How Tall Are the Mountains of Hawaii?


Hawaii is home to the most majestic and tall mountains in the world. The island of Hawaii, also known as the Big Island, boasts the highest mountain in the state, Mauna Kea, which stands at an impressive 13,803 feet (4,207.3 meters) above sea level. This makes it taller than Mount Everest when … Read more

Is Pineapple Grown Any Longer in Hawaii?


Pineapple lovers, have you ever wondered where your sweet and juicy fruit comes from? While many may assume that Hawaii is still a major producer of pineapples, the reality is that the industry has shifted significantly in recent years.  We’ll take a closer look at the history of pineapple cultivation in Hawaii … Read more

What Types of Foods Are Served at a Luau?

A luau is a traditional Hawaiian feast that is often accompanied by music, dancing, and other cultural activities. One of the most important aspects of a luau is the food, which typically includes a variety of traditional Hawaiian dishes.  This blog post will take a look at some of the most popular … Read more

What is a Poke Bowl?


Poke bowls have taken the culinary world by storm in recent years, and for a good reason. Originating from Hawaii, poke bowls are a delicious and healthy alternative to traditional fast food options. A poke bowl is essentially a bowl of sushi with a base of rice or greens topped with raw … Read more

What Are the Traditional Hawaiian Foods and Dishes?


Hawaiian cuisine is a blend of flavors and influences from various cultures, including Polynesian, Chinese, Japanese, and Portuguese. Traditional Hawaiian dishes often feature fresh seafood, tropical fruits, and locally grown vegetables. Some popular traditional Hawaiian foods include poke, lau lau, and kalua pig. These dishes often incorporate traditional Hawaiian cooking methods, such … Read more

What is Kakamora Mythology?

Tiki Makiʻi Tauʻa Pepe (foreground) and Tiki Manuiotaa (background) from the meʻae Iʻipona on Hiva Oa in the Marquesas Islands

Folklore and ghost stories that have been passed down through the years are abundant throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Traditional Hawaiian mythology and religion include connections to prehistoric Polynesian beliefs that the first inhabitants of the islands carried over with them. These beliefs were later molded through time by their relationship with these … Read more

Learn about the historic Royal Hawaiian Hotel


Waikiki Beach is home to the Royal Hawaiian, which is a Historic Hotel that beckons visitors from all over the world with its iconic grandeur, unrivaled authentic Hawaiian friendliness, and tribute to older times. Learn about the history of this resort to understand why Hawaii and the rest of the world hold … Read more

Learn about the Papakolea Green Sand Beach


Papakolea Beach, sometimes referred to as Green Sand Beach or Mahana Beach, is a green sand beach on the Hawaiian island of Hawai’i that is close to South Point in the Kaʻū area. It is one of only four unique green sand beaches in the world, along with: Hornindalsvatnet in Norway Talofofo … Read more

Learn about the Road to Hana in Maui

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The Road to Hana is famous around the world for the natural splendor of its pristine landscapes and majestic waterfalls. It is without a doubt the island’s most popular attraction.  The picturesque drive lies on Maui’s northeast shore. Technically, the route is known as the Hana Highway, and it is marked on … Read more

Learn about visiting Haleakala National Park in Maui


Haleakala National Park Haleakala National Park is an American national park located on the Hawaiian island of Maui. The park is named after Haleakal, a dormant volcano inside its boundaries, and it encompasses 33,265 acres (52.0 sq mi; 134.6 km2), of which 24,719 acres (38.6 sq mi; 100.0 km2) is forest. At … Read more