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Hawaii Events

Even if all you want to do on your Hawaii vacation is laze around on the beach, too much sun exposure is not good for your health. When you can drag yourself away from the gorgeous coastline, or you need to get out of the rain, check out these events.

BUY LOCAL
Oahu Farmers Markets

Move beyond mass-produced supermarket fare with fresh fruits and vegetables grown locally, as well as flowers, fish, crafts and cooking demonstrations.
Check out these Farmers Markets in Oahu for the freshest produce and other local items

An act at Cirque Polynesia

THE CIRCUS IS IN TOWN
Cirque Polynesia
See a mother-daughter tightrope act, acrobats, aerial illusionists and other Polynesian-inspired entertainment at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa's newest show.

THE PRESIDENT'S "OHANA"
Barack Obama's Hawaii

The Hawaii tourism board put together a useful online guide that highlights spots important to the President, from his school to his favorite parks and eateries.
Kapiolani Park, one of the many parks Barack Obama frequented while growing up in Hawaii

Diving with sharks in Maui CAGE NOT INCLUDED
Swimming With Sharks In Maui
Get some serious face time with sharks at the Maui Ocean Center, where you can dive into a tank filled with thousands of fish, stingrays, and sharks. Gulp!

(Updated: 03/13/12 BH)


GAYOT's list of the best luxury trains has exciting excursions on as many continents as possible, from dramatic treks across the Austalian Outback to elegant tours through the great cities of Europe.
Situated in scenic locales from Napa Valley to Champagne, France, these iconic wine routes boast world-class vineyards, charming towns and unforgettable views.