Hawaii State Capitol Building

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Hawaii’s State Capitol building houses the offices of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor, offices of state legislators, and the chambers of the state House and Senate. The Capitol was constructed at the direction of Governor John A. Burns and designed by the firms of Belt, Lemmon & Lo of Honolulu, John Carl Warnecke & Associates and Architects Hawai‘i. The building opened in 1969. The Hawaii State Capitol building is the Read More

Fort DeRussy Park

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Fort DeRussy Armed Forces Recreation Center is a 72-acre park located in the center of Waikiki and is maintained by the military. Open to the public, it is also home to the U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii. Fort DeRussy was named after General René Edward De Russy, a United States Army officer who was responsible for setting up many eastern United States coastal fortifications during the American Civil War.

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Lanai Food Court at Ala Moana

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The Lanai is a food court located on Level 2 of the Ala Moana Center, next to Macy’s in the mall’s Diamond Head wing. The Lanai food court offers breakfast, lunch, dinner and grab-and-go options, and features seating for up to 450 customers with the option to dine al fresco beneath elegant festival lighting or inside the chic dining hall.

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Thomas Square

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Thomas Square in Honolulu is Hawaii’s first official public park, and it is the location where the Hawaiian Kingdom was handed back to King Kamehameha III from the British after five months of occupation. The park features a statue of King Kamehameha, an inscription of the state’s motto, “Ua mau ke ea o ka ‘āina i ka pono”, a flagpole, and walkways to a water fountain. Read More

Honolulu City Lights at Honolulu Hale

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Honolulu City Lights is a month long Christmas lights and decorations display at Honolulu Hale in downtown Honolulu. Highlights include the large outdoor tree, Shaka Santa and Tūtū Mele, the indoor tree display and the corridor of wreaths. The Honolulu City Lights, as it is called, kicks off with an electric light parade and tree lighting ceremony during the first weekend in December and runs through January 1st of the next year.

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Waikiki Beach Walk

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The Waikiki Beach Walk is located in the heart of Waikiki’s most exciting shopping, dining, and entertainment district, offering unique shopping and award-winning restaurants within an uncommon island oasis. Eclectic boutiques with extraordinary, locally made products, nightlife and world-class outdoor entertainment are part of this unique slice of Hawaii life, popular with visitors and residents alike.

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Hawaii State Library

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The Hawaii State Library is the flagship of the Hawaii State Public Library System. The Hawaii State Library is located in the historic capitol district of Honolulu, next door to the only Royal Palace in the United States and across the street from the Ali’iolani Hale building and King Kamehameha Statue. The Hawaii State Library has an enormous collection of books and media and its Hawaii & Pacific Section, the Edna Allyn Room Children’s collection, and also the Federal Documents Section, which has been a Selective Federal Depository Library since 1929.

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Hawaii Beer Fest Winter Edition 2019

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Kurious Productions and Ohana Broadcast Company present the Hawaii Beer Fest Winter Edition on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu. Attendees can sample over 100 craft and draft beer styles featuring select international breweries, and including America and Hawaii’s favorite beer brands and breweries. Hawaii Beer Fest will also feature a variety of food booths, retail booths, adult party games, as well as, some new and exciting winter beverage releases by local and mainland breweries.

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Ali’iolani Hale

 

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Ali’iolani Hale means “House of the Heaavenly King” and is the name of the oldest government building in Hawaii. Located in downtown Honolulu, the Ali’iolani Building is home of the Hawaii Supreme Court, Hawaii law library, court administration offices, and the Judiciary History Center. Ali’iolani Hale is located directly behind the King Kamehameha statue and across the street from Iolani Palace and Honolulu Hale. Read More

Iolani Palace

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Iolani Palace in downtown Honolulu is the only royal palace in the United States. It was the official residence and capitol of the last ruling monarchs of the Kingdom of Hawai’i – King Kalakaua and his sister Queen Lili’uokalani. Registered as a National Historic Landmark since 1962, the Palace is one of the most recognizable buildings in Hawaii. Read More

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