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Direct flights to Hawaii from New York, and cheap!

Oahu, HAWAII -- The large rock near Waimea

(Credit: Hawaii Tourism Japan)

This is really big news: East Coasters soon will be able to fly direct to Hawaii. Hawaiian Airlines just announced it will begin daily nonstop service to Honolulu from Kennedy Airport on June 4, 2012.

What's more, introductory fares will be beyond dirt cheap: In honor of NYC's most popular area code, tickets purchased in the next four days (by Nov. 20, 2011) for travel between June 4 and June...

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Should droopy drawers get you grounded?

Musician Billie Joe Armstrong celebrates the 300th performance

(Credit: Getty Images)

You might remember my report about Kevin Smith, who was booted from a Southwest Airlines plane, allegedly for exceeding some weight/size limits. Afterward, the actor and director Tweeted, "I'm too fat to fly."  Nearly a year later, the "Clerks" filmmaker had another run-in with the airline when he was refused permission to board because he arrived at the gate a...

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