Makapu’u Legends

Two Legends Of Makapu’u There is a mo’olelo, or legend, of how the famous bodyboarding & bodysurfing place called Makapu’u beach got its name. An ancient legend of a goddess from Tahiti whose name was Makapu’u. She was an ugly goddess with big bubbly eyes,...

Waimānalo, O’ahu

Waimānalo, O’ahu Destination To Paradise – ‘Nalo Town, God’s Country! Waimānalo  in the District of Koʻolaupoko on the island of  Oʻahu , Hawaii. This small windward community is located near the eastern end of the island. In the Hawaiian language...

The Haʻikū Stairs

Stairway To Heaven; The Haʻikū Stairs The area is named “Haʻikū” after the Kahili flower which flourished throughout the area. Located at the east valley wall of Haʻikū Valley, Ko’olau mountain range is what we know as “Stairway To...

Poke

Hawaiian Poke Poke means to slice, section, cut crosswise into pieces; What is poke? Traditional: Poke is a native Hawaiian cuisine; seasoned, diced raw fish, octopus, and/or shellfish. Traditional poke served sliced, cubed, or smashed is seasoned and prepared with...

Waylon Nihipali

Waylon Nihipali, Country Music Songwriter, Singer, & Artist Waylon Nihipali is a Country Music artist & songwriter. He grew up in the Hilo & Puna areas of the “Big Island”, Hawai’i Island. Waylon developed a liking for country music as a...

Splintered Paddle

Kānāwai Māmalahoe, Law of the Splintered Paddle The Splintered Paddle is a precept used by ancient Hawaiians. Centuries later it became Hawaiian law, set in place by King Kamehameha I in 1797. E nā kānaka, E mālama ‘oukou i ke akua A e mālama ho‘i ke kanaka nui...

Big Bend Recreation NV

Big Bend of the Colorado State Recreation Area Destination To Paradise 9th Island Edition A short drive south from the Laughlin casino’s you’ll find one of the best beach-like recreation areas in southern Nevada. Big Bend of the Colorado State Recreation...

WFL Hawaiians

The Hawaiians, WFL; World Football League Hawai’i Professional Football The World Football League (WFL) was a American football league which only lasted a season in a half, playing in 1974 and part of 1975. The league folded midway through its second season....

Hōlei Kalapana

Hōlei, Kalapana, East Hawai’i Island Hōlei is an area near Kalapana in the Puna District on the Big Island of Hawai’i. Hōlei is known for it’s volcanic sea cliffs and crashing waves. Hōlei Sea Arch is a windswept, 90-foot arched lava rock formation...