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Lahaina Galleries Opens At The Shops At Mauna Lani, Big Island

Lahaina Galleries will celebrate the opening of their sixth location this weekend, with a newly constructed space at The Shops at Mauna Lani on the Big Island. Owners Jim and Nancy Killett, who opened the first Lahaina Gallery 30 years ago, now own and operate branches in Bend, Oregon; Newport Beach, California; San Francisco; The Shops at Wailea and Lahaina.

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Planetarium And Nasa Astronomy Center Opens On Big Island

'Imiloa, Mauna Kea's shiny new astronomy education center located on the Big Island, has officially opened for business. The $28 million, 40,000 square foot complex was conceived of more than 15 years and constructed with federal funds (through NASA) attained with the aid of Senator Inouye.

North Shore Artist To Watch For: Heather Brown Takes Kokua

When we met Hawaii-based artist Heather Brown, she was sitting under the shade of a banyan tree, in a park on Maui. There, she sold her paintings to passers-by who were drawn in by the vivid colors and stained-glass nature of her images.

Finally, Someone Making (Custom) Scents!

As business after business jumps onboard the "green" bandwagon, it was only a matter of time until the vanity market "tapped in". We recently stumbled across a unique experience at the Four Seasons Maui spa, which makes use of one of the first all-natural artisan perfumes that has Hollywood types clamoring for more.

Turtle Bay Tussle: Vp Expounds On Governor's Preemptive Announcement To "Possibly" Purchase 880-Acre Oahu Resort

There has been a considerable amount of interest surrounding the Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu, especially from travel sellers and North Shore enthusiasts who enjoy the upscale resort.

Monks In Hawaii: Bhutanese Escort Never Before Seen Art, To Somewhere They've Never Seen. Spiritual Enlightenment Ensues

On a particularly calm, low-trade wind day in Kailua, I found myself walking through a multi-million dollar mansion that fronted the ocean. As I crossed a footbridge over a winding swimming pool, past the guest quarters and through the living room, I could make out the colorful prayer flags strewn across the back lawn. Directly facing Kailua Bay, Steve Inglis was tuning up a guitar.

Wellness Tips For The Desk-Locked. Keep It Real At The Office

Like most Americans, I'm venturing to guess you spend a large portion of your day in front of a computer screen. It's no newsflash that our bodies aren't too happy about it: That all-to-familiar position of rounded shoulders hunched forward in Quasimodo fashion -- it ain't good.

B On Hawaii Publisher Airs Travel Report On NBC Morning Show

A brief newsflash: B on Hawaii publisher and founder Brian Berusch has moved his popular "Travel Tuesday" travel report on KHNL's morning show to a coveted new time slot. Hawaii's NBC affiliate will now feature Berusch's "Travel Tuesday" travel report during the new 11:00 to 11:30 a.m. broadcast, which directly follows Matt Lauer and the "Today" show's New York broadcast.

The Contemporary Museum's Misrach Exhibit

A Not-To-Be-Missed Photo Collage

The Contemporary Museum in Oahu's Makiki Heights has perhaps one of the most fascinating and provocative photography exhibits in recent memory. Through March 9, 2008, "On the Beach: Photographs by Richard Misrach", originally initiated by the Art Institute of Chicago, will be on display.

Hotel Hana Maui To Kama'aina: Come Play At Half Price

The Hotel Hana Maui on the Valley Isle's remote North Shore is offering huge kama'aina savings for the next few weeks. Those seeking a tranquil weekend away can save more than $300 per night when asking for the "E kipa mai" special rate.

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