What is Waikiki known for?

radio industry

. In addition, its AM sister station once again became a simulcast for the FM station before changing its format and call sign in September, 2010 following the sale of the station (now KHKA). The station is Programmed by radio industry vet Rick Thomas and is the #1 Arbitron rated station among adults 25-54 in Hawaii. '''Ray Bumatai''', byname of '''Raimund Bumatai''' (December 20, 1952 – October 6, 2005) was an American (USA) musician, singer (singing), recording artist

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week festival in the Spring known as the "Spring Showcase" or the "Spring Fling" and a three day Korean Film Festival in August called "K-Fest." HIFF is the premier international film event in the Pacific and has won the praise of governments, filmmakers, scholars, educators, programmers and film industry leaders throughout the world. For the discovery and exhibition of Asian and Pacific features, documentaries and short films in the nation, it is a primary

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manufacturing and selling Aloha shirts en masse. Retail chains in Hawaii, including mainland based ones, may mass produce a single aloha shirt design for employee uniforms. thumb 260px left Punahou is situated in the hills above Waikiki (Image:PunahouSchoolRoundTop.jpg) and Honolulu Punahou has produced seven NFL linemen and three running backs, including Mark Tuinei ('78) who played 15 years (team record) for the Dallas Cowboys, winning three Super Bowls. Ray Schoenke

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was assigned to serve on the following four major committees: Ways & Means (WAM), Education & Housing (EDH), Public Safety and Military Affairs (PSM), and named Vice-Chair of the Committee on Tourism (TSM) Much like his predecessor Mayor Frank F. Fasi, Harris leaves the City & County of Honolulu with a long-lasting legacy of his own. He built the Marine Education Center at the Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, instituted the Waikiki Revitalization project that changed the look of Waikiki


on the day of groundbreaking. Native Hawaiians of which there were 280 in number received the sacraments of baptism, confirmation and first Eucharist. The cornerstone was officially laid in a ceremony on August 6 of that year. Construction continued after groundbreaking with devoted Native Hawaiian volunteers harvesting blocks of coral from the shores of Ala Moana, Kaka ako (Kakaako) and Waikīkī (Waikiki). Down the street, Congregational missionaries had

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in the 1800s who enjoyed surfing there on early forms of longboard (longboard (surfing))s. A few small hotels opened in the 1880s. In 1893, Greek-American George Lycurgus leased the guest house of Allen Herbert and renamed it the "Sans Souci" (French for "without worries") creating one


in Honolulu. This space provided unparalleled acoustics and a natural 3-second reverberation. His recordings also benefited from being recorded on a one-of-kind Ampex 3-track 1 2" tape recorder designed and built by engineer Richard Vaughn. All of Lyman's albums were recorded live, without overdubbing. Liner notes to ''Hawaiian Sunset'' CD He recorded after midnight, to avoid the sounds of traffic and tourists, and occasionally you can hear the aluminum dome creaking

as it settles in the cool night air. Liner notes to ''Taboo 2'' The quality of these recordings became even more evident with the advent of CD reissues, when the digital mastering engineer found he didn't have to do anything to them but transfer the original 3-track stereo masters to digital. Liner notes to ''Taboo'' compilation CD The recordings remain state-of-the-art nearly 50 years later. Course Starting near Ala Moana Beach Park across from Ala

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on the beach at Waikiki during the 1970s and 1980s. It remained locally owned and operated until 1999 (1999 in radio), the same year the station shifted to Adult Contemporary and its AM sister station began its own programming. As of 2010, KUMU's direction has shifted to Rhythmic adult contemporary as "Hawaii's Old Skool", and added a nightly "Quiet Storm" show featuring Rico, which replaced the ailing syndicated "Delilah (Delilah Rene)" program

local talent

of the enormous banyan tree in the center of the market. Filming The movie was shot primarily on the island of Oahu, including the North Shore (North Shore (Oahu)), Mākaha (Mākaha, Hawai'i), Waikīkī (Waikiki), and the JW Marriott (Marriott International) Ihilani Resort & Spa at Ko Olina. The production depended heavily on local talent. Many of the characters in the film are portrayed by real surfers found on the North Shore. Ruben Tejada, who plays J.J., was found


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'''Waikīkī''' ( ahu , in Hawaii, United States. Waikiki is best known for '''Waikīkī Beach''', the white sand beach shoreline fronting the neighborhood.

Waikīkī is home to public places including Kapi olani Park (Kapiolani Park), Fort de Russy Military Reservation, Kahanamoku Lagoon (Duke Paoa Kahanamoku Lagoon), Kūhiō Beach Park (Kuhio Beach Park), and Ala Wai Harbor.

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