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Articles and special features about Hawaii and all of the Hawaiian Islands, including Oahu, the Big Island, Maui, Kauai, Molokai, and Lanai.

10 Bright Ideas For Improving Chinatown
Each of these ideas for improving and rejuvenating Honolulu's historic Chinatown district won $4000 in a contest organized by the City and County of Honolulu.

Bishop Museum Closes Hawaiian Hall Until 2008
In July of 2006, the Bishop Museum in Honolulu closed their three-floor Hawaiian Hall Gallery in order to begin a $20 million renovation project.

Hawaiian Dolls for Collectors and Kids
These Hawaiian dolls and ceramic Hawaiian figurines would make wonderful gifts for the young girls and doll collectors in your life.

Hawaii's Largest Coffee Plantation Is On Kauai
There are hundreds of coffee farms on the Big Island of Hawaii but many people do not realize that the largest coffee plantation in Hawaii is located on the island of Kauai.

Navy Names New Submarine After Hawaii
In April of 2006 the U.S. Navy announced that the third of their Virginia-class attack submarines would be named the USS Hawaii (SSN-776).

Three New Hawaii Postage Stamps
Three Hawaii stamps were included in a new series of postage stamps issued by the U.S. Postal Service in May of 2006. The series is called "Wonders of America: Land of Superlatives" and the three stamps pay tribute to Molokai, Kauai, and the Big Island of Hawaii.

Most Popular Oahu Bakeries
A guide to some of the best and most popular bakeries on Oahu, including where to find the best Portuguese malasadas, Hawaiian sweetbread, chocolate-coconut cream pie, guava chiffon cake, Hawaiian style bread pudding, fried coconut turnovers, chocolate filled cream puffs, and many other baked goods.

AAA Says Hawaii is Expensive
According to a study published by the Automobile Association of America in April of 2006, Hawaii is the most expensive travel destination in the United States and the least expensive destinations are North Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, and Oklahoma.

Los Angeles Man Swims from Oahu to Molokai
Information about Forrest Nelson's history swim between the Hawaiian islands of Oahu to Molokai and a chronology of other swimmers who have crossed the Kaiwi Channel.

Is It Safe to Visit Kauai?
The island of Kauai experienced unusually heavy rains in March of 2006, causing flooding in some areas. Several people were killed when an irrigation dam burst. Because potential visitors were becoming concerned, the Kauai Visitors Bureau published this "Frequently Asked Questions" article for Kauai visitors.

Inter-Island Ferry Coming to Hawaii in 2007
A deluxe, high-speed, catamaran ferry is scheduled to begin transporting passengers and automobiles between the islands of Oahu, Maui, Kauai in 2007 and the Big Island of Hawaii in 2009.

Surfer Filled Vintage Seaplane Lands in Honolulu
In January of 2006 the vintage Billabong Clipper seaplane flew past Waikiki Beach and landed in Keehi Lagoon in Honolulu. The plane was filled with top surfers, including three-time world champion Andy Irons of Kauai.

Hawaii Articles by Island

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Fireworks in Hawaii
Firecrackers are a strong cultural tradition in Hawaii, but some islanders would like to see them outlawed because they can cause injuries and fires, scare pets, and cause air pollution that is a danger to small children, the elderly, and people with asthma.

2006 Hawaiian Reef Wall Calendar
In December of 2005 the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources released a 2006 wall calendar featuring photographs by Ric Noyle of Hawaiian reefs viewed from the air, at sea level, and underwater. The calendar also features photos of reef fish, monk seals, turtles, and sea birds.

Telescopes and Space Observatories in Hawaii
Observatories, telescopes, and astronomical research stations in Hawaii, including those on the Big Island's Mauna Kea, Maui's Haleakala, and observatories on the islands of Kauai and Oahu.

Shark Incidents in Hawaii Involving Humans
The relationship between the number of people in the water during certain months and the number of shark incidents during those months.

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