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Kamaka Hawai‘i Honolulu

Holoholo: Kamuela

On Hawai‘i Island, Kamuela embraces its paniolo country past

Drive Smart: Battery Tips

Drive Smart

How long should your car battery last?

Showroom 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL and 1984 Mercedes-Benz 300D

Showroom: 1987 and 1984 Mercedes-Benz

A Kea‘au couple find their bliss with his-and-her classic Mercedes-Benzes

Car Reviews: Compact Crossover

Car Reviews: A Compact Crossover Triad

Infiniti QX30 Sport, BMW X1 xDrive28i, and Mazda CX-3

Trending: Raw Vegan

Trending: Raw Vegan

Creating plant-based dishes that are delicious, satisfying, and pretty

Q&A with Henry "Hank" Adaniya

3 Questions With ...

Q&A with Henry “Hank” Adaniya of Hank’s Haute Dogs

Trucking Delicious

Grinds & Finds

Redefining Hawaiian comfort food in playful ways

Smart Coverage: Homeowners Insurance

Car Talk

Images of automotive life in the Islands depict how much Hawai‘i has grown

Car Reviews: European Sports Sedans

Car Reviews: European Sports Sedans

Jaguar XE 20d R-Sport, Audi A4 2.0T Quattro S Tronic, Alfa Romeo Giulia

Drive Smart Talking tech with a mechanic

Drive Smart

Talking tech with a mechanic

Travel Smart Budget-friendly adventures

Travel Smart

Budget-friendly adventures provide a wealth of memories

Smart Coverage: Homeowners Insurance

Smart Coverage: Homeowners Insurance

Thinking of renting out your home to vacationers? Consider these insurance questions

Car Reviews: Midsize SUVs

Car Reviews: Midsize SUVs

Mazda CX-9 Signature, Jaguar F-Pace 35t R-Sport, Ford Explorer Platinum EcoBoost V6

Drive Smart Gas Study

Drive Smart

Why buying cheap gas doesn’t pay

Travel Smart AFN

Travel Smart

Travel insights from military personnel

Havana

Cuba

You can find rare musical treasures in Havana—if you know where to look

Showroom: Mercury Cougar XR7

Showroom: Mercury Cougar XR7

The Mercury Cougar debuted in 1967 as a luxury sports car

Cuba

Welcome Back

A sojourn in Cuba reveals a fascinating glimpse into the past

Hidden Treasures

Hidden Treasures

Historic homes abound in the shadow of Diamond Head

Top Trees

Top Trees

The Outdoor Circle environmental group seeks more splendid specimens

Makawao

Holoholo: Makawao

Shop, eat, and explore in Maui’s quaint town of Makawao

Trending: Seaweed

Trending: Seaweed

Innovative chefs are incorporating seaweed in soups, stews, and salads

Grinds & Finds

Grinds & Finds

Ars Cafe is more than a standard coffee stop

Holoholo: Lāna‘i City

3 Questions With ...

Q&A with mixologist Alicia Yamachika

Showroom: 1940 Austin 8

Showroom: 1940 Austin 8

This 1940 Austin 8 is a mechanic’s dream project

Pearl Harbor Artifacts

Life During Wartime

A treasure trove of collectibles helps us to “Remember Pearl Harbor”

Pacific Aviation Museum

Cleared for Takeoff

Ford Island’s World War II–era control tower gets ready for its close-up

Holoholo: Lāna‘i City

Holoholo: Lāna‘i City

Lana‘i City’s neighborly attitude recalls the Old Hawai‘i way of life

Car Reviews: Electric Green Cars

Car Reviews: Electric Green Cars

BMW 330e, Kia Soul EV Plus, Toyota Prius Two Eco

Drive Smart Used Green Car

Drive Smart

What to look for when buying a used hybrid

Travel Smart Vacation

Travel Smart

The many reasons why time off is time well spent

Life During Wartime

Life During Wartime

Additional pieces from DeSoto Brown’s collection of World War II memorabilia

Lava Lava Beach Club

Grinds & Finds

A locally sourced menu and views of Wailua Bay at Lava Lava Beach Club

Conrad Aquino

3 Questions With ...

Q&A with Conrad Aquino, Turtle Bay Resort executive chef

Travel Smart Passport to Passions

Trending: Ice Cream

Culinary artisans in Hawai‘i are blending imagination with fresh, locally sourced ingredients

