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16 Unwritten Rules Every Hawaii Local Lives By ‘Till Death

Life in Hawaii is a little different than the rest of the country, and that’s the way we like it. Across the Hawaiian Islands, life is a little slower, and we choose to embody the Aloha Spirit in everything we do. Hawaii is a magical place to live or visit, and an even better place to grow up. Whether you’ve lived in Hawaii your entire life, or have recently moved to the islands, there are a few unwritten rules everyone in the Aloha State follows. 1. You can solve anything…

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Waimea Valley reveals hidden secrets under moonlight beams

by Dr. Anton Anderssen When the full moon rises on the island of Oahu, Hawaiians and their guests make a special journey to one of the most significant cultural sites in the state: Waimea Valley. Known as the “moon walk,” visitors are led throughout the valley as a new world unfolds before them. Waimea Valley is an archaeological treasure, with 78 known surface sites of interest. Waimea, “The Valley of the Priests,” gained its title around 1090, when the ruler of Oahu, Kamapuaa, awarded the land to the high priest…

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Iconic Waikiki beachfront resort goes for the gold

Clifton Kau who has worked as a bellman at Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort since it opened 50 years ago in 1967 says he enjoys working with people who understand that “hospitality has to come from the heart.” Adding, “as the years piled on, I found that I didn’t want to leave (Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort). If I were reincarnated, I would want to come back.” That is some testimonial. Summer 2017 marks half-a-century of Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort welcoming visitors from around the globe to experience an epic vacation in…

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Royals come out for Prince Kuhio Day

Prince Kūhiō Day is a state holiday in Hawaii, observed March 26 each year. He was the founder of the Hawaiian Civic Club movement and proponent of the Hawaiian Homestead Act of 1921. Events take place on or around this date, featuring festivals and parades. On Saturday, March 25, hundreds of participants dedicated to preserving the heritage and culture of the Hawaiian islands formed a magnificent two-hour parade along Waikiki Beach on Kalākaua Avenue. Members of the Royal Societies (Royal Order of Kamehameha, Ka‘ahumanu Society, Hale O Nā Ali‘i, and…

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