Monthly Archives: October 2015

Matsumoto’s Shave Ice An Haleiwa Institution

By Ryan Ozawa Founded as a small grocery store more than 60 years ago, Matsumoto's Shave Ice in Haleiwa has grown into an island institution. Today the North Shore landmark celebrated its grand re-opening, ready once again to draw thousands of locals and visitors with its signature sweet and cool treats. [youtube] The historic…
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Magic hour in Hawaii: Priceless (doesn’t cost one thin dime)

By (Trailblazer Hawaii) Movie directors (not a rare sight to see a crew filming in Hawaii) call it 'magic hour,' the time right around sunset when the light is right to lend a dreamy unreality to a scene. For visitors in the know, magic hour is the time to be kicking back with pupus…
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