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Beach Holidays in North America

Waimea Bay on Oahu's North Shore Island.

Hawaii

Aloha low-down

After a 25-year absence, Katrina Lobley gets to know the lei of the land all over again for this beginner's guide to a Pacific idyll that's become a true favourite for Australian travellers.

USA

Blink if you dare

Circle Island Tour, Oahu, Hawaii.

Caroline Gladstone takes a whistle-stop tour of the highlights from Waikiki to Sunset Beach.

Hawaii

For top beaches, one US island reigns supreme

Hawaii Maui, Kaanapali Beach

Gary A. Warner In the US, a nation of more than 300 million people, a small county in the Pacific Ocean that's home to just over 155,000 people has nearly a quarter of the country's best beaches.

United States

24 hours in Honolulu

Surfer on Waikiki Beach.

From a longboard paddle at dawn to a mai tai at sunset, Honolulu's laidback charms delight Louise Southerden.

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Security fears fail to dampen spring break

Spring break.

Security fears have failed to stop American students going wild at spring break.

Spring break kicks off

Cancun

North American college students invade Mexico's beaches despite warnings over gang violence.

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Q&A

Your questions

Three girlfriends and I are travelling to Honolulu. Any recommendations on things to do while there?

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GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK 19 Apr | A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back mid-air because of a fuel pump fault.

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Frequent Flyer: Simon Westcott

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Traveller letters: Thanks for the disloyalty, Qantas

An experience that reinforces last week's comment that Qantas does not care about its loyal Frequent Flyer members.

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