We Tried It!

We Tried It: T-Rex Planet/Jurassic Tour

Photos: Jennifer Carlile Dalgamouni Sept. 2018 Editor's Note: The animatronic dinosaur exhibit currently in Hawai‘i is called Jurassic Tour. However, the website reflects the same photos, descriptions and the contact information for the company is the same as T-Rex Planet.…

We Tried It: E-magine Fun! at Pearlridge Center

Photo: Christi YoungThe virtual reality roller coaster. Editorʻs Note: We last tried E-magine Fun in 2016 but the details have been updated for 2018.  You may not remember the name “E-magine Fun,” but if you visited Pearlridge Center last summer,…

We Tried It: Atlantis Submarines

Photo: Lavonne LeongThe view underwater. Who: Four parents and four kids, ages 4 through 10. What: Atlantis Submarine Premium Tour, Waikīkī When: A weekend morning, 9 a.m. When you go to the beach, do you ever wonder what’s way out…

We Tried It: The Machine Inside: Biomechanics

Photo: Jennifer Carlile Dalgamouni What: The Machine Inside: Biomechanics exhibit which opened last weekend Where: Bishop Museum Who: Mom, Dad, 6-year-old and 4-year-old boys. When: Friday evening during the museum’s member’s preview night My 6-year-old is always asking questions about how…

We Tried It: KA WAA Lū‘au at Aulani

Photos: Jennifer Carlile Dalgamouni Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa just launched a new lū‘au with keiki in mind. “KA WA‘A” or “The Canoe” lū‘au promises children's traditional Hawaiian crafts and activities and a keiki buffet including POG mocktails for…

Movie Review: Finding Dory

Dory gets her own story in the sequel to 2003's Finding Nemo. Images: Walt Disney Animation Studios You will never look at children's touch pools the same ever again. That's just one memorable moment of the sequel to Finding Nemo.…