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Hawaii Arts: A Guide to Honolulu Galleries

by BrianBerusch January 2014 - last edited September

Hawaii Arts | Honolulu's Top GalleriesTalk to 10 different artists and you’ll get ten rather different takes on who is significant and what’s “hot” at the moment in the Hawaii arts scene. But one thing that’s indisputable is that the last decade in the islands has brought new talent melding new genres in the visual arts, which has resulted in the engagement of a younger, jet set and art savvy public. Take a look at our guide to Honolulu galleries for the top art spots on the island.

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Big Game Fishing on Hawaii Island

by BrianBerusch January 2014 - last edited September

Fishing on Hawaii Island | The Hawaiian International Billfish TournamentEvery August, when the gentle but persistent trade winds calm considerably, and the Hawaiian heat index rises just a few points higher than the rest of the year, the most enthusiastic big game fishermen descend upon Kailua-Kona town on Hawaii Island. 

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A Beginner's Kona Guide

by BrianBerusch January 2014 - last edited September

A Beginner's Guide to Hawaii IslandIt is with very good reason that Hawaii Island—sometimes referred to as “The Big Island” by locals—earned its nickname. At more than 4,000 square miles, the other inhabited land masses of Hawaii pale in size comparison. With more land mass comes more diverse geography than any other isle—it’s been said that nine of the world’s 12 climate zones can be found somewhere here. 

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Green Hawaii: The Koa Trees of Hawaii Island

by BrianBerusch January 2014 - last edited October

Green Hawaii | The Koa Trees of Hawaii IslandOn the slopes of Mauna Kea, home of the State of Hawaii’s tallest point (4,000 meters), an outfit is replanting more than a thousand stripped acres with indigenous trees. In a land where locals ask that you take nothing (only photographs) and leave nothing (except footprints), you can spend a day planting a tree of your own.

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Spending Time on the Water in Kauai

by BrianBerusch January 2014 - last edited September

Spending Time on the Water in KauaiThere may be some validity to the notion that since the interior of Kauai is mostly unreachable, so many Kauai visitors and residents spend a lot of time on the water. Could the tides on Kauai be so strong that they literally pull people into the surf? You’d think so—although we’ll leave that to the physicists. 

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Big Wave Riders: Maui Watersports and Watermen

by BrianBerusch January 2014 - last edited September

Big Wave Riders: Maui Watersports and WatermenIt's unlikely that anyone would dispute the fact that the world’s top watermen hail from Hawaii. They may not all have been born here; but the waves, reef and wind here have certainly shaped and hardened them.

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