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5 Ways Hawaii Does Winter

BY: MARIA KANAI While winter in Hawaii isn’t quite full of typical, traditional Christmas images: white snow, sweater weather or a roaring fireplace, we’ve got plenty of Christmas spirit of our own! Here are some of our favorite ways we do winter … island-style!

Makahiki Games: The Hawaiian Olympics

For Native Hawaiians, it wasn’t the lighting of a torch but the appearance of a star that signified the opening of the games. The appearance of the Makalii, also known as the Pleiades, in the eastern sky would mark the Hawaiian New Year and the start of the Makahiki (pronounced mah-kah-hee-kee) season. Makahiki was a…

Interest in Local Farmers’ Market Grows

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There are quite a few reasons why people love a Hawaiian getaway – the mesmerizing scenery, year-round warm weather, the exotic mixture of cultures and the delicious local delicacies. On your next Hawaii vacation take a bite into the best the islands have to offer at one of many farmers’ markets across Oahu. One of…

Drift Away with Lantern Floating Hawaii

Each year Memorial Day is a time for people from around the country to honor those who have given their lives to protect our freedom. In the islands many use the day to visit the graves of loved ones. To help cultivate cultural harmony and understanding, Her Holiness Shinso Ito, the Head of the Shinnyo-en…

Congressional Gold Medal Event

Roberts Hawaii was privileged to help provide ground transportation for the Congressional Gold Medal Luncheon on Maui on Feb. 25, in recognition of 39 Maui veterans who courageously served in the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team and Military Intelligence Service during World War II. We’re proud to honor the brave men and their…

Visit us at the Great Aloha Run Expo!

Save the date and come visit us at the Great Aloha Run Sports, Health & Fitness Expo! The expo is Friday February 17 through Sunday, February 19th at the Neal Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall. Friday: 4PM – 9PM Saturday: 9AM – 7PM Sunday: 9AM – 5PM Come by our booth (T5) and learn how you…

Eddie Aikau – The Man Behind the Name

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*Photo Credit: Dan Zelikman In Hawaii the name Eddie Aikau is as famous as Waimea Bay, the celebrated Oahu surf break where the prestigious big-wave surf contest carrying his name is held each year. Wherever you go — whether you’re passing a bumper sticker along Pali Highway or grabbing breakfast from Rainbow Drive Inn you’ll…