This is the kind of place it's easy to get into. People speak various languages — Konkani, Marathi, Hindi, English — but nobody demands one be made the True Language, and nobody's killing others over it. Story »
COURTESY HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY / KIRK LEE AEDER
Scott Pawlowski, chief of cultural and natural resources at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, will deliver a talk titled “The Arizona Memorial: Maintaining a War Grave” on Feb. 5.
There was big news last week about the entertainment lineup at Caesars Palace, where it was confirmed that Mariah Carey will take up residence in the Colosseum. Carey announced the news on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." Story »
A hundred years ago, San Francisco had something to prove. Its leaders wanted the world to know they had rebuilt since the earthquake and fires of 1906, and they wanted to woo the travelers and commerce that would be headed west through the just-completed Panama Canal. Story »
To find the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition's legacy in San Francisco, proceed to the Palace of Fine Arts. Then start thinking like a detective. The Palace of Fine Arts is the only major 1915 expo structure still in its original location. Story »
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THE WAY HOME
John Young snapped a picture of wife Mary Bergmann of Kailua when they spotted “Honolulu” on this mileage marker at Queenstown Airport in New Zealand during a visit in December. The couple passed the sign while they were en route to the small village of Te Anau where they spent eight days hiking in Fiordland National Park.
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70th Annual Shinnen Enkai
Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce recently hosted its 70th annual Shinnen Enkai New Year’s Banquet in Manoa Grand Ballroom at Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii. Read More »