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Lū‘au: The Feast of Food

In olden times, gatherings for a meal marked special events and celebrations, such as victory in war and the launch of a new canoe

June 12, 2018

Culture

Hawaii celebrates Lei Day on May 1st

The statewide annual celebration is a tribute to the fragrant symbol of aloha.

Culture Events

POW WOW Hawaii 2018

Weeklong event brings together international and local artists

February 10, 2018

Adventure Culture Videos

Oahu’s Offshore Islets

The Hawaiian Island chain includes some interesting small islands

January 23, 2018

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Culture Events

Eight customs to celebrate Chinese New Year in Hawaii

February 16 ushers in the Year of the Dog

January 18, 2018

Adventure Culture Videos

Diamond Head Hike

Discover the history and beauty that make Diamond Head one of the most popular hiking spots on Oahu.

November 21, 2017

Adventure Culture

How to Drive Maui’s Road to Hana

Here’s what you’ll see on the classic Hana Highway

November 1, 2017

Adventure Culture Videos

North Shore Adventure

Experience sand, surf, shave ice and Hawaiian culture

October 18, 2017

Culture Events Videos

2017 Hawaii Food & Wine Festival, Oct. 20-Nov. 5

A three-weekend celebration across three islands features the world’s best chefs

September 28, 2017

Culture Events Videos

Thousands of paddlers set for Molokai-to-Oahu Races

Dynasties reign in Ka`iwi Channel crossing

September 22, 2017

Culture Food & Entertainment Videos

How to Eat Hawaiian Food

If you’ve never tried it, here are some tips on how to dig in like a local

September 8, 2017

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Culture Adventure Events

Voyaging Canoe Hōkūle‘a Set to Complete Historic Journey

Thousands expected at Oahu homecoming celebration, Saturday, June 17

June 12, 2017

Culture

The Origin of the Shaka

Hawaii’s symbol of aloha traces its roots back to the early 1900s

March 9, 2017

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Culture Events

Molokai Hoe and Na Wahine O Ke Kai 2016

Thousands to gather at Waikiki Beach to welcome finishers Sept. 25 and Oct. 9

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Food & Entertainment Culture

Let the Bon Dance Begin

Summer marks the start of a festive Japanese tradition in Hawaii

July 15, 2016

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Food & Entertainment Culture

Meatless on Oahu

A culinary tour of ‘onolicious vegan, vegetarian and pescatarian-friendly places worth seeking out

June 13, 2016

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Culture Events

Native Hawaiian Tradition and Culture Converge at Liberty Challenge

Voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a to stop in The Big Apple on historic worldwide voyage

May 31, 2016

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Culture Events

Treasured Relics Return to Hawaii

Hawaiian Airlines transports feathered cloak and helmet given to Capt. James Cook 237 year ago

February 17, 2016

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Culture Events

POW! WOW! Hawaii

Artists converge on Honolulu, Feb. 6-13

February 3, 2016

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Culture

Island-Inspired Cocktails

Let us introduce you to some fun tropical drinks to try while you're in the Islands

Culture Events

The Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

Nine-day event shines culinary spotlight on the Islands

August 19, 2015

Culture

A Perfect Day on Oahu

An enjoyable to-do list of activities, indoors and out.