Shaved Ice @ Matsumotos

The last stop on my way out from The North Shore was Matsamotos Shave Ice. It seemed that almost everyone I met at the North Shore recommended I come here and when I found it on the Conde Nast Traveler I knew I had to try everything on the menu. The ice is fluffy and airy something between a cloud and cotton candy except not sticky. There are what seems a hundred flavors to pick from here are the flavors:

Japanese Weddings in Hawaii

One of the first things that you will notice anywhere in Honolulu is the amount of Japanese brides around the island. Honolulu has become a major destination spot for this big event. Gone are the days of the traditional dress and heavy guest list.