Kimchi is largely considered the national food of Korea. By Julie Yaste As a Sonoma County, California, native, I am no stranger to fermentation. My dad used to make his own wine and beer in the garage of our home. … Continued
WAKEA, the sky father, had no sons. He and his wife, Papahanaumoku, the Earth mother, had been blessed with the births of Maui and Hawaii Island, but their only human child was a daughter, Ho‘ohokukalani. As Ho‘ohokukalani grew, so did … Continued
During the latter part of the 19th century and the early part of the 20th, Molokai was infamous for what was then referred to as a leper colony. While it is not known when Hansen’s disease first came to Hawaii, … Continued
The 2015 Kona Coffee Cultural Festival celebrates its 45th anniversary as Hawaii’s oldest food festival with 10 days of fan favorites and dynamic new events all starting Friday, November 6 through Sunday, November 15, 2015. Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Events … Continued
Dining is an art form in Hawaii! Not only do we expect good service and tasty food, we expect a presentation that suits our environment. Whether it’s a plate lunch on the go or a candlelit dinner, restaurants in Hawaii … Continued
OUTRIGGER CANOE RACING IN HAWAII Outrigger canoe racing, also known as regatta racing, is Hawaii’s official team sport, with thousands of paddlers (from keiki to kupuna), out on the ocean practicing or racing for much of the year. In ancient … Continued
Eddie Aikau was well-known for his surfing and lifeguard skills. In 1968 he was the first lifeguard appointed by the City and County of Honolulu at Waimea Bay on Oahu’s North Shore, where he saved over 500 lives. He … Continued
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