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5 Best of Boulder

Updated on  June 24, 2017 at 12:54 pm
Not every destination lends itself to a whirlwind tour, but in the beautiful city of Boulder, you can sample five fun and scenic spots in one afternoon. Read More

Home cooking

Tom Espe of Honolulu found a savory sign of Hawaiian life at Pupu restaurant in Helsinki, Finland. Read More

Washington moves to ban citizens’ travel to N. Korea

The U.S. State Department urges Americans to avoid traveling to more than three dozen nations, including such troubled locales as Libya, Cameroon and Venezuela. Read More

Downtown Vegas landmarks to make way for new resort

A schedule has been announced for the razing of downtown’s Las Vegas Club, Mermaids, and Girls of Glitter Gulch in preparation for the building of a new resort in that space. Read More

Use ‘airfare alerts’ to save cash

Updated on  June 18, 2017 at 9:24 am
Search on the web for “best time to book airfare” for the lowest price and you’ll find many conflicting answers. Read More

Tips make border crossing less stressful

Updated on  June 17, 2017 at 5:12 pm
Traveling internationally this summer? Here’s what to expect when arriving at the U.S. border and traveling beyond it. Read More

Luana Experience Series distills lively libations

Updated on  June 17, 2017 at 5:18 pm
The directions were daunting: In six minutes, create three cocktails, each with at least three of the five ingredients provided, and use all the ingredients at least once. Read More

When surf’s up Down Under

Nellie Lee of Waikiki, pictured, and Rick Kahn of Honolulu were all smiles when they spotted this sign posted on a private hut on Stewart Island in New Zealand. Read More

Mexico City is a cosmopolitan metropolis

Updated on  June 9, 2017 at 9:08 pm
Inside the magical courtyard garden of famed artist Frida Kahlo, the striking cobalt blue walls are rimmed with green and red accents around windows and doorways. Read More

New Universal water park dares to chart own world

“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Harry Potter,” “The Fast and the Furious,” “Frozen” — why can’t theme parks come up with new attractions based on original ideas? Read More

Historic figures come to life at Oahu’s oldest graveyard

Updated on  June 10, 2017 at 11:18 pm
Every June, Hawaii’s history comes to life among the headstones at Oahu Cemetery. Founded in 1844, Oahu Cemetery is Hawaii’s oldest public cemetery, the final resting place for many Honolulu notables and the setting of Cemetery Pupu Theatre. Read More

Tips for keeping road trips fun

Updated on  June 10, 2017 at 10:57 pm
You’ve packed your bags and loaded your family and gear into the car. Now you’re off. Read More

Live orchestra plays the hits from Pixar films

Updated on  June 3, 2017 at 11:03 am
The summer schedule at Disney’s Hollywood Studios puts the music of Pixar on a pedestal. Read More

How to save on car rentals

Updated on  June 3, 2017 at 11:27 am
If you frequently rent cars when you travel, you already know this expense is highly variable. The price of your rental can surge astronomically from day to day, is seasonal and can also depend on the rental company and its location. Read More