The best places to watch and swim with Green Sea Turtles in Hawaii

The best places to watch and swim with Green Sea Turtles in Hawaii

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 8/30/2019 to Best of Hawaii
Relax and spend some quality turtle-time in Hawaii. Green sea turtles are such peaceful, graceful, and gentle creatures. Spending time in close proximity to them is as exciting as it is calming. If you’ve always wanted to lounge on the beach or swim with them, you’ve come to the right place.
10 Ways To Eat Like A Local In Hawaii

10 Ways To Eat Like A Local In Hawaii

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 6/27/2019 to Hawaii Farm & Food
Enjoy Hawaii’s Most Popular Local Foods One Bite at a Time. “Mixed Plate Edition” digs into the Islands’ renowned array of multicultural cuisines. Check out these 10 ono grindz that top the list of Hawaii’s most popular local food favorites.
Official Flowers Of The Hawaiian Islands

Official Flowers Of The Hawaiian Islands

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 5/16/2019 to Best of Hawaii
Each of Hawaii’s official flowers is as unique as the island it represents. Typically, the color of the flower is linked to the official color of each island as well. From Oahu’s native yellow ilima to Molokai’s white kukui blossoms, these beautiful native Hawaiian flowers create a colorful, fragrant symbol of the state of Hawaii and of each of Hawaii’s main islands.
World Fireknife Championships at the Polynesian Cultural Center

World Fireknife Championships at the Polynesian Cultural Center

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 5/3/2019 to Best of Hawaii
There are several reasons why the Polynesian Cultural Center on Oahu's North Shore is consistently ranked as Hawaii’s best attraction. The World Fireknife Championship is certainly one of them.
Kapiolani Community College Farmers’ Market

Kapiolani Community College Farmers’ Market

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 4/4/2019 to Best of Hawaii
Hawaii’s farmers markets have existed nearly as long as island farms and ranches. From plantation era trading and selling to today’s flashier gatherings showcasing agriculture and aquaculture bounty from across the islands, these colorful markets serve up a delicious opportunity to savor the flavors of the Hawaii. Oahu’s mega-popular KCC Farmers Market, where you can meet farmers and innovators who are turning trends into a way of life.
Happy Prince Kuhio Day! - Celebrating Hawaii’s Last Reigning Prince

Happy Prince Kuhio Day! - Celebrating Hawaii’s Last Reigning Prince

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 3/21/2019 to Best of Hawaii
The Prince made such monumental achievements that he remains one of only two crown heads of state to be honored with an official holiday. The “Citizen Prince” lived a very unique life that helped him shape Hawaii. Here are 10 reasons that Prince Kuhio deserves his own holiday!
Sand-Ta Claus has returned to the Sheraton Waikiki!

Sand-Ta Claus has returned to the Sheraton Waikiki!

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 12/20/2018 to Best of Hawaii
Sandsational Sand Sculpting has carved yet another gigantic set of sand sculptures for the Sheraton Waikiki
Honolulu City Lights: Making Christmas In Hawaii Merry & Bright

Honolulu City Lights: Making Christmas In Hawaii Merry & Bright

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 11/30/2018 to Best of Hawaii
Nothing is more iconic during Christmas time in downtown Honolulu than the 21-foot tall, 2-ton Shaka Santa & Mrs. Claus.
Six Ways Hawaii Honors King Kamehameha the Great

Six Ways Hawaii Honors King Kamehameha the Great

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 6/1/2018 to Hawaiian Culture
Each year on June 11th, Hawaii honors its monarchy past with annual King Kamehameha Day celebrations. The official Hawaii State Holiday celebrates King Kamehameha the Great, the mighty warrior who united and established the Kingdom of Hawaii in 1810.
Honoring the U.S. Military with Hawaii’s Memorial Day 2018 Events

Honoring the U.S. Military with Hawaii’s Memorial Day 2018 Events

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 5/17/2018 to Hawaii Holidays
Honoring the U.S. Military with Hawaii’s Memorial Day 2018 Events. Five ways Hawaii salutes our Armed Forces heroes on Memorial Day Weekend
Oahu’s Spring and Easter Celebrations!

