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Big Island Speaks to the Eco Traveler Through Technology

It's no secret that Hawai'i, much like the world's most beautiful and diverse ecosystems, has an incredibly fragile landscape. Factor in that we're North America's #1 travel destination, and the dilemma isn't hard to see: How do we keep our environment as pristine as possible (read: not trampled upon), yet continue to appeal to savvy travelers and their en masse arrivals?

Ka'anapali Nights: A New Concert Series on Maui has Roots that Run Deep

[This article appears courtesy of Hawaiian Style Magazine]

The Royal Lahaina Resort's ocean-front concert series that began this past summer is not just about a picture-perfect evening spent absorbing the sounds of crashing waves and slack key guitar. In fact, the Saturday night mele isn’t solely the culmination of two performer’s careers.

Roy Yamaguchi Organizes Feast on the Slopes of Diamond Head

To Celebrate a Milestone, Benefit Culinary Education

Fine food enthusiasts unite! This Sunday, October 5th, 2008, Hawaii's own "local boy who made it big" is throwing himself a party, all in the name of culinary education.

Hotel Hana Maui Entices Return Guests

Daily Resort Credits and Drastically Reduced Room Rates through December

On Maui's secluded North Shore, the Zen-like Hotel Hana Maui sits on a hilltop overlooking turbulent Hawaii seas. But the water might be the only fast-moving thing in Hana; the hotel is a study in relaxation, rejuvenation and spiritual revival. If you've been, you know this.

Hawaii's Superferry Sails On

Hawaii's Superferry announced last week that is has officially transported 125,000 passengers since it's rather turbulent launch in 2007. Whether the equally rocky air carrier marketplace contributed to the Superferry's success is hard to pinpoint.

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Hanalei Colony Offers Links and Spa Combo Packages, Seclusion

Kauai's Hanalei Colony Resort recently launched a "golf and spa" package aimed at golf enthusiasts who like a bit of pampering with their game. The "Tee up & Wind Down" package offers two people rounds of golf at the nearby Princeville Golf Courses, followed by spa treatments at the Hanalei Day Spa.

So-Cal To Maui Private Jet Service, From Pleasant Founders

Former Pleasant Holidays owner and 50-year travel industry entrepreneur Ed Hogan is plunking down nearly $70 million for a pair of top-end Gulfstream G450 jets to launch POSH Private Jet Holidays. The new venture, which spun out of Hogan's Pleasant Aircraft Leasing (that shuttled A-listers and athletes to and fro in private planes), aims to bring South Californians to one of Hogan's two Ha

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Jean-Michel Cousteau Society Teams With Ritz-Carlton Kapalua

Furthering the effort to educate visitors to Maui on why Kapalua is so culturally significant, the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua has launched an "Ambassadors of the Environment" program in partnership with the renowned Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ocean Futures Society. This marks Cousteau's first venture in the State of Hawaii.

Saturday Concert Series in Ka'anapali, A Reunion of Sorts

Ka'anapali's Royal Lahaina Resort launches a 6-concert summer series that begins this Saturday, with the incredibly dynamic duo of Eric Gilliom and Barry Flanagan. The event begins at 6:15 p.m. for those who opt in to a "Dinner and concert" package.

Two Unique Hotels To Watch For, on Maui & Kaua'i

In this neighbor isle issue, we thought we'd put two new hotels on your radar. Each are a study in design, with offerings different from what we've seen across the state in other hotel experiences.

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