Aloha Festivals 2019 Celebration!

Aloha Festivals 2019 Celebration!

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 9/11/2019 to Best of Hawaii
Aloha Festivals was first held in 1946 as Aloha Week. During the past seven decades, it has become a celebration of Hawaiian culture that integrates the traditions of the Hawaiian Islands through music, dance, cuisine, and art. This year, Hawaii’s longest running cultural festival expanded with new partnerships and events to celebrate the spirit of aloha. Learn more about Hawaii’s longest running cultural event!
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.
POW! WOW! Hawaii! - Dozens of Instagram-worthy murals have transformed Kakaako

POW! WOW! Hawaii! - Dozens of Instagram-worthy murals have transformed Kakaako

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 4/10/2019 to Best of Hawaii
Every spring for the past nine years, POW! WOW! Hawaii puts on a street art festival that attracts hundreds of local and international artists to paint dozens of murals in Oahu’s urban neighborhood of Kakaako. It gets bigger and better every year. This colorful event has reached critical mass over the years to the point where amazing murals have totally transformed this industrial neighborhood into a modern Honolulu attraction.
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.
Hawaiian Imu Turkeys - Digging Into Hawaii’s Thanksgiving Tradition

Hawaiian Imu Turkeys - Digging Into Hawaii’s Thanksgiving Tradition

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 11/8/2018 to Best of Hawaii
Learn how Kailua High School athletes use a giant imu oven to steam hundreds of Thanksgiving turkeys at once.
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.
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).
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.