Monthly Archives: April 2017

Hawaii Travel News 01/28/2011

Mayor signs bill ending 2011 furloughs "Furlough Fridays" became a regular cost-cutting measure for much of the State and County government during the recession. Mayor Carvalho and the Kauai County Council have ended them for Kauai, at least. Abercrombie Proposes Doubling Vehicle Weight Tax – Project Economy News Story – KITV Honolulu Taxes are a hot-button issue of the new […]

Hawaii Travel News 01/23/2011

Snow, Ice Close Haleakala Park – Honolulu Weather News Story – KITV Honolulu Images from the past week's snowfall on Maui. FTA approves Honolulu’s rail transit project | KHON2 Hawaii’s News Leader The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today issued a Record of Decision for the Honolulu Rail Transit Project, confirming that the project has met all the requirements of the […]

Spring Break in Hawaii

It’s about that time of year again! Yes, Spring Break is almost upon us. So, you’ve studied hard and are looking to escape the cold of winter? Well, if you’re looking for some fun in the sun, Hawaii just might be the destination for you. There is never a shortage of things to do in Hawaii. For the most bang […]

Hawaii Travel News 01/17/2011

HURT so good | Nonstop Honolulu | Entertainment, Events and Eating | Honolulu, Hawaii The Hawaii UltraRunning Team held this year's HURT 100 this weekend, where runners have a 36 hour time limit to complete 5 loops of a 20 mile trail run on Oahu. Congratulations to my friend Julie Doheny who came in 18th place overall, despite the muddy […]

Hotels near the Hawaii Convention Center

Coming to Hawaii for a convention? Lucky you! Although some people end up with all work and no play on a working vacation, here’s hoping that you’ll get at least a little bit of free time to enjoy all the things to do in Honolulu. The area around the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu has quite a few hotel options. […]

Chinese New Year in Honolulu’s Chinatown

The Year of the Rabbit officially begins on February 3, 2011. The month leading up to the holiday is a wonderful time to visit Honolulu’s Chinatown and to take part in festivities put on by government and community partnerships. This area of town is always bustling with activity as shopkeepers tend piles of fruits, vegetables, and housewares. However, during the […]