Hilo Celebrates Merrie Monarch Festival’s 50th Year

Once a year in Hilo, the start of the Merrie Monarch Festival brings the local community and visitors from around the world together for a cherished Island tradition–h??ike, an exhibition of hula and music. This year, the Festival Committee coordinated a special ho’ike to honor the 50th year celebration of the Merrie Monarch Festival, which began in 1963. The week long festival normally runs from Sunday to Saturday. During the week you can be entertained by free hula demonstrations at… Read More


OPEN HOUSE: Experience the Luxury of Condo Living at Kaulana at Kona in Keauhou Resort

OPEN HOUSE: Noon to 4 PM, Wednesday, March 6 MLS 258939 — Offered at $535,000 – Kaulana at Kona Unit A-207 – Map & Directions View MLS 258939 property details, additional photos and map Kaulana at Kona in Keauhou Resort Kaulana is a luxurious residential alternative in Kona. If you are looking for a property that has it all, Kaulana at Kona offers spaciousness, a contemporary feel, proximity to all the attractions and amenities of the Kona Coast and, of course, great views. Talk about… Read More


Sharing the Legacy of Hula: From the Big Island of Hawaii to New York City!

A Six-Generation Hawaiian Hula Legacy to Take Center Stage at New York City’s Peter Norton Symphony Space – June 3, 2011 A story until now untold about six generations of Hawaiian women, masters of hula, who propelled preservation of Hawaiian arts into the 21st century will be shared by the Beamer-Solomon Halau O Po’ohala (hula school) from Waimea, Island of Hawaii, at New York City’s Peter Norton Symphony Space on Broadway at 8 p.m., Friday, June 3, 2011. Called “Eia… Read More


Merrie Monarch Week in Hilo

I look forward to the Merrie Monarch Festival every year. The week is full of activities around town. The streets and retail shops seem to be busy and we have new, albeit temporary, venues offering Hawaiian food. You see more lau lau and small tubs of poi in the stores and the Big Island air is just filled with the aloha spirit.


 

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