February 2014

Iolani Palace the only royal palace on US Soil

While in Oahu, one of the stops I wanted to make the Iolani Palace, the only royal palace (at least that I could find mention of) on American soil. Located in downtown Honolulu, the palace is across the street from the State Capitol bringing new and old history together. The palace history shares that it […]

Hilton Waikiki Hawaiian Village has automobile roots

My husband Keith told me one day that if anyone could find tractor connections in Hawaii, it would be me and we literally stumbled on a connection while walking around the beautiful Hilton Waikiki Hawaiian Village hotel. And while it is hard to believe that this tropical paradise began with industrial giant, Henry Kaiser, it […]