Whale Watching In Maui: Everything You Need To Know

If you’ve ever wanted to see Humpback Whales in their natural habitat, Maui is the place to make that dream a reality. The island’s surrounding waters are a well-known hub for whale activity during the winter months. From November to May every year, about 12,000 North Pacific Humpback Whales migrate south from Alaska and make … Read more

Where To Go Shopping In Maui

Where To Go Shopping In Maui

Maui is usually synonymous with cascading waterfalls, pristine sandy beaches and bottomless Mai Tai cocktails. And while the island certainly has no shortage of these dream vacation staples, it’s a lesser known fact that Maui is a haven for some of the best shopping in all of Hawaii. From luxury and national brand-name stores to … Read more

What You Need to Know About Hawaii Islands

Tired visiting the conventional holiday destinations? Want some escapades? Want to electrify yourself? Then budge to holiday at Hawaii and unravel the inscrutable anonymity of nature. A Short March in the PastHawaii Islands were born thousands of years ago from the underwater volcanic action. The oceanic water nurtured the islands, which developed huge ecosystems. The … Read more

Modern History of Hawaii

Modern history of Hawaii generally begins in the late 1800’s. It was during this period that business and political leaders in Hawaii began to move toward entrance into the United States. In 1887, a group of “concerned businessmen” effectively took control of the country. Then, in 1891, this same group of businessmen, now under the … Read more

Hawaii History from 1700-1898

The history from 1700-1898 marked the first contact with the western world. Captain James Cook’s arrival on Kauai in 1778 is the first recorded arrival of Europeans in Hawaii. In the late 1700’s, Hawaii had become a port of call for many U.S. traders sailing between North America and China. A lucrative trade of supplying … Read more

Ancient Hawaii

In the ancient history of Hawaii, the Big Island is believed to be the first island to be colonized by the Polynesians during the second or third century AD. It seems plausible that by 1000 AD, groups of warring Tahitians had arrived and conquered the Marquesans, who were forced into servitude. In the 12th century, … Read more

History of Hawaii

Hawaii history is a bit like the creation of the islands themselves. Born of volcanic action, Hawaii is part of a large group of islands called Polynesia–which means “many islands”. The Hawaiian islands are the remotest of any islands on earth. Hawaii history is often seen as three distinct periods. Ancient history starts with the arrival … Read more

Functions at Sea: An Ocean of Possibilities

The big, blue Pacific can be the venue for your next gathering. Dolphins can always sense a party. Skimming the waves off the bow of Star of Honolulu, they escort the ship and its guests toward the magnificent Waikïkï sunset. As the stars come out, the festivities flow and the world’s most famous shoreline puts … Read more

Honolulu: A Great City

The Top 10 Reasons Why Honolulu is a Great (Convention) City 1. Location. The advantage of being situated halfway between the United States and Asia and between time zones is hugely significant in today’s business world where accessibility and communication are paramount. This big city is conducive to business while retaining small town reassurance; most … Read more