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The Christmas traditions of Hawaii is a labor of love and creativity. Hawaiians import their Xmas trees long before the season arrives from across the Pacific Ocean, which arrive on the Xmas Tree Ship. They look for the best grand firs, noble, and other popular varieties of fir or pine. Many grow their own trees in their backyard. More creative Hawaiians create Xmas trees by decorating the Palm trees for outdoor displays and they substitute Santa Claus’s sleigh and reindeer w
(We must never forget the changes of history and the many lessons taught) The military history of Oʻahu during WW2 is well known. The attack on Pearl Harbor was the turn point for America’s entrance into the war on December 7th, 1941. What may not be well known is Maui’s military contributions to WW2. The island had the largest Naval Air Station in the world at the time in Puʻunēnē (central Maui) and throughout the war Maui was the training ground for tens of thousands of tro
KAANAPALI - Tap-tap-tap-tap... the familiar sound of the Polynesian wood carver invariably attracts a crowd here, as an expert wields one of 20 special chisels and a keawe wood mallet to fashion turtles, whales tales and tiki warriors that will find a new home on the Mainland. Known as Laki (it is easier for visitors to remember), the powerfully built man who wears size XXXX-L T-shirts and has scars on his right ankle from slips of the chisel is one of a half-dozen or more ar
The canoe was a principal means of travel in ancient Hawaiʻi. Canoes were used for inter-village coastal and interisland travel, while trails within the ahupuaʻa provided access between the uplands and the coast. Most permanent villages initially were near the sea and sheltered beaches, which provided access to good fishing grounds as well as facilitating canoe travel between settlements. At about the same time of Christopher Columbus crossing the Atlantic to America (he was