A Brief History of Pirates in Hawaii

A Brief History of Pirates in Hawaii

A Brief History of Pirates in Hawaii Unlike the Caribbean, there hasn’t been a long history of pirate activity in Hawaii. But there is one incident, one that many believe was the last large-scale pirate attack in the territories of the United States, which is...
Why Hurricanes Rarely Hit Hawaii

Why Hurricanes Rarely Hit Hawaii

Why Hurricanes Rarely Hit Hawaii Hurricane season in Hawaii usually falls between the months of June and November. However, as exemplified by Hurricane Lane, hurricanes, or tropical cyclones, rarely strike the Hawaiian islands directly. In fact, in nearly 150 years,...
A Brief History of Macadamia Nuts

A Brief History of Macadamia Nuts

A Brief History of Macadamia Nuts Originating in Australia, the first macadamia tree was planted on the Big Island in 1881 by William Purvis. The Jordan brothers followed up with their own trees in 1892. Known for their sweet, rich flavor, macadamia nuts quickly...