The Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas has several new menu offerings at the award-winning Pulehu, an Italian Grill. To kick off the new menu, the restaurant is offering 50 percent off food for kama'aina on Fridays and Saturdays throughout the month of September. Drawing inspiration from his Italian upbringing, the restaurant's chef de cuisine, J...

Saturday October 7, 2 PM-10 PM UTC-10. Cooke Street, Kakaako, Honolulu. Festa Italiana Hawaii is a community program established by the Friends of Italy Society of Hawaii, a non-profit organization whose mission is to fostering friendship among the residents of Hawaii with an Italian background or with a special interest for Italian culture, tradit...

Itʻs said the problem with eating Italian food is five or six days later youʻre hungry again. Al Vicolo, the new Italian restaurant in Kawaihae Harbor, lives up to this declaration, serving up delicious dishes brimming with the authentic tastes of Italy. Al Vicoloʻs owner, Davide Semenza, arrived in Florida from Italy two years ago with his family....

C’era anche lei a Pearl Harbor, la tragica mattina del 7 dicembre 1941, sotto all’inferno di fuoco generato dagli aerei giapponesi: Helene Grazioso, infermiera di origine abruzzese. Era inquadrata nel “Corpo delle infermiere dell’esercito degli Stati Uniti” (United States Army Nurse Corps) e da diverso tempo prestava servizio presso le isole Hawaii...

In this episode of The Italian American Podcast, we talk with Lisa Scottoline, New York Times bestselling author and Edgar award-winning author of 29 novels, including her latest work, Exposed:A Rosato & DiNunzio Novel. In our Stories Segment, Anthony talks to Zachary DiIonno, events director for the Friends of Italy Society of Hawaii, about how he...

Le Hawaii sono il paradiso del surf, le spiagge di North Shore a Oahu ospitano le gare più popolari tra professionisti. E c’è chi, mosso dalla passione per la tavola, ne ha fatto un’impresa. Stefano Maffin vive da circa 20 anni nel North Shore di Maui, Haiku. Cosa ti ha spinto a trasferirti?«La passione per mare e vento. Faccio windsurf da quando h...

The highlight of the Italian American Cultural Club’s June 5 meeting was a Hawaiian luau with the meal featuring a roasted pig with all the trimmings and entertainment provided by Tuika’s Polynesian Island Magic. The entertainers celebrated members’ birthdays and taught several members the hula dance. The club’s hula hoop winners were Theresa Copp...

Taverna Maui and Maui Brewing Company recently donated a total of $2,300 to the University of Hawaii Maui College's Culinary Arts Program. Funds generated from ticket sales for Taverna's First Anniversary Bash, held on Saturday, March 18, 2017, will provide financial aid for students in need. Chris Kaiwi, owner of the Kapalua bar and restaurant, ex...

Pennsylvania-based Rita’s Italian Ice will open its first Hawaii location on Tuesday in the Tiki Family Fun Center in Honolulu. According to the company, the brand is the largest Italian Ice concept in the world with 600 stores. The Honolulu location will be owned by Dean Park, who plans to open several more locations in the state. “After hearing r...

A new gallery on Nu‘uanu Street is adding to the art buzz in Honolulu.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports the Ravizza Brownfield Gallery has opened with a distinctly different mission, one that adds another dimension to Hawai‘i‘s cultural cachet. Ravizza Brownfield: International Fine Art is in the middle of the action in Chinatown, and silent partner, Cr...