Downtown Honolulu is designated as urban in the Oahu General Plan. However, townies are not about to see every inch of green paved over or what limited ocean or mountain views disappear entirely.
This morning, I awakened to a tiny, shrill scream. It sounded like death itself, and I had no idea what it could be nor mean. Upon quick investigation which involved a glance over the lanai, I saw that this lovely banyan tree...
In the chase to be a celebrity composer, the checkpoints are a bit blurry. Whether musicians sketch out notes and then hire composers to write what ...
My name is Pamela Blackfield and I wanted to share an incredible story about something miraculous that happened to my mother, Cecilia Blackfield. Ceci...
No matter what your religious affiliation is, everyone can find enlightenment in the towering domes, mosaic artworks, and impressive sculptures, not to mention the stories behind these buildings.
It's not easy, but with cheap flights out of Bellingham and a little research, budget-minded Canadians can still enjoy a tropical vacation to Waikiki Beach. And remember, the beach is a great equalizer where the rich and not-so rich can rub shoulders
A year later, I said goodbye to my friends in management. As a parting gift, I received a letter of recommendation. In Denver, I used that reference to land a job and by New Year's Eve, had met Mr. Right.
As spoken by the native people of Hawai'i, to be "pono" is to be in balance, to do what is right from your mana'o, the gut or deep awareness of true self. This concept has been practiced by Hawai'ians throughout their ancient culture.
Since the first thing that happens when you move somewhere is that you actually have to leave the place where you currently reside, I'd like to give some advice on how to get out smoothly.
Network mapping is a growing discipline and is being leveraged in fascinating ways, from discovering the romance across Facebook connections to discovering the interactions between proteins.
Why would we let our keiki (children) and kupuna (our elders) be in so much danger? I probably wouldn't think about this topic if it wasn't for the broken concrete sidewalks I've walked on or the metal grates gaping up that have almost cut off toes.
There's no substitute to getting to know different areas of the island firsthand with a "preview" trip. Taking some time to visit the local eateries, talk to people in the area or just reenact your average morning commute will do wonders
If you're planning a winter vacation, you've probably noticed that some of the most beautiful, luxurious spots are also the most crowded and expensive. It's just the laws of supply and demand. But what if I told you there was a "sweet spot" that travel experts call Shoulder Season.
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.
Congressman Charles Djou sits down with me and answers some meaningful and fun questions about his life philosophy. LUSSIER: Charles, what drives you...
It's tough to figure out Mayor Kirk Caldwell's logic and his fiscal priorities. Honolulu deserves fact-and-merit-based collaboration with its citizenry in order to ensure that everybody wins. It would be a travesty for Oahu if politics will render the Kahuku Municipal Golf Course into oblivion.