Hawaii Travel News 07/21/2011
Flash Mob Hula at 38,000 Feet on Hawaiian Airlines (Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu) – YouTube
A "Hit and Run Hula" flash mob takes over a Hawaiian Airlines flight from San Francisco to Honolulu. Don't you wish you were on this plane?
Aina Lani Farm — Maui Country Farm Tours
The beautiful photos in this virtual tour of the Aina Lani Farm on Maui make me want to hop on a plane right this second for the Farm-to-Table tour mentioned at the end! That, and it makes me wish I had a green thumb – what a gorgeous farm!
Alaska bringing new daily flight from San Diego
Seattle-based Alaska Airlines, which flies 17 percent of its schedule to Hawaii, said Tuesday it is expanding service between San Diego and the islands with a daily nonstop flight to Honolulu beginning Nov. 17. The new flight complements Alaska's Kahului-San Diego daily service, which began in October.
Fumi’s Kahuku Shrimp scores spot among best in Maxim magazine
Fumi's Kahuku Shrimp beat out all the other local shrimp trucks as one of the best lunch spots in Maxim magazine's 2011 Food & Drinks awards, which includes restaurants across the U.S.
Lord of the Flyweights – Hawaii News – Staradvertiser.com
Waipahu's Brian Viloria takes the WBO Flyweight title before a packed hometown crowd.
Kayak Surfing Goat Island – Video | AlohaUpdate
Hawaii is the birthplace of surfing, but there are many other water activities including, stand up paddle boarding, bodyboarding, and even (like this video shows) kayak surfing! Fun!
John John Florence Surfing and Skydiving Hawaii – Video | AlohaUpdate
GoPro cameras have become ultra popular in Hawaii – this video shows off a GoPro surf AND skydive video with pro surfer John John Florence.
Five Odd Exotic Fruits to Eat on Holiday this Summer | AnyTrip Blog
Many of these, including lychee, cherimoya, and jackfruit, can be found at farmers markets throughout Hawaii. Samples are often available if you ask – you may find a new favorite!
Scenes from Bayfest | Nonstop Honolulu | Entertainment, Events and Eating | Honolulu, Hawaii
Bayfest is a popular annual event held at the Kaneohe Marine Core Base each July. Concert performances by headliners like Hoobastank, Puddle of Mudd, and C&K, an EK Fernandez midway, and fireworks provide a festive atmosphere.
Making Family Connections at Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii — The Vacation Gals
One writer finds a connection with a family member's experience of Pearl Harbor the day of the 1941 attack. Even without a personal connection, this monument is extremely moving for those who visit.
Confession time: I paid money for guavas! — Our Island Plate
In Hawaii, it's often ridiculously easy to grow tropical fruit like guava, mango, avocado, and more. Although I love our local farmers markets as much as the next girl, I still miss the days when fruit was free – simply step outside and pick them from the yard.