DENVER — Big-name ski resorts might give you bragging rights when you go back to the office, but lesser-known mountains can give you something else: less crowded slopes, shorter lift lines and even outlets for Crock Pots.
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ORLANDO, Fla. — How would you like to ride an elevator 120 feet up in the air, then flip head over heels six times as the lift plummets back down to the ground? Or fight good and evil with a laser blaster while dodging a lifelike, creepy-looking Joker?
NEW YORK — The good news for Thanksgiving travelers: the price of gas is at five-year lows. The bad news: a lot more people will be on the road.
The acoustic guitar trio Kohala will make a rare East Hawaii appearance with a 7 p.m. concert Friday, Dec. 5 at Kilauea Military Camp Theater in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
It’s been quite the holoholo for Kahulanui the past couple of years.
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) wrote one of my childhood books, “The Jungle Book,” the gripping tales of the feral child Mowgli and his animal friends Bagheera, the leopard; Baloo, the bear; Kaa, the python; and Mowgli’s deadly rival Shere Khan, the tiger.
I am repeating this article for the Thanksgiving season; a good topic for discussion at the dinner table.
During college, I took a class on global populations and food (affectionately known as “pops and crops”). I’m sure it was a fine class, but really only one lesson has stuck with me in the 25 years since.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Turkey production is at its lowest level in nearly three decades and wholesale prices are at an all-time high, but Thanksgiving cooks probably won’t see much difference in the price they pay at the stores for their frozen birds.
Looking for an interesting cookbook, filled with stories, facts and recipes for Christmas?
Monsanto Co. said Wednesday it settled several lawsuits related to the discovery last year of genetically modified wheat in an Oregon field.
WASHINGTON — It’s hard to blame people for craving fast food when they are inundated with advertising from such a young age. But what’s disturbing is just how far fast food companies will go to target kids from groups already more likely to suffer from obesity — including the poor, rural Americans and black Americans.
LONDON — Traders with nicknames such as the “Three Musketeers” and the “A-Team” plotted via Internet chat rooms to manipulate currency markets for years, profiting at the expense of clients — and then congratulating themselves for their brilliance — regulators said last week, as they fined five banks $3.4 billion.
KAILUA-KONA — Canadians soon will start to see Liquid Aloha arriving on store shelves as Kona Brewing Company announced its island brews will be available throughout British Columbia beginning later this month.
BEIJING — A groundbreaking agreement struck by the United States and China is putting the world’s two worst polluters on a faster track to curbing the heat-trapping gases blamed for global warming.