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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Teen catches huge marlin off of Oahu

Sterling Ellis, 19, a Texan who two years ago was diagnosed with Hodgkins Disease was in Hawaii courtesy of the Make a Wish Foundation.  He anticipated going after small game, such as mahi-mahi. Instead, in the sparkling waters off Honolulu, he found himself aboard the charter boat The Wild Bunch, engaged in battle with a Pacific blue marlin that would ... Read More »

Annual Lantern Lighting Ceremony

Every year over 40,000 people line the shoreline at Ala Moana Beach on Memorial Day weekend to witness the Annual Lantern Ceremony.  This year, more than 6,000 candle-lit lanterns were set afloat from Magic Island in remembrance of loved ones who have passed, or as symbolic prayer for a harmonious and peaceful future. Read More »