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The Plight of Oahu's Leeward Coast Homeless
An overview of the plight of the homeless on the leeward or western coast of Oahu, Hawaii.

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Traffic and Housing Problems in Hawaii
Steps are needed to solve Hawaii's traffic problems and lack of affordable housing for island residents so we don't see Paradise Destroyed.

Pink Mai Tai Recipe from the Royal Hawaiian Hotel
This is a popular variation of the traditional Mai Tai recipe from the

Best Books About Hawaiian Culture
The best books devoted to the culture, history and language of Hawaii as selected by John Fischer, your About Guide to Hawaii.

The Great Wall at Pu`uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park on Hawaii's Big Island
The Great Wall at Pu`uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park was built sometime in the 1500's and is constructed of dry masonry and fit together like a jig saw puzzle. The purpose of the wall was to separate the Palace Grounds from the pu`uhonua (sanctuary).

Hale o Keawe Heiau at Pu`uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park on Hawaii's Big Island
The Hale o Keawe Heiau at Pu`uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park is a reconstructed temple originally built around 1650 in which the bones of many priests of old Hawaii are buried.

Mark Twain Writes About the City of Refuge - Pu`uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park on Hawaii's Big Island
Mark Twain wrote about the City of Refuge in his Letters from Hawaii.

Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
A walking tour of Pu`uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park, the City of Refuge on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Stone Carvings in The Palace Grounds at Pu`uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park on Hawaii's Big Island
As you walk through the Palace Grounds you will find bowls and gameboards carved right into the stone. You will pass Keone'ele Cove, the royal canoe landing area.

Petroglyph Carved in Lava Rock at Pu`uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park on Hawaii's Big Island
Before you leave Pu`uhonua and re-enter the Palace Grounds, you pass a sole petroglyph carved into the lava rock.

Royal Fishponds in the Palace Grounds of Pu`uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park on Hawaii's Big Island
The royal fishponds at Pu`uhonua o Honaunau contained fish which were consumed only by Hawaiian royalty.

Flying United Airlines to Hawaii
I fly United Airlines more than any other carrier to Hawaii. That does not mean that I'm happy with the service. It's gotten progressively worse over the years and there's no real prospect of things getting better

Live Webcams from the Hawaiian Islands
The best of the live cameras and webcams in Hawaii including the Big Island of Hawaii, Kauai, Maui and Oahu.

Oahu Live Webcams - A Guide to Webcams, Streaming video and Other Live Video Sources on Oahu
The best of the live cameras and webcams on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Page 2.

Hawaiian Airlines New York to Honolulu Direct Flights
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Golf Courses on Kauai
Your guide to all of the golf courses on Kauai, Hawaii. Kauai is famous for its excellent golf courses.

Kauai's Golf Courses
Kauai is a golfer's paradise. The Garden Island is home to five of Hawaii's top golf courses and boast some of the most scenic and challenging layouts in Hawaii.

Play a Round of Golf on Kauai, Hawaii
If you enjoy golf, there is no better place in Hawaii to play than on the island of Kauai.

Visit Kauai's Hindu Monastery
With guided tours offered one day per week, the Kauai Hindu Monastery is a beautiful and spiritual place on Hawaii's Garden Isle of Kauai.

Go on a Photo Safari with Photo Safari Hawaii
You can improve your photo skills and visit some rarely seen places with Photo Safari Hawaii.

Sail Along the Na Pali Coast with Kauai Sea Tours
One must thing for any visitor to Kauai from the spring to the fall is to sail along the Na Pali Coast of Kauai.

Take a Movie Tour on Kauai
With well over 100 motion pictures and TV shows filmed on the island, Kauai is the movie capital of Hawaii.

Take a Horseback Ride
One of my favorite things to do on Kauai, is to ride horseback. Fortunately there are some great horseback rides available on Kauai.

Take a Hike
Today many repeat and first time visitors are making their way to Kauai with a primary goal to experience some of the island's excellent hikes.

Revisit Kauai's Plantation Days at Grove Farm
Take a step back in time and experience life at one of Kauai's largest and most famous sugar plantations.

What to Do If It's Raining
The Garden Island is so green because of the rain, but even if it's raining there's plenty of things to do.

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Exploring Hawaiian Culture on Oahu Then and Now
Explore the exciting multi-ethnic culture of the Hawaiian Island of Oahu.

Free Things to Do in Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii
A Guide to Free Things to Do in Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii

Escape to the Laniwai Spa - Top Things to Do at Aulani
Every member of the family can be pampered at the Laniwai Spa at Aulani.

See More of Oahu on an Aulani Excursion - Top Things to Do at Aulani
One of the best way to see some more of Oahu is with an Aulani Excursion with Adventures by Disney.

Things to Do at Aulani Resort & Spa on Oahu, Hawaii
Ten of our favorite things to do, for adults and kids, at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa at the Ko Olina Resort on Oahu, Hawaii.

Relax in Your Room - Top Things to Do at Aulani
Unlike many resorts, you'll want to leave time to relax in your room and enjoy the amenities at Aulani.

Tube Down the Waikolohe Stream - Top Things to Do at Aulani
Tubing down the Waikohole Stream with the family is one of the best things to do at Aulani.

Take a Walk on the Beachwalk - Top Things to Do at Aulani
Enjoy a leisurely walk along the 1.5 mile beachwalk at the Ko Olina Resort.

Spend Time at Aunty's Beach House - Top Things to Do at Aulani
The children will enjoy one of the half or full-day programs at Aunty's Beach House at Aulani.

Enjoy a Suptouous Dinner - Top Things to Do at Aulani
A romantic dinner at 'AMA 'AMA is the perfect getaway for mom and dad at Aulani.

Take in a Show, the Aulani Starlit Hui - Top Things to Do at Aulani
The entire family will enjoy the Aulani Starlit Hui for great Hawaiian entertainment with some Disney character guests.

Swim with the Fishes in Rainbow Reef - Top Things to Do at Aulani
One of the best things to do at Aulani is to snorkel in the beautiful Rainbow Reef filled with thousands of Hawaiian reef fish.

Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa - An About.com Guide Review
A review of Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa at the Ko Olina Resort & Marina on Oahu's Leeward Coast

Adventures by Disney's Catamaran Cruise on Hawaii Nautical's Honi Olani Catamaran at Aulani, Disney Resort & Spa
A catamaran cruise on the Honi Olani catamaran is just one of the many excursions offered at Aulani, Disney Resort & Spa.

Lei-making Experience at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa
A lei-making experience is just one of the available activities at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa.

Aulani Starlit Hui at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa
The Aulani Starlit Hui is the featured evening entertainment at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa.

Some Final Thoughts about Aulani, Disney Resort & Spa
We have some final thoughts about Aulani, Disney Resort & Spa and links to some great related content.

Beach and Lagoon at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa at Ko Olina, Oahu
A glimpse of the beautiful beach and lagoon at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa at Ko Olina, Oahu.

Maka'ala Lobby at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa
A look at the Maka'ala Lobby at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa.

Disney Fairy Tale Weddings at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa
Information on planning your Disney Fairy Tale Wedding at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa

Rainbow Reef Snorkel Lagoon at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa.
Rainbow Reef is a wonderful 3,800 square-foot snorkel lagoon at Aulani, Disney Resort & Spa

Guest Rooms at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa
A look at the guest rooms and guest room amenities at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa.

