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Aloha Spirit

The Yoga of Aloha

Jennie Lee | Posted 08.11.2015 | Hawaii
Jennie Lee

In physical yoga practice, we focus on alignment in our postures and connection to our breath, in order to cultivate tranquility of body, mind and spirit. As a Yoga Therapist on the island of O'ahu, I focus on the alignment between yoga and the spirit of aloha that is so important here.

A Winter Road Trip Around Kauai

Christine Buckley | Posted 03.07.2015 | Travel
Christine Buckley

There is no better way to explore the country's dramatic and varied landscapes, breathtaking vistas, quaint small towns, and regional subcultures than by loading up the car and hitting the open road.

Hawaii To Buy 1-Way Flights For Homeless People To Keep Them Away From Tourists

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.04.2014 | Impact

The Aloha State is saying goodbye to some of its homeless residents with one-way tickets to the Lower 48. According to Civil Beat, Hawaii's Institu...

Miss Universe 1997 Brook Lee on Hawaii and Aloha Spirit | SPEAK UP WITH JIMMY NGUYEN (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 09.22.2014 | Travel
Jimmy Nguyen

Brook talks about why she loves Hawaii, its tourism, the differences between its islands, and what makes Hawaii unique from other island groups.

Supporting Marriage Equality With Love and Aloha

Mark Takai | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark Takai

I'm proud that Hawaii now stands with 16 other states and the District of Columbia in recognizing marriage equality and that a fast-growing number of additional states are preparing to join the ranks.

The Hawaii Island Humane Society's Big Leap Into the Future

Judy Wieder | Posted 03.18.2014 | Hawaii
Judy Wieder

Twenty years ago I knew no one with any answers; today it hardly matters, as the feral hundreds have grown into hundreds of thousands.

Why Nobody Honks Their Car Horns In Hawaii

Posted 09.05.2013 | Healthy Living

Honolulu has the second worst traffic of any city in the United States (only Los Angeles beats it). And yet, nobody honks a horn. "The only time t...

Hidden Hawaii: What People on Vacation Don't See

Posted 09.05.2013 | Parents

From the weather and the beaches to the aloha culture of extended families looking out for one another, Hawaii is a pretty good place to be a kid. But...

5 Hawaiian Words To Live By

Posted 09.05.2013 | Healthy Living

For many first-time visitors, Hawaii is a place where perfect weather and pristine beaches make for good vacationing and pretty postcards. But Haw...

Saying Aloha To Aloha

Patricia Rust | Posted 09.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Patricia Rust

Aloha may mean hi, hello, love, but nothing translates the grand groundswell of emotion felt when you say "aloha" or express it in some form or another. That's why I love the "aloha shirt."