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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

Louis Vuitton Arts Education Scholarship awarded to REHAB patient-artist Sarah White

Louis Vuitton Arts Education Scholarship awarded to REHAB patient-artist Sarah White
Louis Vuitton awarded its second Louis Vuitton Arts Educationscholarship to Sarah White as part of the commitment to the Creative Arts Program at Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific (REHAB). The announcement was made at REHAB’s annual Art from the Heart fundraiser November 7.

Kahala Mall Debuts New Valet Service this Weekend

Kahala Mall Debuts New Valet Service this Weekend

HONOLULU – To better serve shoppers during the holiday season, Kahala Mall announced a new weekend valet service starting on Saturday, November 16.  Mall visitors will be able to valet their vehicle outside of the Macy’s Men’s Store on the corner of Waialae and Kilauea avenues during mall hours for $6. Beginning December 14 the service will be extended to daily through December 24.

“We decided to provide this new parking amenity during the holiday rush to make it easier for shoppers during this busy time of year,” said Floyd Williamson, Kahala Mall General Manager.  “We expect it to be a big hit, and will consider extending the weekend service into the new year.”

Kahala Mall Ho Ho Holiday Happenings!

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Toyota 2014 Dream Car Art Contest

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Toyota 2014 Dream Car Art Contest

Toyota Hawaii is inviting all Hawaii student artists age 15 years and younger to create a drawing of “Your Dream Car” for Toyota Hawaii’s 2014 Dream Car Art Contest. Original, hand-drawn entries must be submitted by January 31, 2014 to any Toyota dealer statewide or mailed to Toyota Dream Car Art Contest, P.O. Box 2788, Honolulu, Hawaii 96803-2788. Entry forms and rules are available online now at ToyotaHawaii.com and at all Toyota Hawaii Dealerships. One lucky winner could receive a trip to Japan to participate in the Toyota Motor Corporation world competition, while Hawaii finalists will receive an iPad Mini® with Retina Display or cash. New this year, Toyota Hawaii will award five teachers throughout the State of Hawaii a $250 gift card for art materials and supplies.

 

 

Polynesian Cultural Center's Christmas Lagoon Presents One-Of-A-Kind Holiday Celebration in Hawaii

Polynesian Cultural Center's Christmas Lagoon Presents One-Of-A-Kind Holiday Celebration in Hawaii

- Oahu students can enter Christmas Lagoon Art Contest, win tickets to special preview -

The Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) is presenting a fun and exciting winter wonderland celebration this holiday season that is being offered nowhere else in Hawaii – highlighted by a canoe ride on its beautiful lagoon. 

Called Christmas Lagoon: The Light Within, this annual holiday experience is a festival of musical performances, beautiful displays, and hands-on arts and crafts that takes place on nine days – December 13, 14, 16 through 21, and 23 – starting each evening at 6:30 p.m. 

Hawaii State Library Offers Centennial Anniversary Events in November

Hawaii State Library Offers Centennial Anniversary Events in November

The Hawaii State Library (HSL) continues to celebrate its Centennial Anniversary in November.  The Library, located at 478 South King Street, opened on February 1, 1913.  An historical exhibit about the Library will be featured in the First Floor Reading Room throughout the celebration.  In addition to its regular Saturday morning Children’s Storytimes in the Edna Allyn Room (EAR), the Library will offer free special programs and new exhibits each month during its Centennial year.  All children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.  The following November programs are scheduled:

•             Lobby exhibit: November 4-30 – “The Historical Doll Collection of the Hawaii State Library”

•             November 2, 10:30 a.m., EAR Mural Room – “Special Children’s Storytime.” Keiki preschool age and older are invited to join