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Hawaii Shave Ice – Fun Local Tradition

On the mainland they are called “snow cones,” in Puerto Rico “piragua” but here in Hawaii we know it as “shave ice.” This is one fun treat that is worth… Read More

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Exploring Manoa Valley

Located on Oahu, Manoa is a residential valley neighborhood. It is approximately 3 miles inland from downtown, close to Waikiki and Ala Moana. While it may not be on the… Read More

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Mai Tai Magic?

I started out on a quest for the history behind the Hawaii’s magical Mai Tai. This popular rum and fruit juice concoction has two very interesting men claiming ownership of… Read More

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First Lady of Waikiki Celebrates 107th Year

We all know a true lady never reveals her age, but in this case we have to make an exception. The Moana Surfrider Hotel will be celebrating its 107th year… Read More

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Viewing Kilauea’s Lava Action

Pele the Goddess of Volcanoes, has been busy the past few days on the Big Island. It was reported today in the Star Bulletin that a lava flow reached the… Read More

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The Hawaiian Lei — A Custom of Aloha

One of the great things about visiting Hawaii is that someone will give you a flower lei. They smell nice and are beautiful, but do you know where the tradition… Read More