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Kohanaiki Beach Sunset

Kohanaiki sunsets always help put the day in perspective.

Often called “Pine Trees” locally, this white rock beach is great for watching the sun dip into the ocean after a long day’s work. Sit back, relax, watch surfers, feel the sea breeze, and enjoy the waves roll in.

This beach’s history is one of landmark legislation confirming open public access to Hawaii beaches. What better place to reflect on progress and change?

A Whole Rack of Aloha

Aloha Shirts, Hawaii

Aloha shirts originated right here in Hawaii. If you are dressing up to head out, you grab your finest aloha shirt, your dress slippers, and you are ready to roll. It is thought that the aloha shirt as we know it today was originally created by Ellery Chun at King-Smith Clothiers and Dry Goods in Waikiki in the 1930’s. read more