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Upcountry Birds

In the cattle grazing lands and ranches further upcountry from Waikoloa Beach Resort and Waikoloa Village, the pueo, or Short-eared Owl, is frequently seen at dawn and dusk. Whether sitting on a fencepost, gliding on a breeze, or gracefully winging…

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Malibu Shirts

In the timeless, “Endless Summer” of vintage surf culture and Hawaiiana, some things never grow old. Malibu Shirts, the latest member of the Queens’ MarketPlace family of shops, is a flashback to a golden-oldie era, bringing favorite old school logos…

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Year-Round & Worldwide

The addition of Chef Ryu from South Korea to this year’s lineup is telling, as it represents an expansion that the Festival has envisioned from the beginning. “From the very start, our vision for the Hawai`i Food & Wine Festival…

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Only Hawai`i Can Be Hawai`i

Cuisine is one surefire way to relate Hawai`i’s heritage to the world. With new direct flights being planned from Japan and elsewhere in Asia to Hawai`i Island, the work that the Hawai`i Food & Wine Festival is doing will hopefully…

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Bob May Golf Academy

For the third year in a row, noted golf instructor Bob May brought his renowned Golf Academy to Waikoloa Beach Resort in June, offering island golfers and visitors a chance to learn from one of golf’s best. May notably pushed…

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The Waikoloa Nightingale

Of the iconic animals we associate with Hawai`i — humpback whales, pueo, even the beloved gecko — the donkey most likely doesn’t make the list. And while they don’t walk comically upside down on our ceilings, majestically circle the skies,…

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