Monthly Archives: June 2010

Pick the Best Hawaiian Island(s) For Your Vacation

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With six great Hawaii islands that you can visit, how do you choose the best island(s) for you? That’s a question that many potential Hawaii visitors wrestle with. Trust me, I’ve been there. I’ve seen a few surveys that ask a handful of questions and supposedly result in an answer of the perfect island for you. Though I’m often called ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo – From Germany with Aloha Edition

Today’s photo was submitted by Frank and Manuela Hamm and comes to us all the way from the village of Schwabenheim an der Selz in Germany.  It’s certainly a lovely photo, but I think you’ll enjoy it more when you read what Frank had to say about why he shares this one. I took that photo on April 24, 2010 ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: June 24, 2010

Let’s see what’s on our path to Hawaii vacation fun and savings today. * Have you been on the fence about your next Hawaii vacation? Well, it’s definitely time to check airfares. I’ve noticed quite a few good deals from all over the country for summer and fall travel. Here are examples from airfarewatchdog. Los Angeles to Honolulu – $351 ... Read More »

Fields of Hawaii: The Lava Fields

It would be difficult to visit the Big Island of Hawaii without seeing massive fields of lava –- a surreal and impressive sight. Two areas where you’ll surely find fields of lava around the Kohala Coast and in and around Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. The above photo shows lava flowing into the ocean near Kalapana on the east side of ... Read More »

July 4th Fireworks in Kauai

If you are looking for the 2014 list of Kauai Fireworks & Events, you’ll find them here —->  Kauai July 4th Fireworks & Events 2014 The 2010 list is below for reference purposes only. – – – – – – – 2010 If you’ll be visiting beautiful Kauai this July 4th, you’ll find a couple of excellent, family-friendly Independence Day ... Read More »

Peek a Blue

While hiking on the Kalalau Trail last month, we’d stop from time to time just to savor the views. Of course, there are fantastic views of cliffs, beaches and the famous Na Pali coast, but other, unexpected views were just as enjoyable. This challenging  trail was muddy, requiring me to carefully place each step. Though I had to concentrate on ... Read More »

Maui’s July 4th Fireworks & Celebrations

Click on the following link for list of Maui July 4th Fireworks & Events 2013 – – – – – – – The following list shows the 2010 Maui July 4th Events for 2010 for reference purposes. Headed to Maui this July 4th? Make plans to visit historic Lahaina. The town will be abuzz celebrating Independence Day. Restaurants and shops ... Read More »

Big Island July 4th Fireworks & Events 2010

If you are looking for the 2014 list of Hawaii’s Big Island Fireworks & Events, they’re here –> Hawaii’s Big Island July 4th Fireworks & Events 2014. – – – – – – – The 2010 list below is for reference purposes only. Please note that many of the links will no longer work. There’s a heap of big fun ... Read More »

Make a Point to Visit Maui’s Iao Needle

As you are planning your Maui vacation, I recommend that you include a visit to the Iao Needle State Park in Central Maui. The Iao Needle is one of those places in Hawaii that knocked my socks off the first time I saw it. I had never seen anything like this solid green, needle-like mountain shooting straight up to the ... Read More »

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