Mahalo to KaRyle Leiana for sharing this stunning Kauai photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. As she posted this photo to our Facebook page, she titled this shot “Unveiling Kalalau.” That’s a perfect name for this scene with the trees framing the famous Kalalau view and the misty clouds partially veiling this verdant valley. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »
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Lahaina is the place to be for July 4th on Maui! This historic town will host fun for all ages including arts, face painting, lots of live music and more. Maui’s best Independence Day celebration tops off with a grand fireworks show starting at 8pm. Here is the schedule of events as organized by the nice folks at the Lahaina ... Read More »
Mahalo to Hawaii Island resident James Grenz for sharing another gorgeous Big Island scene with us for Aloha Friday Photos. James took this sunset photo from his hale (house). As he shared this photo he drew attention to the mango fruit tree in the foreground. Coincidentally, the sunset is the beautiful color of mango fruit. It’s such delicious beauty! Happy ... Read More »
What’s happening on Oahu for July 4th? Lot’s of awesome Independence Day events — that’s what’s happening! We’ve got the lowdown on the island’s best July 4th celebrations – from patriotic picnics in Pearl Harbor to top notch fireworks from the beach. July 4th Fireworks at Ala Moana Beach Park (nearest fireworks to Waikiki) One of Hawaii’s best July 4th ... Read More »
If you enjoy seeing local wildlife when you travel, Hawaii will not disappoint. From the ocean to the mountains, there’s a good chance you may be dazzled by Hawaii’s wildlife. Wildlife that you might see in Hawaii – Whales, particularly humpback whales, migrate by the thousands to Hawaii from late December through early April. They travel from thousands of miles ... Read More »
Mahalo to Dave Newbold for sending this “chillaxn” photo to us for Aloha Friday Photos. What a perfect place to enjoy the surf, sunset and tropical breezes on this Aloha Friday! Read More »
Mahalo to Nicola Hadfield-Strange from England for sharing this beautiful photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Nicola snapped this shot from Kauai’s Kalapaki Beach while celebrating a silver anniversary. She called it “heaven” and we agree that Kalapaki Beach is a slice of paradise. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »
* There’s a new hotel in Waikiki that’s recently opened their doors — Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club. They’re giving away a five-night stay. * Outrigger Resorts has a sale on Hawaii hotel and condo stays, starting at $93 per night. The sale is valid for stays through May 25, 2017, but you must book by June 21, 2016 with ... Read More »
Mahalo to Janet Cook for sharing this beautiful Kauai coast scene with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Here’s what Janet told us when she submitted this photo: I visited Kauai 4 years ago and love, love, loved it and must return again. We know how it feels to want to return to Kauai again and again. We hope you do ... Read More »
Oahu is a perfect place to honor Memorial Day. In addition to extraordinary memorial sites like Pearl Harbor and Punchbowl, there are some special Memorial Day events. We’ve gathered a great list of events and activities. Here’s what’s happening this Memorial Day Weekend: Oahu Events on Memorial Day, May 30, 2016 Honolulu Mayor’s 67th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Punchbowl ... Read More »
Hawaii Vacation Tips & Tricks
- We have received comments and questions from several readers who are concerned about driving and parking in Honolulu and more specifically, Honolulu’s tourist center — Waikiki Beach. Navigating Waikiki in a rental car can be intimidating for some folks. I think it all depends on your own driving experiences — if you regularly drive in New York City, Chicago or even any mid-sized city, you probably feel confident about driving anywhere, but many folks visiting Oahu ... Read More »