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Great Aloha Run celebrates 35 years in 2019

On your mark, get set, go! This coming Presidents’ Day, February 18, 2019, over 20,000 participants will take their places at the start line of the Hawai‘i Pacific Health Great Aloha Run (GAR). Now in its 35th year, the 8.15-mile road race raises money for charitable organizations while also promoting health and fitness. A kick-off event will be held in downtown Honolulu from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, November... Read More
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Fairmont Kea Lani offers resort guests reef-safe sunscreen

Fairmont Kea Lani, Hawai’i’s only all-suite and villa luxury resort, has partnered with a local skincare company, Kuleana®, becoming the first Hawai‘i resort to offer its guests the new, locally sourced, all natural reef-safe sunscreen in complimentary beach and poolside dispensers. This recent step taken by Fairmont Kea Lani furthers its dedication to responsible and sustainable tourism practices. “We are thrilled to offer industry leading sunscreen designed to malama `aina, mai... Read More
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How safe is tourism in Waikiki? Drive-by shooting shocks visitors

The search for a gunman continues in Sunday's Waikiki shooting. Honolulu police are still on the hunt for a gunman who shot an 18-year-old in Waikiki. That man went to the hospital in serious condition on Sunday night after police and emergency medical technicians responded at around 9:30 p.m. The island of Oahu and Waikiki is becoming a more dangerous tourism destination with more frequent shootings and murders in Waikiki and... Read More
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Polynesian Culture Center now 55 years old

Today, the Polynesian Cultural Center is celebrating its 55th anniversary, marked by its continuing commitment to showcase the traditions, arts, music and cultures of Polynesia and its people. “Fifty-five years ago, the Polynesian Cultural Center embarked on a journey our founders envisioned as a uniquely rare opportunity to educate the world about the magnificent people of Polynesia,” said Alfred Grace, president and CEO of the Polynesian Cultural Center. “We celebrate this... Read More
Lanai Air News for Visitors 

Lanai Air now offering private flights to Lanai from Maui and Hawaii Island

Lanai Air, a luxury air charter service offering daily private flights between Lanai City and Honolulu, announced its route expansion to Maui and Hawaii Island. Starting today, guests of Four Seasons Resort Lanai will be able to charter private flights directly to Lanai from Kahului Airport on Maui and Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport on Hawaii Island. “We’re excited to expand Lanai Air’s services to better accommodate the needs of our... Read More
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Fairmont Kea Lani celebrates Queen Liliuokalani with statue dedication and blessing

Fairmont Kea Lani, an all-suite and villa luxury resort in Hawaii, along Women At Accor Generation resort committee and Fairmont Hui Ohana are pleased to celebrate Hawaii's beloved monarch, Queen Liliuokalani with the commission and dedication of a sculpture. The statue will be prominently placed in the lobby at Fairmont Kea Lani for all to view. A special dedication and blessing of the statue is scheduled for Friday, September 7 at... Read More
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Mayor to Waikiki tourists: Hurricane coming closest to Oahu now

Honolulu Mayor on Hurricane Lane While Hurricane Lane is not projected to directly hit the islands, officials warned that some areas could see up to 30 inches of rain, 20 feet of surf, and storm surges of up to 4 feet. Waikiki, where approximately 80 percent of the Oahu’s 126,000 visitors are staying, is a major focus. The state’s top tourist destination is expected to start feeling the impacts about 2... Read More
Maui News for Visitors 

Maui resort launches new wellness suite package for health-minded travelers

Fairmont Kea Lani on the island of Maui in Hawaii is offering guests a new way to relax, recharge and replenish their energy with the Inspire Your Energy Wellness Suite package. Designed to create the ultimate luxury retreat for health minded travelers, this one-of-a-kind 860-square foot one-bedroom suite takes wellness to the next level with serene ocean and sunset views, specialty showers, sleep enhancing linens, skin care and aromatherapy amenities, spa... Read More
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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