Tuesday, March 31, 2015         


To book a boutique hotel or villa in Europe, you might need a boutique travel website to help you find what you’re looking for. Book the best boutique hotel experience with Slow-Chic.  Story »
 About Tahiti Nui International
In 2000, six leaders in Hawaii’s Tahitian community — Raymond Mariteragi, Rose Perreira, Etua Tahauri, Iona Teriipaia, Niu Ulima and Danford Kekauoha — met to discuss the possibility of starting an organization that could help perpetuate the Tahitian culture outside of French Polynesia. Two years  Story »

 Food tours satisfy appetites of the adventurous
Ryan Conching jokes that Aloha Food Tours got its start because of his lack of skills in the kitchen. "I'm not a great cook; that's why you won't find me by the stove very often," he said.  Story »
Tourist sites stick it to ubiquitous prop used to snap selfies
Selfie sticks have now been banned at a French palace and a British museum, joining a growing list of global tourist attractions to take such measures.  Story »

After originally planning to begin building sometime in 2014, with a Phase I completion set for this year and Phase II in 2016, the developers of the center-Strip-located Resorts World Las Vegas now say that construction on the megaresort will begin May 5 (interestingly, one day after the closing of the Riviera).  Story »

The Search for Signs of Hawaiian Life: California

For Sunday, March 29, 2015
Bench memorializes ‘Mad Men’ • Border collies sought to shoo geese • Russia to resume space tourism

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SMEI Honors Dennis Francis
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2015 First Hawaiian International Auto Show
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