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 conditions! Amazing!
West Hawaii Today – Local > Merrie Hulihee
Monthly performances of hula and traditional Hawaiian music at Hulihee Palace in Kailua-Kona are a great way to learn about Hawaiian culture and to enjoy a free, family-friendly afternoon in Kailua-Kona.
AAA Hawaii names Four Diamond winners | Pacific Business News
A total of 10 restaurants and 16 hotels received the rating. Establishments that are awarded the Four Diamond rating have met the AAA’s criteria and levels of excellence during an unannounced inspection, according to a statement from AAA.
Some not surprised that shark tour boat burned – Hawaii News – Staradvertiser.com
Shark tours are a popular activity for visitors to the islands, but can often cause problems with the local comminity, including surfers and fishermen. Last week a shark tour operator's boat was set on fire, and HFD investigators have ruled it arson.
Actor Owen Wilson Is A New Dad – Entertainment News Story – KITV Honolulu
Wow, I guess I'm not up on my tabloids because I didn't even know Owen Wilson was in the islands. Suprise, suprise.
Wilson’s Win Takes Him Down Magnolia Lane – Sports News Story – KITV Honolulu
After rain delays, the Sony Open finally wrapped up yesterday on Oahu, with Mark Wilson as the champion.
Runoff mixes surf and turf – Hawaii News – Staradvertiser.com
The winter surf season is definitely here, although the latest swell is turning up smaller than predicted originally. South shores have been seeing wraparound from the direction of the latest swell and many locals have enjoyed surfing on this Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday from work!
More whales mean more collisions – Hawaii News – Staradvertiser.com
Humpback whale populations have been growing at a rate of 7% annually, increasing the frequency of collisions between the whales and boats, despite Hawaii law that requires that boaters keep a 100ft distance from the whales.
Paradise on the Rocks: Today’s Morning Show
I love that this post features okolehau, a liquor made in old Hawaii from ti leaves. Apparently, it's making a comeback.
Morning Run On Maui | A Maui Blog
I love this blog about Maui, and as a runner myself I enjoy any photos of a seaside jog! I'll have to post some of mine too! What a great way to start off the new year healthy.