Don't go chasing waterfalls. So sang TLC in 1994 in a song that cautioned against making bad life choices.
I have learned that Hawai'i is so much more than beaches, fruity cocktails and surf competitions. It is a chain of islands rich in history and culture, a community with no racial majority and a constant source of beauty and inspiration.
During my recent visit to Ke Kula 'o Nāwahīokalani'ōpu'u Iki Public Charter School on Hawaii Island, I had the wonderful opportunity to meet with students of all ages, teachers, parents and administrators.
Here are six perfect fall places for fall camping trips -- including a basecamp hotel options for our glamping friends who enjoy a few extra amenities.
There are times in life when, if you listen closely enough, you really can hear the whispers of your soul. You know ... in between news reports, paying your bills, working for a living, finding meaning in life and trying not to go out of your mind.
Pope Francis speaks out faithfully and forcefully against poverty and has been called "the pope of the poor." But on his first visit to the United States there was demoralizing news about poverty, especially child poverty, in our nation -- the world's largest economy.
I first interviewed the Common Kings on New Years Eve of 2014. Just like that interview, I had a great time chopping it up with them recently about wh...
"You can never visit the same place twice. Each time, it's a different story." At least that's what author Maureen Johnson wrote in her novel The Last Little Blue Envelope. That sentiment feels especially true with these nine destinations around the world.
Longevity runs in our genes and a few weeks ago, our family celebrated the 100th birthday of a great uncle. As part of his birthday celebration, we were treated to an Okinawan taiko performance.
With great respect to our responsibilities, I had curtailed early the shenanigans from the night before. Unlike my friend Dave, who perked up for a swan dive at 12:30 AM into the debaucheries of Honolulu's Chinatown. Last night, he had the look of a man possessed. Surely, he would be having a difficult time at the race this morning.
The places that are affordable are the cities with the highest unemployment rates. And the cities where you can find a job, you might have to live in your car. Clearly something has got to give. For answers, I turned to Dr. Lawrence Yun, the chief economist of the National Association of Realtors.
Being so taken with a place that you forget your phone, your problems, yourself -- that to me is perhaps the most magical of all.
A test project off the shores of Oahu, Hawaii is using a special buoy to collect wave power and turn it into electricity. While the idea isn't new, this is the first time that such a buoy has been connected to the grid and is actually producing usable power.
Mike and Katie met through a mutual friend, who had introduced them over dinner. He was one of Mike's best friends and also served in the military with him. They felt an immediate connection and Katie said 'immediately when I met him, I fell for him.'