Hawaii O-Five

No one denies that our 50th state is Paradise, USA. But anyone who's ever been to this lush chain knows a simple truth: Not all the islands are created equal. So which is best? Welcome to the Great Hawaiian Island-Off. Read on, and pick your perfection.

Amy Linn, Kent Black, Ethan Watters, Joe Kane, Alex Heard, and Daniel Duane
Mar 1, 2005

Kid Everest

Who says you can't take your children mountaineering? The trick is to choose the right summit—then watch as they amaze themselves by scaling it. These five peaks, in order from easiest to hardest, are handpicked to bring out your kid's inner Messner.

Clark Norton
Apr 21, 2003


Where to play, eat, and stay in the Hawaiian Islands

Mike Harrelson
Apr 14, 2003

High Over Hawaii

The Island's Resident Sports Gurus Spill Their Secret Favorite Places

Mike Harrelson, Derek Ferrar, Katie Arnold, Stephanie Pearson, and Carol Greenhouse
May 1, 2002

Captain Cook Never Sailed Here

It's a long line from the old salt to the swarms at Waikiki. So real Hawaiians head for the far sides of paradise.

Rick Carroll
May 24, 2001