Travel Smart Passport to Passions

Travel Smart

Pursuing a hobby can add dimension to your journeys

3 Questions With ...

3 Questions With ...

Q&A with Etty Angst, Kumu Farms’ store manager

Trending: Breads

Trending: Breads

Some are flat and crisp like crackers and others moist and rich like cakes.

Grinds & Finds Lucky Belly in O‘ahu

Grinds & Finds

Velvety broth and al dente Sun noodles

Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving

Research shows that distractions while driving may last longer than you think

Showroom 1966 Karmann Ghia Convertible

Showroom: 1966 Karmann Ghia Convertible

Sometimes a classic car just calls to something inside us

Caribbean Shopping Guide

Caribbean Shopping Guide

When you’re in the Caribbean, don’t settle for any old tchotchke

Southern California Beach Towns

Southern California Beach Towns

Soak up the scenery in these four quintessential towns

Holoholo Wahiawā

Holoholo: Wahiawā

Shop, eat, and play in O‘ahu’s metaphorical and literal center

3 Questions With ...

3 Questions With ...

Q&A with Chef Jackie Lau on her culinary career

Pu‘ukohola Heiau

Pu‘ukohola Heiau

One of the last major heiau to be erected before Westerners arrived

Grinds & Finds ‘Ohelo Café Hawai‘i Island

Grinds & Finds

‘Ohelo Café is a friendly, informal restaurant in an inviting setting

Seaside Dining at Hale Kealoha

Seaside Dining at Hale Kealoha

Try the ‘Aina Momona Burger and the house-made sweet potato chips

Car Reviews: Luxury Vehicles

Car Reviews: Luxury Vehicles

Cadillac CT6 2.0L Turbo Luxury, Jaguar XF 35t R-Sport, Kia K900 V6 Luxury

Drive Smart All-Wheel Drive

Drive Smart

Pros and cons of all-wheel drive

Blue Note Hawaii

Blue Note Hawaii

Check out this music venue at Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort

Maui Kayaking

Kayaking in Maui

Crave adventure? A personal tour fits the bill

Holoholo Kapa‘a

Holoholo: Kapa‘a

Folksy downtown streets, boutiques, and restaurants

Chai’s Waikiki

Grinds & Finds

Marrying colors, flavors, and textures at Chai’s Waikiki

Travel Smart Travel Insurance

Travel Smart

When and how it pays to have travel insurance

1948 Ford Anglia

Showroom: 1948 Ford Anglia

A childhood dream come true

Books for Foodies

Books for Foodies

Poke: Hawai‘i’s Food and Hawai‘i’s Food Dictionary

Dining With a Purpose

Table Talk

Dining with a purpose at RumFire Popiu Beach

Farm-to-Table

Farm-to-Table

Grand Hyatt Kaua‘i Resort and Spa in Po‘ipū

The Seaside Restaurant

The Seaside Restaurant

The place to go in Hilo if you’re hankering for fresh fish

Las Vegas Dining Scene

Las Vegas Dining Scene

Three of Las Vegas' newest players aim to win diners' hearts

Car Reviews: Hybrids

Car Reviews: Hybrids

BMW i8, Hyundai Sonata Hybrid SE, Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited

Drive Smart CPOs

Drive Smart

In the know about certified preowned cars

Downtown Las Vegas Boxed Meals

Downtown Las Vegas Boxed Meals

Dine amid Picassos at the Bellagio or eat barbecue in a shipping container

Las Vegas Arena

Las Vegas Arena

Tenants include country star Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row

