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Oahu: The Turtle Bay Resort

Oahu:  The Turtle Bay Resort
The nice thing about the Turtle Bay Resort [map] is that, despite its remoteness on the North Shore of Oahu, there are plenty of things to see and do. The resort has hotel suites that all have some sort of ocean view. The hotel is flanked by several beach cottages and ocean villas.  Whichever accommodation you choose, you are certain to be close enough to the beach that you can fall asleep to the sound of the ocean. Hotel suite with a spectacular view of the beach There is a snorkeling beach...
May 29th, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 2
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Easter on Oahu

Easter on Oahu
If Easter eggs and pastel parties are your thing,  you won’t want to miss this weekend’s Easter events on Oahu: Thursday, April 1, 2010, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.:  Windward Mall’s Center Court [map] – The Department of Parks & Recreation will hold its Easter Eggstravaganza in Windward Mall’s Center Court.  Kids can participate in a variety of free Easter arts and crafts activities, as well as decorate their own Easter egg. Saturday, April 3, 2010 @ 9am: Hawaii Children’s...
March 30th, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 1
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Spring on Oahu: Festivals and Events

Spring on Oahu: Festivals and Events
Oahu is home to the largest number of festivals and events in Hawaii. Each year, visitors have the opportunity to experience unique island events that showcase the the state’s rich cultural scene. From March 12-14, experience Pacific Harmony at the Honolulu Festival, Hawaii’s premier cultural event, which promotes understanding, economic cooperation and ethnic harmony between the people of Hawaii and the Pacific Rim region. Dance performances and traditional art demonstrations are displayed...
March 9th, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
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What’s new on Oahu: Shopping spree!

What’s new on Oahu: Shopping spree!
Oahu is a shopping mecca with something for everyone. Home to hundreds of fashionable designer stores as well as markets that carry locally made artwork and handicrafts, visitors are sure to love the shopping experience no matter where they go.  Here are some of the latest stores popping up around the island. Ward Centers [MAP]welcomed two new stores in December 2009. Deuces Hawaii, a local, family-owned online shoe boutique, opened its first retail store at Ward Centre. Deuces Hawaii offers...
February 28th, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
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What’s new on Oahu: Activities galore!

What’s new on Oahu: Activities galore!
The island of Oahu is brimming with fun-filled activities that everyone can enjoy. Visitors to Oahu can choose from a wide variety of outdoor or indoor activities, learning about Hawaii’s unique culture and community.  Here are a few exciting new activities in store for this year. The Battleship Missouri reopened to the public on Jan. 30, following $18 million worth of maintenance and preservation work that began in October 2009. Enhancements to the ship include a fresh coat of paint, improved...
February 25th, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
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What’s new on Oahu: Friendly changes to Aqua hotels

What’s new on Oahu: Friendly changes to Aqua hotels
The island of Oahu, known as the Heart of Hawaii, sets the rhythm of the islands.  Its fabulous hotels and resorts play host to people of all ages and budgets. Oahu’s hotels are constantly updating and adding an array of activities and packages that are sure to make any trip to Oahu unforgettable, leading by example with new improvements, changes and additions on an ongoing basis.  In these last few days of February, I will provide you with the latest updates and attractions here on this happening...
February 24th, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: honolulu, hotels, Oahu, pet-friendly, Waikiki

What’s new on Oahu: Trump International Hotel Waikiki Beach Walk

What’s new on Oahu: Trump International Hotel Waikiki Beach Walk
The island of Oahu, known as the Heart of Hawaii, sets the rhythm of the islands.  Its fabulous hotels and resorts play host to people of all ages and budgets. Oahu’s hotels are constantly updating and adding an array of activities and packages that are sure to make any trip to Oahu unforgettable. leads by example with new improvements, changes and additions on an ongoing basis.  In these last few days of February, I will provide you with the latest updates and attractions here on this happening...
February 23rd, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: featuredarticle, Hawaii, honolulu, hotel, Oahu, trump hotel, Waikiki

