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TURTLE BAY RESORT
                                Six-year-old Rise Michimoto-Toma, left, enjoys a seaside ride during the Pony Experience.

Kids can have blast without even leaving the resort

Kids can have blast without even leaving the resort

Hawaii's Backyard

TURTLE BAY RESORT
                                Six-year-old Rise Michimoto-Toma, left, enjoys a seaside ride during the Pony Experience.

Kids can have blast without even leaving the resort

TURTLE BAY RESORT
                                Six-year-old Rise Michimoto-Toma, left, enjoys a seaside ride during the Pony Experience.
From snorkeling and kayaking to hiking and zip-lining, families vacationing in Hawaii find there’s a lot to see and do on every island. Read More

Signs of Hawaiian Life

While on vacation in July in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the Grindell family of Kaneohe took a day trip to the small fishing village of Jalapa. “Right there on the dock was this beautiful sign of aloha, proving that you can find aloha in even the smallest villages of the world,” said Melissa Grindell. Pictured are the Grindell children, Chloe, 6, left, and Billy, 3.
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Well-known watchword

While on vacation in July in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the Grindell family of Kaneohe took a day trip to the small fishing village of Jalapa. “Right there on the dock was this beautiful sign of aloha, proving that you can find aloha in even the smallest villages of the world,” said Melissa Grindell. Pictured are the Grindell children, Chloe, 6, left, and Billy, 3.
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                                SUBMIT YOUR PHOTO:
                                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. Include the full names of those in the photo, when and where it was taken and the name of the photographer. We apologize but mailed photos cannot be returned.
While on vacation in July in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the Grindell family of Kaneohe took a day trip to the small fishing village of Jalapa. Read More

Briefs

United to unveil new low fare, but it will arrive with a catch

If an airfare seems too good to be true, it probably comes with a catch. Read More

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

County OKs lengthening of monorail by 1.4 miles

Likely fueled by the improved prospects for building a football stadium on the Strip, Clark County has granted permission for an extension of the monorail from the MGM Grand to Mandalay Bay. 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