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Hawaii's Backyard

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                                Valerie Benally was raised on a Navajo reservation in Whitecone, Ariz., and now lives in Makakilo

Native Americans connect to culture at isle gathering

COURTESY IKAIKA ANDERSON
                                Valerie Benally was raised on a Navajo reservation in Whitecone, Ariz., and now lives in Makakilo
Mealii Prieto knew nothing about her Native American roots until her father, a C-130 flight navigator, was based at Bergstrom Air Force Base in Austin, Texas, in 1960. Read More

Signs of Hawaiian Life

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What’s Spanish for ‘mai tai’?

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Updated on  September 25, 2016 at 1:17 am
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Briefs

Disney to end Electrical Parade

The Main Street Electrical Parade at Walt Disney World will soon come to an end. The last glowing procession down Main Street in the Magic Kingdom will be Oct. 9. Read More
Updated on  August 14, 2016 at 12:16 am

Globe Trotting

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                                Fog blankets the valley of the White Mountains as leaves change colors, as seen from Milan Hill in Milan, N.H. Fall colors are expected to peak in inland New Hampshire Sept. 28-Oct. 9 and in coastal regions Oct. 5-21, according to the Farmers’ Almanac. See farmers almanac.com for the best viewing times for fall foliage across the mainland United States.

Unplugged retreats on rise

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                                Fog blankets the valley of the White Mountains as leaves change colors, as seen from Milan Hill in Milan, N.H. Fall colors are expected to peak in inland New Hampshire Sept. 28-Oct. 9 and in coastal regions Oct. 5-21, according to the Farmers’ Almanac. See farmers almanac.com for the best viewing times for fall foliage across the mainland United States.

Updated on  September 18, 2016 at 12:36 am
Digital devices have given travelers instant access to online guidebooks, restaurant reviews and the social media means to disseminate photos. Read More

Las Vegas Advisor

Football season brings good parties and deals

With football comes a new season of football parties in Las Vegas. On weekends, the casino sports books are packed with all the games showing on the big screens. But Mondaysand Thursdays are when the dedicated football parties take place. Read More

Hawaii Highlights

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COMCrew member Darrin Whittaker secures the shark cage to the side of the vessel Kainani during a shark viewing expedition with Hawaii Shark Encounters on July 16 off Haleiwa.

Go beneath the surface with Hawaii Shark Encounters

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COMCrew member Darrin Whittaker secures the shark cage to the side of the vessel Kainani during a shark viewing expedition with Hawaii Shark Encounters on July 16 off Haleiwa.

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