Archive For April, 2010
With the recent activity of the Eyjafjallajökull Volcano in Iceland, it brings about the possibilities for us here in Hawaii. Though the volcanoes on most of the islands are dormant, there is activity from Kilauea, and recently, there has been an increased flow. The recent activity has set off small fires and small methane explosions [...]
The Pacific Aviation Museum is set to welcome a new addition later this year. The museum has obtained a lease from the Navy for the old control tower that took damage during the Japanese attack on December 7, 1941. Guests who have never even been to Hawaii before may recognize the iconic red and white [...]
Here on Oahu, as all over the country, we are preparing for the upcoming summer months. Though most are bringing out their short sleeve shirts, shorts, and board shorts for the first time in months, we have had ours out for, well pretty much forever. The summer is inviting for many reasons: though it is [...]
For a part of the morning on April 14, 2010, the USS Missouri Battleship was back in action. A portion of the once great battleship acted as a foreign merchant vessel that the Navy searched for illegal activity. Sailors from two Navy destroyers and a frigate came from the sea, climbing the side of the [...]
The naval carnage sustained in the attack on Pearl Harbor was monumental. Japanese forces, having achieved complete surprise over the U.S. Pacific Fleet, managed to sink or damage twenty-one ships on December 7th, 1941.
The existence of the Merrie Monarch Festival helps keep the history and traditions of the Hawaiian people alive. The Merrie Monarch Festival maintains strict standards of authenticity, allowing the true history and culture of the ancient Hawaiian people to be perpetuated.