The Merrie Monarch Hula Festival begins each year on Easter Sunday. The good news is that it lasts all week. The bad news...well, there is no bad news. Except that tickets get sold out within days.
So you want to camp on Oʻahu? Hereʻs tips on what youʻll need, where to get the necessary permits, and some friendly advice on the best places for camping.
The University of Hawaiʻi is no ordinary university. It has 3 baccalaureate campuses, 7 community college sites, & numerous educational centers that serve the State of Hawaiʻi. Watch the videos!
The Native Hawaiian voyaging canoe, Hōkūleʻa, has crisscossed the Pacific Ocean and reinstilled pride in a native culture. Now she & her skilled crew are on a worldwide voyage without instruments.
This light and crunchy tempura batter will transform ordinary foods into delightful Japanese-inspired cuisine, and your friends will be begging you for the recipe.
In the 1800ʻs, the most dreaded medical diagnosis was LEPROSY. This is a story of the exile of over 8,000 people to the isolated Kalaupapa Peninsula on Molokaʻi, and how you can visit Kalaupapa today.
The Honolulu Museum of Art is a bustling center that showcases more than 50,000 works of art from all over the world. Conveniently located at the corner of Ward and Beretania near bus lines.
Hawai'i Kai is a beautiful upscale residential area on O'ahu's southeastern tip. With stunning natural beauty, Hawai'i Kai is the perfect corner of paradise for a day trip. Video of Hanauma Bay.
Hawai'i is particularly dependent on air travel. Find out what the travel and tourism industry is doing to reduce carbon emissions in the islands.
Honolulu Farmers' Markets are a wonderful way to spend a few hours while buying farm-fresh produce. These farmers' markets are lively community events happening daily around the island of O'ahu.
Waimanalo is just a half hour drive from Honolulu but is a world away. You'll love its pristine beaches and back-country charm. Words to the song "Waimanalo Blues" & music by Country Comfort included
After decades of protests by Native Hawaiians, the U.S. target bombing on Kaho'olawe finally ended in 1990. Native Hawaiians have a vision of healing this island. You can volunteer to help.
The relationship between the United States, the State of Hawai'i, and Native Hawaiians is a complicated one that many people may not understand. Also, watch a video tribute to Queen Lili'uokalani.
Kona Coffee is famous for its gourmet flavor. Read about its history & who brought the first coffee bean to Hawai'i. Watch 7 min video of Kona Coffee pioneer Miyoshi Moromoto & his coffee farm.
Thousands of lava rocks are mailed back to Hawai'i each year by people claiming bad luck after taking the rocks off-island. Learn about this island legend. VIDEO OF VOLCANIC ERUPTION INCLUDED.
Kamehameha the Great is honored with his own holiday on June 11 each year. Read about his memorable life, and enjoy photos and music video of the Kamehameha Day Parade!
Special gift ideas for that someone special. Whether you're visiting Hawai'i or lucky enough to live here, these are easy-to-pack items that are great to give all year! Music video with Na Palapalai!
The Big Island of Hawai'i is one of the most beautiful on the planet. This hub is an overview of what's in store for the visitor. Be sure to watch the drone video of Big Island from the air.
Hawai'i newspapers are an important part of island life. This hub provides a comprehensive overview of newspapers in Hawai'i, their web portals, subscription costs, and how to get free access.
North Shore of O'ahu colorful photos & a detailed narrative of what's in store for you on a day trip drive. Be sure to watch the video tour of North Shore beaches.