"Yes, it's got the famous surf breaks, swinging beach parties, and Le‘ahi (or Diamond Head State Monument), the picturesque volcanic cone that rises just south of Waikiki. But Hawaii's capital has always been about more than its postcard image. Sitting at the crossroads of the Pacific, it has midcentury-Americana touches that adjoin Buddhist temples from the early 1900s and a polyglot food scene influenced by Filipino, Japanese, and Korean cuisine."
"For decades, however, key voices have been missing from the city's narrative: those of Native Hawaiians. That's changing, with new spaces and initiatives that embrace Indigenous culture and lend a platform to the islands' artists. The Hawai‘i Triennial 2022, on exhibit through May 8, brings this trend to the forefront, inviting local leaders and international artists to explore concepts of in-betweenness throughout Honolulu"
The city that has become a stealth cultural powerhouse
"Exploring the concept of the “Pacific Century,” the Hawai‘i Triennial 2022 will be displayed until May at sites like the historic ‘Iolani Palace, while other new museums and experiences let visitors dive into Hawaiian history anytime...
...end any day onboard the new Kamoauli, a traditional Polynesian wooden double-hulled sailing canoe, offering sunset sails and a chance to learn about poi and hula."
"For a deeper dive into Polynesian culture, sign up for a sail with Kamoauli. The expedition aboard an all- wood, double-hulled, traditional canoe includes demonstrations and explanations of local history and mythology. The boat, known as a wa’a kaulua, is the only U.S. Coast Guard– certified Polynesian watercraft of its kind."
Address: 1125 Ala Moana Blvd. Kewalo Basin Harbor Pier D Slip 106 Honolulu, HI 96814
Mailing Address: Kamoauli LLC 737 Bishop St. Suite 2890A Honolulu, HI 96813