Our top 10 historic battlefields are just a sampling of the places where we can pay our respects to the fallen. However, they stand out for the attention they pay to preserving and sharing the history that unfolded on these very spots.
"Climate change is here, climate change is happening, and we have to do something about it," William Aila Jr., Chair of the Hawai'i Department of Land and Natural Resources, repeatedly emphasized during his opening remarks at a recent briefing.
It is no secret that the admissions committees are very concerned about what you do with your spare time -- be it volunteering with lepers in India or interning as a trapeze artist with Cirque du Soleil.
This month, as President Obama prepares once again to address the nation, nearly 600 soldiers from Guam are returning home after a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan, yet they are being denied democracy at home.
Wherever you go in the Pacific, you can follow the swirl of humankind's passion for war, from rusting tanks and guns to monuments and markers in tranquil valleys, to the peaceful green lawns of manicured cemeteries
Hawaii is often called the "endangered species capital of the world" because we have more plants and animals that are in danger of extinction than any other place on Earth. More than one-third of all the threatened and endangered birds in the United States are found only in Hawaii.
All week long, administration officials have been making a strong case that if the sequester happens, there will indeed be consequences that the country will face, and so far they've been doing an excellent job at making that case.