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!
Preserving Hawaii’s “Exceptional Trees” in Waikiki

Preserving Hawaii’s “Exceptional Trees” in Waikiki

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 8/8/2019 to Hawaii Landmarks
We love our trees! Some of Hawaii's exceptional trees are popular tourist attractions like the Indian banyan growing in Lahaina Courthouse Square on Maui. Waikiki is lucky enough to have several of these exceptional trees. Learn how the International Market Place in Waikiki is literally built around a colossal, 160+ year old Indian Banyan Tree.
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.
The Romance of Valentine’s Day in Hawaii

The Romance of Valentine’s Day in Hawaii

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 2/7/2019 to Best of Hawaii
Most people agree that Hawaii is one of the most romantic places on Earth. Celebrating Valentine’s Day in the Hawaiian Islands is pure magic. Here's list of six top romantic Hawaii Valentine’s Day ideas to help keep the sparks alive with your ku’uipo! (sweetheart)
Hau`oli Makahiki Hou! - Eight New Year’s traditions in Hawaii

Hau`oli Makahiki Hou! - Eight New Year’s traditions in Hawaii

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 12/27/2018 to Stories Of Aloha
While Hawaii residents may hold to New Year’s traditions like singing “Auld Lang Syne” and setting off fireworks, the state’s diverse ethnic cultures ring in the New Year with foods considered to bring good luck. Traditions and superstitions range from Japanese mochi pounding for good luck to Filipino Pancit consumption to grant a long life.

Here’s a look at eight New Year’s traditions in Hawaii that shed light on how culture plays into annual festivities.
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
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.
The Perfect Business Gift

The Perfect Business Gift

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 10/12/2018 to Hawaii Holidays
The perfect gift for people who help make your company great. Whether you’re shopping for your staff or co-workers, thanking clients for their loyalty or acknowledging a vendor/supplier who always goes beyond the call, the gift of Hawaiian Isles Kona Coffee is sure to please.
Why Hawaiian Isles Kona Coffee Makes The Perfect Gift

Why Hawaiian Isles Kona Coffee Makes The Perfect Gift

Posted by Hawaiian Isles on 9/28/2018 to Hawaii Holidays
We love giving gifts to the special people in our lives for the sheer joy of giving them a gift.
It makes us as happy as it does them. As they say, “It’s better to give than receive.” Here’s a short list of perks that you don’t always find when giving other types of gifts.
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.
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!
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!