Hawaii

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When you travel into nature, finding an eco-lodge or eco-friendly resort is becoming easier and easier. But what happens when you travel through America’s cities?The sad truth is that green travel in the U.S. pales when compared to Europe, so more...
In the brief months since President Obama was elected, his daughters, Malia and Sasha, have visited the Eiffel Tower and the Kremlin, strolled the beaches of Hawaii with their dad, curtseyed to Queen Elizabeth, and had an audience with the Pope. W...
They call it Dudamania: Gustavo Dudamel, the 27-year-old Venezuelan conductor, shaggy-headed and exuberant, is leading performances that lift not only the audience but his musicians from their seats (go to YouTube to see “Mambo” with his Simón Bol...
I saw photos of our new president teeing it up in his native Hawaii. Should I play where he did on my next trip? Before his inauguration, Barack Obama spent the holidays with his family on the island of Oahu. He played golf at Olomana Golf Links ...
Only on the web: More Responses to Our Parents' Poll Question Tony Hawk CHAMPION SKATEBOARDER My three boys [Riley, 12, Spencer, 5, and Keegan, 2] and I love the Grand Wailea Resort in Maui—an amazing family place with a labyrinth of waterslide...
FLORIDA Marco Island Marriott Resort Sizzle (800/438-4373; www.marriottse.com/mrkfl ). WHAT'S INCLUDED Daily breakfast for four and a $100 food credit. COST May 9 to 27, $320 a night; May 31 to Sept. 25, $215; five-night minimum. SAVINGS 20 to ...
Kailua is the country cousin of Oahu's glossy but overbuilt Diamond Head-Waikiki Gold Coast. It's what the whole island was like 40 years ago, when coconut trees, rather than high-rises, dominated the skyline. There are still no hotels in town, an...
How to pave the way to Brady Bunch bliss?More and more parents finding love the second time around are turning their honeymoon into a "familymoon." Resorts have responded with packages for blended clans. Squaw Peak and Tapatio...
Hawaii's North Shore is floating CinemaScope, Beach Blanket Bingo crossed with The Truman Show, an eerie landscape where everyone is living out a curious life movie. For haole—vintage slang for visitors from the mainland—it's one big Surf Land dud...
Poi, pineapples, and spit-roasted pigs finally have an authentically Hawaiian chaser. Bottling company Koyo USA recently began packaging desalinated ocean water from 2,000 feet below the waves and selling it as MaHaLo Deep Sea Water (www.hawaiidee...
QUEBEC CITY WHY Old Quebec, with its cobblestoned streets and 17th-century slate-roofed buildings, looks like a fairy-tale village, one with a French accent. No need for a car; this town is made for walking—and skating, skiing, and sledding. WHE...
The reasons not to visit Honolulu are pretty close to the ones that make it irresistible. Nobody (well, just 70 percent of all visitors to Hawaii) ever goes there. Although not one of the largest cities in the United States, Honolulu is beset with...
To bring you the ultimate in American dining today, we turned to restaurant critics in 15 cities across the country. We asked them to recommend something old (a tried-and-true gem for celebrating a birthday or anniversary), something new (a dazzli...
Saturday To: wtorkells@hotmail.com From: etorkells@yahoo.com Dear Dad, A quick note from the airport—before the Xanax kicks in—to say I'm sorry you couldn't come with Mom and me. But you did just have that 60th-birthday fishing trip to Montana, ...
OLINDA COUNTRY COTTAGES & INN, MAUI Forget the beaches, swaying palms, and sprawling resorts 4,000 feet below; this is Maui's eucalyptus-scented Upcountry, where cows and horses—not tourists—roam the sloping meadows. High on the western flank of M...