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 environmental review process and clearing the way for construction to begin on Honolulu’s first rail system.
Homeowner watches as lava overtakes house – Hawaii News – Staradvertiser.com
Imagine watching your house go up in flames after being engulfed by the lava flow!
Sundance film festival will have a little extra aloha this year | KHON2 Hawaii’s News Leader
For the first time ever, a Native Hawaiian language narrative film will be showcased at the Sundance film festival.
Council to look at ban on fireworks – Mauinews.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Visitor’s Information – The Maui News
It's almost inevitable now that Honolulu's ban on fireworks took effect Jan 2nd that other counties would introduce similar legislation. Fireworks are a cultural tradition in the islands, so the debate on a fireworks ban is always very heated.
Students learn to create their own garden with the help of Jack Johnson | KHON2 Hawaii’s News Leader
Jack Johnson's Kokua Foundation is a big sponsor of school gardens and teaching kids to take care of the land by tending them. They've become quite popular in local elementary schools in Hawaii.
Mark Vissers Surfing Pe’ahi Jaws Maui at Night » Hawaii News and Travel Guide
Even if you don't like surfing, this video is AMAZING! Night surfing in a monster wave on Maui…
30 Meals Under $30 – Honolulu Magazine
This is a great list of places to eat in Honolulu by Honolulu Magazine. Their latest issue celebrates all things food, including cheap eats! Yum!
Snow tops Maui’s Haleakala – Hawaii News Now – KGMB and KHNL Home
The summit of Haleakala saw snow today! It's common for the Big Island summits to get snow, but in Maui it is a bit more unusual.
New Leahi Club Lounge replaces Hanohano Room – Hawaii Business – Staradvertiser.com
The storied Hanohano Room restaurant 30 stories above Waikiki Beach, scene of first dates designed to impress, marriage proposals and other special-occasion gatherings, after-hours jazz performances and more for decades, will start its new life Friday as Sheraton Hotels and Resorts' first private club in Hawaii.
Geocaching: A modern day treasure hunt
Andrea Frainier gives us a look at geocaching in Hawaii.