Vote for all of your Island favorites in HAWAII Magazine's 2011 Best of Hawaii Pollby: Maureen O'Connell
posted: Fri Apr 15, 2011 at 03:17 PM
What’s your favorite picturesque place in Hawaii? That jaw-dropping scenic spot or natural wonder that — no matter how many times you visit — prompts you to be still for a moment and utter a single syllable: “Wow…”
What’s your favorite single word to describe Hawaii? Your fave filmed-in-Hawaii movie or TV series?
You are invited to answer the questions above — and many more — on our new HAWAII Magazine 2011 Best of Hawaii poll ballot. We’re leaving all of the answers up to you, our savvy reader ohana.
Based on your ongoing inspired answers to questions about Hawaii’s best sights, sounds, scents and tastes submitted for various reader polls on our Facebook fan page, we know you’re up for this challenge. Now, if you’re thinking: “A little incentive for such brain strain would be nice,” we agree. Absolutely. So, here’s the deal: You share your top Hawaii picks on our ballot, and we’ll offer you a chance to to win some terrific Hawaii goodies.
Ten lucky HAWAII Magazine or HawaiiMagazine.com readers who submit ballots will be selected at random to win of one of these treats: a gift basket from Big Island Candies, a Kona Brewing Co. hat, a gift basket from Hawaiian Isles Kona Coffee Co., a gift basket from Hawaiian Chip Co. and a “Grand Dairy Tour” gift certificate or box of goat cheese truffles from Surfing Goat Dairy.
There’s just one way to enter our Best of Hawaii poll: Please fill out our 2011 online ballot. (Click here for ballot.)
It may take a bit of time to mull over your answers to questions such as: What’s your favorite romantic restaurant on Maui? Favorite hole-in-the-wall eatery you first heard about from a Big Island local? Other answers will come to you in a flash. Try this one. Quick. What Hawaii food do you crave as soon as you touch down in the islands?
If you wish, feel free to leave a comment or two on the ballot about why you made your choice. Don’t worry, we’ve left you some space.
Ballots must be submitted by end-of-day, May 31, 2011. Please submit only one ballot per person.
Prize-winners will be notified by e-mail in July 2011. Our Best of Hawaii poll results will be featured in HAWAII Magazine’s September/October Best of Hawaii issue.
Check out the ballot questions now — and cast your vote!
We’re looking forward to seeing your picks, and sharing them with other readers.
Photos: From top to bottom — Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) Tor Johnson, CBS, and Commons/Wikipedia
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