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Go beneath the surface with Hawaii Shark Encounters

• Updated on  January 30, 2016 at 5:39 pm
As the vessel Kainani throttled into neutral, 3 miles off Haleiwa, torpedo-shaped shadows began to emerge from the cobalt blue abyss. Read More

Bicycle tours provide a different perspective of Oahu

• Updated on  January 30, 2016 at 5:43 pm
With its unique culture, flat terrain and year-round sun, Todd Roll thought Hawaii was the perfect place to expand his bike tour business. Read More

Competing for the best catch at the Honolulu Fish Auction

• Updated on  January 30, 2016 at 5:44 pm
Hundreds of fish lay on pallets on the Honolulu Fish Auction's floor. Inside the auction's facility of the Commercial Fishing Village on Pier 38, auctioneers are calling prices, potential buyers are inspecting the fish and others continue to line up the day's catch. Read More

Photo tours help participants of any skill level snap beautiful shots

• Updated on  February 4, 2017 at 7:16 pm
While people-watching on a bench in New York's Central Park, Oahu Photography Tours owner and founder Alex Wilson noticed those around him taking photos of random things without any focus or direction. Read More

Bean-to-bar chocolate company keeps ingredients local

• Updated on  February 4, 2017 at 7:15 pm
Madre Chocolate connects chocolate lovers to the origin of chocolate and incorporates locally grown, vegan ingredients. Read More

Connect with nature at Ho’omaluhia

Nestled beneath the Ko'olau Mountains lies the picturesque Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden — a 400-acre rainforest garden and flood-control facility that is home to plants from tropical regions across the globe. Read More
Updated on  February 4, 2017 at 7:14 pm

Taro farm focuses on education, reconnecting to the land

• Updated on  February 4, 2017 at 7:15 pm
"Today we live in a world where everything is so convenient to us and we don't want to get dirty. We don't even allow our feet to touch the land. We wear shoes and slippers and everybody's germophobic." Read More