Hawaii Travel News 06/08/2011
Top Five Diving Spots in Maui
If you're interested in scuba diving, this is a great list of spots to dive on Maui. Most would be excellent for snorkeling as well!
Summer Movie Guide – Fandango.com
Hawaii has long been a popular filming location for both film and TV crews from all over the world. A recent poll asked movie fans to pick their top getaway and Oahu's Halona Cove came out on top!
Snow in June in Hawaii? Yup, you bet! This weird weather system we've been having has also brought hail and thunderstorms throughout the state this week!
Urban Dictionary: shaka
Origins of the "shaka" hand guesture. Even President Obama flashed the shaka at his inauguration. It's something you've got to perfect during your time in Hawaii to really show your aloha!
Slow ono luau
Lots of Hawaiian favorites can be done in a slow cooker, like kalua pig, long rice, bread pudding, and a "deconstructed lau lau". Sounds ono!
Where To Go This Summer | Travel News, Travel Advice, Vacation Ideas | Wanderfly Blog
Great ideas for summer-time wanderlust by Wanderfly… including Hawaii, of course!
Experienced travelers know how to protect their poi
Apparently, poi has recently come under TSA scrutiny. I love this quote from the article: "Of course, only a true evildoer would turn a bag of poi into a weapon of mass destruction. That would be a terrible waste of poi." 😉
Windward couple retires after 20 years of Adopt-A-Highway duties
I love the Adopt-A-Highway program. It keeps our aina beautiful! Kudos to this couple for 20 years of service.
Pearl Harbor Phantoms – Sneak Peek – Ghost Hunters : Episode 710
The ScyFy hit show Ghost Hunters features an episode shot at Oahu's Pacific Aviation Museum this week. I get too scared to watch though! Someone tell me about it later…
The Cat Dish: Biking Along Pearl Harbor
This almost makes me want to get over my fear of biking and get a bike!! Oahu is definitely not known as "biker friendly" but this little-known path is a great example of the kind of thing we could do more of here.