Hawaii

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The 25 Best Beaches In The World

After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.

04/23/2014

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Teen Stowaway On Maui Flight Exposes Big Security Holes

Surveillance cameras at San Jose International Airport successfully captured the teenager on the tarmac, climbing up the landing gear of a jet. But in the end, the cameras failed because no one noticed the security breach until the plane — and the boy — landed in Hawaii.

04/22/2014

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Teen Fine After Riding In Wheel Well Of Hawaii-Bound Jet From San Jose

Officials say a 15-year-old boy is “lucky to be alive” and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane’s wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.

04/21/2014

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Climb The Tallest Mountain In The World In 30 Mins

Mount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii’s Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that’s been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world’s tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.

03/28/2014

Black Police Precinct And Courthouse Museum Recalls Miami's Segregated Past

California Woman Gets 21 Months For Collecting Dead Father’s Payments

Lynsie Williams, of Redlands, received disability payments from Hawaii for her father, even though he died in 1990.

02/13/2014

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Visit A Vodka Distillery… In Paradise

If year-round sunshine, epic waves, and surfer chicks aren’t enough to lure you to Maui, the island’s solar-powered, organic vodka distillery might do it. Check out Ocean Vodka, an 8-year-old company that recently opened a visitor-friendly complex. Aloha!

01/17/2014

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Best Places To Visit Off Season In The US

New Orleans, Orlando, Maui, Phoenix, and San Francisco are among the best places to visit in the U.S. in the off season.

01/07/2014

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Best Places In America For A Tropical Christmas

Americans hoping to escape winter weather can enjoy a tropical Christmas in Hawaii or Florida at places such as Honolulu, Lahaina, Waikiki and Key West.

12/10/2013

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Best Winter Getaways In America

Whether it means hitting the slopes or riding the waves, many winter travelers have a few favorite destinations across America to cure the winter blues. The following are five of the best winter getaways in the U.S.

11/26/2013

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How To Do Hawaii Like A Man

Kauai is the place to visit if you like your slice of paradise served with a healthy dose of well-earned cuts and bruises, and a sore muscle or two. It’s an amazing, exotic place that’s definitely worth the visit, but if you’re going to attempt it — you should do it right. And here is how.

10/30/2013

Earthquake

No US Tsunami Concern After Japan Quake

The National Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami danger for Hawaii, Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and California following a powerful earthquake off Japan’s east coast.

10/25/2013

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Most Relaxing Resorts In The United States

Embark upon a relaxing trip away from crowds and heavy traffic and into calmer, more peaceful destinations.

10/22/2013

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