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Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum

This interesting educational museum in central Maui displays various exhibits about sugarcane and the early years of Hawaii plantation life including the many different immigrant cultures who came to Hawaii to work on the sugarcane plantations. An exhibit about the production of sugarcane features a scale model of a cane crusher. The museum building itself […]

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Haleki‘i-Pihana State Monument

This site has panoramic views of central Maui and consists of two heiaus: Haleki‘i Heiau and Pihanakalani Heiau. Haleki‘i Heiau was rebuilt in 1958 with the goal of replicating the original structure as it looked when it was built, which is thought to have occurred around A.D. 1200. Today the lava foundations and remains of […]

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Aliiolani Hale

Aliiolani Hale—King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center of Hawaii The historic Aliiolani Hale building was the first major Western-style structure built by the Hawaiian monarchy and is notable for its distinctive clock tower. Today the building houses the King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center which features exhibits as well as multimedia presentations on landmark Hawaii […]

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Merrie Monarch Festival

The Merrie Monarch Festival – A Whole Lotta Hula

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Hawaiian Sailing Canoes

New Horizons – Discovering The “Lands Of Rainbows”

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Mission Houses Museum

Mission Houses Museum

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Aloha Shirts

Aloha Shirts

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Queen Kaahumanu

Queen Kaahumanu

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Kamehameha IV

Alexander Liholiho – Kamehameha IV

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Maile

Maile

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Heiau

Heiau – Ancient Hawaiian Temple

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Canoes Of Ancient Hawaii

Canoes Of Ancient Hawaii

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Dole Plantation

Dole Plantation – Where Pineapple Is Still King

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Historic Hulihee Palace

Hulihee Palace: Fit For Royalty

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Oahu Swap Meets

Oahu Swap Meets

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King Kamehameha III

Kauikeaouli – The Reign of Kamehameha III

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King Lunalilo

The Reign of Hawaii’s King Lunalilo

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Prince Kuhio

Prince Kuhio

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Don Ho

Don Ho – Waikiki’s Entertainment Legend

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Hawaiian Quilts

Every Hawaiian Quilt Should Have Inspiration Behind It

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Hawaii Maritime Center, Oahu

The Hawaii Maritime Center – Tracing Hawaii’s Ocean History

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City of Refuge

City of Refuge

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Honolulu Theatre

Honolulu On Stage

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Hawaiian Conch Shells

Hawaiian Conch Shells

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Queen Emma

Queen Emma

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Tikis

Tikis – Symbols of the South Pacific

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hawaii

Hawaiian Language

Native Tongue the Language of the Hawaiian Islands – A Hawaiian Glossary

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Statehood in Hawaii

Statehood In Hawaii – Remembering 1959

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Samoan Fire Knife Dance

The Samoan Fire Knife Dance Adds Sizzle to any Luau

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Hawaii Theatre Center

Hawaii Theatre Center – Pride of the Pacific

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King Kamehameha II

Liholiho – Kamehameha II

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Duke Kanahamoku – Hawaii’s Greatest Athlete

Duke Kanahamoku – Hawaii’s Greatest Athlete

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Koa Wood

Koa – King of Hawaiian Woods

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Dr. Elizabeth Lindsey

Elizabeth Lindsey

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Hawaiian Flower Leis

Gifts Of Aloha – Hawaii’s Flower Leis

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Hawaii Super Stars

Hawaii’s Rising Stars

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Sweetheart Rock

Legend of Sweetheart Rock – Lanai

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King David Kalakaua

King David Kalakaua

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Kava (ʻAwa) Herbal Drink

Kava (know as ʻawa in the Hawaiian language) is a traditional herbal drink made from the root of the tropical shrub, Piper methysticum. In many places, Kava plays a key role in social ceremonies. Pope John Paul sampled it during a visit to the Pacific islands. So did former First Lady Johnson. And although it […]

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Hawaii Gifts & Souvenirs

Made in Hawaii Products

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Polynesian Cultural Center

Polynesian Cultural Center

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Hawaii Attractions

Hawaii Attractions

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The NFL Pro Bowl

The NFL Pro Bowl

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Princess Kaiulani

Princess Kaiulani – Hawaii’s Would-Be Queen

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Queen Liliuokalani

Queen Liliuokalani – Hawaii’s Last Monarch

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Made in Kauai

Made in Kauai

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Niihau

Niihau – The Forbidden Island

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Garden of the Gods

Garden Of The Gods – A Mystery Awaits On Lanai

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King Kamehameha Statue

Kamehameha Statue: Tribute To A King

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Captain Cook Monument

The Life of Captain Cook

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Hawaiian Flowers

Hawaii’s flowers are as beautiful as the islands they represent

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Hawaii’s Entertainers

Hawaii’s Entertainers

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Hawaii State Art Museum

Hawaii State Art Museum

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Hawaii Nature Center

Hawaii Nature Center – Hands-on Environmental Education

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Maui Arts and Culture Center

Maui Arts Cultural Center

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Lanai Petroglyphs

The Petroglyph Mystery – Voices From The Past

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Kawaiahao Church

Kawaiahao Church

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Hawaiian Heirloom Jewelry

Hawaiian Heirloom Jewelry

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Kamehameha the Great

Kamehameha the Great United the Hawaiian Islands

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Kamehameha V

Kamehameha V

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Hawaii’s Monarchy

Hawaii’s Monarchy

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Sounds of Hula

Sounds of Hula

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hawaii music

The Ukulele

Easy to learn but difficult to master, the ukulele is perhaps Hawaii’s most popular musical instrument. From King Kalakaua and Waikiki beach boys to one of Hawaii’s hottest young recording artists, millions of music lovers over the past 125 years have learned to appreciate this four-stringed instrument. History The ukulele was introduced to Hawaii in […]

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Samoan Fire Dance

Tradition The Samoan fire knife dance is more than a popular spectacle that adds sizzle to a Hawaiian luau. It’s a tradition that has been passed from generation to generation, with each adding a new layer of style, boldness, and skill. Letuli Olo Misilagi was the first man to add fire to the traditional Samoan […]

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Hawaiian Christmas Trees

Christmas with a Twist Even the traditional symbols of Christmas come with a twist in Hawai’i. Consider the Christmas tree. An October 25, 1995 headline in a Honolulu newspaper declares, “Christmas tree ship to arrive on Thanksgiving Day.” The article reads: “It’s still a week to Halloween and a month to Thanksgiving, but Matson Navigation […]

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Saimin Noodles

Saimin is a quick and satisfiying culinary treat

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Hawaii Food Festivals

Hawaii Food Festivals – Generous Servings of Warm Aloha Spirit

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Aloha Festivals

Aloha Festivals – Hawaii’s Biggest Party