Archive for the ‘Hawaii’ Category
HAWAII FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL PRESENTS A STAR-STUDDED ARRAY OF COOKING DEMOS, WINE TASTINGS AND CULTURAL EXCURSIONS
HONOLULU â Delve into the daytime events of the 3rd Annual Hawaii Food & Wine Festival (HFWF) for up close and personal experiences with chefs, farmers, winemakers, and cultural practitioners. The festival, held from September 1-9, will showcase the Aloha Stateâs enviable bounty of locally sourced produce, seafood, beef and poultry, and offer one-of-a-kind cooking [...]
Today marks the 15th annual Lantern Floating Hawaii ceremony, one of the largest and most moving Memorial Day observances in the United States. At sunset, more than 5,000 candle-lit lanterns bearing remembrances and prayers illuminated the ocean off of Magic Island at Ala Moana Beach Park in Honolulu with tens of thousands of people in [...]
Hawaii Food & Wine Festival Set to Highlight Agriculture, Culinary Evolution of Hawaiian Islands, September 1-9, 2013
HONOLULU â Culinary travelers seeking an inspiring adventure that offers a distinct sense of place, unforgettable food and wine experiences, and features more than 70 of the worldâs best-known chefs all using the freshest island ingredients will find the Hawaiian Islands their destination of choice this fall.
Brian Evans, the singer who created “The Maui Celebrity Series” on Maui in 2009/10, will again produce the series on the island, with an eye on bringing shows to other islands in Hawaii.Â His series, which brought to Maui the likes of David Spade, Mick Fleetwood, Citizen Cope, Roseanne Barr, William Shatner, MOS DEF, Tom Green, [...]
Why is Kauaâi such a favorite of filmmakers? They love beauty and adventure, and Kauaâi is brimming with both. Kauaâi is the only island in Hawaiâi with navigable rivers, and waterways mean adventure. Its 50 miles of white-sand shoreline offer more beaches per mile than any other island in Hawaiâi, and that means ocean adventure.
NORTH SHORE, Hawaii – Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore of the island of Oahu in Hawaii has a guiding philosophy for its future â âTomorrowâs Ahupuaâa.â Ancient Hawaiians used a concept of land division, called an ahupua’a, which is a section of land from the mountain to the sea. The ancient ahupua`a was [...]
BY MARK ABRAMSON | December, 2012 US District Judge A. Wallace Tashima has given the City and County of Honolulu and the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation everything short of a total victory in the federal lawsuit brought by former Gov. Ben Cayetano and others in an effort to stop Oahuâs US$5.16 billion elevated-rail, mass-transit [...]
LIHUE, KAUAI â This is the time of year for many to think about trading in the snow and chill of winter for the enticing warmth of Kauai, where rejuvenation is found amidst the lush tropical surroundings, beautiful white-sand beaches, and spectacular blue skies.Â The following are updates and information about the newest happenings, specials and [...]
A family vacation to the Hawaiian Islands can involve more than just sun, sand, and surf. Families can expand their Hawaii experience with a visit to one of the multitude of museums to learn more about the islandsâ unique culture and history in a fun and engaging way. Turn young travelers into modern-day explorers at [...]
Looking to get to Hawaii without blowing your son’s college fund? Want to experience the islands but not sure when to go?Â Here’s how to avoid costly and exhausting mistakes during your Hawaiian vacation.