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Contemporary Vs. Traditional Luau

The traditional Hawaiian feast now known as the luau dates back hundreds of years. Before the reign the Hawaiian King Kamehameha II, men and women in Hawaii were not allowed to eat together. After abolishing this law in 1819, he held a symbolic feast with women invited. At this feast, King Kamehameha served a traditional [...]

Flowers and Plants of Hawaii

It is no wonder that so many people choose to take their vacations in the paradise of Hawaii. Known for its natural beauty, the islands are home to many fragrant species of tropical flowers. The exotic blooms of these species are an instantly recognizable Hawaiian symbol; these blossoms have been used in tattoos, weddings, and [...]

Five Little-Known Hawaiian Foods

When you talk Hawaiian food with just about anyone, you’ll mostly be speaking of pigs or fish. There’s an off chance that a person who has been to Hawaii will have partaken of some poi or other traditional dish, but for the most part not a lot of people have experienced the true range of [...]

Going to Hawaii? Top Three Ways to Cut Down on Your Costs

When you think about going on a Hawaiian vacation, one of your first thoughts is probably that you are going to have to start saving up for it. It’s true that not long ago, in fact as recently as seven years ago or less, going to Hawaii was pretty expensive. It’s a fact which has [...]

Top Eight Things to do on the Big Island (Hawaii)

There are a lot of great things about taking a trip to Hawaii, the biggest island in the Hawaiian chain. One of the best things about its size is that it offers a broad range of different things to do; there’s something to suit everyone’s tastes. Here is a sample of what we think are [...]