammy Awards, that was front and center when he took home six awards including honors for Record of the Year, Album of the…

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Hawaii Laws You May Not Know About

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From the way we speak (Pidgin English) to the things we eat, Hawaii is known for being unique in many different ways. And while Hawaii is part of the United States, there are a few things beyond its size and distance that make it stand apart from the other 49 states, including some laws and…

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Planning a Visit to Majestic Maunakea

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The Big Island – officially named the island of Hawaii – is the largest island in the U.S. and is home to a range of climate zones. It is also the youngest in the island chain and is a favorite vacation destination due to its volcanoes, black sand beaches, and Kona coffee. But did you…

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What to Do When it’s Winter in Hawaii

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It’s hard to believe that there are seasons in Hawaii, but there are actually two – “kau” (summer) and “hoolio” (winter). Although the change may not be as noticeable in the islands as it is in other states, if you visit Hawaii between December and February, you can feel the difference. As if large swells…

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Taking Your Vacation Green

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In Hawaii, we preserve the value of “Malama ka ‘aina” (caring for the land). This is the notion of caring for and living in harmony with the land. With so much natural beauty around us, showing aloha and taking care of our island home is even more important than ever so that we can ensure…

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Ten Sweet Facts About Pineapples

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Despite their prickly appearance, the pineapple is as sweet a fruit as they come. With a taste that instantly transports you to a balmy tropical vacation, it’s no wonder that many enjoy a slice or two in their drink, as a dessert or even a light snack. This ono (delicious) tropical fruit had been cultivated in…

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