Poster design has made an incredible resurgence as digital designers have rediscovered the joys (and pains) of working with silkscreen and ink. Many of today’s designers consider the posters done for Disneyland as some of the best created in the United States during the mid-20th Century, but few may realize that the Disneyland poster tradition [...]
Christmas is right around the corner, so if you’ve ever thought of “going Hawaiian” with your Christmas decorations, time is running out.
Fortunately, there are a number of retailers from Hawaii on Amazon.com with Christmas decor from the islands, like this Hawaiian Christmas Stocking from Buns of Maui, which measures 15.5 inches by 6 inches. The [...]
Life of George is an innovative game from LEGO that challenges builders to create 2-dimensional objects from LEGO bricks against the clock. In a novel twist, the game uses an iPhone,iPod Touch, or iPad with a camera to score the player, who takes photos of their creation against a specially-designed game board.
The game has players [...]
Artist Brent Emily creates functional and attractive jewelry for men from the commemorative state quarters that started circulating in 1999. Of particular interest to tiki fans will be this ring and cufflink set made from 2008′s Hawaii state quarter.
Each flat coin is crafted into the needed shape, then silver plated and covered with a clear [...]
flickr user Kamaaina56 has uploaded an amazing set of over 500 images of Hawaii from just before it gained statehood. Territory of Hawaii 1950s is culled from postcards, photos, and other ephemera from the era and is divided into subcategories based on location (Waikiki, Honolulu, Big Island, Maui, Kauai, Oahu) and subject (restaurants, hulas & [...]
For the life of me, I can’t think of a legitimate reason anyone would need to buy a dozen rubber ducks in aloha shirts, leis, and grass skirts, but there is something oddly irresistible about them.
For a moment, I thought one might make an interesting garnish in a bowl drink, but then I read that [...]
To help celebrate the kick-off of CBS’s second season of the reboot of Hawaii Five-O, the network is hosting an Hawaii Five-0 Ultimate Fan sweepstakes.
Five winners will be flown to Oahu to attend the premeir party and screening of season 2 with deluxe 3-night accomodations at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. They’ll also [...]