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These small artworks come with a big bonus: You can fit them in your luggage

Artwork is a great gift — for yourself or someone you love — but bringing it home can be a hassle. Now a group of Kauai artists is making it easy for you to bring home the goods.

Thirty-seven artists, all members of the Kauai Society of Artists, are participating in the Small Works Show at the society’s gallery in the Kukui Grove Shopping Center in Lihue.

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The best way to pack and place a bag in an overhead bin for those who carry on suitcases

Lighten up, America -- on your holiday packing. And it's not just me telling you this.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is warning travelers against the dangers of straining backs, necks and shoulders if they're not careful about how they carry their bags.

Consider that last year there were more than 72,900 bag-related injuries, the organization says.

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Bling alert: Tiffany opens its first at-sea jewelry store on Oasis of the Seas

Now you can have breakfast at Tiffany's without going to New York. Famed Fifth Avenue jeweler Tiffany & Co. recently opened a boutique aboard Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas cruise ship.

The store is in Oasis' version of Central Park, which is dotted with live trees and plants and constitutes a neighborhood in the entertainment area of the ship.

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You don't have to run the Honolulu Marathon to see these cool island sights

Maybe you don’t feel like running in the Dec. 13 Honolulu Marathon. We don’t blame you, but you will miss out on some spectacular sights along the course.

Or will you?

The 26.2-mile course begins near the resorts of Waikiki, then winds through downtown Honolulu before making its way past Diamond Head and along the beach-studded coast to the community of Hawaii Kai.

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When it rains, it pours, which is why you might need a poncho for your purse

In a downpour, what are the chances that your umbrella will keep both you and your handbag dry?

That's the concept behind the Handbag Raincoat, a kind of poncho for your purse (or briefcase) that slips over the straps and bag.

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Want to skipper a Jungle Cruise boat? Now you can -- for a price

Sailing aboard the Jungle Cruise, Brian Alters picks up the microphone and delivers a timeworn comedic spiel amid the lush vegetation of the Nile River.

“I’d like to point out some of the rare plants we have here,” says Alters, randomly pointing at foliage along the river banks. “There’s some, there’s some and there’s some. They’re all the same genus of species: plasticus fakus.”

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