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Aloha Friday Photo: Hidden Beach, Maui

Mahalo to Robin Gonzalez from sharing this lovely photo of Hidden Beach on Maui for Aloha Friday Photos. It’s also referred to as Secret Beach. You might recognize this scene from ads and wedding photos as this picturesque cove in Makena is a one of a kind. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Ko Olina Lagoon Scene

Mahalo to Robin Irvine for sharing this pretty Ko Olina beach scene with us for Aloha Friday Photos. The sheltered lagoons of Ko Olina are beautiful and fun for swimming, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding. Learn more about this Oahu resort area from our Ko Olina post. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Reminder: Avoid leaving valuables unattended in Hawaii

After reading recent this news about about a UFC Champion’s bad experience with a car break in on Maui, I thought it was time for a fresh reminder for us all — don’t leave valuables unattended in Hawaii. Though this incident made the news because of the celebrity nature of the victim, car break ins are an unfortunate problem in Hawaii, ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Keauhou at sunrise

Mahalo to Janielle Linder of Lake Stevens, Washington for sharing this serene photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. She took this sunrise shot at the Sheraton Keauhou on the Big Island. We love waking up early in Hawaii to scenes like these. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Renting a condo vs hotel for your Hawaii vacation

As you are considering accommodation options for your Hawaii vacation, it’s important to weigh the pros and cons of your choices. Should you stay in a hotel or would a vacation rental be a better selection? In today’s article, we’ll look at some of the top aspects to consider. We are going to use the term condo interchangeably with vacation ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: “Aloha state of mind”

Mahalo to Samantha Bell for sharing this sunset and palm tree shot with us for Aloha Friday Photos. She tells us that she’s in an “Aloha state of mind” and that she hope to return to the Big Island next summer. I’m sure that many of us can relate. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

What you need to wear and bring for sightseeing in Hawaii

There are few things more exciting than getting out and about for a day of sightseeing in the Hawaiian Islands. It’s a day filled with amazing views and memorable experiences. After many, many days of sightseeing in Hawaii, we’ve determined the best clothes to wear and the best supplies to bring. Besides a car or tour bus, sightseeing in Hawaii ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Halona Blowhole, Oahu

Mahalo to John Irwin of Dunedin, Florida for sharing this excellent photo of Halona Blowhole on Oahu with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Here’s what John had to say about this experience: I stumbled upon this menacing blowhole by accident as I was jumping around on the rocks near an amazing little beach I had been snorkeling off. It’s right ... Read More »

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