79th Annual Nā Hula Festival

Since 1940, Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation has celebrated the artistry and grace of Hawaii’s premiere dance form – Hula. The Na Hula Festival is Hawaii’s longest annual non-competitive hula event, and the 79th Annual Na Hula Festival took place on August 4 at the Kapiolani Park Bandstand in Honolulu. Read More

Hawaii Pet Expo 2019

The Hawaii Pet Expo was held last weekend at the Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. The expo was presented by the Hawaii Veterinary Medical Association and held during National Pet Week and Be Kind to Animals Week. The Hawaii Pet Expo celebrates  30 years of encouraging responsible pet ownership and strengthening the unique bond between people and their pets through educational displays, live animal demonstrations, and the latest in pet products and services.

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Honolulu Festival Grand Parade 2019

The Honolulu Festival is Hawaii’s premier cultural event, promoting mutual understanding, economic cooperation and ethnic harmony between the people of Hawaii and the Pacific Rim region. Each year, the Festival attracts thousands of new and returning spectators who are looking for an experience unique to Hawaii. Through educational programs and activities sponsored by the Honolulu Festival Foundation, the Festival has been successful in showcasing the rich and vibrant blend of Asia, Pacific and Hawaiian cultures to the rest of the world. The three day extravaganza takes place every year in March from Friday through Sunday. Read More

Ala Wai Canal

The Ala Wai Canal, taken from the bridge on Ala Moana Boulevard

The Ala Wai Canal in Honolulu is a man-made canal that was constructed during the 1920’s to drain extensive coastal wetlands for the development of the district. Ala Wai Canal stretches for two miles through Waikiki near the end of the Ala Wai watershed.
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HiTEA Cafe at Ala Moana Center

Since 2015, HiTEA Cafe has been synonymous with outstanding boba creations and authentic Asian fare. Their specialization in squeezed juices and always scratch-made meals keeps their customers coming back for more. With unique toppings like passion fruit, soft grass jelly, and azuki beans, you can truly customize your dream drink. They’re certain from the moment you enjoy a bite of their Minute Chicken, you’ll recognize their real passion for all things fresh. Read More

The Hawaiian Electric Company Building

The Hawaiian Electric Company building is a building located in the Hawaii Capital Historic District and has stood on the corner of King Street, Richards Street, and Merchant Street since 1927. This attractive structure, designed by York and Sawyer, the same New York architects who designed the U.S. Post Office building across Richards Street from it. The building was obviously influenced by the public architecture predominaant in the Historic Capitol District in terms of size, scale, and texture. The building is reinforced concrete with steel framing. The exterior is adorned with terra cotta trim pieces and a stucco finish. Read More