A piece of paradise, by foot

For the first time, Jennifer Ihara-Takase ran in the Roots ‘n Shoots Fun Run at the National Tropical Botanical Garden on Saturday.

Slow down, read and remember

With the reopening of the Kalalau Trail not too far down the road, it’s a good time to review “The Man Who Walked Backward Down the Na Pali Coast” by Stephen McMillin.

‘Journey of healing’

Chloe Waipa is 10 years old. But already, she knows child abuse must be stopped, and she wants to do her part to make that happen.

Hapalua much more than a race

Seven miles and change into the Hapalua Half Marathon on Sunday morning in Honolulu and I’m approaching the bridge over the Ala Wai Canal on Kalakaua Avenue.

Jim Benkert enjoys day at the Boston Marathon

On his way from Amherst to Boston Monday morning, Jim Benkert drove through a fierce storm. Lightning, thunder and rain greeted him. It was raining so hard, it was causing car accidents.

Dallas transgender woman brutally beaten in broad daylight

Police canvassed a Dallas neighborhood during the weekend in search of anyone who may have witnessed the brutal beating of a transgender woman in an attack that happened in broad daylight in front of a crowd of people and that was caught on cellphone video.