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Soaking Up the Sun: My Favorite Beaches in Oahu

Michelle Rae Uy | Posted 01.14.2016 | Travel
Michelle Rae Uy

Puaena Point Beach in Oahu's North Shore (Photo: Michelle Rae) When it comes to gorgeous beaches, the Pacific archipelago and youngest state wins. In...

Shark Bites Surfer On Oahu's North Shore

Associated Press | Landess Kearns | Posted 10.09.2015 | Weird News

HONOLULU (AP) — A 25-year-old Oahu man has been bitten by a shark while surfing on Oahu's North Shore. The attack happened near a popular surfing sp...

Oahu's North Shore Is Almost Too Good To Be True

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.19.2015 | Travel

There's one neighborhood in Hawaii, above all the other magical places, that never fails to impress. The seven-mile slice of paradise known famous...

Lake Superior Ice

Minnesota Historical Society | Posted 03.10.2015 | Travel
Minnesota Historical Society

Minnesota's North Shore of Lake Superior is beautiful any time of year, but there is something special about watching the eerie transition of the powe...

#AlohaHuffPost Roundup: Winter Is Coming

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.02.2014 | Hawaii

Alright, we know what you’re thinking: "You're in Hawaii. Winter is not coming." The weather is pretty beautiful year-round, we'll give you that, bu...

Richard Fale: The Wrong Choice in Hawaii Senate District 23

Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson | Posted 11.30.2014 | Hawaii
Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson

Like a kid with Tourette Syndrome, Fale just canʻt seem to help himself from impulsively lashing out - not the best strategy for winning friends or influencing people.

Chief Keef Hits the North Shore: Two Chicago Perspectives

Sheila Quirke | Posted 06.10.2014 | Chicago
Sheila Quirke

Last year, Englewood's very own, Interscope Records recording artist Chief Keef, moved to the north suburban enclave of Northfield. Apparently, he's been nothing but trouble ever since.

Look to Chicago Suburbs for Illinois' Lowest Unemployment Rates

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 06.07.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

While Illinois' unemployment rate was 8.7 percent in February, plenty of cities were below that. We've got the top 10 in terms of lowest unemployment rates in Illinois.

What Can Brown (County) Do for You? Apparently, Keep You Employed

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 05.26.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

With the February unemployment statistics for Illinois due to come out in the next week or two, we take one last look at the data from January, a month where the overall unemployment rate for Illinois was 8.7 percent. Some cities were well below that.

Gorgeous Video Shows Why An Entire State Is Obsessed With One Wave

Posted 11.12.2014 | Green

The state of Hawaii has a lot going for it in terms of natural beauty, but its biggest pride and joy may just be the massive wave known as Banzai Pipe...

These Rides Show It Truly Is The Journey Not The Destination

Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel

Surfers love telling tales about the best rides of their lives. Usually these stories have to do with their best wave rides, but sometimes it’s the ...

Gabriela Aoun

You Don't Have To Go To Nazare To Awe At Nature's Power | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 11.02.2013 | Green

A possibly 100-foot wave off Nazaré, Portugal made headlines on Monday when two Brazilian surfers squared off against the behemoth. Maya Gabeira wipe...

Memories of a Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Joni Kamiya | Posted 10.28.2013 | Hawaii
Joni Kamiya

While growing up, we'd get sick of hearing it every time it was farm day. Now that I have my own kids, I've learned to realize how so many valuable life lessons were acquired on the farm. It's those things that you can never learn anywhere else.

At The Mercy Of Nature: Two Famous Hawaii Beaches See Unprecedented Erosion

Posted 07.30.2014 | Green

Two of Oahu's most popular beaches are experiencing erosion at unprecedented levels. Kuhio Beach in Waikiki and Sunset Beach on Oahu's North Shore are...

Gabriela Aoun

Hawaii Is The Land Of Gorgeous, Affordable Yoga | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel

Yoga is for everyone. Unfortunately, yoga is not priced for everyone. But Hawaii is the land of affordable yoga. Thanks to the number of people who pr...

PHOTOS: Waves Come Early On Oahu's North Shore

Posted 07.28.2014 | Travel

Oahu's North Shore enjoyed an early swell this week, with head high and overhead (and the occasional well-overhead) waves. It was a welcome taste of w...

Love and Longing for Hawaii

Christen Vidanovic | Posted 11.02.2013 | Hawaii
Christen Vidanovic

If you've ever felt the blessing of Hawaii -- that moment where your heart feels like it's going to pop out of your chest because you are so in love with these islands -- know that it is a call. It is a call to ensure that the life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness. Eat local, don't litter, live aloha, use your brain, use your heart and know that you are living a blessed life.

Bidding Aloha To Famous North Shore Surfing Dog

Posted 09.13.2013 | Green

We all know that dogs are man's best friend, but Pulu, a Pit-Lab mix, was "crazy loyal" according to owner and pro-surfer Rocky Canon. Pulu never left...

North Shore For Sale

Doug Cole | Posted 11.04.2013 | Hawaii
Doug Cole

The fact that nearly one-third of the North Shore is currently for sale -- over twenty thousand acres -- makes efforts to preserve the region's coastal and agricultural landscapes more important now than ever before.

LOOK: Did These Homes Inspire 'The Great Gatsby?'

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 05.20.2013 | HuffPost Home

The jury's still out on the actual mansions that influenced Fitzgerald, but we have a hunch these are the top candidates.

Exploring The Unseen Side Of Oahu

Jim Calio | Posted 12.19.2012 | Travel
Jim Calio

Seeing the rest of Oahu is like seeing the rest of, say, New York State: You don't know it exists until you get out of the big city, whether it's New York or Honolulu, and then you're surprised at how beautiful it is.

PHOTOS: Finding Bliss In A Solo Trip To Hawaii

Lisa McElroy | Posted 09.06.2012 | Travel
Lisa McElroy

On my first morning on Oahu, I woke up to a double rainbow over the ocean, right outside my room at the Turtle Bay Resort.

Underemployed Under The Radar On The North Shore

Glenview, IL Patch | Carrie Miller Email the Author | Posted 10.02.2011 | Chicago

Less than a year ago, Tim Hendricks was a vice president and stock trader 21 years into a career at Merrill Lynch in downtown Chicago. These days Hend...

Homesharing Lets Suburban Renter Get Back On Her Feet

Deerfield, IL Patch | Natalie Kaplan Email the Author | Posted 09.19.2011 | Chicago

When Dina Hagl moved back to the U.S. from Germany, she needed a place to live that wouldn't break the bank. "I was looking for something really inex...

Teen Critically Injured In Hit-And-Run Wakes Up As Suspect Bonds Out Of Jail

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago