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No Paradise for Homeless

Deborah De Santis | Posted 09.15.2014 | 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.

Life's Purpose Becomes Clear In Hawaii

Catherine Bauknight | Posted 03.30.2014 | Hawaii
Catherine Bauknight

`Ehu Kekahu Cardwell is one of those fortunate people who knows his life's work. He believes answers to unsolved problems in the world lie with indigenous cultures, and specifically Hawai`i's culture and people.

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 ...

Why This (Illegal!) Hike Is Everyone In Hawaii's Favorite

Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

Gorgeous hikes are as ubiquitous and as varied as rainbows in Hawaii. Everyone has their favorites for sunset or sunrise, for adrenaline vs. tranquili...

Not Pono: Hawai'i Republicans Bash Transgender Teacher

Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson | Posted 03.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson

It is one thing to attack the idea of evidence-based sex education; it is quite another to dehumanize and denigrate a person based on the very core of their existence.

Gorgeous Video Shows Why An Entire State Is Obsessed With One Wave

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

The state of Hawaii has a lot going for it in terms of natural beauty, but its biggest pride and joy may just be the massive wave known as Banzai Pipe...

Explore a Hawaiian Fishpond on Your iPhone

Jason Rushin | Posted 03.04.2014 | Hawaii
Jason Rushin

The Hawaiian people have been practitioners of the art of aquaculture for centuries. Being surrounded by ocean, it's an obvious talent, but the advanced fish-rearing technologies that they developed centuries ago are nothing short of amazing.

Real Life Version Of 'Blue Crush' Is Hawaii's Biggest Party Of The Year (VIDEO)

Posted 08.04.2014 | Travel

If you're anything like us, you watch "Blue Crush" anytime it's on television and each time, you think one of the following things: 1. No one real...