Woohoo! It’s Hawaii Contest Time Again!

 We had so much fun with Go Visit Hawaii’s first reader reward contest, that we had to offer another one.  I had asked for input on what you’d like and have tried to fulfill those requests.  I also picked up some other items that I found on my recent trip to Hawaii. So, for you, I hand picked these items and lovingly carried them nearly 5,000 air miles back to the mainland. 

Here’s what’s included in this Hawaiian themed giveaway:

  • Iz’s award winning “Facing Future” CD.  I selected this based on the popularity of the post with the YouTube video of Iz’s famous song of “Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World”.  This CD includes that song.
  • A copy of “Hawaii This & That” which is a book that answers visitors’ questions about Hawaiian history, culture, weather, food and more.
  • A 2008 calendar with scenes from Hawaii.
  • A pineapple scented soy candle.  I found this candle at the Gifts of Aloha shop on Lanai.  This candle is very special because it is handmade by my blog friend at Hawaii Vacation Gifts.  Thanks to Lace for the scented candle suggestion. 
  • A wooden mini-surfboard book mark per Matthew’s request. 
  • Three types of leis, per Laura’s request.  There is an edible macadamia nut lei, a silk flower lei, and two shell leis.  Matthew requested leis, too, specifically the shell type.
  • A dashboard swaying hula girl figurine. 
  • Hawaiian shirt shaped sticky note pad. 

To win this prize pack, all you have to do is be a subscriber by email or by RSS and contact me with a secret message. Just to make the contest just a bit more fun, I’m going to be issuing more than one secret message periodically between now and November 15th. Each new secret message that you send me can result in an entry. So, you can have one entry for each new secret message. I will put a secret message (at the bottom of a post) that only subscribers will see.  I will include the messages randomly sometime between now and November 15th.  When you see the message, copy and paste it into this contact me form along with your name and e-mail address.  I will then include your entry into the random drawing.

As a thank you to the nice Bloggers who blog about the contest, they will get an entry for blogging about the contest.

Good luck and a big Mahalo for being a subscriber!

Contest updated on October 17th to include multiple entries.


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Sheila Beal is the founder and editor of Go Visit Hawaii. You can connect with Sheila Beal on Twitter, Go Visit Hawaii on Facebook, or Sheila Beal on Google+.

29 comments

  1. thanks for the mention, great prizes

    of course we will be entering again

    NOV 15th is a long ways away though :(

    maybe too long… did you mean oct? =x

  2. Matthew – I’m so glad your be entering again! I selected Nov 15th to allow people plenty of time to discover Go Visit Hawaii. If you are worried about people forgetting to look for the secret message, I’ll make sure to give a “suggestion” of when to look out for the secret message.

  3. Sweet! I want the whole shbang. I love that Iz cd.

    Thanks for making all of this so much fun.

  4. Aloha Maui Girl and mahalo for commenting! I’m glad you like the prizes! I love that Iz CD, too!

  5. just that hosting a contest and having a deadline two months in advance could hurt your chances of success. Even a month can stretch it. Bloggers have short attention spans, including myself

  6. Matthew – I appreciate the advice….but don’t worry, I’ll provide several gentle reminders for those bloggers and readers that have short attention spans. :)

  7. Thank you for mentioning my request for leis! That is so neat! And I need to win this prize… it ends two days after my birthday! Come on baby, Momma needs a new lei (or three!) lol! That CD would be very cool too as well as the other goodies. Don’t you just want to go ahead and send me it all now?! lol

  8. Yahoo! Another contest!! What fun prizes!

    Mahalo for hosting!

  9. @ Laura – LOL! The Iz CD is great! :-)

    @ Lissete – I’m glad you like the prizes. Have you already gone on your trip to Hawaii or is that coming up?

  10. Hi Sheila,
    Thanks for offering up my one of our handmade soy candles in the prize package. The fragrance is “sunset luau” which is a medley of pineapple and other exotic tropical fruits and coconut with a bit of musky night air.

    I have linked to your contest with my blog post for today!

    http://doublebrush.typepad.com/hawaiivacationgifts/2007/09/new-hawaii-priz.html

  11. @ Kailani – I’m glad you like the giveaway. I really have fun picking the items.

    @ HawaiiVacationGifts – That candle smells really, really great! I appreciate you blogging about the contest!

  12. Hi there

    I blogged about your contest on Contest Beat here – http://www.contestbeat.com/ever-been-to-hawaii/

    All we do is write about contests in the blogosphere so hopefully we can send you a few more entries too!

    Regards, Matt.

  13. Is this contest open to international bloggers too? I am living outside of the US but definitely want some Hawaian goodies my way! :-)

  14. Hi Grace – Great question and I’m glad you asked it! The contest is open to international readers. The last one was, too. I hope you’ll enter and good luck!

  15. I just wanted to let you know that I have added this contest to several categories within our contest and sweepstakes directory.

    http://www.mrprizes.com/individual/listingID_0245.htm

    Please feel free to let me know of any changes you would like made and also keep me up to date on future listings. Have a great day!

  16. MrPrizes – Thank you for mentioning the contest!

  17. I finally remembered to add this to my blog. The jet lag is killing me. But it’s all good!

  18. Hi Lissete! Thanks so much! You now have an entry for blogging about the contest. :-)

    How was your trip? What did you enjoy the most? Do you want to go back?

  19. Hi! I just found your website and wonderful contest! How lucky am I?! How exciting and what wonderful prizes. I have never been to Hawaii, but my husband has. That isn’t fair, is it? Thanks, Cindi

  20. Hi Cindi and welcome to Go Visit Hawaii! I’m glad you found us! :-)

  21. Hi,

    We blogged about your great blog contest giveaway. hope this counts as an entry. do let us know if you have future blog promotions so that we can help bring you some traffic. Better yet, let us help run your contest.

  22. Hi Blog Contest Central – Yes that does count as an entry! Thanks for sharing the contest with your readers!

  23. I am truly having a great time with this “Go Hawaii ! Contest!” It would be such a hoot to win all the prize goodies. I am having fun , though! Thanks, Cindi

  24. @ Mary_Freebies – Thanks for getting the word out on the contest!

    @ Cindi – I’m sooooo glad you are enjoying the contest. I know I have a blast with it and I can’t even win the prize. :-) Good luck!

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