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Kalalau Trail

Kauai’s Kalalau Trail reopens with changes

After disastrous flooding well over one year ago destroyed Kuhio Highway on Kauai, it is set to reopen on Monday, June 17. With it, the hugely popular Kalalau Trail will… Read More

USS Missouri

USPS releases USS Missouri “forever stamp”

The US Post Office has released a “forever” postage stamp featuring the USS Missouri battleship. Now a museum ship docked in Pearl Harbor on Oahu, the “Mighty Mo” played a… Read More

Ocean Safety: Hawaii Cyclone Season

The NOAA Central Pacific Hurricane Center’s official hurricane season is projecting up to eight tropical cyclones to enter the Central Pacific between June 1 and November 30 this… Read More

Hawaii Street Festival

Hawaii’s Summer Festival Season Begins

Hawaii’s festival season has kicked off with the recent Memorial Day Shinnyo Lantern Floating Festival at Ala Moana Beach Park. Each year the festival attracts an estimated 50,000… Read More

lava viewing

Update: Kilauea Volcano Lava Viewing

When Kilauea Volcano erupted on Hawaii Island on May 24, 2018, it made headlines around the world. Video and images of fountains and fast-moving rivers of lava drew… Read More

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl

I recently had relatives visiting from Philadelphia who were staying in a time-share at Disney at Aulani, far from Downtown Honolulu and Waikiki. With just a couple of hours to… Read More