Archive for the ‘Hawaii’ Category
The Polynesian Cultural Center Re-Opens Aotearoa Village in Hawaii – Maori Carvings in Native New Zealand Timber Unveiled
Laie, Hawaii â€“ December, 2013 â€“ The Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) today re-opened its entire Aotearoa (New Zealand) village following a traditional Maori ceremony that featured the unveiling of new carvings recognizing Hawaikiroa, the ancient Polynesian navigator.
Laie, Hawaii â€“ November 15, 2013 â€“ The Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) is presenting a fun and exciting winter wonderland celebration this holiday season that is being offered nowhere else in Hawaii â€“ highlighted by a canoe ride on its beautiful lagoon.Â Called Christmas Lagoon: The Light Within, this annual holiday experience is a festival of [...]
(Maui, Hawaii) November 6, 2013 â€“ For more than seven years, the Smith Family has worked diligently to bring their special Ocean Vodka from the Island of Maui to the far reaches of the world. The opening of a new craft distillery for public tours and tastings on their 80-acre organic farm is a dream [...]
The Parc is planning their annual COOL CHRISTMAS AT THE PARC, featuring 12 days of festive fun in paradise. Inspired by you, their guest, the 2013 COOL CHRISTMAS AT THE PARC includes the following daily activities and experiences:
Join Diane Cline, RYT (Guru Purkh Kaur) on the lush, magical island of Kauai for the 2013 Hawaii Women’s Retreat to expand your radiance, bliss and inner peace. Cline’s healing, empowering women’s retreat on Kauai promises inspirational yoga, wellness, sound healing and much more for 6 Days and 5 Nights on the Garden Island of [...]
The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), the state’s tourism agency, and the Visitor Aloha Society of Hawaii (VASH), an HTA-sponsored traveler’s aid organization, recently launched its Safety eBrochure. This tool provides visitors, residents and industry partners with safety tips from state and county agencies to ensure safe and enjoyable travel experiences throughout the Hawaiian Islands.
Laie, Hawaii â€“ July 1, 2013 â€“ The vibrant and spirited culture, music and dance of Tahiti will be on display during the 14th annual Te Mahana Hiroa O Tahiti fete (festival) at the Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) on July 10, 12, and 13. This year, the cultural celebration will feature a Tamure marathon for [...]
The Royal Hawaiian Center (Oahu), Waikikiâ€™s largest retail complex, is undergoing a five-month makeover to The Royal Grove to enhance the 30,000 square foot garden with ponds, fountains, new landscaping, widened pathways and a new cultural and guest center. The Royal Grove has become a favorite gathering place for visitors and local residents alike, hosting [...]
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 Stateâ€™s 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 [...]