Associate Editor for HuffPost Hawaii

Carla Herreria

Carla Herreria is an associate editor for HuffPost Hawaii.
The Mysterious Reason Tourists Keep Mailing Rocks Back To Hawaii Alton Uyetake/USPS

The Mysterious Reason Tourists Keep Mailing Rocks Back To Hawaii

Superstition about a curse leads to some second-guessing among visitors who bring home rocks, sand and seashells.

Disney Pulls ‘Moana’ Products That Some Found Offensive Disney

Disney Pulls ‘Moana’ Products That Some Found Offensive

Critics said costume products connected to an upcoming film appeared to promote "brownface."
Obama Fish: Scientists Name Newly Discovered Fish After President National Geographic via HuffPost Hawaii

Obama Fish: Scientists Name Newly Discovered Fish After President

Three Hawaii scientists want to honor him for his work protecting the environment.
Hawaii Calls In National Guard As Dengue Fever Outbreak Grows Hawaii Department of Health

Hawaii Calls In National Guard As Dengue Fever Outbreak Grows

In the past two months, 79 cases have been confirmed on the Big Island.
A Glimpse Inside Hawaii’s ‘Forbidden Island’ Josh Sullivan/Flickr.com

A Glimpse Inside Hawaii’s ‘Forbidden Island’

A single family has owned it for more than 150 years. Just 17 miles from resort-lined Kauai, Niihau remains surprisingly insulated from the outside world.
A New Approach to the Homeless Problem in Waikiki Cory Lum/Civil Beat

A New Approach to the Homeless Problem in Waikiki

Security guards at the Outrigger Hotel are being trained to help the homeless, not just move them along.
Jason Momoa’s Revolt Against Hawaii’s Thirty Meter Telescope Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Jason Momoa’s Revolt Against Hawaii’s Thirty Meter Telescope

The Hollywood star of "Game of Thrones" is galvanizing other celebrities to urge their collective 8 million followers to join the protest.
Kaimuki Restaurant Offers Fresh Start for Those Who Need a Hand

Kaimuki Restaurant Offers Fresh Start for Those Who Need a Hand

The restaurant — which serves healthy, locally sourced meals — is staffed by former convicts, prostitutes and victims of domestic violence, human trafficking and others in need of help.
Hawaii’s Notoriously Illegal Hike May Be Gone Forever Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Notoriously Illegal Hike May Be Gone Forever

A collection of photos pay tribute to the so-called Stairway to Heaven trail on Oahu, which may never be repaired following storm damage.
Mesmerizing ‘Lavafall’ Consumes Hawaii Hill Volcano Video Productions

Mesmerizing ‘Lavafall’ Consumes Hawaii Hill

Check out this amazing video of hot lava flowing down a Pahoa hill.
Big Crowd, Big Waves Rule Final Day of Triple Crown on Oahu’s North Shore

Big Crowd, Big Waves Rule Final Day of Triple Crown on Oahu’s North Shore

Turnout for Hawaii's big competition shows surf culture continues to thrive.