Archive for June 2012

Ciao Time!

Get a true taste of Sicily at this Beach Walk gem. Hardly anyone ever questions the authenticity of Japanese cuisine here in Hawai‘i—whether a hole-in-the-wall eatery or award-winning establishment, diners agree that Hawai‘i can hold its own amongst its Tokyo… More >

Twisted Tea

RumFire takes a tradition to the next level. Get ready to let your hair—and put your pinkies—down. RumFire’s new Spiked Tea brings the genteel habit of yesteryear straight into the new millennium. As RumFire asserts, “This is not your Tutu’s… More >

HI Tee

You know you love Hawai‘i! So, why not wear your heart on your sleeve with these T-shirts inspired by the Aloha State? Photos: Leah Friel **Also available at various surf shops throughout Waikiki 88 Tees 2168 Kalakaua Ave., (808) 922-8832… More >

Coffee Talk (and Shop)

There’s nothing like a freshly brewed cup of coffee to start a full day of sightseeing and shopping. When you’re here in Hawai‘i, a perfectly prepared cup of full-flavored Kona coffee is a definite must, and Island Vintage Coffee has… More >

View to a Thrill

Oceanfront dining without the price tag, Queen’s Surf Café and Lanai is truly a hidden gem. Nestled toward the Diamond Head side of Waikiki, the low-key café serves breakfast all day—we love the eggs benedict with smoked salmon and the… More >

Rise and Dine

Start the day off right with a hunger-busting breakfast. It may be the most important meal of the day, but breakfast need not be utilitarian. Yes, it’s where you’ll get your store of energy for the adventures that lie ahead… More >

Globetrotter Gear

Fashion meets functionality at Rimowa, the first choice in travel gear for the international jetsetter. Founded in 1893, Rimowa has become known the world over for its German-designed hard-sided premium aluminum and polycarbonate luggage and suitcases that are durable yet… More >

Music Man

Slack-key King Cyril Pahinui spreads the aloha. On a cool relaxing mid-week night in Waikiki, everybody wants a moment with 62-year-old traditional Hawaiian musician Cyril Pahinui. And it’s no wonder. The guy is a certified living legend as a master… More >

HI Society

The Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks has evolved while always contributing to the community. It may not have been profound or even deliberate, but in 1901, Hawai‘i took a baby step toward establishing statehood when a Benevolent and… More >

Get Into the Swing of Things

It can be argued that there is nothing more relaxing than teeing up, and whacking a golf ball as far as you can at the famous Ala Wai Driving Range. Just a hop, skip and a jump away from Waikiki… More >

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