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 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 crisscrossed the Pacific Ocean, completed a trip around the world without navigation instruments, and reinstilled pride in native culture. Be sure to watch the video 'How to Navigate 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. Be sure to watch the video on making shrimp tempura.
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.
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.
Did you know that there is a complicated relationship between the United States, the State of Hawai'i, and Native Hawaiians? Learn more about the origins of this tense relationship along with other historical facts rarely known outside of Hawai'i.
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!
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!
The Big Island of Hawai'i is one of the most beautiful islands 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.
Hawaiian newspapers are an important part of island life. This article provides a comprehensive overview of newspapers in Hawai'i, their web portals, subscription costs, and how to get free access.
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!