If working on your fitness is one of your 2015 resolutions, maybe learning/improving your tennis game in Hawaii might be the solution. Today Andy shares his tennis experience at Four Seasons Lanai at Manele Bay. — “The trick to beating Roger Federer is to hit one more ball in, than him.” That’s the advice head tennis Coach Ryan Winters shared ... Read More »
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Mahalo to Andy Morris for sharing this beautiful wide angle Waikiki photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. It appears that this photo was taken at sunrise based on the sky being brighter above Diamond Head in the east and that people aren’t on this mega popular beach. No matter what time of day this photo was taken, it sure ... Read More »
If you’re looking for a great selection of Maui restaurants for your vacation, check out our newly updated Maui Restaurant Guide. We list our favorite restaurants. Plus, we share a lots of other useful Maui restaurant resources. Our Maui restaurant guide has been updated to include more restaurants. We’ve also organized the list by geography to better help you choose ... Read More »
If you’d like to see Maui’s exciting underwater world without getting wet, we highly recommend taking a submarine dive with Atlantis Adventures in Maui. Though we both enjoy snorkeling, we felt like the submarine dive gave us a different perspective of Maui’s amazing marine world. The experience began in Lahaina. After check in, we found the Atlantis boarding slip in ... Read More »
Mahalo to Allison from Hiawatha, Kansas for sharing this nice photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Allison took this photo at one of the lagoons of Ko Olina during her visit to Oahu in November 2014. This sunset scene has a quiet calmness about it — making us want to relax in those lounge chairs and soak in this ... Read More »
* We appreciate all the entries for the Hawaii-Themed Prize Pack Giveaway. Congratulations to Jennifer of New York for being our randomly selected winner. * We’ve found some excellent Hawaii vacation sweepstakes open to legal US residents: PopSugar is giving away a trip for two to Oahu including airfare and five nights at Turtle Bay Resort. Enter here. The Travel ... Read More »
Mahalo to Damian James for sharing this beach scene photo from Molokai. When Damian posted this photo on our Facebook page, he simply said, “As good as it gets…” It is good, indeed! We’d love to be at this spot to watch the ocean gently lapping onto the golden sand, breath in the fresh air, feel the breeze and just soak ... Read More »
When should you plan to visit Hawaii? Is February a good month for a Hawaii vacation? We’ll explore all the important factors — weather, crowds, hotel prices, and special events — to help you decide if February suits your needs and desires for a Hawaii vacation. What’s the weather like in Hawaii in February? Hawaii’s proximity to the equator keeps ... Read More »
Let’s get 2015 started with a giveaway! This Hawaii-themed prize pack includes a Hawaiian pictorial 2015 calendar, a bag of Hershey’s kisses with macadamia nuts, a luggage tag, a coconut tree sticky note pad and a carved wood honu. To enter to win this giveaway, all you need to do is comment here (on this blog post that you are currently ... Read More »
Mahalo to Lorie in Missouri for sharing this lovely photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Lorie took this photo of Lawai Valley while touring Allerton (read our review of Allerton) and McBryde Gardens when she visited Kauai in June 2014. Lorie tells us that this photo is her favorite and the most stunning view. We agree with Lorie, this view ... 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 »