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How to Do Oahu On a Budget

WHERE | Posted 03.17.2016 | Travel

If you have a sweet tooth you'll want to stop by Leonard's Bakery just outside of Waikiki in Kapahulu for its famous malasadas. Located in Hawaii since the early 1950s, Leonard's Bakery serves up these sugarcoated Portuguese donuts daily.

Hawaii By Moped: 5 Perfect Itineraries | Posted 06.25.2016 | Travel

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.

10 Things You Never Knew About Oahu

Viator | Posted 06.16.2016 | Travel

Today, the island of Oahu is one of the world's most popular visitor destinations, where beaches, shopping, waves and waterfalls draw millions of visitors each year. Even though Oahu is one of the world's more desirable places to vacation, there is still a lot about this tropical island that visitors might not know.

How One City Celebrates Memorial Day With A Glowing Sea Of Memories

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 05.28.2015 | Good News

As Memorial Day turned to dusk, more than 42,000 people gathered in Honolulu to send 6,000 floating, candlelit lanterns out into the ocean. Each one c...

Hawaii's Notoriously Illegal Hike May Be Gone Forever

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.06.2015 | Travel

Remember that strikingly stunning and famously illegal hike in Hawaii that gave you the chance to view paradise from the heavens? To refresh your ...

8 Family Getaways for Spring Break

Joy Pecknold | Posted 04.13.2015 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

The eight North American and European properties herein all have suites and extras to accommodate kids, but offer starkly different settings and experiences. Poll the clan and make your choice.

We Want To Be Here For The Holidays

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.25.2015 | Travel

It's happening. Decorations are going up, temperatures are dropping, and your local grocery store is selling those cheap colored ornaments. The win...

The Stunning Parts Of Oahu That Tourists Don't Get To See

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.25.2014 | Travel

The Hawaiian island of Oahu is known as The Gathering Place, and rightly so. Out of the eight islands, it is Oahu that holds more than 70 percent of t...

When A Natural Pool Forms On A Beach, Ridiculously Fun Things Happen

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 05.29.2014 | Travel

If you needed any extra motivation to finally book a flight to Hawaii for your summer vacation, this is probably it. After weeks of big surf and ra...

The 21 Most Magical Spots In Hawaii

Posted 09.02.2014 | Travel

Some people may think Hawaii is overrated. We think it's home to magic; a place where you can find everything from rainbow trees to fiery water to bea...

Top Tips for a Family Vacation in Oahu | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel

Fortunately Oahu offers a diverse range of kid-friendly accommodations and activities -- while still featuring a backdrop of sun, sand and ocean.

11 Things That Are Weirdly Missing In Hawaii... And What They Can Teach You

Posted 04.18.2014 | Travel

We often define a destination by the traits, characteristics and features that it has. But equally -- if not more -- telling is what you won't find in...

Oahu Activities You Can Do for Free!

Sonya Kimura | Posted 05.20.2014 | Hawaii
Sonya Kimura

All you'll need to shell out for here is the cost to frame your amazing photos.

Howzit, Braddah? 27 Words To Learn Before You Visit Hawaii

Posted 03.13.2014 | Travel

We all know "aloha" is an important word in the Aloha state, but we were surprised -- shocked, really -- to learn that visitors need to know an additi...

The North Shore, Oahu -- Raw and Wild From the Eyes of a New Yorker

Diane E. Hare | Posted 05.05.2014 | Hawaii
Diane E. Hare

I was fortunate to be born into a native family with roots that lie on the North Shore. Haleiwa, to be exact, a small country town settled in the mecca of surfing, a true gem beloved by all those who pass through. To help my fellow borough boppers, I have decided to create a list of "below-the-radar" must-dos.

Yoga Festival + Tropical Paradise = Travel Perfection

Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel

What happens when you combine a picturesque Hawaii setting with the world's happiest, most fun-loving yogis? Perhaps the most well-rounded and travel-...

15 Amazing Beaches to Warm Your Soul on a Snowy Day

minube | Posted 04.21.2014 | Travel

With much of the continental United States experiencing record cold and snow, we thought we'd do our part by compiling these 15 amazing beaches so you can keep warm on the inside, if not the outside.

Want To See The Clouds Dance Over Hawaii? Watch This

Posted 02.05.2014 | Green

Photographer Julian Tryba spent some time in Hawaii last December and became obsessed with the "complex relationship between the volcano and the cloud...

Why This (Illegal!) Hike Is Everyone In Hawaii's Favorite

Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

Gorgeous hikes are as ubiquitous and as varied as rainbows in Hawaii. Everyone has their favorites for sunset or sunrise, for adrenaline vs. tranquili...

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...

The End Of An Era For Waikiki

Civil Beat | PF Bentley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

The start of the new year marked the end of an era in Honolulu. By the time you read this the International Market Place, the last truly open green...

What Life In Hawaii Will Be Like In 2014

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

As the year comes to an end, the Hawaiian islands are enjoying some standbys: spontaneous rainbows, days of powerful surf pulsed with days of calm, cr...

7 Local Things We Wish Obama Would Do In Hawaii

Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

Like the rest of us, the Obamas are creatures of habit. They make the Hawaiian island of Oahu their holiday trip every winter, they rent the same beac...

Perfect Pipe Conditions Make For Epic Surf Photos

Posted 08.04.2014 | Sports

Forget the president. All anyone in Hawaii cared about this past weekend was the massive swell on the North Shore and the perfect Pipe conditions. Bel...

Take A Look Inside Obama's Holiday Home And Other Hawaii Palaces Fit For A President

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Home

For most of the country, a holiday vacation includes a trip to grandma's house, questionable eggnog and keeping warm under a dusty, old Christmas swea...