Escape to Maui

Text by Rika Wolf Beckley I needed an escape. Someplace warm and exotic, with palm trees and ocean breezes… Maui! I’ve always wanted to visit Maui but wrongly thought it was a place just for couples — not so I discovered. This year-round tropical paradise can be very expensive and crowded in winter and summer […]

Where in the World: Hawaii’s Awe-Inspiring Big Island

Article and Photos by Noreen Kompanik Eleven of 13 climate zones are found here, making this one of the most unusual islands in the world. One of our planet’s most active volcanoes is located here. Amd of measured from the ocean bottom, it claims the tallest sea mountain in the world-4000 feet taller than the […]