Waikolohe Valley at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa
An exploration of the Waikolohe Valley and its many available water activities at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa.

Dining Options at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa
A look at the various dining options available at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa.

Aunty's Beach House at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa
Aunty's Beach House is the place to be for children ages 3 to 12 at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa.

Laniwai Spa at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa
A visit to Laniwai, a Disney Spa at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa

Best Places to Hear Hawaiian Music on Oahu
The island of Oahu offers numerous opportunities to enjoy free, first-rate Hawaiian music throughout the year.

SPAM Jam Waikiki to be Held on April 30, 2016
On May 2, 2015, visitors to Waikiki will get a big helping of Hawaii's unique culinary tastes when the 13th Annual Waikiki SPAM Jam returns to the 50th State.

Review of the St. Regis Bora Bora Resort
A review of the St. Regis Bora Bora Resort, one of Tahiti's most luxurious five-star resorts.

Meeting and Events Spaces
With over 66,000 square feet of outdoor space and a stunning setting, the enhancements to the hotel will provide brides and grooms to-be with the most majestic of locations at which to host a wedding, with lushly landscaped patios, gardens, and picturesque vistas.

Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Waikiki Oahu Reopens After $85 Million Renovation and Redesign
After an $85 million renovation which began in the summer of 2008, the Royal Hawaiian, A Luxury Collection Resort, reopens in early 2009.

Renovation and Redesign of the Royal Hawaiian
The redesign of The Royal Hawaiian was spearheaded by architect Robert Iopa of Honolulu-based WCIT Architecture, ranked as the 60th fastest growing business in America in Entrepreneur magazine's 2008 Hot 100 List, and specializing in luxury resort, resort-residential, and spa design and development.

Beautifully Reimagined Guest Rooms and Suites
Once guests have been escorted to their rooms, they will find beautifully reimagined spaces evoking a rarefied but inviting tone, mixing contemporary conveniences with classic Hawaiian design elements that pay tribute to the hotel's majestic heritage.

Fine Dining and Entertainment - Mai Tai Bar and Pool Lounge
No visit to The Royal Hawaiian would be complete without a tropical drink at the world-famous Mai Tai Bar, a sumptuous space with a panoramic view of Diamond Head and the shimmering ocean that has been completely revamped.

Royal Beach Club and Abhasa Waikiki Spa
The most coveted spot on Waikiki Beach lies within the billowing sanctuary of the private beachfront cabanas at The Royal Beach Club. The only spa on Oahu to offer luxurious spa treatments in cabanas situated in the midst of a tropical garden, the new Abhasa Waikiki Spa further enhances each guest's relaxing experience with expanded facilities.

New Luxury Collection Packages at the Royal Hawaiian
The Royal Hawaiian introduces a selection of packages that have been creatively tailored to inspire discerning travelers to experience the grace and grandeur of one of the world's finest resort properties.

More Luxury Collection Packages at the Royal Hawaiian
Perfect for honeymooners, anniversaries or just to say

History of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel
The Royal Hawaiian officially opened its doors on Feb. 1, 1927, perfectly embodying the beauty of its location and the romantic atmosphere of what would soon become one of the most popular destinations in the world.

Fine Dining and Entertainment - The Surf Lanai and Azure
Renowned for providing world-class dining to island visitors, The Royal Hawaiian's well-deserved reputation is highlighted by a number of venues, each providing an unforgettable sensory experience.

Accommodations in Tahiti and Her Islands - Best Places to Stay in Bora Bora, Huahine, Moorea, Raiatea, Tahaa and Tahiti
A guide to hotels, resorts and other lodgings in Tahiti and her sister islands of Bora Bora, Huahine, Moorea, Raiatea and Tahaa.

Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa Review
A review of the Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa in Tahiti with details on accommodations, dining, activities and spa services.

Kona Coffee Picking Contest - Kona Coffee Cultural Festival
A look at the Kona Coffee Picking Content which is held as part of the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival.

Kona Coffee Cultural Festival - November 6-15, 2015 on Hawaii's Big Island
A preview of the 2015 Kona Coffee Cultural Festival with photos of past festival events.

43rd Annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Preview
Preview of the 2013 Kona Coffee Cultural Festival on Hawaii Island, the Big Island

Holualoa Village Kona Tasting & Art Stroll at the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival
Holualoa Village Kona Tasting & Art Stroll is one of the most popular events of the annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival

Miss Kona Coffee & Miss Aloha Hawai'i Scholarship Pageant at the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival
A look at the Miss Kona Coffee & Miss Aloha Hawai'i Scholarship Pageant at the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival.

Kona Coffee Living History Farm - Kona Coffee Cultural Festival
A visit to the Kona Coffee Living History Farm as part of the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival.

Kona Coffee Council Farm & Mill Tours - Kona Coffee Cultural Festival
See how Kona Coffee is grown and processed today on one of the Kona Coffee Council Farm & Mill Tours

Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Events at the Keauhou Beach Resort
Keauhou Beach Resort hosted many of the biggest events in the 2008 Kona Coffee Cultural Festival.

Planning Your Visit to the 2013 Kona Coffee Cultural Festival
Tips on planning your visit to the 2013 Kona Coffee Cultural Festival

Hotels in Hawaii - A Guide to the Top Operators of Resorts, Condominium Resorts and Hotels in Hawaii
A guide to the ten largest operators of resorts, condominium hotels, and hotels in Hawaii.

Halekulani, On the Beach at Waikiki - A Review of Halekulani
A review of Halekulani, on the beach at Waikiki - a calm, sophisticated oasis that retains all of its long-held iconic charm and distinctive qualities, yet has still been able to adapt well to the hi-tech and faster paced world that we live in today.

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Turtle Bay Ushers in New Era on Oahu's North Shore
Turtle Bay's new ownership and management seeks peaceful relationship and community involvement on Oahu's North Shore.

How to Save Money on Your Hawaiian Vacation
Here are some tips to help you save money for your Hawaii vacation.

Best Bures (Bungalows) in Fiji - Top Accommodations Right on the Beach in Fiji
One of the top reasons to visit Fiji is to sleep in a thatched-roof beach bungalow called a bure (pronounced boo-ray). Bures, also called vales (vah-lays),

Namale Resort and Spa - Best Bures, Bungalows, in Fiji
Overlooking the Koro Sea on Vanua Levu in Fiji's Northern Islands, the relaxing, luxurious and all-inclusive Namale Resort and Spa is set on 525 acres of rainforest and features a world-class, 10,000-square-foot oceanfront spa and 14 air-conditioned bures (there are also three villas and the ultra-exclusive Dream House).

The Wakaya Club & Spa - Best Bures, Bungalows, in Fiji
Another of Fiji's ultra-exclusive, all-inclusive private-island resorts (and a favorite of seclusion-seeking celebrities), The Wakaya Club & Spa is set on 2,200 acres in the Lomaiviti Group facing the Koro Sea. It features 10 exquisite waterfront bures measuring 1,650 square feet.

