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L-O-V-E: An #AlohaHuffPost Roundup

L-O-V-E: An #AlohaHuffPost Roundup

Landess Kearns  02.15.2015
We know, we know, Valentine's Day isn't everyone's cup of tea. When you're experiencing Hawaii, however, it's hard not to fall head over...
5 Hawaii Adventures For An Unforgettable Valentine's Day

5 Hawaii Adventures For An Unforgettable Valentine's Day

Coty Gonzales  02.14.2015
Since Valentine's Day falls on a Saturday, you've got the perfect excuse to forego that fancy restaurant and prix fixed menu for some outdoor...
Volunteers Rescue Cats From Hawaii Lava Flow

Volunteers Rescue Cats From Hawaii Lava Flow

AP  02.13.2015
HILIO, Hawaii (AP) -- An animal rescue group is taking in stray cats near an active volcano on Hawaii's Big Island. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald...
What Does It Mean To Be 'Local' In Hawaii?

What Does It Mean To Be 'Local' In Hawaii?

02.10.2015
You eat Spam musubi. You call your elders “Auntie” or “Uncle.” You leave your slippers at the door wherever you go. People in...
Hawaii Beaches Are Dirtier Than You Think

Hawaii Beaches Are Dirtier Than You Think

02. 4.2015
Last week, the Surfrider Foundation and the Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawaii conducted four simultaneous beach clean-ups on Oahu (Ewa),...
An #AlohaHuffPost Roundup, Now In Technicolor!

An #AlohaHuffPost Roundup, Now In Technicolor!

Landess Kearns  01.25.2015
Winter in Hawaii is anything but dull. While mainland cities turn progressively more grey, Hawaii is sitting in the middle of the Pacific...
7 Jaw-Dropping Hawaii Spots Where Time Stands Still

7 Jaw-Dropping Hawaii Spots Where Time Stands Still

James Cave  01.21.2015
Ever wonder what's behind that famous "aloha spirit?" Why are people in Hawaii so darn healthy and happy all the time? The local culture...
Quick-Thinking Strangers Form Human Chain, Save 3 Struggling Swimmers

Quick-Thinking Strangers Form Human Chain, Save 3 Struggling Swimmers

James Cave  01.12.2015
Beachgoers rallied together and formed a human chain to save three people who were caught in rough waters off Kauapea Beach on the Hawaiian...
17 Signs You're Actually Addicted To The Ocean

17 Signs You're Actually Addicted To The Ocean

Carla Herreria  01. 6.2015
The ocean -- or any brilliant, large body of water -- is a powerful and beautiful thing. It gives you special moments that nothing else...
A Waikiki Institution Struggles To Survive

A Waikiki Institution Struggles To Survive

James Cave  12.30.2014
If you've ever stayed in Waikiki, you've probably bought a lei from Aunty Bella or her family. Set in the heart of the tourist mecca --...
Worst Tourist Habits According To Hawaii Locals

Worst Tourist Habits According To Hawaii Locals

Carla Herreria  12.28.2014
It's holiday season in Hawaii, which means the islands are beginning to feel a bit crowded. Tourists come in droves, looking to trade...
Fisherman Says Near-Death Experience Was Worth It To Reunite With Estranged Son

Fisherman Says Near-Death Experience Was Worth It To Reunite With Estranged Son

AP  12.11.2014
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii fisherman who rode out massive waves and survived on raw fish while lost at sea for 12 days said the ordeal...
Life In Hawaii, According To Stock Photos

Life In Hawaii, According To Stock Photos

Landess Kearns  12. 9.2014
The Hawaiian Islands tend to be an easy target when it comes to stereotyping, and nobody can boil down stereotypes to their purest form...
6 Things I Learned in My First Year of Living in Hawaii

6 Things I Learned in My First Year of Living in Hawaii

Mike Webb  10.23.2014
The change hasn't been as easy as I thought it would be. After all, I was moving to paradise and I told my friends, "Who's going to regret...