Hawaii Waterman Hall of Fame Ceremony Rescheduled for September 24 WAIKIKI BEACH – August 22, 2018 – Out of regard for the public’s safety as Hurricane Lane makes its forecasted trek along the south shores of the Hawaiian Islands, organizers of Duke’s OceanFest have canceled all surfing competitions and community events scheduled for Thursday, August, Read More

WAIKIKI BEACH – August 14, 2018 – Duke’s OceanFest, Waikiki’s premier ocean sports festival, begins this weekend, August 18 to 26, honoring the enduring legacy of the legendary Duke Paoa Kahanamoku. An Olympic champion, surfing pioneer and expert paddler, Duke Kahanamoku was revered worldwide as an accomplished waterman and Hawaii’s Ambassador of Aloha. Now in, Read More

Volcano and lava tourism is nothing new. Tourists have been traveling to active volcanoes for literally hundreds of years to see molten lava as up close and personal as possible. Perhaps the fascination lies in seeing the “insides” of our Earth home with our own eyes. The very core of our planet has made, Read More

By Juergen T Steinmetz The order by Hawaii authorities is “Leave Now!” Hawaii’s Kilauea has erupted!  This is the message and the order by the Hawaii Civil Defence on Thursday night. This order is for some residents on the Big Islands and for tourists in that area. Hundreds of earthquakes in Hawaii had been, Read More

Christmas at the Hukilau Marketplace Bring the entire family to the Polynesian Cultural Center’s Hukilau Marketplace for an all new event, Christmas at The Hukilau Marketplace. Keiki and adults alike will enjoy the live music, nightly nativity performances, festive train ride to view the Christmas decor, selfies with Santa and much more!  The festivities will also include three, Read More

Honolulu, Hawaii – (November 29, 2017) In commemoration of the 76th Remembrance Day of Pearl Harbor, Blue Hawaiian Helicopters will provide three of the remaining USS Arizona survivors a helicopter flyover above the sunken battleship’s remains for a sky salute on Wednesday, December 6. During this aerial tour of the historic site, the survivors, namely, Read More

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the island of Hawaii will offer free admission to all visitors on President’s Day (February 20), National Park Week Weekends (April 15-16 & April 22-23), National Park Service Birthday (August 25), National Public Lands Day (September 30), and Veterans Day Weekend (November 11-12). During typical days of operation, Hawaii Volcanoes, Read More

The Hawaii Open presented by the Hawaii Tourism Authority, a Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) tennis tournament, is set for this Sunday Nov. 20 – Nov. 27 at the Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park in Waipahu. The inaugural Hawaii Open will be Hawaii’s largest professional tennis tournament. Featured is a 32-player singles main draw,, Read More

LIHUE, KAUAI – As winter weather envelops much of the mainland U.S., Kauai remains a sunny paradise escape for those looking to trade in rain boots and snow gear for barefoot walks on the beach. Sue Kanoho, Executive Director of the Kauai Visitors Bureau, commented, “Kauai is as radiant as ever during winter. Rather than, Read More

Laie, Hawaii – February 1, 2016 – The Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) welcomed the newest additions into the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame (PFHOF) by honoring the Class of 2016 inductees, on Saturday, January 30th at the Enshrinement Ceremony. The Enshrinement Ceremony began with a presentation of diverse cultural traditions including the sound of the pu (conch, Read More