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Fleeting Loves, Enduring Loves

Stephen Henry Fox | Posted 04.26.2014 | Hawaii
Stephen Henry Fox

Maui bid a hui hou, until we gather again, to one Harlan Masuda under a gentle mantel of vog and low clouds today. Harlan's passing was sudden, with n...

Kokua for the Philippines Spreads the Aloha Globally

Stephen Henry Fox | Posted 02.10.2014 | Hawaii
Stephen Henry Fox

Sunday's show will be musically marvelous, and elevates the values of kokua and aloha to the global stage. These living concepts make Hawai'i an exceptional environment of compassion and cooperation, and the world could certainly use more of these.

Aloha Includes Striving to Understand the Other Side

Choon James | Posted 11.13.2013 | Hawaii
Choon James

Whatever side we are on, let's remember the principle of free agency. Our life's experiences and upbringing help develop our values, opinions, and goals. Others have their own life's experiences.

With Aloha: Culture, Conflict and the Debate Over Same-sex Marriage

Trisha Kehaulani Watson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Trisha Kehaulani Watson

No one group can claim to have exclusive authority over defining the Hawaiian culture or its many traditions. No one speaks for all.

What Sartorial Secret Do Bruno Mars, Zosia Mamet And Joey Tribbiani All Have In Common?

Posted 10.03.2013 | Style

October in Hawaii, it turns out, is fashion month, which gives us an excellent reason to pen an ode to our favorite Hawaii invention and the wonderful...

A Call for Public Diplomacy Between the U.S. and Iran

Jon Letman | Posted 11.30.2013 | Hawaii
Jon Letman

As Americans we should make the effort to reach out to Iran and show them that we want better relations as much -- no, more than -- our government.

Native Hawaiians Turn To Aloha And Hula To Aid Poor Life Expectancy, Study Says

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 09.25.2013 | Healthy Living

Life expectancy for Native Hawaiians is 6.2 years lower than the state average, though life expectancy has increased by nearly 12 years since 1950. ...

Why I Flashed the Shaka Sign at the NYSE Opening Bell

Andrew Wang | Posted 11.13.2013 | Hawaii
Andrew Wang

When I saw the cameras broadcasting the 60-second long excitement of the Opening Bell festivities, I was suddenly inspired to send a friendly "howzit" via a spontaneous "shaka" from the New York Stock Exchange -- the financial epicenter of the world.

Escape to Paradise

S.L. Scott | Posted 11.05.2013 | Travel
S.L. Scott

In honor of Huffington Post Hawaii launching, I want to share a few of my own thoughts on what makes Hawaii so special to me. The pace in Hawaii is slower because they savor each day, appreciating the beauty that surrounds them.

Honolulu Flower Shop Spreads The Aloha

Posted 09.19.2013 | Good News

Completely contrived holidays that rake in the cash for greeting card companies are easy targets for cynics. But sometimes made-up holidays (and their...

When In Doubt, Err On The Side Of Aloha

Posted 09.05.2013 | Healthy Living

Among mainlanders, there's a common misconception that "aloha" translates simply to "hello” or “goodbye.” But the word encompasses much more tha...

David Crosby and Graham Nash Make a Dream Come True

Suzanne Kayian | Posted 11.03.2013 | Hawaii
Suzanne Kayian

Listening to great music in a wonderful venue with a room full of big-hearted humans - knowing that you are making a very specific and positive change in someone's life - is the essence of kokua -- the Aloha Spirit.

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...

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...

What You Think You Know About Hawaii Is Actually All Wrong

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 09.02.2014 | Travel

More than a five hour flight from Los Angeles, sometimes it's easy to forget that Hawaii is very much a part of the 50 states -- and mainlanders unfor...

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."

Aloha Airlines Halting Passenger Service

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HONOLULU — Aloha Airlines said Sunday it will halt all passenger service after Monday, signaling the end of an airline that has served Hawaii fo...