Travel Smart Travel Security

Travel Smart

Don’t let fear keep you from traveling abroad

Motion Pictures

The Goods

High-tech ways to create memorable images from your vacation

Travel Smart It's Time to Go Back

Travel Smart

The logic and lure of making the return trip

Showroom: 1963 Corvette Sting Ray

Showroom: 1963 Corvette Sting Ray

Flared fenders, a 454 engine, a high-rise manifold, and a custom hood

Car Reviews: Urbane SUVs

Car Reviews: Urbane SUVs

Ford Edge Sport, Mercedes-Benz GLC300, Nissan Murano Platinum

Drive Smart Takata Recall Update

Drive Smart

The latest news on the Takata air bag recall

Sale Pepe

Grinds & Finds

Fresh, simple, and authentic Italian food in Maui at Sale Pepe

"Art of Trash"

Art

"Art of Trash," an annual juried art exhibit on Maui celebrating Earth Day

Moana Hotel

Local Landmark

Moana Hotel, Waikiki’s first hotel with Hawai‘i’s first electric elevator

Ko Olina Children’s Film and Music Festival

For the Keiki

Ko Olina Children’s Film and Music Festival

Holoholo Kīhei

Holoholo: Kīhei

A whale sanctuary, a quilters’ haven, and gourmet eats

Showroom: 1934 Mercedes-Benz 500K Kit Car

Showroom: 1934 Mercedes-Benz 500K Kit Car

A gorgeous classic car with swooping lines

Car Reviews: A Sporty Triad

Car Reviews: A Sporty Triad

Mustang I4 Coupe, MX-5 Miata, Cooper S Hardtop 4-Door

Drive Smart: Car Loan Pitfalls

Drive Smart

Getting a car loan 
from the dealer or from a bank

Trending: Edible Flowers

Trending: Edible Flowers

From tart and spicy to sweet and minty, they can add pizzazz to a plate

Halawa Xeriscape Garden

Spotlight

Water-wise gardening at Halawa Xeriscape Garden

National Parks Adventure

Big Screen

Learn about the making of the film National Parks Adventure

Hale‘iwa

Holoholo: Hale‘iwa

A designated historic and cultural district

Travel Smart

Travel Smart

Visiting our country’s national parks for inspiration

Trending: Loco Moco

Trending: Loco Moco

Chefs statewide have come up with their own imaginative versions

Kaimuki Superette

Grinds & Finds

A breakfast and lunch spot in Kaimuki’s urban core

Chris Kajioka

3 Questions With ...

Chef Chris Kajioka on sourcing his ingredients and cooking at home

Alaska Iconic Attractions

Alaska's Iconic Attractions

A slideshow of Alaska’s magnificent wildlife, glaciers, and parks

Distinguished Guest Keanu Reeves

Distinguished Guest

Keanu Reeves shares his love of motorcycles

Local Landmark 1877 Volcano House

Local Landmark

Explore the 1877 Volcano House, the oldest hotel in Hawai‘i

Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City

What to see, do, and eat in Oklahoma City

Wai‘oli 
Mission House

Local Landmark

Wai‘oli 
Mission House and mid-19th century Hanalei missionary life

Drive Smart Oil Change

Drive Smart

Can you trust your car’s oil-life monitor?

Travel Smart Hotel Trends

Travel Smart

Though aimed at millennials, lifestyle hotels attract all ages

Car Reviews: Euro Crossovers

Car Reviews: Euro Crossovers

Audi Q3 Premium Plus Quattro, Land Rover Discovery Sport HSE LUX, Mercedes-Benz GLA250 4Matic

Taos New Mexico

Taos, New Mexico

Why just spend your time looking at other people’s artwork when you can make your own?

