From the HawaiiVog archives (Dec. 29, 2005). The brand new Science Adventure Center at Bishop Museum. This facility is incredible.
From the HawaiiVog archives (Dec. 26, 2005). Madness. A pile of gift cards overwhelmed our common sense and led us to Ala Moana Center the day after Christmas... the second biggest shopping day of the year.
From the HawaiiVog archivse (Nov. 18, 2005). Bishop Museum presents an annual family festival for Christmas called "Candy Cane Lane," with food, music, games, crafts, rides, and other goodies.
From the HawaiiVog archives (Nov. 18, 2005). The self-guided factory tour at the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut plantation on the Big Island of Hawaii. Though packed with machines, I was surprised how much work is still done by hand.
From the HawaiiVog archives (Oct. 9, 2005). The Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii held its annual "Splendor of China" festival (formerly the Taste of China) at the Neil Blaisdell Center.
From the HawaiiVog archives (Sept. 5, 2008). A trip with the family to historic Haleiwa town on the North Shore of Oahu in Hawaii. It's a beautiful place somewhat clogged with tourist traffic. The key draw for many is shave ice.
From the HawaiiVog archives (Sept. 4, 2005). The members of the Yamanashi Kyoyukai Friendship Club in Honolulu hold their annual picnic at McCoy Pavillion in Ala Moana Park.
From the HawaiiVog archives (Aug. 23, 2005). The University of Hawaii Alumni Association developed a fundraiser in which you could trade a fistful of dollars for a tiny piece of history.
From the HawaiiVog archives (Aug. 13, 2005). On a recent Saturday morning, I got up at the crack of dawn and drove into Waikiki to participate in the American Heart Association's annual charity HeartWalk.
From the HawaiiVog archives (Aug. 13, 2005). Chinese cultural groups from all over the state and the world converged on Ala Moana Beach Park for the annual Dragon Boat races.