Maui in particular is well-known for its breathtaking beaches, luminous coral reefs and epic surfing waves, but don't overlook the hot spots for adventurous land lovers.
New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson has a tattoo of the Times' "T" on her back. And I thought that was kind of cool. As the leader of America's foremost daily news organization, Abramson has to have a thick skin.
If Maui is a paradise, it is first and foremost because of its people, and I will always be eternally grateful for what Maui gave to my daughter, a much cherished childhood of racial acceptance, a childhood in paradise.
Fortunately Oahu offers a diverse range of kid-friendly accommodations and activities -- while still featuring a backdrop of sun, sand and ocean.
This is a critical time for the the Asia-Pacific Pivot. Which is, of course, America's shift from its fateful post-9/11 fixations with the Islamic world of the Middle East and Central Asia to the rising Asia-Pacific.
We have a moral obligation to care about, and plan for, our children's future.
Our students have children they are raising, and some have grandchildren for whom they are primary caregivers. They work three jobs to keep a roof over their family's heads. I have students giving birth, enduring chemotherapy, or caring for parents.
What does the lunar eclipse do for us? It unites us -- that's what! It reminds us that we are all under the same beautiful full moon, shining bright...
The act of "sharing breath" signifies an exchange of life energy and touches upon the deeper meaning of "Aloha" in Hawaii.
At a time when transgender and gender-nonconforming people the world over face harassment, violence, discrimination and even murder, we are excited to be launching a new film-based campaign from Hawai'i that takes a fresh approach to making the world more just and inclusive.
There aren't many women in the U.S. Congress. In fact we are nowhere near parity; less than 20 percent of our Representatives and Senators are women. Let's learn about some women who changed the face of politics in the U.S.
Native Hawaiians explain that hula is not simply a dance or a recreation, but a way of life.
If you have babies in tow or water-winged toddlers, these seven U.S. beaches are our top picks for a family-friendly visit.
People want to know why I am up and leaving the first world comforts and paradise of Hawaii for the third world. I don't always know how to explain this, so I'm going to give you two versions: one is the spiritual answer of why my soul is choosing this, which can sometimes come across as just plain weird.
Sure, you have heard the saying, "Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans," but in Hawaii it is more like, "Go with the flow and don't make plans."
The history of our state and nation is illuminated by the successes of dedicated women. However, the hard truth is that for many women across Hawaii it has become increasingly challenging to keep afloat.