Posts tagged "hawaii"

The Obamas Pay Respect In San Bernardino Before Going To Hawaii For Holidays

The Obama’s yearly Christmas trip to Hawaii involved a pit-stop in San Bernardino on Friday in order to pay their respects to the victims of early December’s shooting.

Katrin Higher | December 19, 2015 - 3:00 pm

That’s Weird, Emma Stone Isn’t Asian: Why “Aloha” Is A Hot Mess

Hawaii has always been the cinematic setting for the age-old spiritual quest, one in which a confused white man takes to the white sand beaches and the birds of paradise…

Megan Reynolds | May 29, 2015 - 9:00 am

Wanderlust: Sometimes, You Just Got To Go With The Flow

Last week, I wrote about knowing and accepting when it’s time to move on. I’ve been getting that itch lately, telling me that it is time to leave the Big…

Tiffanie Drayton | March 24, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Wanderlust: On Failing Plans & Learning To Move On

I arrived on The Big Island on the night before New Year’s Eve. It was the cheapest day to fly and even though I would’ve preferred to spend the holidays…

Tiffanie Drayton | March 17, 2015 - 2:20 pm

Travel Porn: Oahu’s Famous Haʻikū Stairs Are Dying A Slow Death

The hiking trail known as the Stairway to Heaven on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, also called the Haʻikū Stairs, is just that: a stairway to heaven on earth. I resent the…

Claire Hannum | March 5, 2015 - 4:40 pm

Wanderlust: Finding Community While Traveling Alone

I was casually strolling down a sunny Hawaiian street in the small town of Captain Cook alongside a new girlfriend I hadmade a few weeks earlier, when a man pulled…

Tiffanie Drayton | February 23, 2015 - 12:10 pm

Wanderlust: I’m Not Afraid To Travel Alone

I am traveling alone through the islands of Hawaii and I am a young woman. I am not worrying about getting raped every moment of my journey, unlike writer Tara…

Tiffanie Drayton | January 23, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Gay Marriage Legalized In Hawaii

Hawaii’s governor signed a bill today legalizing same-sex marriage after December 2 — hooray! Fifteen states and the District of Columbia now marry gay couples. [AP]
This essay…

Jessica Wakeman | November 13, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Cities That Surprise: Hilo, Hawaii

Here’s the thing about Hilo. If you’re looking for a Waikiki-postcard-style Hawaiian vacation, don’t go to Hilo. I know this firsthand because I moved to Hilo in 2006 to spend…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 25, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Travel Diary: Discovering Maui (Again)

I’ve been meaning to write about my trip to Maui for over a month now, but every time I think about it I’m overwhelmed by memories of tropical relaxation and…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 5, 2013 - 10:00 am

We Want To Go To There: 5 Fabulous Girlfriend Getaways

Romantic trips with your lover are nice, soul-searching solo traveling is great, but honestly, it’s hard to beat a vacation with your BFFs. Whether you’re looking to relax and recharge…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 25, 2012 - 11:00 am

5 Ways To Live More Like A Sea Turtle

I spent the last week in Maui soaking up the sun with my best friend and it was fabulous. We ate macadamia nut pancakes, watched seven sunsets, and floated for…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 6, 2012 - 10:00 am

White House Bans Shirtless Photos Of President Obama

Barack Obama will not be your Matthew McConaughey. (Dammit.) The White House has delivered “strict instructions” to the press pool not to use telescopic lenses to photograph the president on…

Jessica Wakeman | December 29, 2010 - 6:20 pm

Quickies!: Michelle Obama Has Beef With Beyonce?

According to MediaTakeout.com, the National Enquirer (we know, quality sources, right?) is poised to report that The First Lady apparently didn’t like the way Beyonce was making goo-goo eyes at…

Persia Ali | January 28, 2009 - 10:00 pm