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The World's Strangest Beaches

Viator | Posted 02.04.2016 | Travel

While white-sand beaches with azure waters and billowing palms are nice, they're far from unusual. For those looking for a unique coastal experience, the following beaches provide just that.

Why Your Next Vacation Should Be Kauai | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel

Evelyn Kanter for the Orbitz Travel Blog If less is more, expect to get both on Kauai. You'll find fewer crowds and less costly hotels here than in O...

If This Doesn't Make You Want To Go To Kauai, Nothing Will

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 01.11.2016 | Travel

From the dramatic Na Pali Coast to breathtaking Waimea Canyon, the only way to really appreciate the awe-inspiring scenery of the Hawaiian island...

Man Climbs To 'Edge Of The World' To Take The Scariest Selfie Ever

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.16.2015 | Travel

Don't try this -- ever.  Hiking to the end of the Awaʻawapuhi Trail on the island of Kauai is a pretty terrifying experience. But photograp...

The Big Secret About Hawaii's 'Secret Beaches'

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.24.2015 | Travel

Looking for Hawaii's best kept secrets? Turns out, they're not all that hard to find.   The Aloha State has six unofficial beaches that are all c...

8 Beautiful Hawaii Inns (for Every Budget) | Posted 11.10.2015 | Travel

A trip to Hawaii tops many a bucket list, but can seem prohibitively expensive, with nightly rates for many resorts reaching $500 or more. Take comfort: Dreamy accommodations in Hawaii don't have to break the bank. Discover our list of the best bed and breakfasts and inns on every island, at every budget.

Which Hawaiian Island Is Right For You?

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.05.2015 | Travel

The Hawaiian islands have long been considered the best islands in America by Condé Nast Traveler readers, but with so many islands to cho...

9 Gorgeous Beaches Hawaii Locals Don't Want You To Know About

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.24.2015 | Travel

Pretty beaches in Hawaii are a dime a dozen. But if you're as serious as we are about finding the perfect seaside experience, then the crowded&nb...

The 'Coolest Thing No One Is Doing' In Hawaii

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 09.23.2015 | Travel

On the south side of the Hawaiian island of Kauai, down the two-mile Mahaulepu Heritage Trail that begins at Shipwreck's Beach, a short path...

The ONE Thing You Should Do On Each Hawaiian Island

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 09.16.2015 | Travel

Booking a trip to Hawaii is always a good idea, but with so many islands to choose from, deciding how to split one's time is a torturous (and kind of...

What Is Killing Kauai's Wild Chickens?

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 09.11.2015 | Weird News

About a dozen chickens turned up dead in the Hawaiian island of Kauai earlier this week, and the Aloha State is determined to figure out why.&nbs...

What Makes Kauai Magical

Findery | Posted 09.09.2015 | Travel

Being so taken with a place that you forget your phone, your problems, yourself -- that to me is perhaps the most magical of all.

Teen Sets Out For A Swim, Rescues 20 Stranded Hikers Instead

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 08.06.2015 | Good News

Thanks to a teen who just wanted to go swimming, more than 20 hikers were rescued Sunday from one of the wettest places in the world. Sonny Boiser, 15...

Haunting Nude Photos Bring 1970s Hippie Community Back To Life

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.31.2015 | Arts

In 1977, Taylor Camp was burning down. The flames, ignited by the Kauai, Hawaii, county police and state officials, devoured homes, churches and comm...

One Woman’s Adventurous Life, In 15 Jaw-Dropping Photos

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox | Posted 07.24.2015 | Women

Most people think of the word "adventure" as a noun -- a single experience that has a beginning, middle and end. But Chelsea Yamase often uses it as a...

Hawaii's 'Weeping Wall' Is A Misty Oasis Of Waterfalls

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.22.2015 | Travel

Why settle for one waterfall when you can be surrounded by an abundance of them? Located near the center of Hawaii's lush island of Kauai, "The Weepin...

A Glimpse Inside Hawaii's 'Forbidden Island'

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.21.2015 | Travel

When the sun sets over Kauai's Kekaha Beach on an especially clear night, a tall, silhouetted tract of land emerges west of the Hawaiian islands, towa...

The Top 10 Places for Families to Travel This Summer

MiniTime | Posted 05.26.2015 | Travel

From coast to coast, families search for a stretch of sand where kids can play freely and adults can take a break from the daily schedule. Here are a few suggestions to help you find your spot.

Kauai Official in Switzerland Urges Syngenta to Drop Lawsuit Blocking Enforcement of GMO Pesticide Law; Syngenta Replies, 'There Is No Lawsuit'

Judah Freed | Posted 05.22.2015 | Green
Judah Freed

At the annual shareholders meeting of the Syngenta Corporation in Basel, Switzerland, Kauai County Council member Gary Hooser urged the transnational chemical giant to withdraw from its lawsuit against the Hawaiian island county.

Extremely Rare Hawaiian Monk Seal Dies In 'Perplexing' Propeller Accident

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 05.19.2015 | Green

A young Hawaiian monk seal, one of the world's most endangered species, was killed by a boat's propeller -- the first such accident in at least 20 yea...

6 Outdoor Adventure Excursions to Supercharge Your Kauai Vacation

Amy Whitley | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel
Amy Whitley

If you're the type of traveler who prefers blisters to pedicures on a beach vacation, or gets more scrapes and bruises than suntan lines, you are our people.

7 Explorers Name The Most Beautiful Place They've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Nico Pitney | Posted 11.25.2015 | Travel

Looking for travel inspiration? We've been asking fascinating people -- Pulitzer Prize-winners, world champion athletes, entrepreneurs, artists, and m...

A Winter Road Trip Around Kauai

Christine Buckley | Posted 03.07.2015 | Travel
Christine Buckley

There is no better way to explore the country's dramatic and varied landscapes, breathtaking vistas, quaint small towns, and regional subcultures than by loading up the car and hitting the open road.

7 Hawaii Destinations The Obamas Should Escape To

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.25.2015 | Travel

Dear Obama family, By now, we know you have your annual holiday vacation down to a science. After all, you've stayed in the same neighborhood for ...

Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal's Suspicious Death Sparks Investigation

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 12.04.2014 | Green

An endangered Hawaiian monk seal was found bludgeoned to death on the Northeast coast of Kauai on November 30, and federal and state authorities have ...