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Hawaii's Backyard

COURTESY TRILOGY EXCURSIONS 
                                Maui sunsets provide spectacular backdrops for the dinner cruise. This photo was not shot with a filter and has not been digitally enhanced. Shown here is Trilogy VI with Lanai in the background. Guests enjoy cocktails and chatting with crew members.

Dinner cruise opens door to sailing delights

COURTESY TRILOGY EXCURSIONS 
                                Maui sunsets provide spectacular backdrops for the dinner cruise. This photo was not shot with a filter and has not been digitally enhanced. Shown here is Trilogy VI with Lanai in the background. Guests enjoy cocktails and chatting with crew members.

Updated on  April 30, 2016 at 9:16 pm
I’ve always wondered why sailors are drawn to the sea. Yes, it is beautiful and powerful and mysterious, and in a boat, far from the nearest shore, the air is invigorating — cool, fresh and tinged with salt spray. Read More

Signs of Hawaiian Life

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Onolicious in Oregon

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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

Universal invokes a devil of a time

Halloween mazes at Universal theme parks in Hollywood, Calif., and in Orlando, Fla., will be themed this fall on the classic horror movie “The Exorcist.” Read More
Updated on  April 30, 2016 at 9:16 pm

Globe Trotting

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                                Workers unloaded a life-size Edmontonia dinosaur model arriving at the Los Angeles Zoo for the upcoming exhibit “Dinosaurs: Unextinct at the L.A. Zoo” in Los Angeles on Tuesday. The exhibit featuring life-size animatronic dinosaurs runs from April 15 through Oct. 31.

Denmark-Boston flights planned

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                                Workers unloaded a life-size Edmontonia dinosaur model arriving at the Los Angeles Zoo for the upcoming exhibit “Dinosaurs: Unextinct at the L.A. Zoo” in Los Angeles on Tuesday. The exhibit featuring life-size animatronic dinosaurs runs from April 15 through Oct. 31.

Updated on  April 2, 2016 at 7:28 pm
Scandinavian Airlines has launched a new route it says will offer the first direct flight from Scandinavia to Boston. Read More

Las Vegas Advisor

New resort to be constructed by owners of D, Golden Gate

Derek and Greg Stevens, owners of the D and Golden Gate hotels, have purchased the downtown slot houses Mermaids and La Bayou, along with the Girls of Glitter Gulch topless club with an eye toward building a new casino on Fremont Street. Read More
Updated on  April 30, 2016 at 9:16 pm

Airfare Rates

If plans hold, Riviera towers will be razed in 2 implosions

Almost a year after its closing, a timetable has finally been released for the razing of the north-Strip Riviera 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