The fiscal cliff and financial issues that surround our nation are starting to really hit home. In some disturbing news, United States Senator Mazie Hirono warned us all of huge budget cuts, job losses and furloughs that may be heading to Hawaii as a result of the financial issues that our nation is facing.
Anecdotes, Stories and Interesting Tidbits
Kaka’ako is one of those areas on Oahu that is really starting to sprout up nicely. Already known for holding major events and having a great art scene, we continue to hear more and more about the area, and with all the attention that Kaka’ako is getting, it will only be a matter of time until this is one of the most sought after areas on Oahu to live. Now, right before Valentine’s Day, Kaka’ako vendors are bringing their unique touch to the celebrated day by offering some unique goods that are sure to please.
The committee behind putting together the yearly Merrie Monarch festival said it will bring back the King Kalakaua Beard & Look-Alike Contest for this year’s Merrie Monarch Festival, which is the 50th running of arguably the most popular yearly event in Hawaii. King David Kalakaua, who the inspiration for the annual Merrie Monarch Festival, reigned […]
Hawaii big wave surfer Garret McNamara has reportedly ridden a 100-foot wave at Nazaré, Portugal, which is the same spot where he previously set the record for the biggest wave ever ridden. McNamara, who is from Haleiwa, Hawaii, has continued to push the limits of big wave riding, and if the height of this wave […]
In an interview with Dr. Phil, which will air Thursday and Friday, Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, who is said to be behind the Te’o hoax that lasted several years, admitted in the interview with Dr. Phil that he fell “deeply, romantically in love” with Te’o over the course of the scam.
The 2013 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards are just around the corner, but there is still time to submit your work for consideration. If you are a recording artist or a record producer and you released work in 2012, then you have until Thursday, Jan. 31, to step up and nominate your work for the 2013 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.
Actor Scott Caan of Hawaii Five-0 fame recently got himself into a little trouble with the comments he made about Hawaii on the Chelsea Handler show. Now Caan is trying to negate the backlash against him by apologizing for those comments that he made last week slamming Hawaii, the state that he currently lives in […]
Another successful Pro Bowl week just passed in Hawaii. While the game itself was another blowout, NFL players all seem to say the same thing… they want the Pro Bowl to remain in tact.