Hawai'i Island

Vanna & Sajak Head To Waikoloa, Wheel of Fortune in Tow

A bit from the weird and wacky... Pat and Vanna (otherwise known as "Sajak" and Playboy cover model, May, 1987) are headed to the Big Island of Hawaii, and want you to come watch a live taping of "Wheel of Fortune".

It's The Year of the Paniolo. Time For a Rodeo, Hawaiian Style

The Big Island's Parker Ranch will host their 46th Annual Independence Day Rodeo and Horse Races on Friday, July 4, in Waimea.

Keali'i Reichel: Innate Authenticity

[as appeared in Hawaiian Style magazine]

The label "musical artist and kumu hula"—while impressive—doesn't do much justice in defining Keali'i Reichel.

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Big Island Film Festival Lights Up Silver Screen In Lavaland

It’s that time of year again—when the silver screens on the Big Island of Hawaii upstage the flowing of lava, and any other natural haps. The 2008 Big Island Film Festival, taking place May 15 – 18 at the Waikoloa Resort, will feature 58 films from 8 countries.

Meet Richard Ha: Big Isle Farmer That's Changing The World...

...One Tomato at a Time

In our never-ending quest to provide you, dear reader, with the latest and greatest in sustainable culinary happenings (among other things), we came across a rather unique individual whom we felt compelled to share with you.

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The Voice Of Hawaii: Makaha Sons - To Play Hilo, Honolulu, Maui

Makaha Sons, without question, are the voice of Hawaii. For over 30 years, their ethereal, hauntingly pleasant harmonies have provided the soundscape for all things Hawaiiana. They have won every Hawaiian music award there is to win-and played events from Ni'ihau to Nu'uanu.

Kona Brewers Fest: Line 'em Up, Knock 'em Back, Repeat. Every March

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Get Green: Drink Organic Suds From Kona Brew Co.

Long before Kona Brewing Company decided to be a sponsor of this newsletter, we were huge fans of its product.

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Art-Themed Lounge Opens At Hawaii's Fairmont Orchid

This week, the Fairmont Orchid on Hawaii Island's Kohala Coast opened the Luana Lounge. While it takes more than a new bar or restaurant to find it's way into this newsletter, we want to spotlight this venture for one very good reason.

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A Respite That Rivals Any: Kona Village Lulls The Senses

In the not so distant past, a certain web site and newsletter publisher/freelance writer found himself in Kona for the weekend. There was a culinary festival of sorts going on in Keauhou Bay. There were meetings in town and dinners at Huggo's (yum: more on this later).

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