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You are planning your yearly winter vacation and you want to spend the holidays somewhere truly different. Why not escape the winter weather with a trip to a fabulous tropical island? Don’t bother breaking out your passports, the Hawaiian island of Oahu is the...

Fun Winter Activities to Enjoy Outdoors

 

Warm breezes, swaying palm trees, pristine beaches, and warm Pacific waters welcome you during Oahu winters. With the sun shining high overhead and temperatures hovering in the high 70s year-round, every month is ideal for a tropical beach vacation on...

In the modern day, the conch is a commercial symbol of Hawaii and is featured in various pop culture scenes, such as the children's show "Spongebob SquarePants." However, this whimsical shell holds both historical and religious significance to Native Hawaiians and continues to represent a...

Introducing the Rare Hawaiian Monk Seal

Neomonachus Schauinslandi, more commonly known as the Hawaiian Monk Seal, is not only one of the rarest seals found in U.S. waters but one of the most endangered species on the planet. These beautiful animals are native to Hawaii and are...

The Hawaiian language was originally an oral language, with no written version. All stories, traditions, and myths could only be passed down and shared through chants, hula, and song. Out of the necessity of needing it to be easy to remember for...

Many say that "da-kine" is a catch-all phrase used to fill in a mental blank when talking, much similar to "um" or whatchamacallit". While this is mostly true there are a handful of other ways this term is used:

WORDS WE SHOULDN'T USE:  "Da-Kine" can be...

CHANCE is the possibility of something happening. We use this word a lot in Hawaii. The original translation or the root of the word basically remains the same in most of the ways that it is used, so keep that in mind when you hear...

Let's Talk Story: Ohana and Hanai are words commonly used in Hawaii. Learn their literal translation, as well as the translation that it has evolved into today.

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