Keep Your Senses About You

Literally, In These Transitional Times

The way we live, work, play and rejuvenate is adapting. With so much negative news on the airwaves, it's about time we began seeing a major shift in how we process global happenings vs. what affects our daily lives.

Pride Mountain Vineyards on Lana'i for Holiday Dinner, You're Invited

The opportunity to sip some of the finest Viognier from Sonoma doesn't present itself every day. Nor does soaking in the ambiance that is Lana'i's Lodge at Koele. Experience the winning combination of these, plus the exquisite fare of Chef Fabrice Huet on Sunday, December 21, while you mingle with the Pride Mountain family of winemakers in the highland climes of The Pineapple Isle.

Kaua'i Wellness Expo to Feature Deepak Chopra in January

Deepak Chopra will hold his second speaking engagement in two years on January 26, this time on Kaua'i, during the 5th Annual Kaua'i Wellness Expo 2009. Chopra will host a VIP reception from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday evening, followed by his lecture. He will then sign books until 10:30 p.m., promoting his newest release, entitled "Jesus, An Enlightenment Story".

Anthony Quinn: An Inside Look at a Hollywood Legend, and his Hawaiian Ties

A few years back, we were fortunate enough to meet Katherine Quinn; the widow of Hollywood legend Anthony Quinn. We learned that Mr.

Train with Triathlon Experience Package at Kona Village

The majestic Kona Village Resort on the Island of Hawai'i has pitted itself as home base for a unique triathlon training experience, starting in mid-January and extending through February 1, 2009.

Hawaiian Language Classes Open To All at Waikoloa

Kudos go out to the Waikoloa Beach Resort for a new program recently started at "The Studio" in the Queens' Marketplace, whereby guest speakers offer Hawaiian language classes to interested participants.

Winemaker Weekend at Hotel Hana Maui: A First

This weekend (beginning November 22nd), the bucolic retreat known as the Hotel Hana Maui will host a pair of back-to-back events celebrating the arrival of Dr. Jerry Seps of Storybook Mountain Winery from Napa, California. One of the most storied Zinfandel producers in California's history, Dr.

The Year of Bev Gannon: A Celebration, a New Book, TV Appearances, The White House and more

This year, renown chef (and Hawaii Regional Cuisine movement founder) Beverly Gannon is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Hali'imaile General Store with a benefit event worthy of the trek upcountry, Maui. But that's not all she's up to: Gannon just might be the busiest Maui chef at press time.

Soak in the Culture, Creativity and Costumes of Hula at Moku O Keawe this November

It's no surprise that hula is a way of life for many here on the islands. But not many are aware of the huge presence of hula throughout Asia, California, Europe and throughout the rest of Polynesia too. This was the inspiration for the Moku O Keawe International Festival, which takes place this year (2008) from November 6 – 9 at the Waikoloa Beach Resort on the Island of Hawai'i.

Life in Hawai'i: A Positive Sensory Overload

What is it about Hawaii that attracts visitors by the thousands and keeps them coming back year after year? Besides the obvious miles of endless beaches, warm tropical climate and crashing waves of the Pacific... Could it be as simple as a feeling they get from being here?

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