Tag: Waikiki

Tulsi Gabbard Announces Presidential Run

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii announced her candidacy for President of the United States earlier today in Honolulu. Speaking to a crowd of her supporters and media at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, Gabbard took aim at America’s foreign policy establishment in her campaign announcement Saturday, blaming politicians in “ivory towers” for U.S. involvement in costly armed …

Martin Luther King Celebration Parade in Honolulu

The Martin Luther King Day Celebration Parade in Honolulu was held on January 21, 2019. The parade began at Magic Island and proceeded on Kalakaua Avenue through Waikiki and Kapiolani Park. The parade culminated with a unity rally celebration which included food, communityi booths, and camaraderie.

Duke Kahanamoku Statue in Waikiki

Located near the Honolulu Police Department’s station on Waikiki Beach, the famous bronze Duke Paoa Kahanamoku Statue welcomes everyone to the Waikiki surf spot where Duke surfed and served as one of the original Waikiki Beach Boys. Locals and visitors honor Duke by placing lei on his outstretched arms.  Visitors can also wave and send messages …

Waikiki Spam Jam Festival 2019

  The Waikiki SPAM® JAM Festival celebrates 17 years of food, festivities and fun! Hawaii’s top-rated street food festival is set for April 27, 2019. Each year, 35,000 guests and local residents gather for Hawaii’s most beloved and delicious annual event – the Waikiki SPAM® JAM Festival. Celebrating its 17th anniversary, the Waikiki SPAM® JAM …

Makua and Kila Statue

Makua and Kila is a statue and water fountain in Kuhio Beach in Waikiki depicting a surfer boy and a monk seal. The statue’s sculpture is Holly Young, a resident of Kauai. Ms. Young’s sculptures may be found in public and private collections throughout Hawaii and around the world. The Makua and Kila water fountain was …

Fort DeRussy Park

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 …

Waikiki Beach Walk

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 …

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