Hawaii Travel News 06/23/2011
Mamoru the paniolo
A glimpse into the life of a paniolo ("cowboy") back in the transition from the sugar plantation days on Kauai.
Maui: Brunch at Market Fresh Bistro
I've had this place on my "list of places to try" for awhile now, since it's in my hometown of Makawao. Love the focus on eating local!
Fed may remove honu from “threatened” list – Hawaii News Now – KGMB and KHNL Home
The Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle, which has been endangered since 1978, may soon be removed from federal protection.
Another Milestone for Hawai‘i’s Fishes – MauiWeekly.com | News, information, serving Maui, Hawaii weekly — The Maui Weekly
To some, it may have been an insignificant change—one that may have even gone largely unnoticed. Last month, The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui freed the inhabitants—sickly yellow tang—of the 800-gallon saltwater aquarium fish tank that sits outside of Nick’s Fishmarket.
Hiking on Maui | Pacific Reader
Brenda Yun's recent visit to Maui paid off with great tips for things to do and see, including these popular hikes. I have fond childhood memories of going to both Twin Falls and the Oluwalu Petroglyphs.
Hot Pots in Honolulu Restaurants – Honolulu Magazine – June 2011 – Hawaii
Yet another foodie trend in Honolulu is hot pot. Sweet Home Cafe is probably still the most popular (as evidenced by the 90 minute rule) but there are many other options out there nowadays!
Oahu lunchwagons catch the eye of National TV | KHON2 Hawaii’s News Leader
Food trucks are quickly becoming the staple of street corners and they're one of the hottest trends in Hawaii. So much so, there's a food truck rally every month in Kakaako. Soon the entire nation will get a glimpse of our growing selection of gourmet on the go food trucks.
Under the sea off Maui … WWII reminders lie – Mauinews.com …
University of Hawaii students learning underwater archaeology have spent the past two weeks diving, surveying and drawing the sites off South Maui, several of which have not been closely studied before. Their work could be used to monitor the condition of the sites, and to help local divers learn more about the wrecks and understand why they need to be preserved.
Pa u pageantry fit for a king – Mauinews.com | News, Sports …
Beautiful photos from Maui's Na Kamehameha Pa'u Parade and Ho'olaule'a which took place in Lahaina in celebration of Kamehameha Day.
Sleeping Giant’s Keepers
I love the story about how the Sleeping Giant mountain got it's name. Locals know this as a "kanack attack" or a "food coma." Haha!