Hawaii Travel News 06/30/2011
Google Street View Team Back in Honolulu
It will soon be possible to tour many of the college campuses in the University of Hawaii system via Google Street View.
Tips for Booking Award Flights to Hawaii
This is a really great article full of tips on how to maximize your award mileage bookings to Hawaii. Great strategies!
- Lahaina, Maui named one of America’s top travel spots for 4th of July | KHON2 Hawaii’s News Leader
M&M Eats: A North Shore adventure | Nonstop Honolulu | Entertainment, Events and Eating | Honolulu, Hawaii
I recently took a day trip to the North Shore of Oahu to compare the many shrimp trucks, which are a popular foodie pit stop. Here, Nonstop Honolulu takes a look at non-shrimp trucks, with mixed results.
The Back Side of Haleakala (Kipahulu to Ulupalakua) | Maui Guidebook
I love this advice to take the road less traveled on the backside of Haleakala. We used to do take our Jeep this way all the time. Plus, then you can stop in Ulupalakua on the way back!
‘Lahaina Noon’ is on its way again
"Lahaina Noon" is the name of the phenomenon when the sun is directly overhead so objects cast no shadow. The second Lahaina Noon of the year is coming up in July in Hawaii.
Raw Video: Standup paddling in Waikiki | KHON2 Hawaii’s News Leader
The "GoPro" camera is becoming a popular tool for capturing video while surfing or, in this case, stand up paddle surfing. It's an exciting new perspective of what it's like to ride this season's first swell of the summer.
Canoes of Nine Nations Arrive on Maui
Seven sailing canoes from the Pacific Voyager's Project arrived in Maui this morning, in the middle of a 14-month circumnavigation of the Pacific in order to raise awareness about issues including rising sea levels, noise pollution in the ocean and the damage human activity is causing to the environment.
Long Time Lovebirds: 6 couples renew vows at hospital
What a touching ceremony! This Kapa'a Hospital held a special ceremony for six of its married couples to renew their vows. The length of the marriages ranges from 20 years to 65 years!
Mural with a message
A team of artists is completing a large mural at Honolulu Community College in Kalihi in hopes of sparking a dialogue about Hawaii's water use.