Plan To Build 18-Story Observatory On Sacred Hawaiian Mountain Draws Worldwide Ire“When you think of Hawaii what do you think of? You think of beautiful oceans, palm trees -- you don’t want to look at a building,” said Miki Lani.
Climb The Tallest Mountain In The World In 30 MinsMount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii's Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that's been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world's tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.
Best Places In America For A Tropical ChristmasAmericans hoping to escape winter weather can enjoy a tropical Christmas in Hawaii or Florida at places such as Honolulu, Lahaina, Waikiki and Key West.