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HULA MOON Vol. XXXI: Never Betray the Lei; A Higher Hawai'i Power

Gordy Grundy | Posted 02.19.2016 | Hawaii
Gordy Grundy

Never Betray the Lei! I have now seen it several times and the indiscretion is oddly funny. A speaker at an event, usually a mainland haole male, is ...

Hawaii Residents Send 'A Hug' To Paris With Mile-Long Lei

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 11.24.2015 | Good News

A group of Hawaii residents has come together in the wake of this month's deadly terrorist attacks in Paris to weave a mile-long symbol of love and su...

The Gorgeous (And Pricey!) Shell Jewelry From Hawaii's 'Forbidden Island'

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.24.2014 | Style

The Hawaiian island of Ni'ihau is often called "The Forbidden Island." It sounds like something straight out of "Pirates of the Caribbean," but instea...

Yellen + Jackson Hole = More Growth

Harlan Green | Posted 10.25.2014 | Business
Harlan Green

The evidence is mounting, if not already there, that some higher taxation -- including a streamlining of the various tax codes that eliminates the perks -- is needed to spur continued growth. But when will the politicians finally wake up to that fact?

In Honor Of Lei Day, Everything You Never Knew About Leis

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 05.01.2015 | Travel

Turns out May Day is also Lei Day in Hawaii, which means all-day parties and mayoral awards ceremonies in the Aloha state eschew the stereotypical tou...

Lei'd Back: Taking A Pre-Holiday Breather (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.21.2013 | HuffPost Home

Now that the "Halloween to Holidays Death Spiral" has officially begun, we needed a moment of zen, a moment to collect ourselves before the holiday ma...

Happy Lei Day!

Posted 05.01.2013 | Travel

It's Lei Day, everybody! May 1 officially became Lei day on the Hawaiian Islands in 1929, designated as a day to celebrate the history and traditio...

2012 Will Be Better

Harlan Green | Posted 03.04.2012 | Business
Harlan Green

The elements seem to be in place for a better 2012 economy. Why? Banks are lending again, and it was tight bank credit after bursting of the housing bubble that basically stopped businesses from growing.