Hawaii Stories

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Culture Food & Entertainment

Where to Find Chocolate in Hawaii: A Local’s Guide to Everything Chocolate

An extensive guide to Hawaii chocolate featuring a wrap-up of classes, shops, events and tours.

February 12, 2019

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Food & Entertainment Culture

What is poke and where did it come from?

The origins and evolution of Hawaii’s favorite dish.

August 31, 2018

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Adventure Culture

Kayaking on Kauai’s Wailua River

Calm waters make for relaxing, scenic adventure.

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Culture Food & Entertainment

Omiyage: A Japanese expression of aloha

The practice of gift giving when returning from a trip

July 6, 2018

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Culture Food & Entertainment

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

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Culture Events

Georgia OʼKeeffe: Visions of Hawaii

New York Botanical Garden exhibit runs May 19-Oct. 28.

May 18, 2018

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Culture Events

The Origins of the Hula

For centuries, hula was far more than entertainment for Hawaiians

February 26, 2018

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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 5 ushers in the Year of the Pig

February 5, 2019

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Adventure Culture Videos

How to hike Diamond Head

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

The Road to Hana

Adventure Culture Videos

How to Drive Maui’s Road to Hana

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

Adventure Culture Videos

North Shore Adventure

Experience sand, surf, shave ice and Hawaiian culture

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

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Culture

The Origin of the Shaka

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

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Culture Events

Molokai Hoe and Na Wahine O Ke Kai

Thousands to gather at Waikiki Beach to welcome finishers Sept. 22 and Oct. 13

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Food & Entertainment Culture

Let the Bon Dance Begin

Summer marks the start of a festive Japanese tradition in Hawaii

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Food & Entertainment Culture

Meatless on Oahu

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

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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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Events Food & Entertainment

The Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

Nine-day event shines culinary spotlight on the Islands

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Culture

A Perfect Day on Oahu

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