Articles by lottietagupa

Viewing the Lava Flows

Viewing the Lava Flows October 13, 2010 | What's New | Read More
It’s certainly what drives most visitors to come to the largest island in the Hawaiian Archipelago and it certainly is a memorable experience for most. But no visit to the Big Island is complete without a visit to the active lava flows in Kalapana. Much different from the Hawaii Volcanoes National...

Kolohe’s at Ko’olina

October 13, 2010 | What's New | Read More
You’ll find this modest eatery lagoon-side at the Marriott’s Koolina Beach Club along Oahu’s leeward coast. The tables are positioned just a few feet from the sandy lagoon and each seat offers wonderful ocean and sunset views. Although there are a few seats inside, the outdoor seating is by far...

Resort Brunching the Ihilani Way

October 13, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Pull right up to the ever present bellman at the porte cochere, leave your keys and let the bellmen whisk your car away into a safe parking stall for you. Once inside the resort lobby there is a noticeable calmness and peacefulness that fills the air. No harsh traffic noise, kids screaming or running...

Molokai Hoe 2010 – Who Will Conquer the Kaiwi Channel?

Molokai Hoe 2010 – Who Will Conquer the Kaiwi Channel? October 6, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Canoe Paddling has been a part of Hawaiian heritage since early Polynesians traversed over 2,500 miles of open ocean from the Marquesas to Hawaii navigating only by the waves, wind and stars. Double-hulled sailing canoes were used for long distance voyages of discovery while single-hulled canoes were...

Pu’ukohola – The Hill of the Whale

Pu’ukohola – The Hill of the Whale October 5, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Well, the most difficult part of a cultural experience in Hawaii is deciding which culture to experience. Hawaii is a land of diversity and one can have a different cultural experience for each day of a vacation. But, most are interested in experiencing a bit of the host culture and those experiences...

88th Annual Maui County Fair

88th Annual Maui County Fair October 1, 2010 | What's New | Read More
It’s a weekend of “small kid time” old fashioned fun, the fair is something not to be missed this weekend. The fair is a wonderful experience of the non-touristy side of Maui of Maui life. The very special other side of Maui life. The island that is filled with cultural diversity, hometown values...

26th Annual Kohala Country Fair

26th Annual Kohala Country Fair September 30, 2010 | What's New | Read More
One of the Big Island’s best, the Kohala Country Fair is being held this Saturday  October 2, 2010 between 9a and 4p in Hawi. There will be over 90 booths filled with jewelry, wood crafts, art, furniture, pottery and more. It will be an all day of entertainment. Lots of variety of entertainment...

Na Wahine O Ke Kai – September 26, 2010

Na Wahine O Ke Kai – September 26, 2010 September 24, 2010 | What's New | Read More
It was in the hearts of several Hawaii women to put together a ocean race for women like no other. In the steps of the testosterone driven men during the annual Molokai Hoe, Shelly Gilman, Haunani Campos-Olds, Carleen Ornellas, Sig Tannehill and Rosie Lum formed what is known today as the greatest women’s...

Hawaii’s National Parks – Free Entrance Day

Hawaii’s National Parks – Free Entrance Day September 24, 2010 | What's New | Read More
In celebration of Public Lands Day, the National Park Service will be waiving entrance fees to the following Hawaii parks: Haleakalā National Park Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park Pu’uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park Entrance fees for Haleakalā National Park and Hawai‘i Volcanoes...

Restaurant Week Comes to Kona

Restaurant Week Comes to Kona September 17, 2010 | What's New | Read More
It’s my favorite time of year this period between Labor Day and Thanksgiving when the tourists and crowds have disappeared, but the warm sunny weather is still picture perfect. It is also a time when one can find awesome dining specials in Kailua-Kona. West Hawaii eateries will be joining together...