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Waikiki Beach Reopens Following Sewage Spill

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 08.27.2015 | Weird News

UPDATE: Aug. 27 -- The beaches at Waikiki and Ala Moana were reopened Wednesday morning following an announcement by Honolulu city officials that...

4 Indicted In Slaying Of 65-Year-Old Man, Including His Ex-Girlfriend

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 08.13.2015 | Crime

A Hawaii grand jury on Wednesday indicted four people in the June shooting death of a 65-year-old man, including his ex-girlfriend.  The ex-...

The Yoga of Aloha

Jennie Lee | Posted 08.11.2015 | Hawaii
Jennie Lee

In physical yoga practice, we focus on alignment in our postures and connection to our breath, in order to cultivate tranquility of body, mind and spirit. As a Yoga Therapist on the island of O'ahu, I focus on the alignment between yoga and the spirit of aloha that is so important here.

VIDEO: Unbelievable Tandem Surfers in Hawaii

The Surf Channel | Posted 07.16.2015 | Sports
The Surf Channel

Meet World Champion tandem surfers, Chuck Inman and Lauren Oiye. The two athletes met less than 10 years ago on the beach in Hawaii, and neither guessed that eventually, together, they would be the best in the sport.

Summer Escapes: 11 Resorts Right on the Beach

Joy Pecknold | Posted 06.19.2015 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

South Beach, bringing the heat. Well, actually, close to South Beach but away from the fray, and whimsically dressed up in mid-century Art Deco--that's what this Thompson has to offer.

10 Things You Never Knew About Oahu

Viator | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Viator

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.

Meet America's Three Newest National Monuments

Orbitz.com | Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel
Orbitz.com

In February, President Obama did just that when he used his executive authority to declare the Pullman Historic District in Chicago, Hawaii's Honouliuli Internment Camp and Colorado's Arkansas River Valley as National Monuments -- officially placing them within the country's National Parks System.

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...

11 Beaches That Probably Aren't For You

Orbitz.com | Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel
Orbitz.com

Thanks, but no thanks.

Hawaiian Surf Goddess, Crystal Dzigas

The Surf Channel | Posted 04.21.2015 | Sports
The Surf Channel

When your childhood memories are filled with swaying palm trees, warm tropical weather and white sandy beaches, life is good. Growing up on the island of Oahu was a dream for professional longboarder, Crystal Dzigas.

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.

8 Places With Always-Perfect Weather

Orbitz.com | Posted 04.06.2015 | Travel
Orbitz.com

Let's get this one out of the way. San Diego is the textbook example of beautiful year-round climate. It's never too hot and never too cold, with a very minimal amount of that pesky California fog to get in the way--when it does roll in, it burns off pretty quickly in the morning.

7 Reasons Obama Wants To Go To Hawaii For The 7th Year In A Row

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 12.20.2014 | Travel

On Friday, the Obamas headed to Hawaii for their annual vacation, and after seven years, it's safe to say the first family has pretty much perfected t...

Oahu: Big City Buzz, History, Rural Beauty, All in One

George Hobica | Posted 02.08.2015 | Travel
George Hobica

On my most recent visit I even discovered some things that I somehow missed on a dozen previous occasions.

We Want To Be Here For The Holidays

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.01.2014 | 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 Green: Ways & Means

Brad Puet | Posted 01.20.2015 | Entertainment
Brad Puet

As you all know or may not know, I'm a fan of reggae. I'm especially a fan of reggae from the islands of Hawaii. With the Huffington Post platform, I plan to keep bringing the story of reggae music from the islands and from the musicians themselves.

Worthy of the Commander-in-Chief: A Dozen Hotels Where U.S. Presidents Have Stayed

Oyster | Posted 01.06.2015 | Travel
Oyster

While leading the country is one of the harder jobs you can have, it does come with a few perks. We imagine the extensive traveling is exhausting, but at least it gives presidents the chance to see some amazing places and stay in some of the world's most luxurious hotels: Four-poster beds, dining rooms, and spacious bathrooms are always on the checklist.

I'm With Stupid: Shark-riding Babes and Vigilante Surf Wolves

Todd Hartley | Posted 12.17.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I've been back in Colorado for nearly two weeks now after my brief sojourn to Oahu, but I have to be honest: In my mind, I'm still in Hawaii.

I'm With Stupid: Big-Wave Puker Tackles Oahu's North Shore

Todd Hartley | Posted 12.10.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I have little doubt that under different circumstances, I would have been a heck of a surfer. Admittedly, this would involve altering virtually every ...

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.

No Paradise for Homeless

Deborah De Santis | Posted 11.15.2014 | Hawaii
Deborah De Santis

The Island of Oahu/ Hawaii is getting a lot of attention these days for all the wrong reasons. A local council there just approved measures to regulate how a person spends time on a sidewalk -- nothing more than weakly veiled attempts to kick homeless people off the curb.

5 Dream Trips You Can Actually Afford

Budget Travel | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Yes, you CAN afford to visit Machu Picchu! Try going with an affordable group tour by G Adventures. (Photo courtesy of Luq1/Dreamstime. Article by Ka...

Scientists Discover Another Hawaiian Volcano

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 06.11.2014 | Green

It’s not often that a new volcano is discovered, especially in the United States. But scientists from the U.S. and France published a study last mon...

Is Oahu Having A HART Attack?

www.civilbeat.com | Posted 05.12.2014 | Hawaii

On a rural expanse of Oahu’s leeward coast, a line of concrete pillars snakes through fields of corn stalks and pumpkins toward downtown Honolulu wh...

How to Not Scream You Are Tourist in Hawaii

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 07.05.2014 | Travel
Shannon Kaiser

Wise travelers learn about local customs before they go and a little Mahalo magic can go a long way. The last thing you want to do is scream you are a tourist. To avoid tourist traps and car break-ins, keep these key things in mind.