The Aikau family and former sponsor, Quicksilver, have been in a constant state of disagreement since 2016. And the disagreement got to the point that The Eddie wouldn't happen if it could in 2017. But the Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitationals returns for the 2018-2019 season! … [Read more...] about The Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational Returns!
Acquired earlier this year by Blackstone, Oahu's Turtle Bay Resort is set for a major expansion. This expansion project will dramatically increase the resort's room count, though it isn't as large as one proposed years earlier. … [Read more...] about Turtle Bay Resort is Set for a Major Expansion
The Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational is in jeopardy, again, thanks to a dispute between sponsors and the Aikau family, again. … [Read more...] about Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational is in Jeopardy Again.
Oahu has two lantern floating events every summer. The smaller of these events is the Haleiwa Lantern Floating and bon dance. … [Read more...] about Haleiwa Lantern Floating
When you think of food in Haleiwa on Oahu's North Shore, you think of shrimp trucks. But there's so much more than that. So on a recent weekend adventure, I decided to visit some Haleiwa Food Trucks and try something different. … [Read more...] about Haleiwa Food Trucks
The other day I discussed some of my favorite Oahu North Shore dining discoveries. Those where the places the wife and I decided to checkout while on our Turtle Bay staycation. We really didn't want to pay the exorbitant prices at Turtle Bay's dining establishment. And yes, I know resorts are always expensive, but Turtle Bay is an exception. This Oahu North Shore Eats Part … [Read more...] about Oahu North Shore Eats Part II
We recently stayed at the Turtle Bay Resort, and while the resort has its own restaurants, we didn't dine on property. Why? Because "resort prices" take on a whole new meaning at Turtle Bay. There you can expect to pay $62 for an 8oz New York strip steak. On the other hand, in Waikiki, you'd pay $67 for a 16oz New York Strip steak from a 3-Michelen Star chef. That's quite … [Read more...] about Oahu North Shore Eats