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Engelbert Humperdinck returns to Hawaii after 36 years

Engelbert Humperdinck is returning to perform in Hawaii 36 years after he sang to a sold-out crowd at Neal Blaisdell Center Arena in 1982. He returned to the Sheraton Waikiki in 1987 for a special fan celebration-luau and celebrated his (belated) 50th birthday with his friends and family in Honolulu. In celebration of Humperdinck’s return to Hawaii, Mayor Kirk Caldwell will present Engelbert Humperdinck with a special Proclamation declaring “Engelbert Humperdinck... Read More
Kauai helicopter tours News for Visitors 

Kauai helicopter tours: More choppers in the skies of aloha

More Kauai helicopter tours are available since Maverick Helicopters has expanded operations to Hawaii’s northernmost and oldest island, Kauai. The expansion comes after three years of successful operations on Maui and will be the sixth permanent location. The breathtaking flights will depart daily from the company’s facility at Port Allen Airport, located along the southern shore of Kauai, minutes away from Poipu, Hawaii. “With the Garden Isle’s awe-inspiring geographical wonders only... Read More
Waikiki healthy eating Hawaii Tourism News kamaainas News for Visitors 

Famous Hawaii North Shore eatery brings its healthy fare to Waikiki

Offering fresh grinds, delicious drinks, and good vibes – The Sunrise Shack – has a new home at the entrance of Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort. The brightly-decorated eatery opened this month and features a superfood-charged menu, from refreshing papaya bowls to energizing bullet coffee.   With its mission to help people “feel happy healthy and strong” – The Sunrise Shack is a brainchild of some of Hawaii’s top surfers: the Smith... Read More
Blue Hawaiian Helicopters News for Visitors 

Blue Hawaiian Helicopters offers special promotion in honor of World Helicopter Day

To commemorate World Helicopter Day, Blue Hawaiian Helicopters is offering guests a 15% discount on all helicopter tours that occur on Sunday, August 19, 2018. This special offer is valid for any helicopter tours that day on Maui, Oahu, Kauai and Island of Hawaii (Big Island). A portion of the proceeds from the special promotion will benefit Hawaii’s Make-A-Wish Foundation. “We join the helicopter industry across the globe in celebrating this... Read More
beach volleyball Hawaii Tourism News kamaainas News for Visitors 

Nation’s premier beach volleyball tour will add Hawaii stop in partnership with state’s Tourism Authority

The Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) Hawaii Invitational, presented by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), will be held in the heart of Waikiki Beach from September 14-16, 2018. Today, AVP, the nation’s premier beach volleyball tour, in partnership with HTA announced a first-of-its-kind beach volleyball event, the AVP Hawaii Invitational, presented by HTA. This international exhibition event will bring together top male and female beach volleyball stars from across the United... Read More
News for Visitors 

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
Hawaii Tourism News News for Visitors 

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
Global news for Hawaii Hawaii Tourism News kamaainas News for Visitors 

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