Hawaii Travel News 07/27/2011
Hawaiian Air Hikes Fee On 1st Bag – Project Economy News Story – KITV Honolulu
Rising fuel costs lead to higher baggage fees, even interisland.
Train tours keep Kauai’s sugar history chugging along – Hawaii News – Staradvertiser.com
"Sugar Cane Trains" may be a relic of Hawaii's past, but once a month this train in Kauai brings history to life with free rides open to the public.
Lava only a few yards away from overflowing Pu’u O’o | Big Island Video News
In a written update detailing recent observations made by the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, scientists foretell continued activity will “overflow the western rim” sending lava out of the crater for the first time since the Kamoamoa fissure eruption halted lava flows towards the ocean.
Two of my favorite Hawaiian words: ohana and hanai
This is a touching look at the meaning of the words ohana and hanai, which have a beautifully complex place in Hawaiian culture, even today.
Skull Found Could Belong To 1 Of 3 Japanese Airmen – Honolulu News Story – KITV Honolulu
Historians say a skull found in Pearl Harbor could belong to one of three Japanese airmen who flew a torpedo plane that was shot down in the Dec. 7, 1941 attack.
Python in Waialua is 13th reptile seized in 3 weeks – Hawaii News – Staradvertiser.com
It's commonly stated that there are no snakes in Hawaii. It's true, however people sometimes keep them (illegally) as pets. The state's amnesty program allows owners to turn them in without penalty, and an alarming number have been turned in in the past few weeks!
Japanese Tea Ceremony Honors Dead At Arizona Memorial – Honolulu News Story – KITV Honolulu
An ancient Japanese tea ceremony took place at the USS Arizona Memorial Tuesday to honor the 1,177 deceased Americans at the memorial, 65 years after the end of World War II.
Waimea Bay Jump Rock | Pacific Reader
Have you made the jump at Waimea Bay? Summer is the perfect time to experience this, since the waves are smaller than in the winter.
Clip this: A guide for your food-loving out-of-town guests — Our Island Plate
It's a testament to the multitude of choices for foodies in Honolulu that Wanda Adams can put together such a comprehensive list of "bests" and that I'd still have things to add in almost every category! Honolulu is full of great choices for dining out.
Did this: Jikoen Hongwanji Mission bon dance | Nonstop Honolulu | Entertainment, Events and Eating | Honolulu, Hawaii
Bon dances are a popular summer tradition in Hawaii, and not just for those of Japanese ancestry – they're open to the public so anyone can attend! Love all the photos from the Jikoen Hongwanji Mission's bon dance this weekend.