Since we're located, oh, a solid 2,400+ miles away from the West Coast -- pretty much smack in the middle of the Pacific Ocean -- folks who are local to Hawaii have a unique view of the continental US. Here’s how the Aloha State envisions the rest of these United States.
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Meat Flowers Are Here to Give You The Best Valentine's Day
What local businesses should you support in 2017? Trick question. All of them! The best way to generate growth in the islands is to, of course, support your local businesses. We know it’s tough, sometimes those big-box options are too tempting with their prices and convenience. But this is about more than saving a few minutes and a couple of bucks. It’s about supporting the community and the people who work in it. So here’s a few businesses in particular where we’re planning on dropping our hard-earned dollars in 2017.
From Los Angeles to San Diego: Every Pit Stop You Need To Make Along The Way
With zero humidity and palm trees in the rearview mirror, cruising down the Pacific coast to San Diego from Los Angeles is summer. Of course, LA traffic can make it less cruiseworthy and more bumper-to-bumper. But with authentic taquerias, whale watching, and iconic surf breaks, there’s a quintessential SoCal pit stop just about every mile of the ride to distract you. Here’s seven summer getaways you can easily hit on the way to San Diego -- just don’t forget the sunscreen and a swimsuit.
The Best Places to Watch the Sunrise and Sunset in Oahu
Oahu is home to some of the most spectacular sunrises and sunsets on this planet. The sparkling ocean makes a natural (and easy-to-access) accompaniment to nature’s mystical light show in the sky. Sometimes the sky will be bright orange and yellow -- a fantastic #nofilterneeded fire-y event. Other days, there may be a display of pretty pastel purples and pinks blending with blues and yellows, creating the perfect romantic backdrop. When you're trying to catch a particularly spectacular sunrise or sunset, you'll want to make sure you've found a beautiful setting to go with it. So here’s a list of the best places in Oahu to chase the sun and enjoying that magic moment.