Saturday, May 23, 2009
An introduction to military memorials and monuments in Hawaii including the Hawaii State Veterans Memorial, the Memorial to Fallen Hawaiian Warriors, the Hawaii Vietnam and Korean War Memorial, the Brothers in Valor Memorial, the National Cemetery of the Pacific, the Haleiwa Beach War Memorial, the USS Arizona, USS Bowfin, USS Missouri, and USS Oklahoma Memorials, and others. I like to plan a day around visiting Hawaii military monuments and military museums on Memorial Day, Flag Day, Veteran's Day, and Pearl Harbor Day.
Military Monuments in Hawaii Military Museums in Hawaii Military Bases in Hawaii
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Friday, May 22, 2009
The Manoa Valley Theatre is a theater company with its own 150-seat theater in the beautiful Manoa Valley of Honolulu. The theater's productions are primarily Broadway and Off-Broadway plays, musicals, and other contemporary, mainstream stage productions. The Manoa Valley Theatre recently announced the six plays and musicals they will be performing during their 2009-2010 season.
Manoa Valley Theatre Photo and Schedule Small Community Theaters on Oahu Large Performing Arts Centers on Oahu Other Manoa Valley Attractions
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Wednesday, May 20, 2009
The 2009 cookbook published by the Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) is now available and it is called "A Taste of HECO: Pupu & Desserts". The recipes are presented on a pop-up stand that makes them easy to see while cooking. Proceeds from cookbook sales benefit the Aloha United Way. HECO cookbooks can be purchased at Hawaiian Electric Company customer service offices in Honolulu or mail ordered.
2008 and 2009 HECO Cookbooks Other Cookbooks From Hawaii Recipes From Hawaii
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Monday, May 18, 2009
Friday, May 08, 2009
Special Mother's Day events in Hawaii include a "Brunch with the Stars" in West Oahu featuring Henry Kapono, John Cruz, and Yvonne Elliman, Na Leo's 25th anniversary concert at the Hale Koa Hotel, an outdoor concert in Waikiki featuring the talented young Abrigo Ohana trio, and a Kona Orchid Society Show on Hawaii Island. Other Mother's Day events in Hawaii include special brunches, cruises, and fashion shows on several different islands. This article also includes ideas for Hawaii-theme Mother's Day gifts.
Ideas for Celebrating Mother's Day in Hawaii Mother's Day Events in Hawaii
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Friday, May 01, 2009
In April of 2009 the National Trust for Historic Preservation included Lanai City on its list of the eleven most endangered historic places in the United States. The National Trust considers Lanai City to be "the last remaining intact plantation town in Hawaii". The Trust considers Lanai City to be endangered because the town owner has applied for a permit to tear down several historic buidings to make way for commercial development.
Why Lanai City is Considered Endangered Photos of Lanai Attractions Visitor's Guide to Lanai Island
May 1st is Lei Day in Hawaii and on that day, almost everybody in Hawaii wears a flower lei, from little kids in school to executives at Hawaii's top corporations. 2009 Lei Day events and Lei Day Weekend events in Hawaii include a Waikiki Lei Day Festival in Kapiolani Park, a John Cruz concert at the Hawaii State Art Museum, The annual Brothers Cazimero Lei Day Concert at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center, the Kauai Museum Lei Day Festival, the Lanai School Lei Day Concert, and many more. For more information see:
How Lei Day is Celebrated in Hawaii 2009 Lei Day Events in Hawaii
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