The expert ISLANDS editors answer this very popular question with this interactive map that shows Hawaii and our favorite places.
Google has just launched underwater Street View in partnership with The Catlin Seaview Survey. You can now use Google Maps to swim with sea turtles, chase a manta ray or watch the sun set over a reef. You can drift dive Maui's Molokini Crater, or snorkel Oahu's famous Hanauma Bay. All of this without ever getting wet or leaving your desk.
Head to the north shore of Molokai for a spa treatment the way nature intended it.
At Celebrity Chef Alan Wong's restaurant The Pineapple Room in Honolulu, they call this cocktail the "Locavore Mai Tai" because it's made with Big Island macadamia nuts, locally distilled Maui rum, fresh local pineapples, organic Poamoho Farms limes, and Maui sugar. We've adapted the recipe slightly, so that you can enjoy the flavors of Hawaii no matter where you are.
Would you snorkel in a lake filled with jellyfish, or swim inside a volcano? Jad Davenport lists his top five island adventures.
When autumn is in the air, the changing seasons bring a sweet surprise for java devotees: Late summer and early fall are harvest time for Hawaiian Kona coffee beans. This cool cocktail from the popular cook book Hawaiian Tropical Cocktails will perk you up with a taste of the Hawaiian Islands at home.
It seemed a simple assignment for veteran photographer Jen Judge: Go to the Big Island and shoot Hawaii’s most iconic hula festival. After all, Jen has travelled the world. She found real mermaids off South Korea, trudged through the BVI without a boat, and even uncovered why Philippine cuisine isn’t mainstream here at home. Hawaii’s hula? Easy … Right?