Lee Anne Wong

3 Questions With ...

Q&A with Lee Anne Wong, chef-owner of Koko Head Café

Farmacy Health Bar

Grinds & Finds

Waipahu's Ohana Inn Korean Restaurant reviewed

Trending: Sauces

Trending: Sauces

Creative Island chefs spotlight sauces

Mark "Gooch" Noguchi

Showroom: 1972 Mercedes-Benz

Garage-crew generosity revives an everyman’s 1972 Mercedes-Benz convertible

Maui Aikido

Poetry in Motion

Maui Ki-Aikido attracts students from the Islands and afar

Travel Smart

Travel Smart

Having a goal can deepen the meaning of a journey

Car Reviews

Car Reviews: Full-Size Haulers

Ford F-150 XLT SuperCrew; Ram 1500 Big Horn Crew Cab 4x4 EcoDiesel, Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition

Mark "Gooch" Noguchi

3 Questions With ...

Q&A with Mark “Gooch” Noguchi of the Pili Group

Showroom 1972 Chevrolet Corvette

Showroom: 1972 Corvette

A Chevrolet Corvette fan shows off his 1972 Stingray

Travel Smart

Travel Smart

Lessons learned from embarrassing travel moments

Car Reviews

Car Reviews: Green Cars

Tesla Model S P85D, Highlander Hybrid Limited Platinum, Golf TDI SE

Drive Smart

Drive Smart

What’s fueling Ford’s foray into aluminum-bodied trucks

Amy Ferguson

3 Questions With ...

Q&A with Amy Ferguson, one of the Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine founders

Farmacy Health Bar

Grinds & Finds

Wailuku’s Farmacy Health Bar reviewed

Sheldon Simeon

Recipe

Chef Sheldon Simeon shares his six-ingredient poke recipe

Drive Smart Inexpensive Cars

Drive Smart

Yes, you can find a good, new, entry-level car for less than $20K

Tripler Army Medical Center

Local Landmark

Discover why the Tripler Army Medical Center is painted pink

Holoholo Volcano

Holoholo: Volcano

Nature walks and art galleries in Volcano on Hawai‘i Island

Bicycling in Honolulu

Pedaling Is Pono

Honolulu is making its move to become the next great bicycling city

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park

Pele’s Place

Keeping Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park up to her standards takes work

The Line Hotel

Checking In

A review of the Line Hotel in Los Angeles' Koreatown

Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree

The desert's remote beauty lures artists and other creative types

Copenhagen, Denmark

High/Low: Copenhagen

Plenty of wallet-friendly options abound in this expensive city

The Pig & The Lady

Grinds & Finds

Honolulu’s The Pig & The Lady reviewed

Stockholm, Sweden

High/Low: Stockholm

Stockholm has parks, museums, and superb Scandinavian cuisine

Galápagos Islands

Galápagos Islands

Discover wildlife and wonders in South America

Vancouver, BC

High/Low: Vancouver

Vancouver mixes American sensibility with European flair

SS Catherine

Cruise Report

SS Catherine: Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection’s newest riverboat

Trending: Ancient Grains

Trending: Ancient Grains

Find them at natural food stores and on the menus of restaurants

Drive Smart Recalls

Drive Smart

If you get a recall notice, don't panic, but don't ignore it

Road Debris

Auto Tips

Watch out for road debris, which can damage your vehicle

Mercedes Benz SL500

Showroom: Mercedes Benz SL500

The owner of this 1994 Mercedes SL500 revels in the joy of turquoise

Car Reviews Midsize Sedans

Car Reviews: Midsize Sedans

Hyundai Sonata Sport 2.0T, Nissan Altima 2.5 SL, Subaru Legacy 2.5i

Farmer Gregory Kawaimaka Solatorio

3 Questions With ...

Q&A with Farmer Gregory Kawaimaka Solatorio

Trending: Game Meats

Trending: Game Meats

For adventurous foodies, it’s an interesting change from the usual

Drive Smart Automatic Emergency Braking

Drive Smart

A new era of safety with Automatic Emergency Braking

Car Reviews: Midsize Sedans

Car Reviews: Midsize Sedans

Chevrolet Malibu 2LT, Mazda Mazda6 i Grand Touring, Nissan Maxima SR

Kamaka Hawai‘i Honolulu

Kamaka Hawai‘i

Kamaka Hawai‘i in Honolulu celebrates 100 years

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