Category Archives: Oahu

Hawaii to Host 2007 Grand Sumo Tournament

The 2007 Grand Sumo Tournament will feature 40 of the world’s best wrestlers.  The event will be held on June 9-10 at the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu.  This event returns back to Hawaii for the first time since 1993.  The competition promises to be earthshaking.  ūüôā  For schedule and tickets, check out www.SumoHawaii.com.    Technorati tags: Hawaii, Honolulu, ... Read More »

Waikiki May be Crowded This Memorial Day Weekend

The lively high rise area of¬†Oahu¬†may be just a bit livelier this holiday weekend.¬† The Waikiki Marina Area and¬†Waikiki Beach Area¬†are both in Priceline’s list of the top 25 destinations¬†for¬†Memorial Day weekend.¬† The Pacific Business News Journal reports that the Waikiki Marina Area placed 16th while the Waikiki Beach Area placed 23rd. I’d like to think that this trend is ... Read More »

Fall in Love at Oahu’s Turtle Bay Resort

If you watched The Bachelor, Andy,¬†and Tessa fall in love¬†last night, you may have also fallen in love with the beautiful scenery of the dramatic North Shore of Oahu.¬† The luxurious and romantic accomodations for the show were provided by Turtle Bay Resort Just incase you are looking for some romance for yourself, I thought I’d pass along a link ... Read More »

Great Wrap-up of World Fireknife Competition

  2007 Worlds Best Fireknife Winner, Andrew “Umi” Sexton Earlier in the week, I posted about the exciting World Fireknife Competition held at Oahu’s Polynesian Cultural Center.   For excellent coverage of the competition with fantastic photos, visit the PCC Fireknife Competition PCC Blog.  If you were unable to attend the event, I read that a DVD with highlights of the event ... Read More »

Oahu Hiking Guide

If you are looking for hikes on Oahu, you will find great information at Backyard Oahu.  This site provides an overview of hikes and lets you know what to expect. It also tells you what sort of physical condition you need to be in in order to tackle the hikes.     Technorati tags: Oahu, Hawaii, Hike, Hiking Guide Read More »

Good Review on Paradise Cove Luau

Findiing a good luau in Hawaii can be a hit or miss situation.  This John Fisher review of the Paradise Cove Luau at the Ko Olina Resort indicates that this particular luau is a winner.  [N]ot only is it the best luau on Oahu, but one of the best I’ve attended anywhere in Hawaii. It especially impressed me that they ... Read More »

Warning! Thousands of Jellyfish Invading Hawaii

Vacationers to the Hawaiian island of Oahu are being warned to avoid going into the ocean today, as hundreds, if not thousands, of lethal jellyfish swarm the coast. They’re hitting the coast in abnormal quantities in recent days. Box jellyfish normally come near Oahu’s shores several days after a full moon. Visitors and residents can check the jellyfish arrival prediction ... Read More »

Hawaii’s New Pacific Aviation Museum

AmericanHeritage.com has an excellent review of the Pacific Aviation Museum.  The first phase of the new museum is in Hanger 37 which is a former seaplane hanger that survived the attack on December 7, 1941.  The museum is open every day (except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years day) from 9 to 5.  Admission is $14 for adults and $7 for ... Read More »

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 »

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