The Island of Oahu/ Hawaii is getting a lot of attention these days for all the wrong reasons. A local council there just approved measures to regulate how a person spends time on a sidewalk -- nothing more than weakly veiled attempts to kick homeless people off the curb.
Whether you're a total pro or a complete amateur, there's nothing quite like the rush of surfing.
August 9, 2014 Primary Elections is a big day for Hawaii. Winners and losers will be picked for the November 6, 2014 General Elections.
On Dec. 25 big wave legend Ken Bradshaw was on the phone. A northwest swell was storming in with wave faces exceeding 35 feet. Could I get to Waimea Beach ASAP, he wanted to know?
Last month, Hawaiian Airlines kicked off non-stop service three times per week between Honolulu and Beijing. If you're planning on visiting China, it's worth a 24- to 36-hour pit stop in the Aloha State for some fun in the sun.
Educational institutions throughout the islands are gearing up for another festive season to celebrate academia, endurance and achievements. Part of the fun is seeing the types of leis showered upon the graduates.
I stared at the nine acres of watercress fields surrounded by concrete buildings and consumerism. This was hardly what I imagined when I was thinking of "farm to table" cuisine!
The text message was terse but it explained everything. "Been awake for 50 + hrs." Filmmaker Samuel Ali had just completed his first entry for this ye...
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.