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Posts published in August 2019

Your Guide to Hawaiian Holidays

Hawaii has an incredibly rich history and culture. Throughout the year we celebrate holidays that are unique to Hawaii – in fact, there are three state holidays that are unique to Hawaii as well as others that our brought here from other areas.

Prince Kuhio Day

Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day is honored all over Hawaii on March 26. Parades, canoe races & luaus commemorate this great prince who improved the lives of his Hawaiian people. Born in 1871, he was elected to the US Congress and gained reelection an astounding 10 times. He was very influential in helping pass the 1920 Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, which provides homesteads for Native Hawaiians.

King Kamehameha I Day

King Kamehameha Day was established on December 22,1871 by King Kamehameha V. The day honors his Great Grandfather, King Kamehameha I who united all the Hawaiian Islands in 1832. This day is celebrated by …

The Everygirl’s Guide to the Hawaiian Islands

The summer after I graduated from college, I took my first trip to Hawaii. From the moment I walked off the plane, my entire body instantly relaxed, and it didn’t take much longer for me to fall in love with everything the islands have to offer — with beautiful beaches, award-winning restaurants, and a thriving international community, who wouldn’t?

A little over a year later, I packed my bags and moved to Hawaii. Since then, I’ve gotten married, bought my first house, and really made Hawaii my home. I know it probably sounds crazy, but I promise a visit to Hawaii will change your life, all you have to do is make the trip!

If you’ve been dreaming of an island vacation, consider this your ultimate guide to the Hawaii.

The Islands

Did you know that there are eight major islands that comprise Hawaii? Each one has a unique …