Matangi Private Island Resort - Best Bures, Bungalows, in Fiji
With just 11 bures on its 240 acres, Matangi Private Island Resort, which is located off of Taveuni in the Northern Islands of Fiji, offers room to roam, either on foot or by kayak. But you may not want to venture far from your luxurious 750-square-foot, air-conditioned Beachfront Bure.

Nukubati Private Island - Best Bures, Bungalows, in Fiji
Located off of the northern coast of Fiji's second largest island, Vanua Levu, and overlooking the Great Sea Reef, Nukubati Private Island is an intimate and luxurious couples-oriented all-inclusive property with just four suites and three bures–all facing west for a full view of Fiji's legendary sunsets.

Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort - Best Bures, Bungalows, in Fiji
Attracting a mix of honeymooners, families and scuba aficionados, the Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort is set on a 17-acre coconut plantation on Fiji's second largest island, Vanua Levu. The 25 bures and one villa are built of local wood and feature king-sized beds, rattan furnishings, louvered windows and overhead fans (there's no air conditioning due to the resort's eco initiatives), plus a private deck.

Vatulele Island Resort - Best Bures, Bungalows, in Fiji
Set on a 12-square-mile island in Fiji's Southern Islands, where the only other inhabitants are about 1,000 Fijians in four local villages, the all-inclusive Vatulele Island Resort features 19 air-conditioned bures and two premium villas. All bures are staggered along the edge of the beach on the South coast and are designed in a Santa-Fe-meets-South-Pacific style.

Laucala Island - Best Bures, Bungalows, in Fiji
Among the most exclusive and expensive (nightly rates start at $3,800) resorts in Fiji, 4.6-square-mile Laucala Island is rustic luxury taken to the max. Its 25 residences, more expansive private villas than bures, feature beautiful carved and polished wood details and are exquisitely decorated in authentic Fijian style with luxuriously modern touches.

Likuliku Lagoon Resort - Best Bures, Bungalows, in Fiji
One of the newest luxury properties in Fiji (opened in 2007), Likuliku Lagoon Resort offers the islands' only overwater bures (whereas there are hundreds of overwater bungalows in Tahiti). Set over a turquoise lagoon in the Mamanuca Islands, the 10 Overwater Bures measure about 650 square feet and feature traditional architecture and materials such as polished wood and richly patterned fabrics.

Qamea Resort and Spa - Best Bures, Bungalows, in Fiji
Located on on private 100-acre island in Fiji's Northern Islands, Qamea Resort and Spa accommodates just 34 guests (aged 15 and older) in 11 Beachfront Bures and two Honeymoon Bures (which measure 800 square feet and feature expansive beach and lagoon views), in addition to a Honeymoon Villa, two Royal Beach Houses and a Two-Bedroom Royal Beach House.

Mana Island Resort - Best Bures, Bungalows, in Fiji
Occupying 300 acres on Mana Island in Fiji's Mamanuca Group, the affordable and recently updated Mana Island Resort features a mix of 97 air-conditioned bures and 62 rooms and suites. There are five bure categories, the most romantic of which are the seven spacious Honeymoon Bures, located on the more private South Beach and featuring a King-sized bed and Jacuzzi tub.

Outrigger on the Lagoon - Best Bures, Bungalows, in Fiji
Located on the Coral Coast of Fiji's main island, Viti Levu, the 40-acre Outrigger on the Lagoon offers a combination of 207 affordable yet well-appointed air-conditioned hotel rooms and suites as well as 47 traditional thatched-roof bures. There are four bure categories–Beachfront, Ocean Breeze, Plantation Family and Plantation–all featuring distinctive hand-painted masi cloth vaulted ceilings and measuring 538 square feet.

Vomo Island Resort - Best Bures, Bungalows, in Fiji
Set on a pretty, 225-acre private island in Fiji's Mamanuca Group, the luxurious and increasingly eco-conscious Vomo Island Resort features 29 air-conditioned villas as well two larger residences. Beachfront Villas are surrounded by foliage for privacy but are just steps from the sand, while Hillside and Garden View Villas sit near Mt. Vomo and most have sweeping land and ocean views.

Lalati Resort & Spa - Best Bures, Bungalows, in Fiji
Offering upscale accommodations at relatively moderate rates, Lalati Resort & Spa is set on 10 acres on Fiji's Beqa island and offers 10 villas, none air-conditioned, in four categories. Most affordable are the Seaview Cottages, with large bedrooms, sitting areas and outdoor lanais, while the most extravagant is the secluded Beachfront Honeymoon Villa, which has a polished wood interior, a romantic four-poster bed, three siting areas and a private courtyard with hot tub.

Royal Davui Island Resort - Best Bures, Bungalows, in Fiji
Set on a postcard-perfect, 10-acre private island on Beqa Lagoon in Fiji, adults-only Royal Davui Island Resort is designed for romance. With just 16 luxurious and spacious, king-bedded, contemporary vales in four categories, all with air-conditioning, separate living and sleeping areas, Jacuzzi spa and outdoor shower, and private plunge pool, Royal Davui is a popular choice for honeymoons and vow renewals.

Castaway Island - Best Bures, Bungalows, in Fiji
The vibe on Castaway Island, a 174-acre private island in Fiji's Mamanuca Group, is a bit more lively and family-friendly as there are a total of 66 bures set at the ocean's edge or hidden amid tropical trees and plants. Available in Beach, Ocean View or Island categories, all bures feature vaulted ceilings lined with patterned tapa cloth (made from tree bark) and decorated in traditional island style with separate sleeping and living areas.

Tips for Planning a Honeymoon in Tahiti
A guide to planning a honeymoon in Tahiti, from Moorea and Bora Bora to the Tuamotu Atolls.

Only in Hawaii: Islands Unique in All the World
A look at the geological features that make the Hawaiian Islands the most unique islands in the world.

Explore the Garden Isle of Kauai's Top Botanical Gardens
An overview of five top botanical gardens on the Garden Island of Kauai, Hawaii.

Hilo on Hawaii's Big Island
An overview of the town of Hilo on Hawaii Island, the Big Island.

Mai Tai Recipe from the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Waikiki
This original Mai Tai recipe is from the Mai Tai Bar at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Waikiki.

101 Free Things to Do on Oahu - Nature and Adventure
Page 3 of our extensive list of 101 things to do in Oahu for free.

Free Nights and More at Hawaii Hotels and Resorts for the Fall and Winter of 2012-2013
Tips for finding some great deals and specials on hotels and resorts in Hawaii.

A Guide to the Islands of Tahiti and French Polynesia
Helpful information about getting to Tahiti, getting around Tahiti, which islands to visit, the language and the currency.

Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial
Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial are the top tourist destinations in Hawaii with over 1.5 million visitors each year.

Exploring Kualoa Ranch and the Ka'a'awa Valley of Oahu
The Kualoa Ranch and neighboring Ka'a'awa Valley are situated in one of Oahu's most historic areas. The Ka'a'awa Valley is also one of Oahu's most beautiful valleys - still largely untouched by modern development.

Dole Cannery Maze - Dole Plantation, Wahiawa, Central Oahu
Dole Plantation's Pineapple Garden Maze hold the record for the world's largest maze from the Guinness Book of World Records.

