Category Archives: Oahu

Are You Wondering What to Do for Memorial Day Weekend?

So, Memorial Day Weekend starts Friday May 25th this year.  Have you made plans for the holiday?  How about spending it doing something meaningful in observance of the holiday? Oahu offers loads of great things to do for Memorial Day weekend. Check out our complete list here: Honolulu/Oahu Memorial Day Events & Activities. No matter where you spend your Memorial Day Weekend, ... Read More »

May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii

Did you know that today is the 80th annual Lei Day in Hawaii? Yep, since 1928 everyone on Oahu has been encouraged to wear their favorite leis and celebrate with hula, music and exhibits. If you find yourself in Hawaii today – lucky you! – head to Kapi’olani Park for the festivities and concert this evening. For those of us ... Read More »

Top Hawaiian Spas

Mobile Travel Guide has released their 2007 list of top spas.  There were eight Hawaiian spas on the list.  Maui, Oahu, Lanai, and the Big Island have four and three-star spas.  Maui has the most spas on the list with four in total.  No spas on Kauai were listed. Moble Guide Four-Star Hawaiian Spas • Hualalai Sports Club and Spa, Four Seasons ... Read More »

An A-Mazing Pineapple

This weekend’s edition of Parade Magazine has an article featuring America’s 21 Wonders.  The one “wonder” from Hawaii is the Pineapple Maze at Dole Plantation.  This maze is the world’s largest and is made up of over 11,000 plants including the Hawaii state flower, the hibiscus.  Navigating the pineapple takes about 45 minutes.  The maze is located on Oahu about a ... Read More »

Celebrate Spam

The fifth annual Waikiki Spam Jam will be held next Saturday, April 28th.  This street  festival celebrates the people of Hawaii’s love for Spam.   Check out their website.  Looks like good fun! Source   Technorati tags: Hawaii, Spam, Festival Read More »

16 Hawaii Hotels on Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Hotels

Travel + Leisure has announced their 2007 list of the 500 best hotels in the world.  There were 16 hotels from Hawaii making the prestigious list.  Here they are: From the Big Island: Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows From Kauai: Princeville Resort Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa From Lanai: Four Seasons ... Read More »

A Roy’s Restaurant to Open on Waikiki

The new Roy’s restaurant will debut at the new Beach Walk mall on Lewers Street. From this news story, it appears that the restaurant will officially open to the public on April 28th. The restaurant will be open from 11 am to 11 pm. I love dining at a Roy’s restaurant, so this just gives me another reason to visit ... Read More »

For Fans of the TV Show Lost

OK, count me as one of the many people addicted to the TV show Lost!  As you probably already know, Lost is filmed on Oahu.  I found this cool Lost Virtual Tour website that identifies scenes from show to actual locations on Oahu.  I’ve also found this interesting blog called ‘Lost’ in Hawaii that not only offers interesting observations from each episode ... Read More »

Sunset Dining in Hawaii (6 Secret Tips)

Catching a Hawaii sunset is a must to do on your Hawaii vacation. As sunset normally falls around dinnertime, why not make plans to enjoy a great dinner while watching sunset? Today, we’re sharing our best secrets for a wonderful sunset dinner in Hawaii. 1.  Make a reservation and get to the restaurant early. Restaurants in Hawaii seat their customers ... Read More »

Advice on Choosing a Safe Helicopter Tour

If you are considering a sight seeing tour by helicopter in Hawaii and are concerned about the safety of the tour, be sure to do your research before you hop onto one of the whirly birds. Here is some valuable advice I found in this article: The NTSB maintains an online database ( www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/query.asp) with accident information searchable by state ... Read More »

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