We scoured North America for bargain-priced, refreshingly creative plates, and found 11, all 10 bucks or under.
In our times, as we give more and more of our souls to our handheld machines, we humans are walking away from our core selves and the very existence of our being.
If there's one thing you'll see in the Aloha State more than surfboards, it's mopeds. These tiny two-wheelers seem to strike the perfect balance for visitors seeking a relaxed way to see the sights.
On June 14, 1925, a chubasco, an unexpected swift and violent squall, came barreling through Southern California, specifically Newport Beach. A chubasco is a very intemperate storm, shocking in its violence and strength.
The beauty of the panoramic view can only be described in elaborate poetic terms, a task I will leave to others. High in the hills above Honolulu, a short walk onto a vast lawn will present a beautiful view of Diamond Head.
In this life, there are great shining moments. Two weeks ago, the guy just had his second kid, another boy. At this time, his job is also demanding his heart and soul, 24/7.
Recently, Hollywood coughed up a hairball of a romantic comedy. It is set on the Hawai'i islands and it is titled "Aloha."
His talent is unbelievable and incredible and worthy of our rapt attention. Not only is his technical skill exemplary, his interests and ideas are smart, fascinating, entertaining and with varying degrees of humor. He is a quiet warrior.
When HCDA, the planning oversight organization in charge of the future of Honolulu's urban core, denied the Howard Hughes request to convert a planned building from condos-for-sale to rental units, the HCDA said no.
This past weekend wasn't just the unofficial start of summer; it's the official start of Pride season. In the coming month the sunlight will not only stay out longer but cities will start flying the rainbow flag to celebrate their LGBT communities.
The art world is a swiftly flowing river. The currents shove every artist along, indiscriminately, at a fast clip. A few pass by twice while most flow through only once. Sometimes, an artist can get lodged along the riverbank, snagged onto a hold. Sometimes that "new land" grows into a promontory.
A few heads bobbed in agreement. This meeting was like all of the monthly breakfast meetings of the Greater Hawai'i Economic Think Tank And Drinking Society. Brilliant business ideas were flung into the air like clay pigeons, only to be shotgunned down in small pieces.
Not only will these airlines fly direct and provide codeshare flights, but several offer multiple flights a day for the same price as a domestic flight in the U.S. And the options keep growing.
The familiar Googie-styled "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Nevada" sign is iconic and instantly recognizable. The designer Betty Willis has recently passed away.The Welcome sign was installed in 1959 where it has been welcoming Hawaii people ever since.
Give a little Aloha. Get a little Aloha. A buddy and I are flattered to be included in a new book by Phaidon Press, the glam publisher of all things tasteful.
Misa Tupou and the Blooming O'ahu Fringe Festival The strength and heritage of the past and the hopes and energy of the future determine our present....