Family Activities and Attractions on Oahu, Hawaii
15 great activities for families on the island of Oahu, Hawaii

Polynesian Cultural Center, Laie, Oahu
Founded in 1963, the Polynesian Cultural Center or PCC is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the cultural heritage of Polynesia and sharing the culture, arts, and crafts of the major island groups to the rest of the world. The Center has been Hawaii's top paid visitor attraction since 1977.

Snorkel Hanauma Bay - Hanauma Bay, Oahu
Hanauma Bay is the first Marine Life Conservation District in the State of Hawaii. In 2004 Hanauma Bay was named America's Best Beach for 2004 in the annual list compiled by Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman.

Paradise Cove Luau - Ko Olina Resort and Marina in Kapolei, Oahu
The Paradise Cove Luau is the best luau on Oahu, and one of the best I've attended anywhere in Hawaii.

Wild Side Specialty Tours, Waianae, Leeward Oahu
In order to truly appreciate the beauty of Oahu, you need to get away from Honolulu and Waikiki. There's no better way than to drive out to leeward or west Oahu and take a trip on the Wild Side. Wild Side Specialty Tours offers cruises from the Waianae Boat Harbor.

Honolulu Zoo in Kapi'olani Park, Waikiki
Located in Queen Kapi'olani Park on the east end of Waikiki, the Honolulu Zoo is the largest zoo within a radius of 2,300 miles and unique in that it is the only zoo in the United States originating from a King's grant of royal lands to the people.

Sea Life Park on Oahu's Southeast Shore
Sea Life Park has been one of Oahu's most visited attractions for over 40 years. It is popular with local residents, school groups and as a place for corporate parties.

Wet'n'Wild Hawaii, Kapolei, Oahu
Wet'n'Wild Hawaii is set on 29 acres in Kapolei at the southern end of the slopes of the Wai'anae Mountains approximately 25 miles west of Honolulu and 35-40 minutes from Waikiki.

Waikiki Aquarium
Located near the Honolulu Zoo, the Waikiki Aquarium, founded in 1904, is the third oldest public aquarium in the United States. A part of the University of Hawai'i at Manoa since 1919, it is located next to a living reef on the Waikiki shoreline. Exhibits, programs, and research focus on the aquatic life of Hawaii and the tropical Pacific.

Atlantis Submarine Tour Waikiki
Have you ever wondered what lies beneath the surf of Waikiki? The best and easiest way to find out is to take a tour with Atlantis Submarines.

Bishop Museum, Honolulu
Bishop Museum is the largest museum in the state of Hawaii and the premier natural and cultural history institution in the Pacific. The museum houses the world's largest collection of Polynesian cultural and scientific artifacts.

Oahu's North Shore from Haleiwa to Laie
No visit to Oahu is complete without a trip to the North Shore. If it's winter, all the better because you may get to see the big waves.

Free Ways (Or Almost Free) to Enjoy Oahu, Hawaii
A trip to Oahu can be expensive, but there are many free or almost free (less than $25 per person) things to do.

Oahu's Southeast Shore and Windward Coast
Oahu's Southeast Shore and Windward Coast features some of the island's best beaches separated by rugged rocky shores, lush green valleys and top attractions.

Top Hotels and Resorts on Maui, Hawaii
There are so many Maui hotels and resorts to choose from. Here are our picks for some of the best places to stay on Maui.

Westin Maui Resort & Spa - Top Maui Hotels and Resorts
The Westin Maui Resort & Spa joins her sister property to make our list of one of the top hotels and resorts on Maui.

Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa - Top Maui Hotels and Resorts -
The Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa is one of our picks for the best places to stay on Maui.

Ka'anapali Beach Hotel - Top Maui Hotels and Resorts
The Ka'anapali Beach Hotel is one of our picks for the best places to stay on Maui.

Napili Kai Beach Resort - Top Maui Hotels and Resorts
The Napili Kai Beach Resort in West Maui is one of our picks for the top places to stay on Maui.

Ritz-Carlton Kapalua - Top Maui Hotels and Resorts
The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua is one of our picks for the top places to stay on Maui.

Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa - Top Maui Hotels and Resorts
The Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa makes our list for one of the top places to stay on Maui.

Travaasa Hana - Top Maui Hotels and Resorts
One of Maui's newest resorts, the Travaasa Hana is one of our picks for top hotels and resorts on Maui.

Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa - Top Maui Hotels and Resorts
Our picks for the best places to stay on Maui includes the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa.

Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas - Top Maui Hotels and Resorts
The expansive Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas makes our list for one of the top Maui hotels and resorts.

Hawaii's Natural Wonders
Our picks for twelve of the most beautiful Hawaiian Natural Wonders.

Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort - Best Overwater Bungalows in Tahiti
Among the best overwater bungalows in Tahiti, the Overwater Suites at the Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort are spacious, air-conditioned and located over the best part of the lagoon.

Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach and Private Island - Best Overwater Bungalows in Tahiti
Among the best overwater bungalows in Tahiti, the overwater bungalows at the Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach and Private Island offer modern interiors in two settings, either on Bora Bora or on a small offshore motu.

Best Overwater Bungalows in Tahiti
A comprehensive guide to the best overwater bungalows in Tahiti, from Moorea and Bora Bora to Taha'a and Tikeahu. The best overwater bungalows in Tahiti are shown here in both exterior and interior photos.

InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa - Best Overwater Bungalows in Tahiti
Among the best overwater bungalows in Tahiti, the bungalows at the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa offer contemporary design and a king-sized bed position so you wake up to amazing lagoon views.

Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort - Best Overwater Bungalows in Tahiti
Among the best overwater bungalows in Tahiti, the overwater bungalows at the Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort feature sleek, modern design that makes even 330 to 554 square feet seem larger.

Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa - Tahiti
Among the best overwater bungalows in Tahiti, the Overwater Villas at the Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa range from 82 spacious Overwater Villas to a pair of very impressive two-story Presidential Overwater Villas. Page 12.

Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa - Overwater Bungalows
Among the best overwater bungalows in Tahiti, the Overwater Villas at the Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa range from 82 spacious Overwater Villas to a pair of very impressive two-story Presidential Overwater Villas.

InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa - Best Overwater Bungalows in Tahiti
Among the best overwater bungalows in Tahiti, some of the overwater bungalows at the recently renovated InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa have views of the dolphins at the Moorea Dolphin Center.

Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa - Best Overwater Bungalows in Tahiti
Among the best overwater bungalows in Tahiti, the overwater bungalows at the Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa are located over a serene and crystal-clear area of the lagoon, ideal for swimming and snorkeling.

Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa, Tahiti
Among the best overwater bungalows in Tahiti, the overwater bungalows at the Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa have some of the most romantic and authentic ambience in the islands. Page 17.

Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa - Best Overwater Bungalows in Tahiti
Among the best overwater bungalows in Tahiti, the overwater bungalows at the Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa combine both modern and traditional elements to create a space that is both comfortable and romantic.

Le Meridien Bora Bora - Overwater Bungalows in Tahiti
Among the best overwater bungalows in Tahiti, the overwater bungalows at Le Meridien Bora Bora have been renovated in 2011 with a more modern interior design. They retain the large glass viewing panel in the floor at the foot of the bed. Page 19.

