Tag: Christmas in Hawaii

Hawaii small town Holidays

We’re right in the heart of Hawaii Holiday Season , and the snow-covered small-town Christmas commercial trope is airing pretty much every second of every broadcast hour on at least one of countless networks during this time of year. It’s got us thinking about Hawaii small town Holidays. On television, happy families smile and laugh, […]

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Hawaii holidays: Boat Parade of Lights

Many homes decorate for the holidays in Hawaii, just as on the mainland. Offices and stores also have lights and Christmas figures. In Hawaii, even boats get into the act. Last night there were parades of lighted boats on Oahu and Maui. We participated in the boat parade in Kaneohe Bay, which involved boats from […]

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Mele Kalikimaka – Christmas in Hawaii with Shaka Santa

“Mele Kalikimaka,” I’d say with a smile to my neighbors, friends and family. Mele Kalikimaka, meaning Merry Christmas is a common phrase used in Hawaii during the holiday season. This is a phrase I look forward to hearing towards the end of every year. The islands become very festive for the Christmas season. Throughout the […]

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