Things to Do on Vacation with Your Family!


With school vacation weeks coming up around the country, it’s time to start planning your vacation. With the kids home from school, it’s the perfect time to gather up the whole family for a fun trip. If going far away isn’t feasible,… [Read More]

Oahu Travel Deals: Discount Day in Oahu

Secret Island Beach

Paradise may seem out of reach with six inches of snow on the ground and ice on the roads, but Hawaii is just a few dollars away. The savvy traveller should know that you get the best Oahu travel deals on airfare… [Read More]

Autumn Okinawa Dance Matsuri in Oahu this Saturday!

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Anyone who’s studied Hawaiian history, or made a visit to one of the islands’ many historic attractions,knows that Hawaii is a melting pot of cultures. Throughout the year, different groups celebrate their heritage with a variety of events – we’re talking everything… [Read More]

Celebrate Hawaiian Culture with Oahu’s Aloha Festivals

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Honolulu’s Aloha Festivals are almost exactly what you’d expect them to be – one big welcome to Hawaii and its rich history, culture, and traditions. But the Festivals, which kicks off tomorrow, are much more than an introduction to Hawaiian history; they’re… [Read More]

Hike to the Famous Makapuu Lighthouse

Makapuu's red roof

Time spent in Hawaii usually consists of two kinds of activities; the relaxing, beach-related kind, and the adventuring, exploring kind. From hiking the iconic Diamond Head crater to exploring Hanauma Bay by snorkel, the Hawaiian adventurer has a lot of classic outdoor… [Read More]

Free Ukulele Festival this Sunday!

oahu ukulele festival

What comes to mind when you think of Hawaii? Surf, sand, leis, and of course, the ukulele! The instrument originates from 19th century Hawaii, and is still praised today as a hallmark of Hawaiian entertainment. On July 22nd, starting at 9am, you’ll… [Read More]

Prince Lot Hula Festival Returns to Oahu This July!

prince lot festival

Coming up on July 21st is the 35th annual Prince Lot Festival at the Moanalua Gardens in Honolulu, which celebrates all things traditional in Hawaiian culture. It’s also the largest non-competitive hula festival in all of the United States, drawing a whopping… [Read More]

Heart at the Pan-Pacific Festival June 8-10

pan pacific performers

Two weeks from this Friday, the 33rd annual Pan-Pacific Festival returns to Waikiki streets for a weekend of international performance and celebration. Since 1980, Hawaiian residents, Japanese immigrants, and visitors to the islands have been celebrating traditional Japanese culture with “Matsuris,” the… [Read More]

Lei Day in Oahu 2012


Lei Day, celebrated every year on May 1st, is one of Oahu’s most popular free events. The holiday celebrations have been going on almost every year since 1928 after the Honolulu Star Bulletin published an article by local poet Don Blanding which… [Read More]

Sailing the Pacific


When you are staying on an island, what better way is there to explore the landscape and seaside attractions than sailing? Public or private sailing trips not only put you in the middle of breathtaking ocean views, but also get you up-close… [Read More]