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07 Nov 2022

Four Seasons Announces Healer-in-Residence Program with Dana Childs

Award-winning resort on Oahu’s tranquil western coast, welcomes Dana Childs as the Resort’s visiting Healer-in-Residence at Naupaka Spa & Wellness Centre. The Healer-in-Residence program offers bespoke, one-of-a-kind, transformative experiences that go far beyond traditional relaxation offerings at a spa.

01 Nov 2022

Four Seasons Oahu Unveils A Collection of Holiday Experiences

‘Tis the season to celebrate the holidays in Hawaii with unique programming the entire family will enjoy – from skateboarding camp, guided meditations, to stargazing and culinary classes. Between December 19, 2022 to January 7, 2023, guests are invited to celebrate holiday traditions.

26 Oct 2022

The Skies Above Us

Despite a reputation for hot, dry weather, Wai‘anae attracts rain and houses groundwater. “Wai,” in fact, refers to fresh water. Traditional poetry and lore speak to the famed wai o Lualualei, or the pools of Lualualei, that reframes Wai‘anae as a unique hydrological ecosystem.

24 Oct 2022

Shad Kane: The Cultural Historian

Shad Kane is a cultural historian and board member of Kalaeloa Heritage Park. His book, Cultural Kapolei, is a compendium of articles he wrote for the Honolulu Advertiser from 2006 to 2010 that shares the history and stories of Native Hawaiian culture in Kapolei and surrounding areas.

20 Oct 2022

The Social Seniors

Although most members of Mākaha Bridge Club are over the age of 70, Burke, the group’s jokester, says they welcome “kids” too—those who are 55 to 60 years old. Last year, the club celebrated founding member Florence Ward’s 101st birthday.

17 Oct 2022

West Side Waves

Named after the train tracks running parallel to the shore—remnants of Hawai‘i’s sugar plantation era, Tracks has long been a favorite surf spot for West Side surfers.

11 Oct 2022

Hometown Hero

Many years after giving his life for his country, Native Hawaiian war hero Herbert Pilila‘au lives on in stories shared from generation to generation. Pilila‘au was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.

06 Oct 2022

Greg Nichols: The Swan Keeper

Greg Nichols has served as PGA general manager and director of golf at Ko Olina Golf Club since 2002. Although he enjoys the black swans at work, Nichols and his wife, Cindy, are self-proclaimed dog lovers at their home in town.

05 Oct 2022

‘AMA‘AMA, Returns with New, Locally Inspired Menu

‘AMA‘AMA returns beginning Oct. 14, at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa! The newly reimagined fine-dining experience features a delicious four-course, prix fixe dinner menu.

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