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Travel Resource: The West

Hawaii
Native Pursuits
Immerse groups in Hawaii’s Polynesian heritage

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here are infinite reasons why Hawaii makes a superb travel destination— the perfect weather, the photo-perfect scenery, and the pristine beaches—but the island’s Polynesian history and culture shouldn’t be overlooked. A good starting point is Pu‘uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park on the Big Island. The park marks the site where Hawaiians who broke an ancient law could flee to avoid death, and today features a reconstructed Hale o Keawe The Polynesian Cultural Center temple and intricate wooden carvings. g. offers outrigger canoe paddlin Also on the Big Island is one of Hawaii’s most sacred historical sites, Mo’okini Heiau part of Kohala Historical Sites State Monument in North Koics, an early replica of an early Hawaiian hala. Visitors will find the remains of a village, and an excellent gift shop. Still in 1,500-year-old religious and human sacsession is a three-bench courthouse. rificial temple and sacrificial stone, once For groups craving action, visit the accessible only to royalty. Adjacent to it Polynesian Cultural Center, which highis the birthplace of King Kamehameha, lights the state’s roots through re-created the 18th century chief who united the villages, exhibits, and hands-on activities. islands under his rule. The center recently introduced outrigger Bring groups to the Hana Cultural canoe paddling, which teaches visitors to Center in Maui, which includes a mupaddle as the early Polynesians did. seum with hundreds of artifacts and rel-

✱ Pu‘uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park | www.nps.gov/puho/ index.htm | (808) 328-2326 ✱ Kohala Historical Sites State Monument | www.hawaiistateparks.org (808) 961-9540 ✱ Hana Cultural Center | www.hana culturalcenter.org | (808) 248-8622 ✱ Polynesian Cultural Center www.polynesia.com | (800) 367-7060

EAT & DRINK
ALAN WONG’S
HONOLULU
With the "aloha spirit" in full effective, Alan Wong's Restaurants are celebrated for its Hawaiian regional cuisine and locally sourced ingredients. (808) 949-1939 www.alanwongs.com

RAINBOW DRIVE-IN
HONOLULU
A popular dive for locals serving plate lunches—traditionally two scoops of rice, macaroni salad, and a PanAsian-style meat. However, if you're in the mood, the Chili Dog Plate won't disappoint. www.rainbowdrivein.com (808) 737-0177

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Contents
The Hits Keep Coming
Dynamic Duo
More Than Meets the Eye
Lincoln’s Study Hall
Listened Well
On Second Thought
Road Scholars
Chairman’s Corner
Get on Board
BISC Opportunities
Priceline’s Wrong Message
Raising the Titanic
Navigating a Crisis
An American Tale
Kentucky
Tennessee
Virginia
West Virginia
Alaska
California
Hawaii
Nevada
Oregon
Washington
Historical Attractions
Equipment & Services
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