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Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: May 22, 2013

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- The Environmental Working Group just issued their 2013 guide to sunscreens. I’m using that list to continue my quest to find a mineral-based (coral safe) sunscreen that doesn’t make me look ghostly white. Have you found a good coral safe sunscreen? - Unless you live by the coast, it’s difficult to find rash guards in local stores. (See my post ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: April 10, 2013

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* USA Today has a nice article on how to save money in Hawaii. When you check it out, you’ll probably notice that we were quoted and referenced extensively. Yay! * Aston is offering deals for summer vacation, with rates starting at $99 per night. See more about those offers here. * You can save 10% when you book tickets ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: March 13, 2013

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* Pleasant Holidays is offering some nice deals at Starwood properties across Hawaii. Their specials start at $585 per person and include roundtrip airfare, three nights accommodation  plus a three-day convertible, mini-van, SUV or Jeep rental. Kids 17 and younger stay free. See more about this promotion here. * After several years of closure, the Volcano House at Hawaii Volcanoes National ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: February 28, 2013

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* Living Social escapes has a phenomenal deal on the Big Island’s Mauna Lani Bay Hotel. Ocean view rooms are being offered at $221 per night and ocean front rooms are at $271 per night. We love this luxurious Kohala Coast resort.  Click this link to see the deal. * Hawaiian Airlines announced the name of their new turboprop fleet ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: September 6, 2012

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Here’s the latest Hawaii vacation deals and news that have splashed to shore. * I’ll start out with good news and bad news. The good news is that the humpback whales are back in Hawaii – very, very early. The first sighting of the 2012 season was August 30th off the Big Island near Kailua-Kona. For comparison, last year’s first ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: July 18, 2012

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Here’s the top Hawaii vacation news that’s streaming to our attention. * Waikoloa Beach Marriott has rates starting at $179 through December 25, 2012. For $199 per night, you score a room with a full ocean view. This four-star resort is located in Waikoloa on the Kohala Coast, which is a great place to stay on the Big Island. For ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: May 2, 2012

We’ve got a humdinger of a Hawaii vacation news roundup for you today! With so much news, I’ve organized the items in to categories for your convenience. Hawaii Sweepstakes and Giveaways - Travaasa Hana is celebrating its one year anniversary. We are big fans of Travaasa Hana. To celebrate their anniversary, Travaasa Destinations will be giving away prizes for five ... Read More »

Outstanding Travel Deals For Big Island Film Festival

You might recall seeing the Big Island Film Festival on our list of the top Big Island festivals and celebrations. The Big Island Film Festival is scheduled for May 24 – 28 at the Mauna Lani resort area on the Kohala Coast. I’ve been informed that the festival has arranged some outstanding travel specials, including accommodations, rental car and flights ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: January 11, 2012

* Outrigger Resorts is offering deals up to 65% off with the promotional code DREAM. Outrigger hotels and condos are located on all the major islands. * Aston Hotels and Resorts is offering a third night free deal. You can double the deal to pay for four nights and get two nights free. Choose from any of the hotel or ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: January 4, 2012

*  We are really honored that Go Visit Hawaii was recently selected as one of the top 12 travel blogs to follow in 2012. Mahalo to our readers who nominated and voted for us! * The Fairmont Orchid on the Kohala Coast of Hawaii’s Big Island is offering an excellent luxury package beginning at $369 per night for ocean view ... Read More »

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