Articles Tagged ‘Hawaii’

First Oahu farm tour offers insight into island sustainability

November 21, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
The North Shore is home to numerous farms that utilize the rich soil that has nourished various crops for generations. A couple of months ago, I was lucky to be invited on the virgin voyage of Oahu Agri Tours’ North Shore farm tour—a new venture by Annie Suite and Pamela Boyar, the women behind the...

These are a Few of my Favorite Foods (on Oahu)

These are a Few of my Favorite Foods (on Oahu) August 29, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
So ono! That’s what you’re likely to hear about good food in Hawaii. Local for delicious, ono is a local term for darn good food. As the busiest island in Hawaii, Oahu is home to a large number of restaurants, and many of them are very, very good. I’m going to discuss a few casual,...

Where to Get the Freshest Fish in Honolulu

Where to Get the Freshest Fish in Honolulu August 23, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Unless you have a serious aversion or allergy to seafood, there are few better places to dine out on the bounty that’s caught fresh every day than Honolulu. The first settlers of the Hawaiian islands ate seafood as one of their main staples, and why not? Luckily that trend has endured, and has been...

The Best Places to See Oahu’s Flora and Fauna

The Best Places to See Oahu’s Flora and Fauna August 16, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Both on- and offshore, the Hawaiian islands are home to thousands of unique species of flora and fauna, many of which you’ll never see elsewhere. One of the safer and most beautiful places to go snorkeling is Hanauma Bay, a marine preserve just a short drive to the east from Honolulu. It can get...

Where to Stay in Waikiki

Where to Stay in Waikiki August 9, 2010 | Hotels | Read More
There are a select number of hotels that actually sit right against the sand of Waikiki beach, and it would be hard to go wrong with any of them. Stays at a place like the Outrigger Reef are at cheaper prices than some of the area competition, but they’re still always comfortable, with high standards,...

Prime Spots for a Sundowner Cocktail in Honolulu

Prime Spots for a Sundowner Cocktail in Honolulu July 28, 2010 | Nightlife | Read More
For the most calm and relaxing beach bar in town, the colonial stylings of the Beach Bar at the Westin are your best bet. Situated on prime Waikiki beachfront property under a banyan tree, the bartenders and cocktail blends are top-notch, using only the freshest ingredients. You haven’t had a mai...