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My Invisible Honeymoon

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 04.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Cheryl Dumesnil

She wouldn't hold hands with me, my newlywed wife, unless we hid our interlaced fingers under an airline blanket.

6 Indispensable Life Lessons Learned From Hawaiians

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 04.02.2014 | Hawaii
Shannon Kaiser

Sure, you have heard the saying, "Life is what happens when you are busy making other plans," but in Hawaii it is more like, "Go with the flow and don't make plans."

VOTE: What Is The Best Hawaiian Island?

Posted 04.08.2014 | Travel

They all boast epic sunsets, pristine beaches, gorgeous flora ... but only one can be the best. Maui and Oahu get the most tourist attention, but ...

NCAA Basketball: Hawaii Early Season Tournaments Once Again Provide Glimpse of the Postseason

Wayne Coito | Posted 03.27.2014 | Sports
Wayne Coito

It seems like ever since the inception of the Maui Invitational, one can expect to see teams playing in Hawaii during November and December still playing in late March en route to the National Championship.

Mbloom's $10 Million Hawaii Tech Fund Begins to Take Shape

Jason Rushin | Posted 03.20.2014 | Hawaii
Jason Rushin

Mbloom, the Maui-based incubator and investment fund, announced the closing of their $10 million investment fund back in December, but little has been...

Ditch The Flip Flops

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.11.2014 | Travel

Over winter and ready to hit the beach? Us too. As a coping mechanism, we've compiled a list of the best places to beat the heat. Here are a few sp...

Protecting Paradise on Maui

Sherry Ott | Posted 03.05.2014 | Hawaii
Sherry Ott

How can you meet locals in Hawaii? Volunteer. While in Maui I took a big turn off the tourist trail and ended up at the Waihee Coastal Dunes and We...

WATCH: That Intense Moment When A Giant Wave Tosses A Boat Like It's Nothing

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.04.2014 | Green

In the world of big wave surfing, watching the waves can be just as risky as surfing them. Last Sunday, a TV production crew found themselves in a ...

Fleeting Loves, Enduring Loves

Stephen Henry Fox | Posted 02.24.2014 | Hawaii
Stephen Henry Fox

Maui bid a hui hou, until we gather again, to one Harlan Masuda under a gentle mantel of vog and low clouds today. Harlan's passing was sudden, with n...

WATCH: Maui Local's Racist Rant Against Tourists Goes Viral

Civil Beat | Gene Park | Posted 02.20.2014 | Travel

UPDATE: The man in the video has been identified as a "21-year old man, with a criminal past," and Maui Police say the case is under investigation and...

Sure, It's Pretty, But This Surf Spot Is Called Jaws For A Reason (VIDEO)

Posted 01.31.2014 | Green

The Jaws surf break off the north shore of Maui got its nickname for being as unpredictable as a shark attack. In the most dramatic surf video we'...

Spirituality and Surfing

Reverend Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young | Posted 04.01.2014 | Religion
Reverend Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young

In the ocean and life, we more often fail to launch ourselves because of our ideas about perfection than anything else. You think maybe the next wave will be better and let the current one pass you by.

Anti-Shark Devices Flying Off The Shelves After Surge In Hawaii Attacks

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 01.24.2014 | Technology

KIHEI, Hawaii (AP) — A surge in shark attacks on Maui over the past year, including two fatal ones, hasn't stopped people from surfing and swimming ...

David Lohr

Ex-Boyfriend Last to See Missing Mom | David Lohr | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

Hawaii police say Moreira Monsalve, a 46-year-old single mother of three who went missing Sunday, was last seen by her ex-boyfriend. "She wouldn’...

In Land We Trust: How You Can Help Save Hawaii

Jon Letman | Posted 03.16.2014 | Hawaii
Jon Letman

Hawaii is not the smallest state, but it certainly has the most clearly defined boundaries. Even on the Big Island of Hawaii, the vast sweep of ...

Man Escapes Shark Attack By Running It Over With Surfboard

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

Talk about an audacious start to the new year. Matt Kinoshita, 43, was paddling near Ukumehame Beach in Maui on his stand up paddle board Wednesda...

Coolest Girls' Trip Ever: Oprah And Michelle Obama's Hawaii Hangout In GIFs

Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

The only thing that could make this girls' trip any cooler is if the Queen Bey herself joined in on the slumber party fun. Michelle Obama and Opra...

Michelle Obama's Birthday Vacation Includes Oprah's Maui Mansion

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

President Obama and his daughters returned to freezing cold Washington on Sunday, but the First Lady stayed back in Hawaii "to spend time with friends...

Be Pono: Keep Sacred Acts of Christmas and Holidays Throughout the Year

Catherine Bauknight | Posted 02.22.2014 | Hawaii
Catherine Bauknight

As spoken by the native people of Hawai'i, to be "pono" is to be in balance, to do what is right from your mana'o, the gut or deep awareness of true self. This concept has been practiced by Hawai'ians throughout their ancient culture.

Away for the Holidays: Sun or Ski?

Quia Querisma | Posted 02.19.2014 | Travel
Quia Querisma

Timing a family vacation or much-needed couple time over the Christmas to New Year break can be a major stress reliever. The idea of trading host duties of cleaning, decorating, and cooking for a relaxing beach escape or a luxurious ski holiday is definitely a tempting thought.

15 Ways To Stay Happy, Dry And Shark-Bite Free On Maui

Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times for Maui in 2013. On the one hand, the valley isle was voted the best island in the world by Conde...

Hawaii's Most Glorious Hotels

trivago | Posted 02.04.2014 | Travel

Trivago has compiled a list of ten of the top luxury dwellings in the Hawaiian islands. You're likely to ogle over them, with or without Jennifer Lawrence.

Shark Attack Off Maui Leaves Fisherman Dead

AP | Posted 12.02.2013 | Green

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Maui officials say a man fishing in a kayak has died after a shark attack. Maui County Ocean Safety officials received a rep...

Escape The Madness: Dreamy Video Will Transport You To Zen In Just 5 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.28.2013 | Travel

Let's face it. Although it would be an absolute dream to drop everything, quit your job and your family and run away to a sleepy, tropical island, mos...

Snorkeler Stumbles Upon Possible Bomb At Maui Beach

Posted 11.20.2013 | Travel

And you thought sharks were the scariest things you could find at the beach. A tourist in Kapalua, Maui was snorkeling on Tuesday when he came acr...