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Remembering Pearl Harbor – 77th Anniversary

BY: MARIA KANAI As we enter the merry holiday season, it’s also important for us to remember NationalPearl Harbor Remembrance Day, which is held annually on December 7. To honor…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Ring in the Lunar New Year with These Good Luck Rituals

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The Lunar New Year – or Chinese New Year – is right around the corner and in Hawaii, it’s a pretty big deal. From block party celebrations to household traditions, the coming of the New Year gathers people together as they wish one another good fortune and honor ancestors. The date of the Lunar New…

Hawaii Laws You May Not Know About

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Read More Travel Tips | Book a Tour 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…