Pacific Travel

On Molokai island, the site of an 1860s leper colony draws determined travelers

The isolated historic leper colony of Kalaupapa is the No. 1 tourist destination on the untouristy Hawaiian island of Molokai.

Night market re-energizes Hawaii's lava-buried village of Kaimu

What remains of this Big Island village south of Hilo has re-energized with a weekly night market that draws lines of cars to fill a parking lot edging a sprawling black field of lava rock.

A visit to Japan's space center can be out of this world

The Tsukuba Space Center is the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s version of NASA mission control.

Secret Garden lets tourists follow in the footsteps of Korea’s kings and queens

Visitors used to require permission from the king to enter the Secret Garden, a lush park behind the Changdeokgung Palace in Seoul. Now you can book a guided tour online.

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Cruise in Hawaii takes visitors to spot majestic sea creatures

Beginning in December, humpback whales arrive from the north Pacific to the warm waters of Hawaii — the only U.S. state where they mate, calve and nurse their young. Tourists can spot the elusive creatures via whale-watching tours.

pacific after hours

festivals and events

Winter Illuminations

Where to get your glow on at light shows and winter illuminations in Japan, Okinawa and South Korea.

On base activities

A calendar of events on U.S. facilities in the Pacific.

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