Saturday, March 28, 2015         


Mobile apps are modern tools designed for the modern traveler
After a winter getaway to Florida and the Caribbean, I returned with a new appreciation for what travel apps can do to ease glitches along the way. We organized travel information in the updated Tripit app, found free Wi-Fi with Wifi Finder and used Cost Split to tally up our tabs at the end of our journey. 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 »

 Maui museum pays tribute to Makawao's history
Although the Makawao History Museum measures just 353 square feet — the size of an average living room — it covers several decades of Upcountry Maui history. 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 »

The Grand Bazaar Shops have opened at Bally's. The $50 million 2-acre outdoor shopping promenade bordering the Strip is configured similarly to downtown's Container Park, with stores built into small boxlike areas. Story »

The Search for Signs of Hawaiian Life: Italy

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