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COURTESY NAHUA GUILLOZ / PARKER RANCH
                                A room in Mana Hale is dedicated to Elizabeth Dowsett Parker, Smart’s grandmother. She raised Smart after his mother, her daughter Annie Thelma Parker, died in 1914, the year after he was born. The room displays some of his grandmother’s personal belongings.

A tour of Parker Ranch is a trip through history

Updated on  March 25, 2017 at 9:58 pm

A tour of Parker Ranch is a trip through history

Updated on  March 25, 2017 at 9:58 pm

Hawaii's Backyard

COURTESY NAHUA GUILLOZ / PARKER RANCH
                                A room in Mana Hale is dedicated to Elizabeth Dowsett Parker, Smart’s grandmother. She raised Smart after his mother, her daughter Annie Thelma Parker, died in 1914, the year after he was born. The room displays some of his grandmother’s personal belongings.

A tour of Parker Ranch is a trip through history

COURTESY NAHUA GUILLOZ / PARKER RANCH
                                A room in Mana Hale is dedicated to Elizabeth Dowsett Parker, Smart’s grandmother. She raised Smart after his mother, her daughter Annie Thelma Parker, died in 1914, the year after he was born. The room displays some of his grandmother’s personal belongings.

Updated on  March 25, 2017 at 9:58 pm
Parker Ranch, one of the oldest cattle ranches in America, is marking its 170th anniversary this year. Read More

Signs of Hawaiian Life

COURTESY WALLY NISHIGUCHI
                                The Nishiguchi-Nakamoto clan came across a beauty salon with the very local-sounding name Mahaloa while on afamily trip to Tokyo earlier this month. Patty Nishiguchi, left, grandson Chase Nakamoto, daughter Kristin Nakamotoand son-in-law Clayton Nakamoto lined up for a photo with the shop’s hand-lettered sign. Nishiguchi and herhusband, Wally, who took the photo, live in Salt Lake, and the Nakamotos live in Kaimuki.

Sounds like home

COURTESY WALLY NISHIGUCHI
                                The Nishiguchi-Nakamoto clan came across a beauty salon with the very local-sounding name Mahaloa while on afamily trip to Tokyo earlier this month. Patty Nishiguchi, left, grandson Chase Nakamoto, daughter Kristin Nakamotoand son-in-law Clayton Nakamoto lined up for a photo with the shop’s hand-lettered sign. Nishiguchi and herhusband, Wally, who took the photo, live in Salt Lake, and the Nakamotos live in Kaimuki.

Updated on  March 25, 2017 at 9:12 pm
The Nishiguchi-Nakamoto clan came across a beauty salon with the very local-sounding name Mahaloa while on afamily trip to Tokyo earlier this month. Read More

Briefs

COURTESY PIXABAY
                                Planning your activities ahead of the trip through your travel agent can minimize unexpected in-destination expenses, says Mark Noennig, executive vice president at the Mark Travel Corp.

Ways to cut back expenses for your next trip

COURTESY PIXABAY
                                Planning your activities ahead of the trip through your travel agent can minimize unexpected in-destination expenses, says Mark Noennig, executive vice president at the Mark Travel Corp.

Updated on  March 4, 2017 at 6:55 pm
Traveling costs money, but there are ways that you can cut back on your expenses and leave more cash for your next trip. Read More

Globe Trotting

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center in Church Creek, Md., is about 90 miles from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

New Maryland facility celebrates Harriet Tubman

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center in Church Creek, Md., is about 90 miles from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
A new visitor center honoring Harriet Tubman opened this weekend in Maryland, where Tubman was born a slave and later became a leading figure on the Underground Railroad. Read More

Las Vegas Advisor

COURTESY PIXABAY
                                While most of the big tournament-viewing parties took place last weekend, every sports book will be jammed for the tournament’s later-round games.

College basketball tourney year’s biggest betting event

COURTESY PIXABAY
                                While most of the big tournament-viewing parties took place last weekend, every sports book will be jammed for the tournament’s later-round games.

Updated on  March 25, 2017 at 10:00 pm
Even bigger than the Super Bowl when considered as a single event, the March Madness college basketball tournament dominates the action in Las Vegas through April 3. 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