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Climb The Tallest Mountain In The World In 30 Mins

Mount 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.

03/28/2014

Marilyn Hartman. (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Woman Jailed For Prior Attempts To Board SFO-To-Hawaii Flights Arrested Again

A woman arrested three times for trying to sneak aboard a plane bound for Hawaii was again arrested at San Francisco International Airport.

03/27/2014

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Hawaii Law Allowing Police To Have Sex With Prostitutes Condemned By SF Advocacy Group

A law that allows Hawaii police officers to have sex with prostitutes while working undercover investigations allows women to be further abused by police, according to a San Francisco research group working to abolish prostitution and human trafficking.

03/21/2014

Travelers wait in line to go through security at San Francisco International Airport. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Woman Caught Sneaking On SFO To Hawaii Flights Arrested At Airport For 4th Time

Sheriff’s deputies say Marilyn Jean Hartman was arrested for trespassing at the San Francisco International Airport Tuesday. It was her 4th arrest at the airport in just over a month.

03/18/2014

Daniel Andreas San Diego

FBI: East Bay Bombing Suspect Daniel San Diego Possibly Hiding Out In Hawaii

The FBI believes that a suspect in the three bombings in the East Bay more than a decade ago and linked to animal rights extremist groups may be hiding out in Hawaii, an FBI spokesman said Wednesday.

03/12/2014

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Woman Pleads No Contest For Trying To Sneak Onto Hawaii-Bound Planes At SFO

A 62-year-old San Francisco woman was placed on probation Thursday after she was arrested trying to sneak through San Francisco International Airport security to get onto a flight to Hawaii on three separate occasions, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.

03/01/2014

Former Napa County Undersheriff Michael Loughran died while snorkeling off Maui on February 3, 2014. (The Pathway Home / Bay City News Service)

Man Killed While Snorkeling Off Maui Identified As Ex-Napa Undersheriff

Napa County residents are paying tribute Thursday to former Napa County Undersheriff Michael Loughran, 61, of Napa, who died Monday while on vacation in Maui.

02/06/2014

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Napa Man Dies After Snorkeling In Ocean Off Maui

Maui police say a visitor from the Bay Area died earlier this week after snorkeling in the ocean.

02/05/2014

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Visit A Vodka Distillery… In Paradise

If year-round sunshine, epic waves, and surfer chicks aren’t enough to lure you to Maui, the island’s solar-powered, organic vodka distillery might do it. Check out Ocean Vodka, an 8-year-old company that recently opened a visitor-friendly complex. Aloha!

01/17/2014

The 'Grand Princess' cruise ship. (stringer/AFP/Getty Images)

Cruise Ship From SF Searching Pacific For Missing Crew Member Near Hawaii

Passengers are reportedly confined to their cabins as the crew of a cruise ship that departed from San Francisco this weekend searches for a 34-year-old employee who apparently jumped overboard Monday night or early Tuesday morning.

01/07/2014

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