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora - Best Overwater Bungalows in Tahiti
Among the best overwater bungalows in Tahiti are those at the Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, which are both spacious and luxurious. The overwater bungalows at the Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora sit over the lagoon with fabulous views of Mt. Otemanu.

Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora - Best Overwater Bungalows in Tahiti
Among the best overwater bungalows in Tahiti are those at the Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, which are both spacious and luxurious. The overwater bungalows at the Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora sit over the lagoon with fabulous views of Mt. Otemanu and direct access to the lagoon.

Le Taha'a Island Resort & Spa - Best Overwater Bungalows in Tahiti
The tranquil setting of the overwater bungalows at Le Taha'a Island Resort & Spa is ideal for a romantic getaway or honeymoon. Many of the overwater bungalows at Le Taha'a Island Resort & Spa offer views of Bora Bora in the distance.

The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort - Overwater Bungalows
Among the best overwater bungalows in Tahiti are the Royal Overwater Two-Bedroom Pool Villas at The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort. At 3,455 square feet, they are the largest overwater bungalows in Tahiti.

Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa - Best Overwater Bungalows in Tahiti
Among the best overwater bungalows in Tahiti, those at the Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa sit atop a shallow lagoon. With their intimate setting and romantic decor, they are popular with honeymooners.

Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa - Best Overwater Bungalows in Tahiti
Among the best overwater bungalows in Tahiti, the bungalows at the Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa offer a sense of Polynesian authenticity with all the modern comforts. Set over a shallow lagoon, the overwater bungalows at the Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa have an intimate setting and an authentic Polynesian ambience.

The Best Overwater Bungalows in Tahiti
Among the best overwater bungalows in Tahiti are the overwater bungalows at the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, known for their prime lagoon location and contemporary design. Page 9.

The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort - Best Overwater Bungalows in Tahiti
The overwater bungalows, called overwater villas at The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort, are the largest in Tahiti. Luxurious and contemporary, they rank among the most spacious and best-pointed in Bora Bora.

Hawaii's Natural Wonders
Our picks for twelve of the most beautiful Hawaiian Natural Wonders.

Visit an Ancient Heiau (Temple) at the Pu'ukohala Heiau National Historic Site
Off of Highway 19, in North Kohala on Highway 270 is the Pu'ukohala Heiau National Historic Site, built by Kamehameha the Great with the belief that if he did so, and dedicated it to his war god, he would prevail in his effort to conquer and unite all of Hawaii.

Top Things to Do on the Big Island of Hawaii
There are so many things to do on the Big Island of Hawaii that you'll never be able to do them all in just one visit.

Discover the Big Island's Puna District with KapohoKine Adventure
The Puna area of the Big Island is an area that most visitors never see. Many drive through parts of it as the make their way from Hilo to Volcanoes National Park, but it's an area that deserves more attention.

Take a Hike into the Pololu Valley
Much less well known than the Waipio Valley located 12 miles further south and east, the Pololu Valley is the first of five majestic valleys that stretch along the coast to the southeast.

Take a Snorkel, Scuba Dive or Whale Watch Cruise With Fair Wind Big Island Ocean Guides
Fair Wind makes daily snorkel and scuba dive cruises (and whale watch cruises in season) along the South Kona Coast of the Big Island, departing from Keauhou Bay, just a 15-minute drive from Kailua Kona.

Visit the Summit of Mauna Kea with Hawaii Forest and Trail
A trip to the summit of Mauna Kea with Hawaii Forest and Trail is a long, and somewhat physically demanding adventure but one well worth the trip.

Explore the Waipi'o Valley
The Waipi'o Valley is a mile wide at the coastline and almost six miles deep. Along the coast is a beautiful black sand beach. On both sides of the valley there are cliffs reaching almost 2000 feet with hundreds of cascading waterfalls, including one of Hawaii's most celebrated waterfalls - Hi'ilawe.

Learn About Historic Parker Ranch
Parker Ranch is one of our nation's oldest and most historic ranches and is counted among the largest ranches in the United States with nearly 250 horses and over 35,000 cattle.

Visit Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
Located about 22 miles south of Kailua-Kona off of Highway 11 on Highway 160, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park preserves the site where, up until the early 19th century, Hawaiians who broke a kapu (one of the ancient laws against the gods) could flee and avoid certain death.

Walk Through the Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Located at Onomea Bay, just north of Hilo, off of Highway 19 the Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden is located in a valley bordering the ocean.

Shop at the Hilo Farmers Market
If it's Wednesday or Saturday, the place to be on Hawaii's Big Island is the Hilo Farmers Market located at the corner of Mamo and Kamehameha Ave. in downtown Hilo.

14 Things to Do for Free on Hawaii's Big Island
A guide to 14 of the best things to do for free on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Take a Helicopter Tour on Maui
The best way to see much of Maui and her neighboring island Molokai is from a helicopter tour from the heliport at the Kahului Airport.

Enjoy and Evening of Slack Key Guitar
One of the most enjoyable ways to spend an evening in West Maui, is to attend the weekly Slack Key Show with George Kahumoku, Jr.

Take a Day Trip to Molokai
Whether you visit by air or by ferry, a day trip to Molokai is sure to be a highlight of any visit to the island of Maui.

Enjoy an Evening Show
Our choices for the best things to do in Maui to help you plan your next Maui vacation.

Visit Makena - Maui Untamed and Wild
The Makena area of South Maui offers visitors a return to nature and much earlier days of Hawaii.

Learn About the Creatures of Hawaii's Waters
There is no better place to learn about the creatures who live in the waters of Hawaii then at the Maui Ocean Center.

Visit the Awe Inspiring `Iao Valley State Park
`Iao Valley is recognized by Hawaiians as a very special place for both its spiritual value and spectacular scenery.

Explore a Lavender Farm
Where protea once grew, now grows lavender in 31 different varieties that bloom abundantly in the months of June, July and August.

See Ka'anapali from the Air With UFO Parasail
One of the most exciting experiences on Maui is to fly above Ka'anapali Beach with UFO Parasail.

Take a Horseback Ride on Maui
One of the best ways to see the beautiful landscape of Maui is to take a horseback ride on one of Maui's ranches.

Play a Round of Golf on Maui
Maui has some of the best golf courses in Hawaii and is a perfect golf destination for players of all abilities.

Top Things to Do in Maui - Go for a Hike
Maui is a hiker's paradise with numerous hiking trails in all ranges of difficulty. Page 15.

Go To the Beach When You're on Maui
When you just need to relax, one of my favorite things to do on Maui is to go to one of the island's award winning beaches.

Take a Day Trip to the Island of Lana'i
A fun way to spend a day is to take a day trip to the island of Lana'i using the Expeditions Maui-Lana'i Ferry from Lahaina, Maui.

Explore Historic Lahaina Town
Lahaina was the first capital of Hawaii and was once known as the

Take Reflection at the Lahaina Jodo Mission
One of the most serene and beautiful places on the island of Maui is he Lahaina Jodo Mission at Puʻunoa Point.

Watch the Windsurfers at Ho'okipa Beach Park
Ho'okipa is known as the Windsurfing Capital of the World.

