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Ring in the Holidays with The Makaha Sons at Ala Moana Hotel

Ring in the Holidays with The Makaha Sons  at Ala Moana Hotel

There’s no place like Ala Moana Hotel for the holidays—Honolulu’s Landmark Hotel is wishing visitors and kama‘aina a “Makaha Kalikimaka” by serving up a unique Christmas dinner buffet and show featuring the smooth sounds of The Makaha Sons and an exciting special guest. On December 22, 2013, guests can look forward to tasty prime-rib, scrumptious seafood and local favorites like ahi poke and honey-glazed char siu pork belly. 

“The holidays in Hawaii are all about spending time with family over delicious food, great music, and lots of holiday cheer,” said Candace Fujioka, Ala Moana Hotel’s director of catering. “We welcome visitors and kama‘aina to get in the holiday spirit at our lively dinner show featuring one of Hawaii’s most legendary musical groups, The Makaha Sons.”

Hawaii Meth Project Announces Winners of Statewide “Break the Ice” Art Contest

Announcement of social media-driven art contest winners kicks off first-ever national Meth Awareness Week

The Hawaii Meth Project today announced the winners of its statewide “Break the Ice” art contest to kick off the first-ever national Meth Awareness Week, observed November 30 through December 7. The “Break the Ice” art contest was aimed at communicating the risks of methamphetamine, and provided a way for teens to be recognized for their artistic ability while learning about the harmful effects of this drug.

Celebrate This Holiday Season @ Your Library

Celebrate This Holiday Season @ Your Library

The Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) will offer something for everyone during the 2013 Holiday Season - free programs and events statewide - ranging from special Holiday-themed Storytimes, Christmas Concerts and Movies, “Furoshiki: Alternative Gift Wrapping,” to visits with Santa Claus. All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Contact the hosting library as soon as possible for more information or if a sign language interpreter or other special accommodation is needed.

Kahala mall doorbusters for black friday, november 29

Kahala mall doorbusters for black friday, november 29

HONOLULU – For the third year in a row Kahala Mall celebrates Black Friday (November 29, 2013) by opening up at 7 a.m., giving guests the opportunity to shop early for doorbusters with savings of up to 75% off. (see attached for schedule of events and participating stores).


Kahala Mall shoppers who purchase $150 or more in same-day receipts will receive a $10 Kahala Mall gift certificate and a selection of breakfast items from Whole Foods Market accompanied by a complimentary cup of coffee from Starbucks, in the Center Court area of the mall.  To add to the fun, more than 30 prizes and gift cards worth $25 or more will be given away at noon, including a $200 Kahala Mall shopping spree. (must be present to win).


Hawaii's Public Libraries will Observe Thanksgiving Day Holiday

Hawaii's Public Libraries will Observe Thanksgiving Day Holiday

All public libraries will be closed on Thursday, November 28 in observance of the Thanksgiving Day 2013 Holiday.

Kealakekua Public Library (Big Island) will also be closed on Friday, November 29.

Visit www.librarieshawaii.org or call your local library for public service hours.


Polynesian Cultural Center Celebrates Hawaiian Tradition at the Annual Moanikeala Hula Festival

What: 23rd Annual Moanikeala Hula Festival 

Polynesian Cultural Center Offers Festive Holiday Specials for Kamaaina

The Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) is decking the halls for kamaaina this holiday season with two special offers (below) to save money while enjoying the captivating diversity of culture, arts, activities, and entertainment presented by the native people of Polynesia. 

These two holiday special offers are available to Hawaii residents only and are not combinable with any other offers. A valid Hawaii ID is required to show proof of residency. Some restrictions may apply. For more information or to make reservations, please call the PCC’s ticket office at (808) 293-3333 or visit online at www.PCCKamaaina.com

What: Kamaaina Dinner & Show Special