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8 Arrested During Protests Of Second Hawaii Telescope

AP | Chloe Fox | Posted 08.20.2015 | Science

HONOLULU (AP) - Eight people were arrested early Thursday during a protest against a Maui solar telescope, including a leader in the effort to stop a ...

Lumeria Maui: An Unforgettable Portal in the Pacific

Greg Archer | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel
Greg Archer

Maui. Sunshine. Adventure. What's not to like? After all, the beaches and sites on the Hawaiian Islands' next-to-youngest entity (The Big Island) are a plenty that many writers have been spotlighting them in books and magazines for quite some time.

Know Place Like Home: Stepping Underneath the Waterfall That Is Nodus Tollens

Greg Archer | Posted 08.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Greg Archer

Look around. Many people seem to be feeling as if they are in a profound transition, both professionally and personally. For many us, it may feel as if we have been placed on a cosmic see-saw, especially this summer.

A Gaggle Of Future Governors Just Had A Great Time In Maui

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 08.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Last month, a group of state attorneys general flew to Maui for the annual meeting of the Conference of Western Attorneys General. For s...

No Place Like Home: Realizing That the Path Leads to the Path

Greg Archer | Posted 08.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Greg Archer

So there I was minding my own business when from nowhere, the rug that was the media job I had for 14 years, had been pulled out from under me in a...

These Daring Cliff Divers Take Adventure Travel To New Heights

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 08.04.2015 | Travel

There are two types of travelers: those who'd prefer to get their feet muddy and jump off fearsomely high things, and those who don't. ...

Know Place Like Home: Manuevering Midlife Meltdowns Via Divine Intervention

Greg Archer | Posted 08.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Greg Archer

So, there I was minding my own business when, from nowhere -- well, that's debatable -- I received "a sign" from The Universe to write about my Polish family's odyssey surviving Joseph Stalin's mass deportation of approximately 1 million Poles during the 1940s.

Pacific Rim Free Trade Talks Fail To Seal Deal

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 07.31.2015 | World

By Ami Miyazaki and Krista Hughes LAHAINA, Hawaii, July 31 (Reuters) - Pacific Rim trade ministers failed to clinch a deal on Friday to free up trade...

Hawaii Man Charged With Manslaughter In 1-Punch Killing

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.29.2015 | Crime

A 26-year-old Maui man has been charged with manslaughter, accused of delivering a single punch that killed a man who had made an advance on his girl...

17 GIFs That Will Transport You To Hawaii Right This Instant

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 07.23.2015 | Travel

Hawaii is indisputably beautiful, but it's also one of the most remote places in the world, making it a touch difficult to experience the HI life.&nbs...

11-Year-Old Driver Hits Woman With Car In Maui

AP | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.19.2015 | Crime

 WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Police say a pedestrian has life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car driven by an 11-year-old boy in Kahu...

Most Travelers Don't Know That These 6 Hotel Upgrades Are Actually Worth the Cost

Oyster | Posted 07.02.2015 | Travel
Oyster

A real deal can be found in the occasional gem of an upgrade. We plugged in August dates and found six hotel rooms where the upgrade from one room type to the one directly above it is well worth the indulgence.

Maui County's Ban On GMO Crops Is Invalid: Federal Judge

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 07.07.2015 | Green

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a Maui County ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops is pre-empted by federal and...

Hawaii By Moped: 5 Perfect Itineraries

Orbitz.com | Posted 06.25.2015 | Travel
Orbitz.com

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.

What Living On Maui Has Taught Me About Life

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 06.23.2015 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

The prices of everything in our country are higher. The cost of living keeps increasing while wages decrease. This can depress and keep you stuck, or you can use it as motivation to escape to a better life--no matter where that life is. You have a choice to make, and you decide what you believe is possible in your life.

These Are America's Best Sunrises And Sunsets

Orbitz.com | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Orbitz.com

In celebration of the solstice we present the first ever Sunny Awards for the best sunrises and sunsets nationwide. And the award goes to...

4 Epic Days of MaiTai Action: The Good, the Biz and the Play!

Mia Kossiavelou | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business
Mia Kossiavelou

At the MaiTai Maui opening ceremony the mayor of Maui, Alan Arakawa revealed, "I have the easiest job in the world," with a smile, "look around you - it's the most beautiful place on earth." And with that I was inspired to explore his beautiful island.

Best Ways To Take In Maui

Findery | Posted 05.08.2015 | Travel
Findery

There are many different hotel options for the budget-conscious, but luxury Maui is an experience all onto itself and worth splurging on, if only for a few days in your stay.

Shark Kills Woman Off Maui Coast

AP | Posted 05.09.2015 | Green

HONOLULU (AP) -- A shark killed a 65-year-old woman in an attack off the shore of Maui on Wednesday, officials said. Maui Fire Department said in a...

Eating, Sleeping, Surfing and Zoning out on Maui

John Mariani | Posted 06.27.2015 | Hawaii
John Mariani

If this was the only thing I could have eaten all day, I would have been a very happy man.

Researchers Are Super Excited About This Whale's Penis

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 04.24.2015 | Green

Here's a fun fact: A humpback whale's penis can be up to 10 feet long. Getting a glimpse of the impressive appendage, however, is surprisingly rar...

Money Saving Tips On Maui

Viator | Posted 06.20.2015 | Travel
Viator

While this should come as little surprise, one of the best ways to save money in Maui is simply to hang at the beach. Though some people might argue the beach is expensive (after parking, cabana, and drinks), the key to making it a cheap trip is to match the beach with your budget.

Moving to Maui: One Year Later

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 06.07.2015 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

My wife and I decided Maui would be a cool place to vacation. We got off the plane and felt "something" we had no way of explaining. The walk through the semi-open airport alone excited us.

A Taste of Maui

Carly Cylinder | Posted 05.25.2015 | Travel
Carly Cylinder

Three or four nights may not be enough, but you can see a lot in a little amount of time. It was a perfect long-weekend getaway that gave us just what we needed -- a taste of Maui.

The Best Thing You Can Do When Moving to Hawaii

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 05.17.2015 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

One lesson that we had heard, but really saw when we moved here, was leaving the mainland in the mainland. No matter where you moved from, you have to leave that attitude and that way of life there. You have to embrace what Hawai'i is and means. Those that try to bring the mainland here don't last very long.