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Culture Food & Entertainment

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

Culture Events

Georgia OʼKeeffe: Visions of Hawaii

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

May 18, 2018

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Culture

Hawaii celebrates Lei Day on May 1st

The statewide annual celebration is a tribute to the fragrant symbol of aloha.

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Adventure

Hawaii’s Coral Reefs and Reef Preservation

Here's what you can do to help protect this fragile ecosystem — including choosing your sunscreen wisely.

April 1, 2018

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Adventure Videos

Lanai Adventure: Off Roading on an ATV

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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Culture Events

POW WOW Hawaii 2018

Weeklong event brings together international and local artists

February 10, 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 16 ushers in the Year of the Dog

January 18, 2018

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Adventure Videos

A Perfect Maui Getaway

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

November 1, 2017

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Adventure Culture Videos

Diamond Head Hike

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

November 21, 2017

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Adventure Videos

A Perfect Weekend on Hawaii Island

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

November 14, 2017

The Road to Hana

Adventure Culture

How to Drive Maui’s Road to Hana

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

November 1, 2017

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Adventure Videos

A Perfect Weekend on Kauai

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

November 1, 2017

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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

October 18, 2017

Culture Events Videos

Thousands of paddlers set for Molokai-to-Oahu Races

Dynasties reign in Ka`iwi Channel crossing

September 22, 2017

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

September 8, 2017

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Culture

The Origin of the Shaka

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

March 9, 2017

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Events Food & Entertainment

Food, Film & Fashion

Hawaiian Airlines is proud to sponsor a fabulous lineup of fall events that bring visitors and residents together.

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Culture Events

Molokai Hoe and Na Wahine O Ke Kai 2016

Thousands to gather at Waikiki Beach to welcome finishers Sept. 25 and Oct. 9

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Culture Food & Entertainment

Shopping in Honolulu’s Chinatown

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

August 26, 2016

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Food & Entertainment Culture

Let the Bon Dance Begin

Summer marks the start of a festive Japanese tradition in Hawaii

July 15, 2016

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Food & Entertainment Culture

Meatless on Oahu

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

June 13, 2016

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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

Volcano Roadtrip

A local guide offers tips to make the drive to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park an adventure in itself.

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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

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Culture Events

Treasured Relics Return to Hawaii

Hawaiian Airlines transports feathered cloak and helmet given to Capt. James Cook 237 year ago

February 17, 2016

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Culture Events

POW! WOW! Hawaii

Artists converge on Honolulu, Feb. 6-13

February 3, 2016

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Culture Events

The Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

Nine-day event shines culinary spotlight on the Islands

August 19, 2015