The latest in Festivals and Events in Hawaii for Spring 2015: The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua will convene Hawaii’s most reputable artisans, educators, cultural practitioners, speakers and entertainers during the 23rd annual Celebration of the Arts festival from May 8-10. The three-day event features hands-on art, demonstrations, films, cultural panels, music and dance, and a rich exploration of, Read More

Laie, Hawaii – February, 2015 – The Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) officially marked the opening of the new Hukilau Marketplace with a public ceremony and celebration held February 20 on Oahu’s North Shore. Open six days a week, Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. with free admission and parking, the Hukilau Marketplace, Read More

The coconut wireless has been abuzz around the Hawaiian Islands with travelers stumbling upon lower than usual airfare deals to Hawaii this spring.  Deals. To Hawaii! There’s been a major increase in the number of domestic flights to Hawaii this year, making flying to all of the Hawaiian Islands more convenient and more affordable than it’s been, Read More

LIHUE, KAUAI – Kiss the blues goodbye and say aloha to swaying palm trees and cool breezes, visiting humpback whales and tropical scenery as we welcome winter to Kauai: island style. Now is the perfect time to leave the frost behind and treat yourself to a vacation experience that will warm you up for the rest of the, Read More

Laie, Hawaii – January 27, 2015 – The Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) on Oahu’s North Shore dedicated its new Polynesian Football Hall of Fame exhibit gallery on January 24 at the Enshrinement Ceremony honoring the six inductees for the class of 2015. Special guests of honor included four of the six Hall of Fame inductees, Read More

A stroll of Waikiki in the late 90s is different from a stroll of Waikiki today.  Obvious is the unfinished beautification project that is bringing a much-needed fresh air and changing the overall face of one of the world’s most visited destination.  The beautification of Waikiki is coming along wonderfully, with the little nuisance, Read More

Hawaii is all over the media these days.  Not one, not two, but three television shows are currently being filmed on its main island of Oahu.  Within the past few months, it was also the chosen location for blockbuster feature films like “First 50 Dates” featuring Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler, as well as, Read More

HAWAII tourism got off to an excellent start this year, a Hawaii tourism official said. In a letter sent to tourism executives, John Monahan, president of the Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau, claimed that Hawaii had a record 1.1 million domestic visitors, surpassing 2003 levels by nearly 7 percent.

Hanauma Bay on the island of Oahu in Hawaii was ranked number one by the Laboratory for Coastal Research at Florida International University’s 2004 Top Ten Beaches list.  Dr. Stephen Leatherman, known as Dr. Beach and one of the country’s foremost experts in the scientific study of beaches and coastal processes, chose Hanauma Bay, Read More

In the 2 and 1/2 years since the September 11 attacks, Japanese tourists have found a series of reasons to avoid Hawaii — terrorism, ill will caused by the war in Iraq, fear of SARS. But now the Japanese are coming back. “I feel safer here than other places, like Europe,” said Yoshiko Odagawa, Read More