Oahu’s Spring and Easter Celebrations!

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 3/22/2018 to Hawaii Holidays
Easter & Prince Kuhio Day Blend Reverence & Traditions. Late March and early April are packed with action throughout the Hawaiian Islands. But it’s especially hopping on Oahu, with Prince Kuhio Day on March 26 and Easter Sunday.
Honolulu Festival - Hawaii’s Premier Cultural Event

Honolulu Festival - Hawaii’s Premier Cultural Event

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 3/8/2018 to Best of Hawaii
From free cultural performances and a multi-ethnic Kalakaua Avenue parade to a grand finale fireworks thriller off Waikiki Beach, the 24th Annual Honolulu Festival is set to bombard the senses with a vibrant display of traditions from Hawaii, the Pacific and Asia.
Remembering Duke Kahanamoku

Remembering Duke Kahanamoku

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 1/24/2018 to Best of Hawaii
Say Aloha to Duke Kahanamoku. Hawaii’s Ambassador of Aloha & Father of Modern Surfing. On Kuhio Beach, a bronze statue of Duke Kahanamoku welcomes everyone to Waikiki with open arms and it's one of the most popular attractions in Hawaii.
Hau’oli Makahiki Hou! - 6 New Year’s Traditions in Hawaii

Hau’oli Makahiki Hou! - 6 New Year’s Traditions in Hawaii

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 12/28/2017 to Best of Hawaii
Hawaii is home to a culturally and ethnically diverse group of people who have created a unique set of New Year's traditions.
Honolulu City Lights

Honolulu City Lights

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 11/17/2017 to Best of Hawaii
Nothing is more iconic during Christmas time in downtown Honolulu than the 21-foot tall, 2-ton Shaka Santa & Mrs. Claus (Tutu Mele) relaxing with their shoes off and basking in the warm Hawaiian weather in the courtyard in front of Honolulu Hale (City Hall).
Traditional Hawaiian Oven Big Enough for Hundreds of Thanksgiving Turkeys

Traditional Hawaiian Oven Big Enough for Hundreds of Thanksgiving Turkeys

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 11/3/2017 to Best of Hawaii
If you've ever been to a luau, you're probably familiar with the traditional way Hawaiians cook an entire pig in an underground pit oven called an "imu". But instead of cooking a single pig, you can cook HUNDREDS of turkeys all at once!
Hawaii's Haunted Plantation 2017

Hawaii's Haunted Plantation 2017

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 10/18/2017 to Best of Hawaii
Believe it or not... The peaceful island of Oahu is home to one of the scariest Halloween attractions in the entire country. This year they'll be doing CLOWNS as one of the main themes. And it looks absolutely terrifying!
Happy 4th of July from Hawaiian Isles Kona Coffee Company!

Happy 4th of July from Hawaiian Isles Kona Coffee Company!

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 6/30/2017 to Best of Hawaii
The fireworks display at Ala Moana Beach Park is consistently rated one of the top 25 shows in the country. Here is everything you need to know about this local tradition.
Top 7 Memorial Day Activities & Events on Oahu

Top 7 Memorial Day Activities & Events on Oahu

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 5/25/2017 to Best of Hawaii
In Hawaii, Memorial Day is a holiday with rich history and meaning. It's so much more than a long weekend. It's a special day that provides both locals and visitors a plethora of opportunities to learn, honor, and pay remembrance.
Five Things from Hawaii That Will Get You Back On a Plane!

Five Things from Hawaii That Will Get You Back On a Plane!

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 4/22/2017 to Best of Hawaii
Even though we locals are spoiled with being so lucky to live here in Hawaii, we are still able to appreciate the amazing-ness that is Hawaii and can see why millions of people come to visit our home every year!