As an extreme weather system plowed through the Midwest over the weekend, tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma and Kansas, killing at least one person. TODAY’s Al Roker and NBC’s Janet Shamlian report.
Barbara Maher from Charlottesville, Virginia is honored for being a loyal Kathie Lee and Hoda fan. This middle school teacher has a door in her classroom decorated for Hoda’s latest book and she loves having a glass of vino with the ladies.
Hawaii is full of history, especially at one of its most popular and humbling sites, Pearl Harbor. TODAY’s Matt Lauer pays a visit to the place where a very dark day in American history began.
Entertainment Weekly’s Tim Stack gives Kathie Lee and Hoda the whole story behind Eva Longoria’s unfortunate wardrobe mishap while at the Cannes film festival, the rumors about whether Beyoncé is pregnant and the top winners at the Billboard Music Awards.
While the rest of the TODAY anchors are in Hawaii for the show, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb joke that they got left behind because they’re troublemakers on the road and show off their coconuts.
TODAY’s Sara Haines shows off a funny video of a guy trying to prank his friends with a bowl of water, but who gets drenched himself when the tables are turned.
Tracy Beckerman writes about her transition from living in New York City with a great job to becoming a stay-at-home-mom in New Jersey. She tells Kathie Lee and Hoda a funny story about how her son accidentally came across an adult toy.
The TODAY team’s home away from home has a rich history dating all the way back to 1927. The hotel known as the pink palace is set on land the Hawaiian monarchy once called home and has attracted presidents, movie stars, and more.
Amanda Kloehr suffered a horrible car accident when she took her eyes off the road to send a text, and is now devoted to promoting safe driving habits. Teen Vogue’s Amy Astley joins to say that parents can help impact their kids’ behavior.
The legendary Paul Anka is no stranger to the music business after spending 55 years as an entertainer, singer and songwriter. He’s out with a new book called “My Way,” and tells Kathie Lee and Hoda how he helped kickstart the Beatles career.
Medical students in Poland held a competition involving racing old hospital beds. TODAY.com’s Richard Lui reports.
Ryan Scott is the host of “Food Rush” on the Live Well Network and demonstrates how to prepare spicy shrimp skewers along with grilled watermelon and chimichurri for your next weekend cookout.
The pop star shocked young fans at Whitney Elementary School in Las Vegas, where he paid a surprise visit on Friday, handing out food donations and pledging to fill the school’s food pantry over the next year. NBC’s Mara Schiavocampo reports.
Neil Abercrombie, the governor of the Aloha State, welcomes the anchors to Hawaii and talks about how he ended up in the islands over 50 years after growing up in New York, saying he “fell in love the second I got off the plane” in 1959.
The TODAY anchors learn about traditional Hawaiian luaus, get classes in hula and blowing conch shells, which signals the beginning of a luau, and taste-test luau staples like poi and Kahlua pig.