click to enlargeWhen Cars 2 opened in theaters in June, it was accompanied by a new Disney/Pixar short, “Toy Story: Hawaiian Vacation,” where the gang helps throw Barbie and Ken a faux trip to the islands after they’re mistakenly not taken on the real thing. Mattel and Thinkway Toys have both decided to produce custom [...]
Disney Family Movies, a video on demand service offered though cable providers, is giving away a trip for four to Hawaii and an iPad2 in their Disney’s Lilo & Stitch Hawaiian Sweepstakes.
Contestents may enter once a day from now until July 11, 2011.
Enter the Disney’s Lilo & Stitch Hawaiian Sweepstakes
Disney’s Aulani resort in Hawaii is still under construction, but details are starting to get released about the facility in order to entice visitors.
Tiki bar and cocktail nerds will be interested to hear that the resort’s lounge has received a name and a theme: The `Olelo Room. For unaware haoles (me included), “`olelo” means “language,” [...]
The annual Maui Ukulele Festival is a full afternoon of ukulele music at the first-class venue, the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. Bring your lawn chairs or roll out a blanket on the lawn and enjoy some of the islands’ favorite ukulele players. Since 2006, the Maui Ukulele Festival has featured Herb Ohta Sr. (Ohta-San), [...]
Artist Keith Tucker has had about as varied a career as anyone can ask for. He grew up in Los Angeles and made a name for himself as a muralist, only to be lured to Hawaii in the 1970s. By time the ’80s rolled around, Keith returned to Hollywood as a storyboard artist for movie [...]
Grocery chain Whole Foods has a blog named, “Whole Story,” and this month they’re celebrating the glory of pineapple by posting some great pineapple recipes and holding a recipe contest. The prize: a trip to Costa Rica, where most of the U.S.’s pineapple’s come from (it’s not Hawaii, but a trip’s a trip).
Some of Whole [...]
Disney’s Aulani resort in Ko Olina, Hawaii is soliciting photographs from local students to be used in a photo installation in the hotel’s lobby: a metaphoric rainbow – depicting life in Hawai‘i from the diverse viewpoints of students from across the state.
Any student (Elementary, Middle, or High School) from a public, private, or charter [...]