Hawaii Travel News 08/18/2011
Maui to Make Way for Cycle to the Sun
The annual Cycle to the Sun bicycle race, described as one of the world’s steepest, most challenging bike races, will take place on Maui on Saturday, Aug. 20. About 200 bicyclists are expected to test their endurance as they travel along the course route from sea level to the 10,000-foot summit of Maui’s dormant volcano.
Hawaii Restaurant Chefs Recommend
Honolulu Magazine asked some of the best chefs from around the state what dish they'd recommend at their own restaurant and what they'd recommend at another. It's so interesting to see their choices!
Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Exhibit to Open at Aquarium
The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands exhibit opening at the Waikiki Aquarium on Thursday is 4,400 gallons of exquisite, rare marine life and currently home to 22 species of coral, two of which were discovered by scientists collecting for the display.
Honolulu Civil Beat – A Lost Child of Kalaupapa – Post
Shocking and sad, yet true, this article tells the story of just one of the "lost children of Kalaupapa", orphaned by Hansen's disease and the stigma surrounding its history in Hawaii.
The most unlikely competitive eater | Nonstop Honolulu | Entertainment, Events and Eating | Honolulu, Hawaii
If you're a fan of the Travel Channel's "Man vs. Food" show, you have got to see this! Just the fact that this 30-year old school teacher can finish 3/4 of the Mac 24/7 pancake stack is quite an impressive mark on her resume. And she's tiny! Wow.
Summer skies over Waikiki | Nonstop Honolulu | Entertainment, Events and Eating | Honolulu, Hawaii
Beautiful shots of some colorful summer sunsets in Waikiki by photographer Dallas Nagata White.
Hawaii’s summertime bon dance season is under way | HAWAII Magazine
Bon dance season in Hawaii is now under way. You'll find o-bon festivals slated for just about every weekend at Hawaii hongwanji missions and temples, from June through August. According to tradition, it is believed the summer months are when ancestral spirits return to visit family and friends.
Strange Creature Found in Kaneohe Bay
A rare octopus was found in shallow water off Kaneohe Bay. the Waikiki Aquarium helped to identify the "octo-squid".
We’re on it | Nonstop Honolulu | Entertainment, Events and Eating | Honolulu, Hawaii
I love this frequently updated roundup of Honolulu eateries by Nonstop Honolulu.
Michigan boy, 6, unfazed by hole-in-one on Maui golf course – Hawaii News – Staradvertiser.com
Could this kid be the next golf phenom? Cute.