Tips and Articles for Hawaii

Joe Schmelzer

If you didn’t know that the slack key guitar has its roots in feral cattle, there’s plenty to learn about Hawaii’s melodic, musical gift to the world.... Read More

Between the two of them, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have almost eight million followers on Instagram. While it’s largely due to their widespread... Read More

It’s the end of the year, and everyone starts dreaming about taking a vacation away from it all—even Beyoncé. Especially Beyoncé. Every year, we see... Read More

Here’s the thing about souvenirs: Through sight and sound, smell and taste—or simply through memory—they can take you back to a place that’s thousands... Read More

Virgin America, the airline that’s managed to combine low fares and above-average service, launched its inaugural flights to Hawaii on Tuesday. And... Read More

Here’s the thing about traveling on an island: there are only so many places to go. Every road eventually leads to a mountaintop or a beach, and seeing... Read More

Fall is a great time to visit Maui, but be forewarned that it’s lacking some of the season’s more conventional charms. Leaves don’t blanket roadways and... Read More

If you’re going to learn to surf, you may as well learn from the best. Now, the St. Regis Princeville Resort in Kauai, Hawaii, is giving wannabe... Read More

You may not know this, but there’s a stone by Lahaina Harbor where Hawaiian royalty once gave birth, and certain ferns in the East Maui jungle that have... Read More

What began as a symbol of hope in the Old Testament, and brilliantly morphed into the LGBT movement’s defining flag, is also something celebrated by... Read More

It isn’t often that you see your chef splitting wood in the middle of a field. Then again, the Luncheon Tour at O‘o Farm isn’t your average meal.  ... Read More

Oahu is about to get its first new luxury property in years. The 17-story Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina is now accepting reservations this week,... Read More

Next time you go on vacation, you don’t have to skip your workouts. Even better, if your next trip is to Hawaii, you can swap the crowded gym and... Read More

There’s arguably no American state that inspires more wonder and delight than Hawaii, the very mention of which brings to mind lush landscapes and... Read More

It’s hard to find something more Hawaiian than surfing an outrigger canoe. After all, it’s widely believed that the Polynesians invented the sport of... Read More

When you think of a typical Hawaiian lei, there’s a good chance it’s made from the flowers and leaves of a colorful, tropical plant. But any savvy... Read More

In terms of cheesy Hawaiian jokes, it doesn’t get worse than this: “If it’s your first time snorkeling with Hawaiian Green sea turtle, you’re in for... Read More

“The Road To Hana.” It’s a four-word phrase that, for many people, elicits four-letter responses. Driving this serpentine, rainforest road is one... Read More

We all know not to run with scissors, but what about snorkeling with them? That’s the situation you might find yourself in during a Blue ‘Aina reef... Read More

After paying your respects to those who died while serving in the military, celebrate the holiday weekend by visiting one of the new national monuments... Read More

“We have a circus and sideshow mentality to the way we do business,” says Brandon Hodge, owner of the retro-inspired Big Top Candy Shop in Austin, TX. ... Read More

Pursuing a life as close to nature as possible would have been madness to the seventeenth-century English philosopher Thomas Hobbes, who sensed ... Read More

Travelers who love nothing more than to put their toes in the sand will want to visit these four beaches in destinations from Florida to the Galápagos. ... Read More

Sand between your toes, a blissed-out day by the waves... Your next island getaway is closer than you think, thanks to new routes and more frequent... Read More

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