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EXCLUSIVE FEATURE: The Paskowitz Family Interview

The World's Most Unconventional Surf Family Talks About Life After The Film

Once in a great while you'll catch wind of a truly fascinating story. As a journalist, I often hope it's one that's both true, and one I can track down the characters of. The story you're about to read came to us through a screening of the film Surfwise, at the Maui Film Festival a few years back.

Nobu Matsuhisa Cooks for You, Is Inspired by MA`O

A Week of Events Offers Patrons the Chance to Sip Cocktails, Eat Omakasa with the Restaurateur

Nobu enthusiasts rejoice: The man himself will be on O`ahu from February 9 – 12, 2010, to eat, drink and prepare his signature fare just for you. The global restaurateur will also work closely with MA`O Organic Farms to design an omakase menu inspired by the harvest of produce from the Waianae-based outfit.

World Renown Zhi Gang Sha to Speak at Kauai Wellness Expo

On January 30th and 31st, The Mind Body & Spirit Exposition folk will host the Total Wellness Expo on the island of Kauai. The event, sponsored by Inspiration Wellness Journal, will feature Mater Zhi Gang Sha as the keynote speaker—a title that went to Deepak Chopra last year.

Slack Key Masters Head to SoCal; An Ukulele Legends Show Back Home

Two Separate Events an Ocean Apart Spread Top Tunes

Fortunate to have a very loyal (and vocal!) readership base in Southern California, we at B on Hawaii are happy to share some aloha headed east from the islands. On January 24, at 2:00 p.m., the 3rd Annual SoCal Slack Key Festival will take place at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center.

Kapalua Villas to be Managed by Outrigger

A Sit-Down with GM TJ Oesterling on the Changes to Come

Those that have been following the developments at Kapalua know that here, in one of the most spectacular locales on Maui (and the entire island chain), things have been evolving for the better part of two years.

Bee's Gold: Spend a Week Learning the Art of Beekeeping

While it may be a tad early to start thinking about your plans for Valentine's Day, consider this: In the Ka`u district of Hawai`i's Big Island, certified permaculturist and beekeeper Alison Yahna is offering a 5-day crash course in beekeeping, and you're invited.

Sneak Peak: Jean-Georges' Kauai Grill

An Interview with JG's Chef de Cuisine Colin Hazama a Week Prior to Opening

Colin Hazama, chef de cuisine of Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Kaua`i Grill at the newly unveiled St. Regis Princeville may be the most fortunate 28-year-old chef in America. We sat down with Hazama at a table hovering over Hanalei Bay, just days before he was set to open the pinnacle restaurant at what is being hailed at Hawaii's most luxurious resort.

Hidden Gem: BBQ Joint in Waimanalo Draws a Crowd

If you're anything like us, you love the melding of cultures here in Hawai`i as much as the wild flavors of cuisine that have come from them. But let's face it: Every now and again you crave good 'ole slow-smoked Southern BBQ. Sweet Home Waimanalo is scratching that itch, o'er yonder on the east shore of O`ahu.

New Halele'a Spa to use Malie Organics

When Dana Roberts launched her Malie Organics line of spa products, she was looking to share the healing properties of botanical elements found throughout Hawai`i with those who would appreciate them most. She found a symbiotic partnership at Halele'a Spa in the St. Regis Princeville, where, as far as she knows, they are the only spa in the world to use taro for body treatments.

Ian Schrager and Marriott Join Forces with Honolulu Boutique Hotel, This April, Chef Morimoto In Tow

Hold on to your hipster gear: Edition Hotels will debut in Honolulu this Spring. The buzz has been circulating for nearly a year that traditionally staid hotel brand Marriott was set to launch a line of boutique properties with nightlife impressario and Ian Schrager, the "Father of the boutique hotel movement".

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