Sip Some Wine at Maui's Winery
Located in Upcountry Maui at Ulapalakua, Maui's Winery ~ Tedeschi Vineyards is a perfect spot for a picnic lunch while sipping a bottle of their wine.

Visit Hawaii's Largest Heiau -Temple
Our choices for the best things to do in Maui to help you plan your next Maui vacation.

Take a Maui Pineapple Tour
Take a tour of a pineapple plantation from the fields where the pineapples are grown to the processing plant where they are prepared for shipment.

Go Ziplining on Maui
One of the most popular things to do on Maui is to go ziplining and Maui has several great ziplines from which to choose.

Go to a Museum Where Maui's History Comes Alive
From its Hawaiian royal roots, missionary and whaling past, Maui is steeped in history and has some of the best museums in Hawaii.

Top Things to Do in Maui - Take a Drive Around
One of our favorite things to do on Maui is to take a daytrip and drive around the island.

Dine at One of Maui's Great Restaurants
One of the best things to do in Maui is to dine at one of the island's restaurants which range from fine dining to time-honored mom-and-pop restaurants.

Watch the Sun Rise Over Haleakala
You need to get up very early, but you'll always remember a trip to the summit of Haleakala for sunrise.

Watch the Humpback Whales - Hawaii's Winter Visitors
From November to May, one thing that is a must is to go out on a whale watch to see Maui's annual winter visitors, the humpback whales.

Smell the Flowers at One of Maui's Botanical Gardens
One of our favorite things to do on Maui is to visit one or more of Maui's wonderful botanical gardens.

Snorkeling, Scuba Diving and Sailing Are All Great on Maui
Some of our favorite things things to do on Maui involve getting out or in the ocean to go snorkeling, scuba diving or just sailing.

Maui is a Shopper's Paradise
One of the best things to do on Maui is to go shopping at a farmer's market or the weekly Swap Meet, or visit one of the island's many galleries, shops, boutiques or malls.

Top 30 Things to Do in Maui
Our picks for the 30 best things to do on island of Maui, Hawaii.

Enjoy Kauai's Sunny South Shore
With its great resorts, sunny beaches and excellent shopping, the southern shore of Kauai is one of our favorite places to explore on Kauai.

Go to the Beach on Kauai
With over 50 miles of gorgeous white sand beaches, Kauai is the perfect island for anyone who wants to have fun in the sun.

See Where Jurassic Park Was Filmed
Everyone remembers these trees from the movie Jurassic Park. They're Moreton Bay Fig Trees and you can see them for yourself at Allerton Garden on Kauai.

Take a Drive Along Kauai's North Shore
One of our favorite things to do on Kauai is to drive along Kauai's beautiful North Shore.

Spend an Afternoon and Evening at Kilohana Plantation and Luau Kalamaku
A great way to spend a day on Kauai is at Kilohana Plantation and then enjoy dinner and a show at Luau Kalamaku.

Explore the Wailua River Valley on the Island of Kauai
A must for any first time visitor to Kauai is a boat trip along the Wailua River to the Fern Grotto on Kauai.

Visit Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge on Kauai, Hawaii
The The Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge offers a unique opportunity to observe seabirds in their habitat and a visit to the historic Kilauea Lighthouse.

Take an ATV Tour of Kipu Ranch on Kauai, Hawaii
See a part of Kauai that is only accessible to visitors by an ATV Tour with Kipu Ranch Adventures.

Top Things to Do on the Island of Kauai
There is so much to see and do on Kauai. We've chosen our top 20 things to do on the island of Kauai, Hawaii.

Explore Limahuli Garden and Preserve on Kauai
Limahuli Garden on Kauai's North Shore is part of the National Tropical Botanical Garden and one of our favorite places on Kauai.

See Kauai from the Air by Helicopter or Airplane
The best way to see all of the island of Kauai is on a helicopter or airplane tour.

Kahului - What to See and Do and Where to Shop
A brief look at the history of Kahului Maui and what Kahului has to offer today for shopping, culture, and activities.

Top Hotels and Resorts on Oahu, Hawaii
Our picks for some of the best places to stay on the island of Oahu, Hawaii.

Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort Review
A review of the Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach on Oahu, Hawaii

Outrigger Reef on the Beach Review
A review of the Outrigger Reef on the Beach, located in Waikiki on the island of Oahu, Hawaii.

Hawaii Travel
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More Reasons to Enjoy the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
Those were just ten of the reasons that I really like the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. There are plenty of others.

Swimming Pools and Beach Activities - Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
The Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort sits on the widest stretch of beach in Waikiki with access to the biggest swimming pool of all, the Pacific Ocean. In addition, however, the resort has five swimming pools for guests' enjoyment.

The Grounds - Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
The resort has over 22 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens featuring over 50 varieties of flora indigenous to Hawaii and from regions around the world such as Africa, Asia, Australia, Brazil, China, Fiji and other islands of the South Pacific. In addition over 500 palm trees are found within the resort's grounds.

Ali'i Tower - Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
You won't find any better accommodations in Waikiki than in the Ali'i Tower at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort.

Village Wildlife - Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
More than 30 species of exotic birds, waterfowl, turtles, and fish make their homes at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort.

Dining and Restaurants at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
The Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort has over 20 eateries to choose from including restaurants of varying cuisines and price ranges, intimate cafs, bars and even an ice cream parlor.

Shopping at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
>With more than 90 shops and boutiques, Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort offers a world-class shopping experience for guests and visitors alike.

Rockin' Hawaiian Rainbow Revue and Fireworks - Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
>Every Friday evening, poolside at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort becomes the place to be in Waikiki as the resort features their Rockin' Hawaiian Rainbow Revue and fireworks.

Waikiki Starlight Luau - Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort's new Waikiki Starlight Luau is offered Sunday through Thursday at the resort's open-air Rooftop Garden

The Artwork - Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort's award-winning art collection features more than 200 pieces of work on display throughout the 22-acre resort

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
Check out these 10 reasons why I really like the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort in Waikiki, Oahu.

Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon - Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
Named in honor of Hawaii's most decorated waterman and father of modern-day surfing, the man-made 5-acre Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon underwent a $15 million renovation in 2006-2007.

The Best Ways to Book Your Airfare to Hawaii
How to book your airfare to Hawaii and save some money in the process.

Guide to Airlines That Fly to Hawaii
A comprehensive guide to the airlines with flights to Hawaii from various locations on the U.S. mainland and abroad.

Guide to Airlines That Fly to Hawaii
A comprehensive guide to the airlines with flights to Hawaii from various locations on the U.S. mainland and abroad.

Savings Tips for Travel to Tahiti and French Polynesia
While true budget travel to Tahiti is practically impossible, there are ways to save during a visit to Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora.

Hawaii Food Tours - Presented by Matthew Gray's Gourmet Adventures
After over ten years of experiencing the good and bad of Hawaii's restaurants, Matthew Gray and his partner Keira Nagai decided to start their own business to share their knowledge of Oahu's restaurants with those of us who know far too little. Hawaii Food Tours was born.

Matthew Gray - Chef, Food Critic, Expert Guide
Before he was the Honolulu Advertiser's food critic on Oahu, Matthew Gray worked as a professional chef, launched a successful food business, and sold his products to gourmet shops and grocers all over California.

