Hawaii Travel News 03/27/2011
Halekulani & Nobu Waikiki to hold fundraiser for Japan tsunami victims
There has been an outpouring of support here in Hawaii for tsunami victims in Japan and this event promises to be another great fundraiser. Chefs from Nobu Waikiki and the Halekulani hotel will be lending their own touches to a delicious charity event on April 21st.
91st Annual Kamehameha Schools Song Contest
Photos from this years annual Kamehameha Schools Song Contest, featuring the music of aunty Irmgard Farden Aluli.
ALOHA FOR JAPAN
The Aloha for Japan website has a collection of information about funds, events, and t-shirt sales to extend our aloha to those in Japan affected by the tsunami.
Sunset View of Honolulu Harbor | Pacific Reader
I'm a sucker for gorgeous sunset photos and this night was a particularly pretty one!
Tsunami Damage To Keep Hotel Closed – Honolulu News Story – KITV Honolulu
The Kona Village Resort has announced its closure for an indefinite amount of time due to structural damage from the recent tsunami. So sad!
Humongous surf stokes wave riders and passing visitors – Hawaii News – Staradvertiser.com
Huge winter swells bring waves in the 20-30 ft range to Oahu's North Shore.
Bill allows serving food grown by students – Hawaii News – Staradvertiser.com
I love this! The school behind my house has a wonderful garden that the students tend frequently, including a huge section of taro plants. It would be great for them to see the whole process from farm to table.
Treasured Museum Artifacts Damaged By Tsunami – Honolulu News Story – KITV Honolulu
Hulihee Palace in Kailua Village on the Big Island has a collection of artifacts that now may have been damaged by the tsunami. Hopefully restoration can be completed on most of them… It's so sad to see this, just after they've reopened from the last disaster – an earthquake in 2006.
Hawaii Gas Average Reaches $4 – Project Economy News Story – KITV Honolulu
Hawaii on Monday reached the dubious milestone of being the first state in recent years to reach the $4 average for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline, according to AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge Report.
Pics: Honolulu Festival parade (Nonstop Honolulu)
Great photos from yesterdays Grand Parade at the Honolulu Festival. So many of the delegations for the event were from Japan – it was amazing to see them so strong and proud of their culture, despite their worries for those back home.