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B On Hawaii Silent Auction Raises Funds For Childrens' Scholarships

A brief yet extremely important aside: Thanks to the silent auction donators and those who bid on items, we at B on Hawaii will be able to sponsor at least two children for the home schooled/special needs educational program offered at Diamond Head Theatre.

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Germs On Your Mind? Keep Them Off Your Head, For Starters

Recently, we were contacted by an entrepreneur who launched a product line that seems to have your health in mind. Arlene Rosenstein is a former travel industry associate who now sells disposable headrest covers that affix to any airplane seat, train seat, even movie-theatre seat.

Vino Kapalua To Close, More Sansei To Come

B On Hawaii Exclusive With Restuarateurs D.K. Kodama and Chuck Furuya

It's always exciting when our one-man, twice monthly operation scoops every weekly – and even daily – news outlet in the state. Here's a little inside information B on Hawaii style; from the source, before it hits the wire.

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Outrigger Renovates Maui Condo...And Looks To Bali

Beyond Tahiti, New Zealand And Australia: Hawaii's "Family Hotel" Looks To Bali

The job of traveling the Hawaiian Islands and sampling all of the accommodations the Aloha State has to offer is not without its perks. I have stayed at the top of the line resorts, slumbered in out-of-the-way inns and adventured at everything in between.

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Oahu's Top Chefs Fill Your Belly For Charity

There are only a few times a year that you have the opportunity to attend a dining event that has offers a selection of dishes from your favorite Oahu eateries.

B On Hawaii Celebrates One Year Anniversary!!!

Hawaii's Tropical Gardens Receive Major Funding

A bit of good news for all the botanists, science geeks and general appreciators of all things flora and fauna-related. The National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) was awarded the hefty sum of $900,000 in grant funding, which will go towards the construction of a new research center and general operating expenses.

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Starwood Initiates A Win-Win Teen Tourism Program: Kauai High Tourism Students Reach Out To Inbound Teens, Share Culture

It is no secret that the teen travel market is the hardest to please -- ask any parent of a teenager. While an exciting age (in theory), it's one plagued by awkwardness more often than confidence, and the will to deem anything defined popular by society (or parents), "totally uncool."

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Peter O'toole, Brad Pitt, Roberto Benigni, Richard Burton...: Stars Shine On Maui During Weekly Film Festival Screenings

Barry Rivers, the brains behind the ongoing event that is the Maui Film Festival, has asked us at B on Hawaii to share upcoming film schedules at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center in Kahului, Maui. If you don't already know, Rivers shows films in two venues at the MACC; the FirstLight Academy Screenings and the CandleLight Cafe & Cinema. Both are wonderful viewing opportunities if you find yourself in central Maui during the early evening.

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Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, To Get Major Overhaul

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua will close during an extensive $95 million renovation, directly following the 2007 Kapalua Wine & Food Festival, to be held the final weekend in June. Perhaps the bigger story is in the numbers: The hotel will transform its current 548 rooms in to 363 renovated guestrooms and 107 one and two-bedroom full-ownership "Residential Suites". Although the "T" word (timeshare) is strictly forbidden by Ritz-Carlton, the suites will in fact be available for rental to the public.

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