Oahu July 4th 2014 Attractions

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Independence Day is celebrated in the fiftieth U.S. state, Hawaii, the same way it is on the mainland and there are certainly a number of Oahu July 4th 2014 Attractions that will be open for business in about a week’s time. The Go Oahu Card Attractions Pass will get you into some of the fun, but there are a number of alternate things that you may want to consider doing if you will be in Oahu on July 4th. For a family-friendly Independence Day celebration, head to the Turtle Bay Resort for a day of prize giveaways, live music and fireworks. There will be a number of different food booths at the event and groups like Cultural Nation, Crimson Apple and Kapena are all scheduled to perform before the fireworks at 8:30 p.m. Best of all, the event is free and open to the public. Another event that is connected to the resort is the Da Hui Paddle Race. The 36th edition of the race is … [Read more...]

The Honolulu Museum of Art

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For anyone familiar with the art of Paul Gauguin, known for his long career spent painting the scenery and people of Tahiti, it may come as no surprise that other Polynesian locales like Hawaii are also the inspiration for exquisite works of art. But fortunately, it doesn’t take a visit to the Louvre to tour tropically-inspired paintings and photographs – our very own Oahu boasts a fine collection of art museums that host such works, including the Honolulu Museum of Art and the partner Spalding House. Travelers to Honolulu this summer looking for special artistic Oahu attractions will get a particular treat at the Honolulu Museum of Art:  a one-of-a-kind special exhibit, “Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams: The Hawai’i Exhibit.” Curated with a special attention to both the divergences and similarities between their individual aesthetics, this is the first ever exhibit to … [Read more...]