Mahalo to Norma Box for sharing this beautiful photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. We love the dusk sky shades of blue and lilac along with the palm tree silhouettes framing the much beloved Duke Kahanamoku statue in Waikiki. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »
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Recent Hawaii Travel Advice
If you are planning to catch a luau on Oahu, you’re in for a treat. Many of the longstanding Oahu luaus offer grand productions with set stages and many entertainers. If you’ve never been to a luau, you should expect a buffet dinner and a Polynesian music and dance show. For more insights for first-timers, see our article – What ... Read More »
Mahalo to Kristen Kolka for sending this photo to us for Aloha Friday Photos. Kristen took this shot from the fascinating tidepools near the Four Seasons Resort Lanai during a visit in January 2013. In addition to making excellent photos like this one, Hawaii tidepools are very interesting to explore. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »
Mahalo to Diane Venti from Prospect Park, Pennsylvania for sending this beautiful view to us for Aloha Friday Photos. Here’s what Diane shared with her photo: This was our morning view as we enjoyed our morning coffee on the Island of Maui while staying at Napili Shores. We would enjoy this view every morning as we looked across the ocean ... Read More »
We love our job of keeping our finger on the pulse of Hawaii travel. Getting to experience Hawaii’s newest hotels, activities and renovations is definitely a delightful benefit. A case in point — in February, we traveled to Lanai to check out Four Seasons Resort Lanai. They just reopened their doors to welcome guests on February 1st after major renovations. ... Read More »
Mahalo to Gladys Whitman for sharing this beautifully composed photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Gladys took this lovely sunset shot during a visit to Waikiki. What a wonderful scene! Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »
The ever fascinating Hawaii Volcanoes National Park celebrates their 100th anniversary throughout 2016. To commemorate such a milestone, the park is offering special programs, hikes and more. Learn about the special events at their website. The state of Hawaii is home to many great national parks, but Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is perhaps the most fascinating. The varied landscapes — ... Read More »
Mahalo to Wendy Ruisch-Habing for sending us this pretty photo for Aloha Friday Photos. Wendy took this photo of sunrise over Oahu’s most iconic site — Le’ahi, which is more commonly known as Diamond Head. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »
When is the best time to purchase your flights to Hawaii? We can point you to our best resources, but the truth is we don’t know. No one knows! Though fare predictor tools from major companies have come and completely gone — a testament to the unpredictable nature of airfare pricing — there are a couple of relatively new tools ... Read More »
Mahalo to Elizabeth Gharagozlou for sharing this lovely Hawaii photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Here’s what Elizabeth tells us about this picture: This was taken from our room at the Fairmont Orchid Resort on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island in October 2015. Looking towards the volcano,a beautiful rainbow appeared. What a lovely view to this rainbow! ... 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 »