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Stephanie Launiu (Hawaiian Scribe)

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  • 10 Reasons to Love the Merrie Monarch Hula Festival
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    10 Reasons to Love the Merrie Monarch Hula Festival

    3 months ago

    The Merrie Monarch Hula Festival begins each year on Easter Sunday and lasts all week. Tickets get sold out within days, however, so if you're interested in going to this event, be sure to reserve them ahead of time. Be sure to watch the video: What It Takes To Be a Hula Champion.

  • The University of Hawaiʻi: Not Just An Ordinary University
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    The University of Hawaiʻi: Not Just An Ordinary University

    6 years ago

    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!

  • Hōkūle'a: The Story of Hawaiian Voyaging Canoes
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    Hōkūle'a: The Story of Hawaiian Voyaging Canoes

    4 months ago

    The Native Hawaiian voyaging canoe, Hōkūleʻa, has crisscossed the Pacific Ocean, completed a trip around the world without navigation instruments, and reinstilled pride in a native culture. Be sure to watch the video 'How to Navigate Without Instruments'.

  • The Secret to the Best Shrimp Tempura
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    The Secret to the Best Shrimp Tempura

    4 months ago

    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. Be sure to watch the video on making shrimp tempura.

  • Kalaupapa, Molokaʻi: Story of Exile
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    Kalaupapa, Molokaʻi: Story of Exile

    3 years ago

    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.

  • Honolulu Museum of Art - A Must See for Art Lovers
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    Honolulu Museum of Art - A Must See for Art Lovers

    7 years ago

    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.

  • 10 Awesome Places to Visit Near Hawai'i Kai
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    10 Awesome Places to Visit Near Hawai'i Kai

    3 years ago

    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.

  • Green Travel Hawaiian-Style
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    Green Travel Hawaiian-Style

    6 years ago

    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.

  • Waimanalo - Charming Beach Town
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    Waimanalo - Charming Beach Town

    5 years ago

    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

  • Kaho'olawe: Volunteer on a Hawaiian Island
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    Kaho'olawe: Volunteer on a Hawaiian Island

    4 months ago

    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.

  • 11 Things You May Not Know About Hawai'i and Native Hawaiians
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    11 Things You May Not Know About Hawai'i and Native Hawaiians

    4 months ago

    The relationship between the United States, the State of Hawai'i, and Native Hawaiians is a complicated one that many people may not understand. This article sheds light on the origins of this tense relationship by delving into a series of historical facts that are often unknown outside of Hawai'i.

  • How Kona Coffee Came to Hawai'i
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    How Kona Coffee Came to Hawai'i

    6 years ago

    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.

  • How to Return Lava Rocks to the Islands of Hawai'i
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    How to Return Lava Rocks to the Islands of Hawai'i

    4 months ago

    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:  Hawai'i Honors a King
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    Kamehameha: Hawai'i Honors a King

    5 years ago

    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!

  • Shop Hawai'i: 16 Hawaiian Gifts You'll Love to Buy
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    Shop Hawai'i: 16 Hawaiian Gifts You'll Love to Buy

    3 months ago

    Gift ideas for that someone special or yourself! 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 Nā Palapalai!

  • 4 Reasons Why the Big Island Is the Best Hawaiian Island
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    4 Reasons Why the Big Island Is the Best Hawaiian Island

    3 months ago

    The Big Island of Hawai'i is one of the most beautiful on the planet. This article is an overview of what's in store for the visitor. Be sure to watch the drone video of the Big Island from the air and check out my favorite guidebook to the Big Island.

  • Hawaiʻi Newspapers - Unique on Each Island
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    Hawaiʻi Newspapers - Unique on Each Island

    2 years ago

    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.

  • 10 Must-See Places on O'ahu's North Shore
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    10 Must-See Places on O'ahu's North Shore

    3 months ago

    Honolulu and Waikiki aren't all this beautiful Hawaiian island has to offer. O'ahu's North Shore is full of stunning beaches, big waves, and gorgeous natural scenery. Here are the 10 best places to visit on the North Shore of O'ahu. Be sure to watch the North Shore Drone Video!

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