Tuesday, February 24, 2009
If you are planning to rent a car and drive around Oahu Island yourself, and this is the first time you've done it, you might be interested in purchasing the circle island audio tour of Oahu offered by Tour Talk of Honolulu. The audio tour is available on either CD or cassette tape and it comes with two 78 minute audio programs, a booklet, and directions to each of the sites on the tour. For more information see:
Tour Talk Hawaii - Official Web Site
Sunday, February 08, 2009
The winner of the Hawaiian Music Grammy Award will be announced today and you can view the award ceremony live on the Internet. Connect to the broadcast site early because you might need to download their video viewing software in advance. Here is the live streaming video broadcast schedule for time zones from Tokyo to New York City: JST 6:00 a.m. / HST 11:00 a.m. / AST 12:00 noon / PST 1:00 p.m. / MST 2:00 p.m. / CST 3:00 p.m. / EST 4:00 p.m. / Other Zones / View Live Video Feed Now
Tuesday, February 03, 2009
My favorite restaurant on the North Shore of Oahu is located in Haleiwa Town, not far from the Matsumoto General Store, where all the North Shore visitors buy shave ice. It's a small unassuming place, and not expensive, but the food is great. The Grass Skirt Grill has the most delicious fish plates served with a tasty lemon or garlic sauce, brown rice, and the freshest salad you could ever imagine. The owner told me once they grow their own salad vegetables on table tops at an above-ground farm in Pupukea. I drive to the North Shore often just to eat at this wonderful little cafe. I'm getting hungry just thinking about it!
Photos of the Grass Skirt Grill
Sunday, February 01, 2009
In the next few of days I will be posting all of my pictures of the USS Missouri's 65th Anniversary Celebration, the "Hawaii's Mightiest Chef" celebrity cookoff, the 2009 Ala Wai Challenge in Waikiki, new photos of Michael Nakasone and the Royal Hawaiian Band, pictures of some of my favorite Hawaii musicians, photos of the new USS Oklahoma Memorial on Ford Island, and pictures of actor Gary Sinise visiting Pearl Harbor troups and taking a tour of the USS Missouri Battleship.
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