This Cornell scientist saved an $11-million industry — and ignited the GMO wars

It started with rotting flesh.<p>Slicing into the green skin of a Hawaiian papaya ordinarily yields juicy, salmon-colored fruit that's almost custard-like in its consistency and sweetness. But in the early 1990s, one Hawaiian farmer instead found bits of whitish, dried-out flesh in his recently …


Maui Brewing Company beers will soon be available in 23 states

Maui Brewing Company is expanding distribution and will soon be available in 23 states. The local brewing company has partnered with Imperial …


San Jose photographer captures images of all 59 national parks

If the walls of the Art Ark Gallery on San Jose’s South Sixth Street could talk, they’d probably be speechless. They hold 59 images and each appears …

National Parks

The Best Beaches in Hawaii

Palm tree dotted sands, secret coves, perfect surf—it’s not hard to find a beautiful beach in Hawaii. From Maui’s glitzy resort-lined stretches to …


Get 30% Off a Stay for up to 6 People at Wailea Beach Villas in Maui

An exclusive offer for Operation Vacation and T+L readers.<p><i>T+L launched Operation Vacation to inspire workers to use their days off and get away,</i> …


Cheap Flights to Hawaii Could Be Available Very Soon

Increased service to Hawaii could force other airlines to lower prices.<p>Last Tuesday, United Airlines celebrated its 70th year of flying to Hawaii by …

Air Travel

California man dies after snorkeling in waters off west Maui

A California man died Sunday after snorkeling in waters off west Maui, the Maui Fire Department said.

Hawaii News Now

Island Inspiration: Where to Eat and Drink in Maui

Fresh Flavors<p>Known as “The Valley Isle,” Maui is the second-largest in the Hawaiian island chain. For diners, it offers the best of all worlds: With …


Flights: Maui Brewing Co. in Kihei, Hawaii

(Photo by Jon Page)Wherever beer is sold on the Hawaiian island of Maui, you’re likely to find at least one choice from Maui Brewing Co. Black-topped …


Ka'anapali Beach Club By Diamond Resorts

Best Rate Certified! Powered by Guest Reservations, an independent booking service offering over 100,000 hotels worldwide.<p>ABOUT<p>Ka'anapali Beach Club …


Sunny's Maui Luau Burger

In a large bowl, combine the pork, parsley, salt, garlic, 1/4 cup of the barbecue sauce and some pepper. Gently mix, then separate into 4 balls and …


Park Service analyzes Maui Haleakala sunrise reservations

HONOLULU (AP) — The National Park Service on Thursday said it would study whether to keep its new system requiring reservations to drive up to Haleakala's summit to see the sunrise.<p>The agency plans to conduct an environmental assessment for the program, which was implemented on an emergency basis …


Island Air Partners with H.I.S. for Affordable Island Hopping

Island Air today announced a new partnership with H.I.S. Hawaiʻi with offers for inter-island flight and hotel packages starting as low as $99 per …


10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of both, add …


Gas prices are lower than they’ve ever been, so take advantage with one of these summer road trip ideas

American drivers have been getting spoiled.<p>Gas prices have now averaged less than $2.50 per gallon nationally for more than 18 months. In fact, …

Road Trips

2017 Maui Film Festival Complete Lineup

Entering its eighteenth year of cinema-under-the-stars, the 2017 Maui Film Festival announced its full lineup of honorees, screenings and special …


28 on Maui to Earn Eagle Scout Rank

This year, 28 Maui County Scouts have earned the rank of Eagle with projects ranging from school construction and renovations, health clinics and …


The Clifftop House

House as Landscape. Landscape as House. Conceived as a small village under one roof, the concept of "house" is deconstructed and reassembled as an assortment of open cubes towards the rugged Maui coastline - each a private space with its own bathroom, and a meandering mountainous roof line to join …


Living the Dream in Maui

What’s better than a week of vacation? A week of vacation where you learn to paddle in one of the best locations on the planet for SUP with the best …


Kamehameha Day 2017 Celebrations Continue Throughout the Week

A celebratory Pa’u Parade and Ho’olaulea honoring the Kamehameha line will take place this coming weekend in West Maui.


$15K Fine Imposed for Lava Tour Boat Violations

A $15,000 fine was assessed against Shane Turpin (dba Kohala Tours) for violations by the lava tour boat operator involving activity without a …


Cadaver dogs brought in to assist in search for missing Maui woman

The search for a Maui woman who went missing more than three years ago is getting some extra help.Moreira “Mo” Monsalve, 46, was last seen on Jan. …


The Best Island Honeymoon Destinations On Earth

The wedding is over, the guests have gone home and the rings on you and your partner’s entwined fingers are glistening. Just married, you stare into each other’s eyes; thoughts of tan skin, sand between toes and pina coladas at an infinity pool fills the imagination, and the wanderlust begins to …


Hōkūle‘a Sights Haleakalā, Remains Under Kapu

The crew of Hōkūleʻa is close enough to Hawaiʻi to see Maui's Haleakalā. The canoe remains under kapu until its planned arrival at Magic Island on …


5.3 Kīlauea, Hawaiʻi Earthquake Attributed to Settling of Volcano

There is no tsunami expected after a preliminary magnitude 5.1 earthquake on the south flank of the Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii Island reported at …


Large Ulua Caught at Mā‘alaea, Maui

This huge ulua was brought in from shore at Māʻalaea this afternoon at around 2 p.m. (Wednesday, June 7, 2017).


Massive Kaua‘i Sinkhole Reveals Source of 1586 Tsunami

The study determined that the origin of the 1586 tsunami in Sanriku, Japan was a mega-earthquake from the Aleutian Islands that washed coral ashore …


Reminder from Haleakala National Park: Pools of Oheo closed indefinitely

The National Park Service is urging the public to stay out of a popular, and dangerous, Maui landmark.The Pools of Oheo in the Kipahulu District of …

National Parks

6 Months After Rock Slide, Pools of ‘Ohe‘o Remain Closed

The ʻOheʻo Pools will remain closed until risk assessment and mitigation to prevent further rockslides is complete. The area has been closed since …


Karen Gillan to Receive Rising Star Award at 2017 Maui Film Festival

Actress Karen Gillan will be the recipient of this year's Rising Star Award at the 2017 #MauiFilmFest. She stars in both Doctor Who and Guardians of …