Holoholo Weekly: Pixsea, Hanalei, Mysterious Whales, and Lanikai Brewing Company

Holoholo Weekly is a compilation of stories and tidbits that we’ve collected from around the web. It’s like a weekly mystery grab bag of Hawaii related goodness, featuring different articles of interest, fun images, videos, products, deals, downloads, and more.

There’s an entrepreneur in all of us. My pick of the week is this great story from the Huffington Post on 11-year-old Kiai Tallet from the Big Island. Her online business, Pixsea Handmade is making waves.


John Garcia has a new project that is worth checking out called Hawaii Creative. This week he streamed his conversation with Jon Yamasato, formerly of Pure Heart and creator of HI*Sessions. Check out a sample HI*Sessions video featuring the talented Aidan James.

Hawaii photographer, Lisa Denning, caught a rare glimpse of the mysterious Blainville’s Beaked Whale. She’s got the video to prove it:

Stumbled upon this amazing underwater photo:

Researchers from the University of Hawaii at Manoa have discovered a new species below the ocean crust.

“You’re not welcome, but we’ll take your money.” Hmmm… the tourism industry means a lot to Hawaii. Not sure what to think of this.


The Huffington Post has been asking their favorite explorers to name the most beautiful place they’ve ever seen. One little town in Kauai made the list.

Did you catch the trailer for the upcoming Jurassic World during the Superbowl? If you missed it, here it is in all its glory. Hawaii featured in yet another blockbuster.

“The cost of living, especially housing, has convinced a Honolulu couple to spend their golden years on the mainland. Others will follow.”

Ever wondered why you should date a Hawaii man? Here are 10 reasons.

For our out-of-state readers, check out this article on 5 budget hotels in Waikiki. Maybe you can book a stay for your next trip to the islands?

Featured photo courtesy of the moon over Halema‘uma‘u Crater near the Jaggar Museum courtesy of Hawaii Stargazing Adventures.

Hungry Much?

Thrillist ranked every state by their fast food. Guess where Hawaii landed on the list? And what makes our fast food special? Hint: It starts with a Z and ends with an s.

Lanikai Brewing Company has a Kickstarter campaign going to help fund a planned tasting room for their Hawaii based craft beer. So far, they’ve raised $9,600 of their $20,000 goal…with only 23 days left.

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