Head west to KAPOLEI for family-friendly entertainment. There are plenty of options to keep keiki (children) entertained that don’t involve on-demand movies or a third round of shave ice. From education to adrenaline-filled activities, THE SECOND CITY OF O‘AHU has it covered. GO GO-KART RACING—Want to push the pedal to the metal? Hawai‘i’s first and… Continue »
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Urban meets island in KAKA‘AKO. This Honolulu quartier is shifting from warehouse mecca to a trendy ARTS DISTRICT attracting start-ups, young professionals and businesses. Eye-catching graffiti art—repainted annually by internationally acclaimed artists during POW! WOW! HAWAII—adorns buildings and street corners, adding to the appeal of this chameleon neighborhood. A colorful collection of proposed construction projects,… Continue »
Traveling with the tykes doesn’t have to be a burden! In fact, O‘ahu has many activities that are FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY. Grab the keiki (kids), and explore some of these parent-approved attractions. If dry is your style, ATLANTIS ADVENTURES operates O‘ahu’s POPULAR SUBMARINE ADVENTURES. Watch your child’s eyes light up as they hunt… Continue »
The most densely populated Hawaiian Island harvests a diner’s nirvana, fusing flavors from the east and west with the south pacific. Every year, with the help of readers and local food enthusiasts, HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISER dining writers compile a master list of the top places to eat on O‘ahu. premier recipients are honored at the HONOLULU… Continue »
Hawai‘i’s breathtaking beauty has made it a sought after honeymoon destination for lovebirds around the world. There are numerous romantic spots around the island to sneak a HONI (Hawaiian for kiss) with your sweetheart: TANTALUS DRIVE, a winding, hilltop road in Honolulu with romantic views of the valley and Honolulu skyline; SUNSET BEACH on the… Continue »
In its authentic form, HULA is the most powerful expression of indigenous Hawaiian culture that exists. The chants that give meaning to the dance and music are, in essence, the oral history of Hawai‘i’s native people. passed down from one kumu hula (hula teacher) to another, the stories have survived Western contact, early missionary censure,… Continue »
Culture seekers will appreciate O‘ahu’s fine craftsmanship woven with island tradition. And there are many WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES that enable you take the rich history of Hawai‘i craftsmen home with you. PAIKO HAWAII in Kaka‘ako offers a FLORAL CROWN WORKSHOP where you learn about local flora while assembling your very own crown of flowers. The… Continue »