The Aloha Festivals 72nd Annual Floral Parade took place yesterday morning along the streets of Ala Moana Boulevard and Kalakaua Avenue in Honolulu. This event featured a colorful procession of pau horseback riders, floats covered with Hawaiian flowers, Hawaiian music, hula halau and local marching bands. Read More
Some pictures from last night’s Sunset on the Beach, featuring the cast of both Hawaii Five-0 and the reboot of Magnum P.I. Among the celebrities there were Alex O’Loughlin, Chi McBride, Jorge Garcia, Dennis Chun, Taylor Wily, Beulah Koale, Malia Jones, Ian Anthony Dale, Meaghan Rath, Stephen Hill, and Perdita Weeks. This event took place on Queen’s Surf Beach in Waikiki, near Kalakaua Avenue and Kapahulu Avenue Read More
The Hawaii Woman Expo at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall featured a sneak peek at two popular state pageants. Some of the contestants from the Miss Hawaii USA and Miss Hawaii Teen USA pageants were there. Miss Hawaii USA is the official preliminary to the Miss USA pageant under the Miss Universe Organization. Miss USA represents the United States at the Miss Universe pageant
The Celebrities and Their Pets Fashion Show was a featured entertainment segment at The Hawaii Woman Expo on September 7 and 8 at The Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. Hawaiian Celebrities with their pets walked the runway, and the twist to this special event is that the Celebrities were not the ones wearing the fashions; their pets were the ones dressed in designer outfits.
Here are some pictures taken in Waikiki, along Kalakaua Avenue and Liliuokalani of the storm conditions before Hurricane Lane reaches the island. The ABC Store and the McDonald’s are boarded up in preparation for the storm Read More
The Aikane Plantation Coffee Company had a booth at the Made in Hawaii Festival in Honolulu. Aikane Plantation Coffee is 100% Hawaiian gourmet coffee, grown on their family estate, located on the slopes of majestic Mauna Loa Mountain in the District of Ka’u. Their coffee is grown in fertile volcanic soil with just the right amount of Hawaiian sunshine. Read More
The Made in Hawaii Festival was held this past weekend at the Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. Over 400 vendors were there, showcasing and selling their locally made products. The vendors spanned across two exhibition halls. Entertainment was provided by various Na Hoku Hanohano Award winners. Cooking demonstrations were provided by Hale Aina Award winning chefs Read More
The Waikiki Wall is a man made breakwater structure that separates Queens Beach from Kuhio Beach in Waikiki. The wall is built so pedestrians can walk the length of the structure to get a better view of Diamond Head and a panoramic view of Waikiki Beach. The Waikiki Wall is located directly across the Aston Waikiki Beach hotel and within walking distance from the Kapiolani Hotel and the Honolulul Zoo. The Waikiki Wall extends approximately 375 feet from the intersection of Kalakaua Avenue and Kapahulu Avenue
The Prince Kuhio statue is located near the intersection of Kealohilani Avenue and Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki. Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole was a prince of the Kingdom of Hawaii before it became a territory of the United States.
According to the monument inscription at the base of the statue: Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole, the sun of High Chiefess Kekaulike Kinoiki II and High Chief David Kahalepouli Piikoi, was born on March 25, 1871 at Hoai Kauai. His mother died soon after his birth and he and his two older brothers were hanai by his Read More