Hawaii Travel News 10/07/2011
Honolulu Celebrates 50 Yr Bond With Bruyeres, France
Two cities thousands of miles apart are forever joined together in history. It was during World War II when Bruyeres was freed from Nazi occupation by soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 100th Infantry Battalion/442nd Regimental Combat Team, many of whom were Americans of Japanese ancestry from Hawaii.
Best Public Golf Courses on Oahu
This roundup by Aloha Update lists some of the best public golf courses on Oahu and why they made the cut – low fees, great views, good upkeep.
Best of Nonstop: Loco moco
One of the famous Hawaiian Foods – have you tried a Loco Moco? Rice, Hamburger Patty, over-easy egg, topped with brown gravy. Here NonstopHonolulu rounds up the best of the best of this classic.
Follow the Pipiwai Trail to Waimoku Falls
This great post by Sheila of GoVisitHawaii.com gives you step by step instruction on what to expect from the Pipiwai Trail on Maui’s famous Road to Hana.
Maui’s Front Street Named to Top 10 Great Streets for 2011
The timing on this announcement couldn’t be more perfect as Front Street gets ready for Halloween.
Unusual Festivals in Hawaii
Check out this guest post I did for Vagabondish about three of the strangest festivals in Hawaii.
Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park Opening New Hiking Trail
The Palm trail is a 2.6 mile loop traversing through scenic pasture along an ancient cinder cone with some of the best panoramic views Kahuku has to offer. Along the way are relics of the ranching era, sections of remnant native forest and amazing volcanic features from the 1868 eruptive fissures.
Surfing to be official high school sport in Hawaii
Gov. Neil Abercrombie and state education officials on Monday said that surfing will join the likes of football, basketball, volleyball and swimming as a state-sanctioned prep sport, starting as early as Spring 2013.
Family captures haunting face above the USS Arizona
Just in time for Halloween: An Australian family claims they captured an incredible image from above the USS Arizona of a face beneath the waters of Pearl Harbor.
Great Breakfasts in Hawaii
Honolulu Magzine compiled a collection of articles around the most important meal of the day, breakfast! My mouth is watering already…