‘Ono Kaukau: Spam Musubi

‘Ono Kaukau: Spam Musubi Spam Musubi Derived from Japanese onigiri omusubi or rice balls, Spam Musubi has become one of the most popular foods throughout Hawai’i and now even on the mainland. The savory block of rice & Spam wrapped in nori was created...

Hawaiian Independence

Lā Kū‘oko‘a Hawaiian Independence Day November 28 is Lā Kūʻokoʻa – The Hawaiian Independence Day On November 28, 1843 Great Britain issued a formal joint declaration with France guaranteeing Hawaiian independence. The United States pursued an independent policy with...

LGS Radio Show 11-28-21

On Air 11-28-21 LGS Vegas Hawaiian Radio Show Little Grass Shack Radio Show Segments Hawaiian Word of the Day – Ka Hua ‘Ōlelo O Ka Lā: La Ku‘oko‘a – Definition: Kingdom Of Hawai’i Independence Day Topic From The Tropic: Lā Kū‘oko‘a: November...

LGS Radio Show 11-21-21

On Air 11-21-21 LGS Vegas Hawaiian Radio Show Little Grass Shack Radio Show Segments Hawaiian Word of the Day – Ka Hua ‘Ōlelo O Ka Lā: moʻo kūʻauhau – Definition: Genealogy Topic From The Tropic: Hilo Sampan Bus LGS WTF?! (What The Fact): Hilo Sampan...

Hilo Sampan Bus

Hilo Sampan Bus Uniquely Hilo A Hilo taxi driver by the name of Fukumatsu Kusumoto felt taxi fares were too expensive and wanted to provide lower, cost-effect means of public transportation for Big Island residents and visitors, mainly Hilo wharf and it’s...

Ke’elikōlani Middle School

Ke’elikōlani School Princess Ruth Princess Ruth Ke’elikōlani Middle School On September 17, 2021, Central Middle School (Honolulu) was renamed back to its original moniker, Princess Ruth Ke’elikōlani Middle School in honor of Princess Ke’elikōlani. The effort to...

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...