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COURTESY STEPHEN KEIL
                                A view of the mauka part of Lahuipuaa Fishpond.

Walk along ancient paths, let the land evoke the past

Walk along ancient paths, let the land evoke the past

Hawaii's Backyard

COURTESY STEPHEN KEIL
                                A view of the mauka part of Lahuipuaa Fishpond.

Walk along ancient paths, let the land evoke the past

COURTESY STEPHEN KEIL
                                A view of the mauka part of Lahuipuaa Fishpond.
Whenever Danny Akaka walks the grounds of the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows on Hawaii island, he feels the presence of the ancients. Read More

Signs of Hawaiian Life

RONALD NAKAMURA / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

Rainbows and fall colors

RONALD NAKAMURA / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
Email Signs of Hawaiian Life photos to mpoole@staradvertiser.com or mail to Signs of Hawaiian Life, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 7-210, Honolulu, HI 96813. Read More

Briefs

TSA PreCheck suffers setback

The Transportation Security Administration has set a goal of registering 25 million Americans for a security program that lets fliers use an expedited screening line at U.S. airports. Read More
Updated on  November 19, 2016 at 6:54 pm

Globe Trotting

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Fourteen Utah state parks are applying to be listed as International Dark Sky Parks. Above, starry skies in the desert of southern Utah at the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

14 Utah parks pursue Dark Sky Park status

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Fourteen Utah state parks are applying to be listed as International Dark Sky Parks. Above, starry skies in the desert of southern Utah at the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

Updated on  October 28, 2016 at 8:37 pm
Fourteen Utah state parks are applying to be listed as International Dark Sky Parks in an effort to preserve and promote starry nights that attract tourists, reported the Deseret News (bit.ly/2eFjHtL). Read More

Las Vegas Advisor

Room rates fall steeply just before Christmas

The holiday season is prime time for finding a low room rate in Las Vegas, and this year is no exception. 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