Category Archives: General Hawaii

Aloha Friday Photo: Spectacular Lahaina Sunset

IMG_4455

Mahalo to Shane Eubanks from Georgia for sharing this gorgeous sunset photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Shane took this photo from Lahaina while visiting Maui last month. Shane tells us that there had been a rainstorm that day that broke just before sunset. The sky was so spectacular that Shane didn’t even have to use a camera filter to ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photos: Oahu Blooms

15626530_10154535861484724_2130480683490517014_o

Mahalo Irina Blok of San Francisco for sending in this pretty floral photo for Aloha Friday Photos. She took this photo while visiting Oahu in December, which reminds us that Hawaii is always in beautiful bloom — even in the winter. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: January 3, 2017

24806399895_10867ecd1a_z

* Hawaiian Airlines has a sale on flights to Hawaii with fares starting at $338 roundtrip. That’s the lowest we’ve seen in a while. You must book by January 5th. Fares are available for travel between January 16 and March 22, 2017 on Mondays through Thursdays. * We’ve also noticed some good fares to Maui from several destinations via airfarewatchdog.com ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: “One of those magical days…”

15194533_10154119845299677_4017429035992573417_o

Mahalo to Joe West  for sharing this magical drone view of Maui with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Here’s what Joe said about this shot: Recent drone cam view of Olowalu side of Maui. One of those magical days when almost all the “photo wish list” boxes get checked for clouds, sun angle, and water clarity. Sure is beautiful! Happy Aloha ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: A magical encounter with Santa on Haleakala

santa Maui Dec 2007 first sunrise Jan 2008 036

We love this incredible Santa story shared by Annie Chavez-Hollingshead. Even though we’ve shared this story years ago, we’re still amazed and feel that it’s definitely worth revisiting considering that Christmas is quickly approaching. Annie visited the summit of Haleakala for sunrise in 2007. She said everyone was wrapped up as warmly as they could be on this frigid December ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: “Leading Lines”

14566353_10154551902065761_4691400159379688191_o

Mahalo to Devesh Tripathi for sharing this stunning ariel view of windward Oahu with us for Aloha Friday Photos. He entitled this shot “Leading Lines.” Devesh didn’t mention exactly where this photo was taken. Our guess is that this highway is probably the H3 — which is one of only three interstates…or should we say intrastates… in Hawaii. All three ... Read More »

Hawaiian-style Christmas trees and decorations photos

15818479390_f652b175a7_z

Hawaii gets all decked out for the Christmas holiday. Though you’ll see some of the same decorations that we have on the mainland, like Santa ornaments, you’ll also see lots of decorations inspired by the Hawaiian and island cultures. Let’s take a look at some beautiful Christmas decorations around the Hawaiian islands. The following photo has a bit of an ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Christmas Hibiscus

15326390_1162819603803487_8036858563604791913_n

Mahalo to Hawaii Island resident and amazing photographer, James Grenz for sharing this beautiful hibiscus photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. The bold red bloom against the green backdrop make this tropical flower look so Christmasy. Happy Aloha Friday and Mele Kalikimaka! Read More »

Scroll To Top