Hawaiian Feast in Paradise and Gourmet Trilogy Tour
Hawaii Food Tours offers two tours - the Gourmet Trilogy Tour and the Hole-in-the-Wall Tour.

Hole-in-the-Wall Tour - Hawaii Food Tours
The Hole-in-the-Wall Tour takes you to four restaurants showcasing the ethnic heritage, culture and foods of Hawaii's many inhabitants.

How to Book Your Hawaii Food Tour with Matthew Gray
Information on how to book one of the three tours available from Hawaii Food Tours with Matthew Gray, former food critic for the Honolulu Advertiser.

How to Apply for a Marriage License in Hawaii
Details on how to apply for a marriage license in the state of Hawaii and how you can get a license in just one day.

Tahiti vs. Fiji - Which One is Right For You?
There are top reasons for visiting Fiji and great reasons for traveling to Tahiti, so which is right for you? Here are some tips to help you decide.

Top Paid Attractions and Tours on Oahu
Our picks for the top paid attractions and tours on the island of Oahu, Hawaii

May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii
May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii - Read about this day of color, celebration, flowers and aloha.

101 Free (or under $10) Things to Do on Oahu
A guide to 101 things to do on the island of Oahu for free or for $10 or under per person.

101 Free Things to Do on Oahu - Art, Culture and History
Page two of our extensive list of 101 things to do on the island of Oahu. Page 2.

The Polynesian Cultural Center and Mormonism in Hawaii
The history of the Polynesian Cultural Center shows that as early as 1844, missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were working among the Polynesians in Tahiti and surrounding islands.

History of the Polynesian Cultural Center and Mormonism in Hawaii
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Mission Houses Museum, Honolulu Historic District, Oahu, Hawaii
As you exit the rear of the grounds of Kawaiaha'o Church, cross over Kawaiaha'o Street. The small buildings you see across the street are the Mission Houses complex and include three original structures dating back to the 1830's. It is here where Hiram Bingham and the rest of his company including a farmer, printer, two teachers, wives and children were given land to build thatched houses for their stay in Hawaii.

King Kamehameha I Statue, Honolulu Historic District, Oahu, Hawaii
King David Kalakaua commissioned a statue of Kamehameha I in 1878. Thomas Gould, an American sculptor living in Italy was commissioned to do a sculpture. He used John Baker, a part Hawaiian and friend of Kalakaua, as his model.

U.S. Post Office, Custom House and Court House, Honolulu Historic District, Oahu, Hawaii
Located to the right of Ali'iolani Hale (as you face the building) and across Mililani Street is the U.S. Post Office / Customs House / Court House. This three-story Spanish colonial revival building was initially used to house U.S. Federal Government offices and the Customs House in Hawaii.

Kawaiaha'o Church and Mission Cemetery, Honolulu Historic District, Oahu, Hawaii
The nearby Kawaiaha'o Church is one of Hawaii's most historic churches. This is the fifth church built on this spot. The first four were constructed of native materials and did not last long. The current church was designed by Hiram Bingham, the first missionary on Oahu. The church was completed in 1842 in a New England style of architecture.

Walking Tour of Historic District of Honolulu
Join me for a walking tour of historic Honolulu including stops at 'Iolani Palace, King Kamehameha Statue, Kawaiaha'o Church and more.

'Iolani Barracks, Honolulu Historic District, Oahu, Hawaii
'Iolani Barracks was designed to house the royal palace and royal tomb guards. The building is made of coral blocks and intended to look like a medieval castle.

Coronation Stand and Pavilion, Honolulu Historic District, Oahu, Hawaii
The large gazebo located on the southwest lawn of the 'Iolani Palace grounds is the Coronation Stand or Coronation Pavilion. It was built for the February 12, 1883 coronation of King Kalakaua and Queen Kapiolani.

Ali'iolani Hale, Honolulu Historic District, Oahu, Hawaii
Sitting directly behind the statue of King Kamehameha I is a building known as Ali'iolani Hale. Hale in Hawaiian means

Territorial Office Building / Kekuanao'a Building, Honolulu Historic District, Oahu, Hawaii
Walking back down King Street, past the statue of Kamehameha I, you come to the Territorial Office Building which is also known as the Kekuanao'a Building. Completed in 1926 and designed by Hawaii architect Arthur Reynolds, the Territorial Office Building was built specifically to house offices for workers in the territorial government.

King Lunalilo Mausoleum, Honolulu Historic District, Oahu, Hawaii
On the southeast corner of King and Punchbowl sits the grounds of Kawaiaha'o Church. As you enter the church grounds you will notice a small structure to your right surrounded by a wrought iron fence. This is the mausoleum of King William Lunalilo.

Intimate and Secluded Places Wedding Spots in Hawaii
Secluded places to get married on the Big Island, Kauai, Lana'i, Maui and Oahu, such as at waterfalls, quiet beaches and botanical gardens.

Top 10 Books About Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona
Top Picks of Books about the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona

The Making of the Film Pearl Harbor
The story of the making of the major motion picture 'Pearl Harbor', filmed on location on Oahu Hawaii.

A Brief History of Pearl Harbor Prior to World War II
A look at the history of Pearl Harbor, the area called Wai Momi meaning Water of Pearl prior to the Japanese attack on December 7, 1941

A Brief History of Pearl Harbor Prior to World War II - Pearl Harbor Expands 1919 - 1941
A look at Pearl Harbor before December 7, 1941 - Pearl Harbor Expands 1919 - 1941 and the Pacific Fleet Establishes at Pearl Harbor. Page 2.

Lest We Forget: Pearl Harbor - December 7, 1941
The plan for war between Japan and the United States is completed as Japan responds to an oil embardo and the freezing of Japanese assets by the United States Government.

War and History - Were American Leaders Aware of the Attack in Advance?
Were American leaders aware of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor in advance?

Tora! Tora! Tora! - The Japanese Navy Attacks U.S. Bases on Hawaii
At 6:00 a.m. Hawaiian time, December 7, 1941, the Japanese carriers stationed about 200 miles north of O`ahu began launching the first wave of the attack on Pearl Harbor as well as Ford Island, the airfields at Wheeler, bases at Hickam, Ewa and Kaneohe, and later Bellows Field.

Battleship Row is Attacked - U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor Destroyed
With air opposition eliminated, there was a clear path to the primary target, the U.S. Pacific Fleet moored at Pearl Harbor.

Detention Centers Established - Military Law Governs Hawaii
Arrests of residents who were considered dangerous or suspicious were begun by local police, Army Intelligence and the FBI. Many of Japanese descent were moved to detention centers. Military courts replaced the civil courts and military law was the law of the land for soldiers and civilians alike.

Hawaii Today - We Remember Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona
Those who fought and died in the battles of World War II were, in most cases, honorable men, whether they be American, British, German, French, Japanese or from any one of the many other nations involved.

Aftermath - Martial Law Declared and the Military Takes Over Hawaii's Government
Late in the day on December 7, and after initial opposition by Governor Joseph B. Poindexter, martial law was declared and the writ of habeas corpus was suspended. General Walter C. Short issued a proclamation in which he announced that he was taking over the government and assuming the position of military governor of Hawaii.

