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Mahalo to Deborah Hettesheimer-Citarella for sharing this nice sunset shot with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Deborah took this photo earlier this month in Lahaina Harbor on Maui. The silhouette of the surfer pausing for the moment adds a lot of interest to scene. I’d like to think that the surfer is enjoying the sunset while feeling gratitude for the ... Read More »
It’s no secret that we are big fans of Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay. We first visited in 2007 and since then, we’ve returned back there more often than any other resort in Hawaii. In fact, whenever we’re making plans to visit other islands, we always try to determine if we can include a stop at Lana’i. Until ... Read More »
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Mahalo to Sisily Ku’ulani Sisson for sharing this beautiful photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Sisily’s photo is of the Oheo Gulch, which is also known as the Seven Sacred Pools, at the Kipahulu Region beyond Hana on Maui. The cascading pools flowing towards the ocean is a beautiful sight to behold, which is why we recommend a visit here ... Read More »
* Outrigger Resorts is hosting a Hawaii vacation sweepstakes for four. The #givehawaii sweepstakes invites you to nominate a person who deserves an escape to Hawaii. The prize includes airfare, accommodation and more. This sweepstakes is open to permanent legal US residents and Canada, with some exceptions. See this link for more information and entry. * Days Inn is giving ... Read More »
It’s Veterans Day in the US, which gives us the opportunity to share our sincere gratitude to the men and women serving in the military. Mahalo nui loa! — Photo taken at the Battleship Missouri Memorial in Pearl Harbor. Read More »
Mahalo to Nancy Roberts for sharing her lovely photo with us for Aloha Friday Photo. Nancy’s photo is of Hulopoe Bay on Lana’i. If I’m not mistaken, I believe her photo was taken before sunrise. As Nancy shared her photo, she said, “We miss Lanai everyday!” We know how Nancy feels! Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »
When considering a vacation to Hawaii for the month of December, choosing when to go greatly impacts both costs and crowds. The first few weeks are very quiet and relatively inexpensive, while the last week — including Christmas and New Year’s Eve holidays — is a popular and expensive time. In this article, we’ll look into those details and others ... Read More »
Mahalo to Andrea Martinez for sharing this beautiful Kauai sunrise photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Andrea took this photo earlier this month during her first trip to Kauai. She says that she “completely fell in love” with the island. With a wonderful scene like this one, we can’t blame her for being lovestruck with the Garden Isle. Happy ... 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 »