Lantern Floating Hawaii Memorial Day

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On Memorial Day, May 25, thousands of people gather at Magic Island at Ala Moana Beach Park for the Lantern Floating Hawaii ceremony to honor ancestors and loved ones who have passed away.

 

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THE KAHALA HOTEL & RESORT’S GREEN PRACTICES

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Happy Earth Day!

The Kahala Hotel & Resort is proud to celebrate Earth Day and would like to share our green practices. Our goal is to minimize the carbon footprint in our environment with sustainable efforts.

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Festivals & Events on Oahu Spring 2015

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Festivals & Events
Oahu is home to the largest number of festivals and events in Hawaii. Each year, visitors have the opportunity to connect with the local community and experience renowned events that showcase the island’s rich arts and culture scene, the world’s top amateur and professional sporting competitions and championships, and the many ethnic celebrations that are exclusive to Hawaii.

 

 

On Memorial Day, May 25, thousands of people gather at Magic Island at Ala Moana Beach Park for the Lantern Floating Hawaii ceremony to honor ancestors and loved ones who have passed away. At sundown, more than 3,000 candlelit lanterns are set afloat on the ocean, a traditional Buddhist rite originating in Japan. The ceremony serves to honor those who have sacrificed their lives in war, pay respect to ancestors and loved ones who have passed away, and pray for a harmonious and peaceful future. The ceremony also features live entertainment by local and international musicians, as well as inspiring messages. www.lanternfloatinghawaii.com

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What's Happening on Oahu - Spring 2015

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The island of Oahu is brimming with fun-filled activities that everyone can enjoy. Visitors to Oahu can explore Hawaii’s special culture and iconic history, or choose from a wide variety of outdoor and indoor activities that are sure to energize the spirit.

 

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New coffee from a family farm in Hawaii

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We're happy to announce that we've brought on a single-estate Kona coffee to headline our French Press program: Niumalu Farms.  Niumalu produces only a small amount of coffee annually. The farm is comprised largely of lava rock, which creates a coffee cherry with rich, complex flavors. The roast level can be described as Full City, or slightly darker than Medium.  

Niumalu is owned and operated by the Keana'aina family. Jacob Keana'aina in the Kahala Sales Dept grew up on the farm, and was able to secure this very special coffee for us. Niumalu is my fathers middle name which means shade under the coconut tree.

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