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Go Tell It on the Mountain, Part 1 - Pacific Islands: Mountain-Combing on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 01.22.2017 | Home
Mike Arkus

This is the first in a series on mountains and volcanoes I've met around the world, not necessarily the most famous or tallest like Everest or Kangche...

Hawaii's Most Epic Summer Adventures -- Island By Island

The Huffington Post | Lauren Aratani | Posted 07.15.2016 | Home

Sometimes, all you need is a little inspiration to get your summer adventures started. And there’s no better place to look for that kind of motivati...

Their House: Cage-Free Interaction With Galapagos Sharks on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii

Clair Lueke | Posted 06.08.2016 | Home
Clair Lueke

I admit I have had an irrational lifelong fear of sharks, like most people, due to negative exposure by the media and Hollywood. I have only ever obse...

Sacred Cape and Helmet on Loan to Oahu's Bishop Museum

Sandra Thomas | Posted 05.27.2016 | Home
Sandra Thomas

Standing in front of a glass display case at the Bishop Museum in Honolulu, HI, in April, the energy surrounding a new exhibit of great historical significance was palpable.

Jack Johnson Wants You to Compost

NationSwell | Posted 05.12.2016 | Home
NationSwell

Many people know Jack Johnson as a musician. But far fewer know of his commitment to sustainability and green touring practices. Recently, NationSwel...

How to Do Oahu On a Budget

WHERE | Posted 03.17.2016 | Home
WHERE

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.

Now Life Is a Vacation Every Day: Finding Peace After Making a Major Lifestyle Change From a Farm to a Pacific Island

Clair Lueke | Posted 03.10.2016 | Home
Clair Lueke

A year and a half ago, I signed closing papers that resulted in the sale of our six bedroom farmhouse in pastoral Greenback, Tennessee. My husband and...

Marine Corps Worries About Aging Helicopter Fleet After Deadly Hawaii Crash

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.03.2016 | Home

The two Marine Corps CH-53 helicopters that collided off the coast of Hawaii earlier this year, killing all 12 crew members, are part of a family of a...

Hawaii Family Travel: Sharks, Dolphins, Whales, Turtles, and Yoga

David Code | Posted 02.24.2017 | Home
David Code

We swam with the sharks. Literally. No protective cage. On a gorgeous, sunny morning, my 16 year-old son Josh and I joined 5 others to board a boat...

Teen Dies After Helicopter Crashes Near Arizona Memorial In Hawaii (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 02.22.2016 | Home

UPDATE: Feb. 22 -- A 16-year-old male passenger has died from injuries sustained during last week's helicopter crash near the USS Arizona Memorial, Th...

12 Marines Missing In Hawaii Declared Dead (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.21.2016 | Home

UPDATE: Jan. 21 -- The U.S. Marine Corps declared the 12 missing Marines dead on Thursday, two days after a massive five-day search for the men was su...

Soaking Up the Sun: My Favorite Beaches in Oahu

Michelle Rae Uy | Posted 01.13.2017 | Home
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...

Top Ten Food Trucks On Oahu

Catherine Cambra | Posted 12.18.2016 | Home
Catherine Cambra

If you know where to look, you can find just about any cuisine on wheels cooked to perfection--Mexican, Puerto Rican, fusion...you name it, Oahu's got it.

How To Do Oahu Like A Local

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 12.08.2015 | Home

There's a big difference between the Oahu tourists see and the Oahu locals live every day. As Hawaii's most populated island, Oahu has so much to see ...

7 Facts You Didn't Know About Pearl Harbor

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 12.07.2016 | Home

Sure, we all know the date and the famous quote (Dec. 7, 1941, "a date which will live in infamy") and, of course, the implications and significance (...

Just Try To Tell Us This Is Not The Most Photogenic State

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 12.02.2015 | Home

Hawaii's natural beauty may speak for itself, but photographer Cameron Brooks goes the extra mile to show off the state's most photogenic features fro...

This Illegal 'Stairway To Heaven' Could Soon Be Open To The Public

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.16.2015 | Home

On the Hawaiian island of Oahu, you can climb 3,922 steel stairs to get to heaven -- or pretty close to it, at least. Though the popular Haiku Stairs ...

8 Beautiful Hawaii Inns (for Every Budget)

BedandBreakfast.com | Posted 11.10.2016 | Home
BedandBreakfast.com

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 | Home

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

15 Struggles Anyone From Hawaii Will Relate To

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 10.29.2015 | Home

In the eyes of mainland America, Hawaii is an idyllic island getaway where the palm trees sway and the mai tais flow. We won't lie to you: the palm tr...

19 Of Hawaii's Most Epic Photo Ops

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 10.24.2015 | Home

Hawaii is undeniably photogenic, but even in the Aloha state, some photo ops are better than others. Vacations, after all, are as much about sharing y...

Prehistoric Tourism: Jurassic World's Impact on Hawaii

Aaron Sagers | Posted 10.20.2016 | Home
Aaron Sagers

It is never a good idea to toy with science, bring back extinct dinosaurs, and load them into a theme park with a lot of tasty humans. Watching it all go so very wrong is the appeal of the Jurassic Park franchise.

Shark Bites Surfer On Oahu's North Shore

Associated Press | Landess Kearns | Posted 10.09.2015 | Home

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...

What It Means To Be A 'Local Haole' In Hawaii

Civil Beat | Denby Fawcett | Posted 10.07.2015 | Home

There has been much lively discussion in Honolulu Civil Beat recently on what it means to be “local.” Many participants in the conversation see...

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

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.24.2015 | Home

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 Waikiki...