Hawaii Travel News 05/23/2011
King Kamehameha Festivities on Saturday June 18, 2011 at Front St. Lahaina, Maui
Liza at A Maui Blog does a great job of showing what a Pa'u Parade is, and just why you should be on Front Street for the Maui event for this year's event.
Super Hawaii Snorkeling at Lanai’s Shark Fin Cove
Sheila at GoVisitHawaii.com has been recounting tales from her recent visit to Lanai and this snorkel tour sounds like it was one of the highlights! Fun!
Report: Honolulu most comfortable with PDA
I wonder if this due to so many honeymooners spending time in the islands? We've just been conditioned. Ha!
Hawaiian Crabs Vanished When Humans Arrived
Land crabs as large as an adult's hand once migrated between the Pacific Ocean and the forests high on the Hawaiian islands. Their disappearance may be the first documented extinction of a crab during humans' presence on the planet, according to researchers.
Video: Eisa Drum Festival
This great video and recap from Ryan Ozawa of the Hawaii Blog showcases the Eisa Drum Festival recently held on Oahu.
Jim Leahey, the voice of UH sports for nearly three decades, might have called his last game Sunday as Oceanic takes over the production of University of Hawaii sports from KFVE.
Big Island Film Festival awards announced | Big Island Video News
Twelve films received Golden Honu Awards at the 6th Annual Big Island Film Festival today. Best Feature went to “Queen of the Lot,” starring Tanna Frederick and Noah Wyle, written and directed by Henry Jaglom, produced by Rosemary Marks.
World Fireknife Championship 2011 | Nonstop Honolulu | Entertainment, Events and Eating | Honolulu, Hawaii
Great photos from the 2011 World Fireknife Championship, held this weekend at the Polynesian Cultural Center.
Hitler Poster Child Changes Life, Finds Hawaii Home – Honolulu News Story – KITV Honolulu
Else Lum and her family reluctantly became the poster family for Hitler's Nazi Germany youth movement during World War II. Decades later she is happily living a very different life in Hawaii.
Party pics: Filipino Fiesta | Nonstop Honolulu | Entertainment, Events and Eating | Honolulu, Hawaii
Hundreds of people gathered at Kapiolani Park on a rainy Saturday to celebrate the 19th annual Filipino Fiesta. The party started with a parade along Kalakaua Avenue, then festival-goers gathered for Filipino food, dance and music, all in time to see Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao easily defeat Shane Mosley in a Las Vegas bout for the W.B.O. welterweight title.