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USS Arizona Memorial access update

Due to a critical structural and safety issue impacting the USS Arizona Memorial dock and visitor loading ramp, the Memorial will remain closed to visitation for an undetermined period of time while repairs are made. During the course of repairs, the free USS Arizona Memorial programs will proceed on schedule. Visitors will continue to see the 25-minute documentary film followed by a harbor tour of Battleship Row in close proximity to... Read More
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Visitor Access Limited to USS Arizona Memorial

Boat transport to the USS Arizona Memorial will be temporarily discontinued on Monday, May 7, 2018, due to a recently detected crack in the supporting structure for the visitor loading ramp. Facility specialists have already begun evaluations of the problem and the National Park Service will continue this structural safety assessment tomorrow. USS Arizona Memorial programs will continue as scheduled, however, visitors will be taken on harbor tours in the vicinity... Read More
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Hawaii Volcano Eruption

Kilauea Volcano Eruption on Hawaii Island; Mandatory Evacuation of 10,000 In Lower Puna; Governor Calls In Hawaii National Guard; Red Cross Opens Two Shelters HAWAII ISLAND UPDATE The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported that “Gov. David Ige has called in the Hawaii National Guard to help with evacuation efforts in lower Puna as a new Kilauea volcano lava eruption inundates a Leilani Estates neighborhood." Governor Ige will reportedly fly to Hilo early Friday.... Read More
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May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii

Hawaii residents honor special people and achievements with lei year-round. But on May 1 each year, the humble lei itself is feted with honors as May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii. The roots of Hawaii’s Lei Day celebration can be traced back to 1901 and a church on the island of Hawaii, which presented the first public performance of the song “Na Lei O Hawaii,” honoring the goddess Hiiakaikapoliopele and... Read More
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Want to experience the real Hawaii? Visit Molokai

People who live on the island of Molokai in Hawaii will tell you that this tiny island is the real Hawaii: no high-rises, no chain restaurants, no tiki bars - just Hawaii as it has been for centuries. And now, tourists can enjoy this island paradise with even more comfort and style. While everyone else was spring cleaning, The Hotel Molokai was celebrating the season by creating an oasis in its... Read More
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Locals and tourists ready to jam! Hawaii hosts largest street event: Waikiki SPAM JAM®

The signature sizzle and tantalizing aroma of the state’s beloved food will fill the air at the 16th annual Waikiki SPAM JAM® Festival presented by Outrigger Resorts, on April 28. Hawaii’s favorite cuisine will gather 30,000 SPAM® fans for 16th annual foodie festival, because in Hawaii there is no such thing as too much SPAM®! Click on the headline to read the full article... - Submit your own story idea click here - Read More
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It’s time for Hawaii’s SPAM-tastic event: Waikiki SPAM JAM® Festival!

Hawaii’s favorite cuisine will gather 30,000 SPAM® fans for the 16th annual foodie festival, because in Hawaii there is no such thing as too much SPAM®! It is Hawaii’s largest street festival ever. The signature sizzle and tantalizing aroma of the state’s beloved food will fill the air at the 16th annual Waikiki SPAM JAM® Festival presented by Outrigger Resorts, on April 28. This festival is a testament to the Aloha State’s... Read More
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New luxury vacation rentals in Hawaii: Holiday like the Obamas

Back in 1993, Tyler Coons, Founder of Exotic Estates International (EEI), moved to Maui with a mere $300 in his pocket and a backpack, yet armed with a big dream of living the Hawaiian life. By way of waiting tables for many years at the Grand Wailea Resort in Maui, Tyler first discovered how to Click on the headline to read the full article... - Submit your own story idea click here - Read More
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L.A. Clippers to return to Hawaii for Training Camp 2018-2019

The L.A. Clippers and the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) today announced that the Clippers will return to Hawaii for training camp to begin preparations for the 2018-2019 season. The Clippers held their first-ever training camp in the Aloha State last preseason. The Clippers will travel to Honolulu in late September and hold training camp at Click on the headline to read the full article... - Submit your own story idea click here - Read More
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The Residences at Waikiki Beach Tower opens after multi-million-dollar transformation

Aqua-Aston Hospitality has announced that The Residences at Waikiki Beach Tower, located on Waikiki’s iconic Kalakaua Avenue, is now open following an extensive multi-million-dollar transformation. Previously known as Aston Waikiki Beach Tower, the oceanfront resort is just steps from the famous shoreline of Waikiki Beach. In addition to its sought-after location and incredible views over Click on the headline to read the full article... - Submit your own story idea click here - Read More