posted by: Chris Bailey on Wed Jun 04, 2008 at 11:46 AM
O-bon, or simply bon to many, is a Japanese Buddhist custom honoring the departed spirits of ancestors. In Hawaii, o-bon has taken on a life of its own.
posted by: Derek Paiva on Wed Jun 04, 2008 at 09:56 AM
The love of Expedia users has its rewards.
Outrigger Hotels & Resorts’ Waipouli Beach Resort & Spa on Kauai makes the Web site's favorite worldwide hotels list.
posted by: Chris Bailey on Tue May 27, 2008 at 01:43 PM
TripAdvisor.com just released their annual list of the Top 10 free attractions in the country.
posted by: Derek Paiva on Sat May 24, 2008 at 11:14 AM
Dr. Beach's 2008 America’s Best Beaches list included only two Hawaii beaches. We investigate this outrage.
posted by: Derek Paiva on Mon May 19, 2008 at 04:03 PM
with the brand new Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
out on Thursday, we thought it was time for a new list of our favorite films filmed in Hawaii.
posted by: John Heckathorn on Mon May 05, 2008 at 04:53 PM
Now the Poipu Beach Hotel, which was one of the oldest hotels on the Garden isle, finally looks like it's coming back--more than 16 years after Iniki. But it's not exactly the old Poipu Beach Hotel.
posted by: Sherie Char on Fri Apr 18, 2008 at 10:27 AM
After watching Anthony Bourdain eat at Puka Dog Waikiki during his food travelogue No Reservations on the Travel Network, I had to have a Puka Dog.
posted by: Derek Paiva on Mon Apr 07, 2008 at 04:48 PM
Alaska Airlines will add a daily flight between Seattle and Kahului, Maui, to its Hawaii flight schedule beginning July 17.
posted by: Derek Paiva on Thu Apr 03, 2008 at 09:25 AM
The airline had Hawaii routes from Oahu, Kauai, Maui and the Big Island to Los Angeles, Oakland, Las Vegas and Phoenix.
posted by: Sherie Char on Wed Apr 02, 2008 at 11:37 AM
People always say, “If you go to Kauai, you have to try Hamura’s Saimin.” When I went to the Garden Isle, I had to see what everyone was talking about.
posted by: Derek Paiva on Mon Mar 31, 2008 at 05:58 PM
Wish you were here? Can’t blame you. Here’s almost the next best thing. Live Webcams from around the state.
posted by: John Heckathorn on Sun Mar 30, 2008 at 12:34 PM
Its last day of passenger operations will be tomorrow, March 31, though many of its Hawaii-to-Mainland routes have their last flight today, Sunday.
posted by: Sherie Char on Wed Mar 26, 2008 at 11:55 AM
Today, we’re celebrating Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Piikoi’s birthday in the Islands. Much of the Hawaii the world sees today can be traced to his work.
posted by: Derek Paiva on Mon Mar 24, 2008 at 11:54 AM
“I’m coming up to see a relative.” That’s what a Kauai man said at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Kauai—before taking a horse three floors upstairs.
posted by: Derek Paiva on Tue Mar 18, 2008 at 10:58 AM
The story, “Fortress Coast,” explores the history of the remote north shore of Kauai coastline, and human impact on its near-pristine valleys and beaches.