Howard, who saw Jurassic Park opening weekend as a 12 year-old -- and was told by her father, director Ron Howard, that she was watching "cinema history" -- was offered the job of Claire by Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow while he was atop a Hawaiian mountain.
I was seduced by the newsletter from the Honolulu Museum of Art. A big, feline eye with long lashes was winking at me. "The Hot Lava Hukilau, a Hawaiian-Style Burlesque Celebration." I asked myself, "By golly, what is Hawaiian-style burlesque? I'd like to know!"
Despite the lamentable fact that I couldn't sell skis in Vermont during the winter, or surfboards in Hawaii during the summer, or even beer to castaways on a desert island, mainly because I would have consumed it myself, I recently got a job as a salesman.
Carson's fantasy scenario is the one that reflects the way many Americans approach the issue of guns. The fantasists have come to believe that if they had a gun, they'd be able to ensure their own safety and the safety of those around them.
When the life you have been living no longer is the life you are designed to keep living, in essence, the jig is up. For me, it went down like this: "Greg, get out of your mind or go out of your mind."
The wild changes in the short history of the modern surf culture are widely debated, evidenced and documented, yet little has been written about the humor of the lifestyle. As the concept of the surf film was evolving, it must be noted that laughs and comedy gags were an integral part of the new medium.
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.