South Pacific

June 7 marked the 75th anniversary of the end of the Battle of Midway. The books and movies about this battle have been legion
Do visit and experience the love in this fine production, and also, for those who have not visited us before, see for yourselves the love and sincere welcome Philadelphians offer our visitors.
President Obama announced his plans at the White House today to expand the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii. This would make the Marine Reserve the largest in the world.
Laid-back!! Islanders refer to 'island time' as the time they live by - where no one rushes and no one can be early or late
By Sheryl Nance-Nash for the Orbitz Travel Blog Turtle Island, FijiIf you're flying from Los Angeles International Airport
I recall meeting with one of my former colleagues at a University where we were both Professors. We were talking about obesity and how it is viewed culturally in the U.S. vs. some other countries. I began to tell her about this wonderful place called Fiji, where the women dancers, as an example, for the most part, are large, in terms of weight, in comparison to what the U.S. considers the standard of beauty, in terms of size.
Now, I am not too much of a sci-fi geek. I don't speak Klingon, never watched Battlestar Galactica in any of its iterations, and by the third Alien movie I started rooting for the slobbery beast with too sets of teeth: anything to get Sigourney Weaver to stop scowling. Star Wars is different.
In the Pacific, climate change is here. It is happening now. And it is devastating. As a result, we need our ocean more than ever to continue to protect and nurture us. And now, at the climate talks in Paris, our ocean needs us.
To save me and 182,000 other Samoans from the hassle of having to explain that our country is not Somalia or American Samoa, or a figment of our imagination, here are ten facts that not only prove we are legitimate country, but that indeed we exist.
Retired four-star Gen. Colin Powell was the first African-American Secretary of State under President George W. Bush, National Security Advisor under President Reagan, the only African-American to date on the Joint Chiefs of Staff of which he became Chairman, and on and on and on.