Kaanapali Beach on Maui was voted the best in the United States according to the TripAdvisor.com 2013 Travelers’ Choice Beaches Awards. Maui and Oahu dominated the top 10.
Hawaii in the National Spotlight
Hawaii big wave surfer Garret McNamara has reportedly ridden a 100-foot wave at Nazaré, Portugal, which is the same spot where he previously set the record for the biggest wave ever ridden. McNamara, who is from Haleiwa, Hawaii, has continued to push the limits of big wave riding, and if the height of this wave […]
Washington Redskin player Trent Williams. Williams was reportedly hurt at a nightclub fight in Hawaii. It seems he was the victim of an assault and he will no longer be playing in the Pro Bowl.
The six Kaneohe Marines that were killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan earlier this week have been identified by the Department of Defense. All were assigned to the Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363, Marine Aircraft Group 24, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force at Kaneohe Bay. The names of the Marines are […]
Pop music sensation and Hawaii born Bruno Mars was cleared of all cocaine chares stemming from an unfortunate event in Las Vegas a while back. His attorneys his attorneys told a state court judge the Grammy-winning pop star stayed out of trouble and met other conditions of a plea deal reached almost a year ago. […]
The Hawaii produced movie “The Descendants” starring George Clooney scored big at the Golden Globe Awards last night. The movie walked away with trophies in two main categories; Best Picture in the Drama category, and a Best Actor nod for the film’s star George Clooney. The Descendants is a story about a family in crisis. […]
Miss Hawaii is having a very nice showing at the 2012 Miss America Pageant. Last night she even won the third round of the competition outright with her jump rope routine. Miss Hawaii Lauren Cheape won a $2,000 scholarship for her routine to “Hawaii Five-O” at Thursday night’s preliminary. The talent portion is 35 percent […]
Scientists doing work in the Mauna Kea observatories of Gemini and Keck have just discovered the largest black hole known to exist. How big are the newly discovered black holes? Each one is 10 billion times the size of our sun. Yes you read that right, 10 billion. A team led by an astronomer from […]