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

George Hobica | Posted 12.09.2014 | 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 11.20.2014 | 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 11.06.2014 | 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.

Top Tips for a Family Vacation in Oahu

Fly.com | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel
Fly.com

Fortunately Oahu offers a diverse range of kid-friendly accommodations and activities -- while still featuring a backdrop of sun, sand and ocean.

7 Super Family-Friendly Beaches in the U.S.

Oyster | Posted 06.07.2014 | Travel
Oyster

If you have babies in tow or water-winged toddlers, these seven U.S. beaches are our top picks for a family-friendly visit.

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."

How To Enjoy The Ultimate Dream Retirement In Hawaii

Moira McGarvey | Posted 05.28.2014 | Fifty
Moira McGarvey

I've noticed a trend among the children of my friends, friends whose offspring are freshly, or a few years out, of college. They are trying out lives in exotic places and traveling as much as they can, while they can. While they can.

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 ...

Oahu Activities You Can Do for Free!

Sonya Kimura | Posted 05.20.2014 | Hawaii
Sonya Kimura

All you'll need to shell out for here is the cost to frame your amazing photos.

Fine Dining Goes to the Farm in Hawaii

Sherry Ott | Posted 05.20.2014 | Hawaii
Sherry Ott

I stared at the nine acres of watercress fields surrounded by concrete buildings and consumerism. This was hardly what I imagined when I was thinking of "farm to table" cuisine!

Riding the Wave of Great Real Estate

Heather Arias de Cordoba | Posted 05.19.2014 | Hawaii
Heather Arias de Cordoba

Besides the fast barrels and finest breaks, what is it about a surf neighborhood that makes it great? It's the summation of lifestyle, local charm, adventure and investment.

Wahiawa May Get A Makeover

www.civilbeat.com | Posted 02.20.2014 | Hawaii

WAHIAWA, OAHU — For many Hawaii residents, the rural town of Wahiawa in central Oahu is just a place you drive through when traveling to the beaches...

15 Amazing Beaches to Warm Your Soul on a Snowy Day

minube | Posted 04.21.2014 | Travel
minube

With much of the continental United States experiencing record cold and snow, we thought we'd do our part by compiling these 15 amazing beaches so you can keep warm on the inside, if not the outside.

Hawaii Duck Tour of Maunalua Bay

Sandra Thomas | Posted 04.20.2014 | Travel
Sandra Thomas

Traveling across the crystal blue waters of Maunalua Bay on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu, I was initially surprised to see kayakers and stand-up paddle...

Top 10 Beaches in Hawaii

GAYOT.com | Posted 01.31.2014 | Travel
GAYOT.com

Hugging the coasts of the Hawaiian Islands, these beaches feature black, white, golden, and even green sand, as well as clear waters ideal for snorkeling, surfing, and swimming.

10 Fun-filled Friends' Getaways

Joy Pecknold | Posted 04.01.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Valentine's Day isn't going anywhere, so we singletons (and it's complicated-tons) might as well go somewhere. During the flurry of February 14th is an ideal time to skip town and indulge in some unadulterated fun sans romantic pressure.