Hawaii Stories

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Events Culture

Pride Week

A celebration of aloha and diversity in Hawaii and beyond.

October 8, 2019

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Food & Entertainment

Oahu's Best Boba Drink Places

The sweet and customizable drinks with a chewy treat at the bottom.

October 7, 2019

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Adventure

Cool Resort Pools

Make a splash this vacation with these fun-filled pools.

September 30, 2019

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Food & Entertainment

Have a Drink at One of Oahu’s Craft Breweries

Beer lovers don’t have to look far to find a quality selection of locally-made beers right here on Oahu.

September 17, 2019

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Food & Entertainment Culture

The Colorful History of Shave Ice

The iconic frozen treat traces its roots to Hawaii’s storied plantation past.

August 30, 2019

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Food & Entertainment Culture

Hawaii's Best Shave Ice Shops

Here are our picks for the best places to get freshly made shave ice.

August 30, 2019

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Adventure

Yoga with a Twist

A slight spin on traditional techniques may transform your mindset about yoga.

August 19, 2019

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Adventure

How to Spend a Rainy Day in Hawaii

You come to the Islands for the sun and sand. But rain in Hawaii isn’t always a bad thing. Here’s what to do when the weather turns.

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Adventure Events

Protecting Hawaii's Coral Reefs

Hawaii’s ban on sunscreens containing reef-damaging chemicals to take effect in 2021

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Food & Entertainment Videos

The story of Lion Coffee in Hawaii

Everything you need to know about Lion Coffee’s history and how to make a perfect cup of coffee

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Culture Food & Entertainment

Where to Find Chocolate in Hawaii: A Local’s Guide to Everything Chocolate

An extensive guide to Hawaii chocolate featuring a wrap-up of classes, shops, events and tours.

February 12, 2019

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Adventure

Explore Kauai’s Nāpali Coast by Boat

Cruise the jewel of Kauai with an immersive boat tour up and down the Nāpali Coast

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Food & Entertainment

Hawaiian Style Instant Pot Recipes

Award-winning favorites from our Hawaiian Airlines 'ohana

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Food & Entertainment Culture

What is poke and where did it come from?

The origins and evolution of Hawaii’s favorite dish.

August 31, 2018

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Adventure Culture

Kayaking on Kauai’s Wailua River

Calm waters make for relaxing, scenic adventure.

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Culture Food & Entertainment

Omiyage: A Japanese expression of aloha

The practice of gift giving when returning from a trip

July 6, 2018

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Culture Food & Entertainment

Authentic Hawaiian Lū‘au: The Feast of Food

In olden times, gatherings for a meal marked special events and celebrations, such as victory in war and the launch of a new canoe

June 12, 2018

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Culture Events

Georgia OʼKeeffe: Visions of Hawaii

New York Botanical Garden exhibit runs May 19-Oct. 28.

May 18, 2018

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Adventure Videos

Lanai ATV Tours: An Off Roading Adventure

Get off the paved road and zoom around Lanai’s dirt roads for an offbeat adventure.

March 16, 2018

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Culture Events

The Origins of the Hula

For centuries, hula was far more than entertainment for Hawaiians

February 26, 2018

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Adventure Culture Videos

Oahu’s Offshore Islets

The Hawaiian Island chain includes some interesting small islands

January 23, 2018

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Culture Events

Eight customs to celebrate Chinese New Year in Hawaii

February 5 ushers in the Year of the Pig

February 5, 2019

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Adventure Videos

A Perfect Maui Getaway

Here’s a weekend itinerary to experience Hawaii’s Valley Isle

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Adventure Culture Videos

How to hike Diamond Head

Discover the history and beauty that make Diamond Head one of the most popular hiking spots on Oahu.

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Adventure Videos

A Perfect Weekend on Hawaii Island

An erupting volcano and adventure await on the Big Island of Hawaii

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Adventure Culture Videos

How to Drive Maui’s Road to Hana

Here’s what you’ll see on the classic Hana Highway

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Adventure Videos

A Perfect Weekend on Kauai

Hawaii’s “Garden Isle” is the ideal place for adventure and romance

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Food & Entertainment

Kauai’s Best Breakfasts

Check out our picks and share your favorite spot on our Fan Favorites page!

Adventure Culture Videos

North Shore Adventure

Experience sand, surf, shave ice and Hawaiian culture

Culture Food & Entertainment Videos

How to Eat Hawaiian Food

If you’ve never tried it, here are some tips on how to dig in like a local

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Culture

The Origin of the Shaka

Hawaii’s symbol of aloha traces its roots back to the early 1900s

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Culture Events

Molokai Hoe and Na Wahine O Ke Kai

Thousands to gather at Waikiki Beach to welcome finishers Sept. 22 and Oct. 13

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Culture Food & Entertainment

Shopping in Honolulu’s Chinatown

From tasty delicacies to vintage aloha shirts, you’ll find it here

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Food & Entertainment Culture

Let the Bon Dance Begin

Summer marks the start of a festive Japanese tradition in Hawaii

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Food & Entertainment Culture

Meatless on Oahu

A culinary tour of ‘onolicious vegan, vegetarian and pescatarian-friendly places worth seeking out

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Culture Events

Honoring Hawaii’s Lei on May Day

Full of cultural symbolism, it’s more than just a string of flowers

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Food & Entertainment Culture

Hawaii Island’s Top Breakfast Buffets

Delectable dishes and fabulous views appear to be the order of the day

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Adventure

Meet a Manta Ray

These nighttime tours on Hawaii Island get you up close and personal with these peaceful giants.

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Adventure

A Guide to What You're Seeing Under the Sea

Hawaii’s remote location in the middle of the Pacific Ocean has led to some interesting marine inhabitants.

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Adventure

Road to Ke'e Beach

A Kauai local leads the way along this historic route

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Adventure

Lanai for Lovers

Romance is in the air on Hawaii's smallest inhabited island

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Adventure

A Beginner's Guide to Surfing Oahu

A lifelong surfer offers her picks, tips, and insights