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Aloha Friday Photo: Makalawena Beach on Hawaii Island

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Mahalo to Ralf Benayad for sharing this beautiful Hawaii beach scene with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Ralf said, “A chain of secluded beaches can be found on the westcoast of the Big Island – here it’s the amazing Makalawena Beach.” With pale blue waters and lovely white sand, it sure is a beauty! Happy Aloha Friday! — Email subscribers: ... Read More »

Honolulu, Oahu Memorial Day & Weekend Events for 2015

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If you’ll be on Oahu for Memorial Day, you’ll find some great opportunities to honor the spirit of the day. Here, we’re recommending Memorial Day events as well as things to do and see over the weekend with a significance towards honoring the intent of the holiday. — Events on Memorial Day, May 25, 2015 — Honolulu Mayor’s 66th Annual ... Read More »

Best family and kid-friendly hotels in Hawaii

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When you’re looking for a great Hawaii hotel for the family vacation, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with all the choices. In general you can’t make a bad decision as most Hawaii hotels make great vacation bases whether you are looking for a romantic trip for two or a family fun vacation. When planning a family vacation to Hawaii, we ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Cloudy with a chance of waterfalls

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Mahalo to Terry Ambrose for sharing this intriguing and beautiful Hawaii photo with us. Terry took this shot during his recent trip to Maui. Here’s how he describes this waterfall scene: The road to Maui’s Iao Valley was closed at Heritage Park due to heavy runoff caused by the previous night’s rain. This waterfall came and went as the clouds moved ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: May 12, 2015

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* Island Air recently announced that they will no longer fly to the island of Kauai starting June 1, 2015. (Source) Only Hawaiian Airlines provides service to Kauai. We have updated our inter-island flight guide to reflect this upcoming change. * One of Maui’s top astronomy experts is starting a new Haleakala stargazing tour. * Our partner TravelZoo is offering ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Birthday Sunset and Hula Pie

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Mahalo to Laura and Marco from Milano, Italy for sharing this lovely photo and memory with us for Aloha Friday Photos. This picture was taken from Kimo’s Restaurant on Front Street in Lahaina, Maui when Laura and Marco visited in August 2014. As this nice Italian couple were celebrating Laura’s birthday during their visit. They chose Kimo’s for the birthday dinner ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Relaxing honu

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Mahalo to Nikki Clouse for sharing this honu (Hawaiian sea turtle) photo with us. This honu appears to be having a relaxing time soaking in the warm, Hawaiian sun from the shoreline of Maui’s Makena Bay. — We love sharing your scenic Hawaii vacation photos. Do you have a favorite photo to share? It’s easy to submit your photo for ... Read More »

Lava lake at Halema’uma’u is putting on a show

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Since Halema’uma’u became visibly active in March 2008,  lava levels usually fluctuated between approximately 100 and 500 feet below the crater opening. With recent inflation, the lava lake has dramatically risen — so much so that lava reached it’s highest position yesterday at just 7 feet below the surface! Here’s a video provided by the USGS that shows amazing scenes ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Plumeria aloha from the Big Island

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Mahalo to Hawaii Island resident James Grenz for sharing this gorgeous plumeria photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. James’ title for this photo is Big Island Aloha. What a warm and beautiful greeting it is! You can find plumeria trees throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Along with the hibiscus bloom, seeing the plumeria flower almost instantly reminds visitors of their ... Read More »

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