Hanauma Bay closed for second day due to box jellyfish

Hanauma Bay closed for second day due to box jellyfish
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February 8th, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
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Save over 50% on Starwood’s Sweet Suite Deal

Save over 50% on Starwood’s Sweet Suite Deal
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January 15th, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
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Obama’s Kailua

Obama’s Kailua
... idyllic towns in the Hawaiian islands, so it’s no wonder the First Family is spending their 10-day holiday vacation on the serene shores of Oahu’s windward coast.  The Obamas arrived on Christmas Eve to a great deal of buzz and excitement.  Even air traffic will be diverted for additional safety precautions.  My friends in Kailua are already on the Obamas lookout, hoping to catch a glance of the family when they sneak away from their luxurious Paradise Point Estates compound. Having...
December 26th, 2009 | byun | Read More | Comments: 1
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Pets welcome at the OHANA Honolulu Airport Hotel

Pets welcome at the OHANA Honolulu Airport Hotel
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December 14th, 2009 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
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The Honolulu Marathon

The Honolulu Marathon
... is one of my favorite Hawaiian bands. At noon — Jake Shimabukuro In addition to the marathon event this morning in town on the south shore of Oahu, the north shore (or country, as locals call it) is hosting its own event in the form of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, which could end by noon today if officials call the event. If you have the fortune of being on Oahu this weekend, enjoy these exciting event offerings! Related places: ...
December 13th, 2009 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: honolulu, honolulu marathon, Kapiolani Park, Oahu, triple crown of surfing

The Third Jewel of the Triple Crown of Surfing

The Third Jewel of the Triple Crown of Surfing
... becomes not just a dangerous ride, but an extremely entertaining show for spectators. Every year, thousands of surfers and bodyboarders travel to Oahu from all ends of the earth to test their skills at this famous spot.  Pipeline earned its reputation early on because it is considered a perfect wave. Depending on the day, surfers go in either direction on the wave. The right is called “Backdoor” and the left is called “Pipeline.” With the swell that brought the Eddie Aikau...
December 10th, 2009 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
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Arbor Day in Waimea Valley

Arbor Day in Waimea Valley
... is free, but be aware that there will be a parking fee of $5.00 per car. Photo courtesy of khowaga1 Tags: featuredarticle, Hawaii, north shore, Oahu, plants, waimea, waimea valley ...
November 2nd, 2009 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
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Family Friendly Fun for Halloween on Oahu

Family Friendly Fun for Halloween on Oahu
Halloween on Oahu can be a howlingly good time if you know where to go.  Here are the top activities for today. Ala Moana Center: 5-7 p.m. Parents can take their keiki to Trick-or-Treat in a fun and safe environment at Ala Moana Center. More than 75 participating stores will offer free candy and treats. Bishop Museum: Treat Street 5:30-8 p.m. Along with trick-or-treating, we will offer a dinosaur-themed costume contest, candy excavation pit, dinosaur tattoo station, and an array of other dinosaur...
October 31st, 2009 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Halloween, Hawaii, Oahu

Honolulu Weekly’s Green Market

Honolulu Weekly’s Green Market
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October 19th, 2009 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
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The first North Shore Yoga Festival

The first North Shore Yoga Festival
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October 16th, 2009 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
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Soul de Cuba Cafe

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October 14th, 2009 | byun | Read More | Comments: 1
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Oahu Day Trips

... almost all year round, is a good choice for the beginner. The “Seven Mile Miracle,” which stretches from Haleiwa to Sunset Beach on Oahu’s North Shore, contains many of the major surf spots on this big wave coast, including Rocky Point, Banzai Pipeline, Ehukai, Waimea Bay, Chun’s Reef, Laniakea, and Sunset Beach. Lessons are given throughout the island. Tags: day trip, kailua, kayaking, north shore, Oahu, surfing ...
August 21st, 2009 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
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Bayfest Hawaii

... for more information or visit the official concert page bayfesthawaii.com. Tags: bayfest, Black Eyed Peas, Kaneohe, music, Music & Nightlife, Oahu ...
July 9th, 2009 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
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