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Planning a Hawaii Vacation

Hawaii's four major islands have a style all their own. Here's what you need to know before choosing your aloha destination.

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Planning a Hawaii Vacation

By
Simplicio Paragas
on
11/14/13

Balmy weather, sandy beaches and a lot of aloha, but before packing sunscreen and bathing suits, first-time visitors to Hawaii need to ask themselves two preliminary questions: 1) How long will they stay?; and 2) Which island(s) will they visit?

For those on a weeklong vacation, visiting...

My Oahu: Ukulele Virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro

By
Simplicio Paragas
on
12/17/13

With all the fame and fortune that the ukulele has brought him, Jake Shimabukuro quips that he picked a good instrument. Indeed, the ukulele has gained much more street cred and moved light years from Tiny Tim...

This Weekend on Oahu: A Gathering of Food and Arts

By
Simplicio Paragas
on
11/13/13

Danna Holck remembers, as a young girl, having to sneak underneath the gate at Turtle Bay Resort to gain access to the beach. So when she was named vice president and general manager of the fabled resort three years ago, one of her official acts of duty was to take down the iron barrier. ...

The Wild Hawaiian

on
10/9/12

With a career that spans more than four decades, Henry Kapono Ka’aihue continues to produce new CDs (“Henry” and “Henry Kapono Tropics”), as well as perform regularly at the Hilton...

Wings of Glory

on
4/26/13

Located on Ford Island, a short shuttle ride from the Pearl Harbor/USS Arizona Memorial, the Pacific Aviation Museum showcases an extensive variety of aircraft that fought throughout the Pacific in WWII. From an...

Explore Koko Crater

on
4/26/13

Approaching Hawaii Kai from Waikiki, you will see pyramid-like Koko Head. This volcanic tuff cone has a demanding hiking path straight up the flank, consisting of over 1,000 railroad ties. If you’re in good shape, give it a go—the views from the top are spectacular....