Mahalo to Jeff Silvers for sharing his beautiful photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Jeff took this photo on November 7th from his lanai (balcony) at Pono Kai in Kapaa, Kauai. What a lovely view through the green lawn, swaying palm trees to the ocean. A view like this makes it difficult to leave Kauai at the end of ... Read More »
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Hawaii Christmas & New Year's Eve Guides
Recent Hawaii Travel Advice
We’ve created new pages to highlight the New Year’s Eve fireworks and celebrations across the islands of Maui and Lanai. Both islands will offer wonderful ways to welcome in 2015. To see what’s happening this year, follow these links: — Maui New Year’s Eve Fireworks & Celebrations — Lanai New Year’s Eve Fireworks & Celebrations Whether you’ll be on the beautiful Hawaiian ... Read More »
* Hawaiian Airlines and Alaska Airlines both have great fare sales on roundtrip flights to Hawaii. For these special fares, you must book by December 22. The travel periods for these fares vary by airline but extend into February (Alaska) and March (Hawaiian). Do check out all the fine print. Here are examples of the types of fare sales you ... Read More »
Oahu is a fantastic island to welcome in the new year. Waikiki Beach and Honolulu will be particularly lively with entertainment, festive dining and, of course, amazing fireworks at midnight. Here’s what’s happening this New Year’s Eve (December 31, 2014) to celebrate 2015. New Year’s Eve Fireworks * Waikiki Beach hosts a fireworks show from a barge just offshore from ... Read More »
Mahalo to John Murray for sending this Lana’i sunrise photo to share on our Aloha Friday Photos series. The colors of this sunrise are so warm and inviting. You can almost feel the summery temperatures beam through the clouds. While sunset pictures tend to make us reflect on the day’s activities, Hawaii sunrise photos make us anticipate the great adventures the new ... Read More »
We created a new page for our annual Waikiki Christmas lists of special dining and holiday events. It’s bigger and better than ever with more restaurant options and special events. Check it out here! Read More »
Our Maui Christmas activities and events page has been updated for 2014! You’ll find a great list of things to do and see such as these fun events: Santa’s grand arrival by canoe and sleigh Outdoor “ice” skating by the ocean Free Christmas shows and much more To see all the events and activities, click this link –> Maui ... Read More »
Mahalo to Terry Ambrose for sharing this lovely photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Terry shared this about his photo: “The mornings at Nukoli’i Beach on Kauai are simply spectacular. Each sunrise is different and changes constantly.” Terry also said that he can’t wait to get back to Kauai. With beautiful sunrise moments like these, we completely understand why. ... Read More »
Is January the perfect time for your Hawaii vacation? Let’s look at all the important factors — weather, costs, crowds and events — to help you decide. What’s the weather like in Hawaii in January? Hawaii’s weather is warm year round — even in the middle of winter. Hawaii’s weather is warm enough to allow tropical flowers and trees bloom ... Read More »
Mahalo to Flo Adams for sharing this photo for Aloha Friday Photos. Flo’s photo was taken at sunset in upcountry Lana’i. We love the dark silhouettes of the Cook Pines in contrast to the bright sunset sky. It’s beautiful shot. Happy Aloha Friday! 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 »