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Nene geese

Great news for Hawaii bird watching

Several endangered and at-risk native Hawaiian bird populations are rebounding thanks to the efforts of government agencies, nonprofits, rigorous scientific research, and volunteer efforts. Hawaii bird watching is on the… Read More

Merriman's Kakaako

Oahu’s best farm-to-table at Merriman’s

Merriman’s Restaurant at Ward Villages in Kakaako is the latest iteration of visionary chef and restauranteur Peter Merriman’s commitment to locally sourced meats, seafood and produce. A recent Monday evening… Read More

Oahu bed and breakfasts

New tax category for Oahu bed and breakfasts

The latest development in the ongoing vacation rental debacle on Oahu has seen the City Council pass and Mayor Kirk Caldwell sign into law a new tax category for Oahu… Read More

Hawaii holiday season

Hawaii’s best holiday season festivities

The Hawaii holiday season is upon us once again in the Aloha State. It’s true: we lack the makings of a “white Christmas”, roasting chestnuts, or jolly sleigh rides out… Read More

Oahu plastics ban

Oahu leads US, world in plastics ban pollution fight

Honolulu has joined leaders in the United States and around the world in the fight against pollution and climate change. A single-use plastics ban was passed by the Honolulu City… Read More

Hana Koa Brewing

Hawaii’s newest exciting brewpub: Hana Koa Brewing

The newly opened Hana Koa Brewing has joined the thriving community of microbreweries that call Honolulu’s thriving commercial and residential Kakaako district home. Hawaii Aloha Travel was invited to attend… Read More