Asia-Pacific Tour: Indonesia (Part Two)

Author’s Note: This is a series of selected highlights from two years (1986-88) of budget travel through 18 countries and a half-dozen US States...

Asia-Pacific Tour: Indonesia (Part One)

Author’s Note: As a volunteer representing the International Division of the YMCA of the USA, I met with YMCA leaders throughout the Asia-Pacific region...

Take a culinary tour of Malaysia with Christina Arokiasamy

Hawaii Reporter had the opportunity to interview chef Christina Arokiasamy, author of The Malaysian Kitchen: 150 Recipes for Simple Home Cooking , a new cookbook published...

AirAsia adds Sihanoukville to its Cambodia routes

SEPANG, 11 AUGUST 2017 - AirAsia continues to connect southest Asia further with the inaugural flight of its latest route to Sihanoukville, Cambodia that flies...

AirAsia X touches down in Honolulu

Editor's Note: It's with great pleasure that I announce the inaugural flight of AirAsia X to Honolulu. I know this carrier well and flew...

This Side of the Reef (Part Three)

Author’s Note: Every weekend was an adventure. Swimming and diving on the reef in the lagoon, hiking and camping in the cool, dense jungles...

This Side of the Reef (Part Two)

Author’s Note: As a YMCA volunteer in Samoa (formerly Western Samoa) from 1983-1986, I experienced some of the highest, lowest, most frustrating and thoroughly exhilarating...

This Side of the Reef (Part One)

Author’s Note: It was dark and raining as the plane approached the island. Through the gloom I could see some flickering lights of a...

A Visit to an Island Paradise (Part Two)

Author’s note: Weekends with my aiga (extended family) on Manono Island were excellent opportunities to practice my Samoan language skills. My hosts spoke no English,...

A Visit to an Island Paradise (Part One)

Author’s Note: As a YMCA volunteer from 1983-1986 in Samoa (formerly Western Samoa), I enjoyed weekends with my adopted Samoan aiga (extended family) on...