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Hawaii vacation news & deals: March 29, 2017

– CheapAir.com, a flight search engine, is offering $10 off flights booked to Honolulu with promo code 10HNL. That promo code is valid through April 2, 2017. You might recall that CheapAir is one of the resources we recommend for finding the lowest airfare to Hawaii. – Hilton Hawaii is offering a sweepstakes to win a five-night stay plus air ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: A wallpaper worthy Maui vacation photo

Mahalo to Karl Moss of Raleigh, North Carolina for submitting this serene, Maui shot for Aloha Friday Photos. Here’s what he shared about this picture: Here’s one of my favorite pics from our 25th anniversary trip. This was taken from our condo in Kaanapali. You can see Moloka’i in the distance. Even after 6 years, this is still my wallpaper ... Read More »

Enter to win camera accessories!

We have some great camera accessories to giveaway! We have two prize packs and both of them include tripods. As you may recall, our award-winning photographer Andy gives five great reasons why a tripod helps you take better photos in Hawaii. The first prize shown in the above photo includes: 60″ Pro Series Tripod for cameras and camcorders. Camera Carrying ... Read More »

Is first class on Hawaiian Airlines worth it from JFK to HNL?

We were fortunate to have enough frequent flier miles for first class, roundtrip tickets on Hawaiian Airline’s direct flight from New York’s JFK to Honolulu. We were very impressed by the seats, service and amenities, despite one hiccup, but we’ll get to that later. The aloha spirit is evident from the moment you step on the plane. Flight attendants were ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: “Winter Visitors”

Mahalo to Carol Zilic of Naperville, Illinois for sharing this outstanding whale breach photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Carol visited in February, which is the peak of Hawaii’s winter humpback whale season. Here’s what she shared, Whales were very busy breaching on this trip with Captain Steve’s 2 hour whale watch in Maui. It always is tons of ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Evening surfers at Kahanamoku Beach

Mahalo to James Grenz for sharing this colorful shot for Aloha Friday Photos.  This photo was taken at the Kahanamoku Beach area of Waikiki. What an interesting time of day with the surfers coming in from riding the waves while others stand at the water’s edge admiring sunset. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Discovering local foods and drinks of Maui

As you’re planning your Maui vacation itinerary, you might want to plan to enjoy some yummy adventures that the island has to offer. From organic farms to unique frozen treats, you’ll find some ways taste the local culture. O’o Organic farm tour – This farm-to-table tour leads you through an excellent variety of organic vegetables and fruits. After tour a ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: New land in creation!

Mahalo to Nancy Claus for sharing this excellent lava flow photo with us for Aloha Friday Photo, She took this photo  on Hawaii (Big) Island. Nancy said this about her photo, “The coastal lava flows near Kalapana – the creation of Earth in progress. What an amazing sight to see new land being created.” Seeing volcano activity is one of ... Read More »

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