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Aloha Friday Photo: Scenes from Hawaii Highway 137

Mahalo to Marcia Sewick from Waukon, Iowa for sharing these gorgeous photos with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Here’s what Marcia shared with us about the above photo: We visited the Big Island for the first time in February/March 2017 and on our drive in the Puna district, we came upon this scenic spot, one of many, on Highway 137. ... Read More »

A tour around Lana’i City

Centrally located in the pleasant highlands of the island of Lana’i, Lana’i City is one very charming town. With a population of around 3,000, it’s really no city at all. It’s one of those unique places where everyone knows everyone and everyone is so friendly. We like to think of it as the Mayberry of Hawaii. Dole Park defines the ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: “Such a breathtaking place”

Mahalo to Jaana Nuutinen from Brisbane, Australia for sharing this gorgeous lighthouse photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Jaana took this photo at Kilauea Lighthouse while visiting Kauai with her daughter. She described this view as “such a breathtaking place.” Yes, indeed, it is, which is why we list it in our recently published Kauai vacation itinerary and travel planner. Happy ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Kipuka Puaulu Trail

Mahalo to Marjorie Elliott for sharing this lovely Hawaii trail photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Marjorie took this photo on the Kipuka Puaulu Trail which leads through a bird and wildlife refuge on the Big Island. This loop trail is only 1.2-miles long with very little elevation change. As you might be able to tell from Margorie’s photo, ... Read More »

What are the top Hawaii attractions?

When the folks from USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards reached out to us to submit a list of the top 20 Hawaii attractions, we had a very difficult time narrowing down the fantastic options across all the Hawaiian Islands. With input from other Hawaii travel experts, USA Today 10 Best received over 60 submissions that they narrowed down to just ... Read More »

One Week Kauai Vacation Itinerary & Travel Planner

Need help and inspiration to plan your Kauai vacation activities? Well, look no further than our scenic and adventure-packed itinerary. This travel plan includes all the top attractions and “must-dos” of a Kauai vacation. While there are lots of great sightseeing and activities to do, we’ve actually carved out time to relax into this week-long itinerary. If relaxing isn’t your ... Read More »

The most scenic hikes in Hawaii by island

From our many trips to Hawaii, we’ve etched some of our fondest memories while hiking on Hawaii’s many beautiful trails. The sights and sounds made every step worth the experiences. We want to share our favorite, scenic hikes by Hawaiian Island in case you would like to create your own memories on these amazing trails. Kauai Our favorite Kauai hike is ... Read More »

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