We Remember Lest We Forget those who died and lest we forget that we must never allow it to happen again.
Hawaii has become the 50th state and people of Japanese descent and those of mainland roots, Chinese roots, Filipino roots, and Hawaiian roots reside together in peace. The economic vitality of Hawaii today depends largely on tourism from both Japan and the U.S. mainland.

How to Get Advance Tickets for the USS Arizona Memorial
Find out how to get advance tickets to the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor.

Macadamia Nuts From Hawaii
Find out how an Australian immigrant tree, the Macadamia Nut Tree, dug deep roots in Hawaii.

Which Islands and Resorts in Tahiti Are Best for Kids?
Here are some tips and strategies if you plan to visit Tahiti, Moorea or Bora Bora with your children.

PACIFIKOOL sells their popular Island Ginger Ale at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
Photo of the PACIFIKOOL booth featuring their popular Island Ginger Ale at The Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College. Page 20.

Hawaii's Homemade Taste sells an assortment of delicious cookies at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
Photo of the Hawaii's Homemade Taste booth at The Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College. Page 21.

Taro Delights sells a variety of taro based products at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
Photo of Taro Delights where they sell a variety of taro based products including spreads and wraps, salmon and taro lau lau at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College. Page 22.

Honolulu Gourmet sells prepared salads, bottled dressings, hummus and spreads at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
Photo of the Honolulu Gourmet booth at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College where they sell prepared salads, bottled dressings, hummus and spreads. Page 23.

The Kukui Sausage Co. sells a variety of locally made sausages at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
Photo of the The Kukui Sausage Co. booth at The Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College. Page 24.

Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
A gallery of 24 photos taken at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College

Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
A gallery of 24 photos taken at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College

It's always crowded at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
Photo of the crowds at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College

You're welcome but leave your dog at home for the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
Photo of the no pets sign at The Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College. Page 2.

Be sure to leave a tip for the musician at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
Photo of a musician at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College. Page 3.

There are flowers everywhere at great prices at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
Photo of flower vendors at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College. Page 4.

There are flowers everywhere at great prices at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
Photo of flower vendors at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College. Page 5.

There are flowers everywhere at great prices at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
Photo of flower vendors at The Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College. Page 6.

Fresh produce from Souane Farms at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
Photo of the fresh produce of Souane Farms at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College. Page 7.

Rambutans were the special from this vendor at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
Photo of rambutans at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College. Page 8.

It wouldn't be Hawaii without pineapples sold here by Theng's Farm at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College. Page 9.

Organic fruit is also available from the Hawaii Cooperative of Organic Farmers (HICOF) at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
Photo of organic fruit sold by the Hawaii Cooperative of Organic Farmers (HICOF) at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College. Page 10.

Growing Creations sells an assortment of potted herbs, ferns, fruit and floral trees at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College.
Photo of Growing Creations and their assortment of potted herbs, ferns, fruit and floral trees at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College. Page 11.

The Hawaiian Style Chili Co. sells chili and rice, taro mochi, kalua pork and more at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
Photo of The Hawaiian Style Chili Co. at The Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College. Page 12.

Kaiulani Spices make a perfect gift for a friend or just yourself at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
Photo of Kaiulani Spices at The Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College. Page 13.

Kaiulani Cowell cooks up some delicious rice using her Hawaiian spices at The Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
Photo of Kaiulani Cowell cooking up some delicious rice using her Hawaiian spices at The Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College. Page 14.

North Shore Farms offers Neapolitan Pizza using their Waialua Big Wave tomatoes at The Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
Photo of North Shore Farms' Neapolitan Pizza using their Waialua Big Wave tomatoes at The Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College. Page 15.

Made in Hawaii Foods sells Island Preserve jams, jellies and much more at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College.
Photo of Made in Hawaii Foods at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College. Page 16.

Ba-Le Bakery is a regular at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
Photo of Ba-Le Bakery at The Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College. Page 17.

Chef Göran Streng of Tangö offers his ScandinAsian cuisine at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
Photo of Chef Gran Streng of Tang cooking his ScandinAsian cuisine at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College. Page 18.

Just Add Water sells organic produce from their gardens and community supported farms at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College
Photo of the Just Add Water organic produce booth at the Saturday Farmers' Market at Kapiolani Community College. Page 19.

Merrie Monarch Festival - Hawaii's Annual Celebration of Hula in Hilo, Hawaii
Hawaii's annual celebration of hula, in honor of King David Kalakaua, the Merrie Monarch Festival takes place each spring during the week following Easter Sunday.

Hawaii Travel Guide
A guide to Hawaii travel with information on hotels & resorts, best things to do, plus Hawaii photos, recipes, weather information and maps.

View of Honolulu as Seen from the top of the Honolulu Memorial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
View of Honolulu as Seen from the top of the Honolulu Memorial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl Crater. Page 10.

Upper Courtyard of the Honolulu Memorial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific,
Photo of the Upper Courtyard of the Honolulu Memorial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, at Punchbowl Crater, Honolulu. Page 11.

Map Gallery of the Honolulu Memorial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Photo of one of the two map galleries of the Honolulu Memorial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl Crater, Honolulu. Page 12.

Map of Operations in the Pacific 1942-1945 in the Map Gallery of the Honolulu Memorial
Photo of the Map of Operations in the Pacific 1942-1945 in the Map Gallery of the Honolulu Memorial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Page 13.

Map of the Battle of Midway in the Map Gallery of the Honolulu Memorial
Photo of a Map of the Battle of Midway in the Map Gallery of the Honolulu Memorial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Page 15.

Map of Operations in New Guinea and the Solomons 4 May 1942 - 30 September 1944
Map of Operations in New Guinea and the Solomons 4 May 1942 - 30 September 1944 in the Map Gallery at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Page 16.

Map of Operations at Iwo Jima 18 February - 16 March 1945
Map of Operations at Iwo Jima 18 February - 16 March 1945 in the Map Gallery at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Page 17.

Map of Operations Against the Chinese Invaders in Korea
Map of Operations Against the Chinese Invaders in Korea in the Map Gallery at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Page 18.

Non-sectarian Chapel at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Photo of the Non-sectarian Chapel at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl Crater, Honolulu, Hawaii. Page 19.

Stained Glass Window in the Interdenominational Chapel at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Photo of a Stained Glass Window in the Non-sectarian Chapel at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl Crater, Honolulu, Hawaii. Page 20.

One of the Courts of the Missing which Flank the Grand Stone Staircase of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Photo of One of the Courts of the Missing which Flank the Grand Stone Staircase of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl Crater. Page 21.

Punchbowl Crater and the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Photo of Punchbowl Crater and the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific as Seen from Tantalus Drive on Oahu. Page 2.

The Honolulu Memorial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Photo of the Honolulu Memorial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl Crater on Oahu, Hawaii. Page 3.

Floral Regulations at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Photo of the Floral Regulations at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl Crater in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii. Page 4.

Wall of the Columbarium Holding the Remains of Cremated Veterans at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Photo of a wall of the Columbarium Holding the Remains of Cremated Veterans at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl Crater, Honolulu, Hawaii. Page 5.

Graves and Floral Tributes at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Photo of the Graves and Floral Tributes at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Page 6.