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How Preparing for Hurricanes Taught Me How to Prepare for the Future

Leah Lamb | Posted 08.12.2014 | Green
Leah Lamb

The waiting is the hardest part. We can all feel the change that is coming in our bones. So the question that is present: How do you prepare to meet the storm?

Miss Universe 1997 Brook Lee on Hawaii and Aloha Spirit | SPEAK UP WITH JIMMY NGUYEN (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 07.24.2014 | Travel
Jimmy Nguyen

Brook talks about why she loves Hawaii, its tourism, the differences between its islands, and what makes Hawaii unique from other island groups.

Drunken Teen Causes Power Outages With Stolen School Bus: Cops

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 07.15.2014 | Crime

A Hawaii man faces a slew of charges after allegedly stealing a school bus while drunk and crashing it into a utility pole on Friday. The collision al...

Faithful Shopper: Heavenly Hamptons

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.25.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

The upcoming holiday weekend (or any time this summer) is the perfect time to explore New York's very own beach resort - the Hamptons! And of course a...

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...

Mike Myer's Documentary, Supermensch, Is Fascinating Fun!

Jay Weston | Posted 08.17.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

This frenetic, fun film, produced by Beth Aaia, features some reenactments, vintage photographs, docu footage, testimonials, interviews with such close friends as Michael Douglas and Sly Stallone, and Myers' own commentary.

Maui's Top 5 Best Drives

Viator | Posted 07.27.2014 | Travel
Viator

Maui is still a very large island that is worthy of spirited exploration. Besides -- there is much more to Maui than sandy shorelines, and there are hidden waterfalls, rugged coastlines, rural farm stands, and historic hiking trails which are all just a short drive from the beach.

3 Luxe Spas Worth a Trip

W | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
W

When the mountains give you cocoa, make cocoa-based treatments. That's what the spa at Palacio del Inka does, filling its menu with indigenous indulgences like quinoa exfoliation, a 24-karat-gold body wrap, and Chocolate Temptation.

Thousands Of Mice Run Amok

Posted 05.14.2014 | Weird News

When it comes to animals, Maui, Hawaii is mostly known for whale watching and shark sightings. But a new potential mascot is throwing its hat into the...

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.

The 3 Most Awe-Inspiring Hikes in Maui

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 06.29.2014 | Travel
Shannon Kaiser

Maui in particular is well-known for its breathtaking beaches, luminous coral reefs and epic surfing waves, but don't overlook the hot spots for adventurous land lovers.

Rare Look Inside Famous Baldwin Ranch On Maui [PHOTOS]

online.wsj.com | Posted 04.24.2014 | Hawaii

About 10 miles from Oprah Winfrey's ranch on Maui sits nearly 30,000 acres of upcountry land owned by a family whose name is virtually synonymous with...

Maui, a Paradise of Racial Tolerance?

K. Ford K. | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics
K. Ford K.

If Maui is a paradise, it is first and foremost because of its people, and I will always be eternally grateful for what Maui gave to my daughter, a much cherished childhood of racial acceptance, a childhood in paradise.

My Invisible Honeymoon

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 06.08.2014 | 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 Hawaii Locals

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 06.11.2014 | 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 05.27.2014 | 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 05.17.2014 | 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 | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.09.2014 | 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 05.05.2014 | 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 04.26.2014 | 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.