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Waikiki Thanksgiving Holiday Dining & Events 2015


Waikiki is a very popular destination to celebrate Thanksgiving in Hawaii’s wonderfully warm weather. While many North American residents will be wearing winter clothes for the Thanksgiving holiday, most visitors to Waikiki will be donning swimsuits, shorts and Aloha shirts. If you are one of the lucky ones planning a trip to Waikiki over Thanksgiving, we’ve created these suggestions for ... Read More »

Happy July 4th! Here’s what’s going on in Hawaii 2015


Aloha and Happy Independence Day! Great food, fun and fireworks are all in store for visitors and residents of Hawaii this July 4th. Here’s the scoop for where to celebrate the day and catch the islands’ great fireworks show: Oahu –  Ala Moana Shopping Center typically hosts one of the island’s biggest shows and they draw tens of thousands of ... Read More »

July 4th fireworks & events in Honolulu and around Oahu 2015

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Oahu is a great place to celebrate July 4th. You’ll find superb fireworks viewing and traditional events with a splash of Aloha. Here’s what you’ll find for Saturday, July 4th, 2015. July 4th Fireworks and Picnic on the Pier by the Might Mo in Pearl Harbor The Battleship Missouri Memorial hosts live music and fireworks at the Picnic on the ... Read More »

Honolulu, Oahu Memorial Day & Weekend Events for 2015


If you’ll be on Oahu for Memorial Day, you’ll find some great opportunities to honor the spirit of the day. Here, we’re recommending Memorial Day events as well as things to do and see over the weekend with a significance towards honoring the intent of the holiday. — Events on Memorial Day, May 25, 2015 — Honolulu Mayor’s 66th Annual ... Read More »

Where to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Hawaii 2014/2015

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We’ve been hard at work gathering the best information about New Year’s Eve fireworks and celebrations across Hawaii. If you will be welcoming in 2015 on one of the beautiful Hawaiian Islands, be sure and check out our festive island guides for this special occasion: – Oahu New Year’s Eve – Maui New Year’s Eve – Hawaii’s Big Island New ... Read More »

Amazing Christmas Gingerbread Village in Waikiki

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On our list of things to see and do in Waikiki at Christmas, we recommend a visit to the grand gingerbread village created and hosted by Sheraton Princess Kaiulani hotel. Once you step inside the hotel, the inviting gingerbread scent helps you find the village in the lobby area. On our recent visit to Waikiki, we made a point to ... Read More »

Waikiki Thanksgiving Dinners and Events 2014


  For Thanksgiving 2015, click this link —> Waikiki Thanksgiving Dining & Events 2015 —- The following list is from 2014 for reference purposes only. For 2015, click here. Waikiki Beach is a popular destination to celebrate Thanksgiving. Whether you’ll be in Waikiki or just dreaming about it, you’ll enjoy this list of special dining options and fun things to ... Read More »

Celebrating July 4th 2014 in Hawaii

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We always say that Hawaii knows how to celebrate a holiday and this fourth of July will be no exception. Independence Day celebrations in Hawaii include patriotic parades and fireworks, of course. In addition to those traditional events you’ll also find celebrations that are very unique to Hawaii, such as the juvenile honu (turtle) release ceremony at Mauna Lani Bay ... Read More »

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