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Hawaii vacation news & deals: October 19, 2016


* Outrigger Hotels and Resorts just launched a loyalty program, Outrigger DISCOVERY. It’s free to join. After you’ve joined, you can enter to win a great sweepstakes of 18 nights free at nine Outrigger resorts across the Asia-Pacific (including Hawaii) and Indian Ocean. See this link for more information about the sweepstakes. * Have you heard about the new animated Disney ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation news & deals: July 12, 2016


* The recent lava activity on Hawaii, the Big Island, continues to thrill viewers. After the lava reached the pali (hill) it advanced rapidly down to the coastal plain. Most recent reports indicate that the lava is about a half of a mile from the ocean. Currently, the best view of the lava is from the Hawaii County Lava Viewing ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: June 2016

USGS photo of lava flow taken on June 28, 2016

* Could lava flow into the ocean again for the first time since 2013? That’s a possibility as lava is moving in that direction, but it’s still roughly three miles away. We really hope the current flow continues to the ocean as it is truly incredible to see. If lava continues to flow, Hawaii County may reopen their viewing site. ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: March 8, 2016


* Hilton Hawaiian Village is giving away a four-night stay with their #WhyHawaii contest. You must be a legal US resident to enter. See the contest details here. * Hilton Waikoloa Village is offering an incredible 72-hour “inclusive” sale starting Monday, March 14 for stays between April 4 and December 4, 2016. Rooms start at $159 plus taxes per person ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: February 2, 2016


* Outrigger is hosting a sweepstakes with a grand prize of five-nights accommodation at Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort (see our review), roundtrip airfare for two, two VIP tickets to Blue Note Hawaii plus dining and spa credits. Note that this sweepstakes is open to legal U.S. residents. See the sweepstakes details here. * The Pacific Whale Foundation is giving away ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: January 4, 2016

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Aloha and Hau’oli Makahiki Hou! * Hawaiian Airlines has started 2016 with a nice fare sale with roundtrip fares from the mainland to Hawaii starting at $318 roundtrip. For this sale, you must book by January 7, 2016 for travel through March 16, 2016. * Four Seasons Resort Lanai is set to welcome guests again starting February 1, 2016 with ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: November 24, 2015


* Outrigger Resorts have a short-term cyber sale with Hawaii rooms starting at $79. You must book by December 7, 2015 for stays through November 22, 2016. See this link for more information. * Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu’s North Shore is offering rates from $229 for select 2016 dates. You must book between November 27 – 30, 2015 for ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: November 12, 2015


* Hawaiian Airlines has a special sale on airfare starting at $378 roundtrip. The sale is for travel on Monday through Thursday between January 11 and March 16, 2016, which coincides with the peak of humpback whale season. For this sale, you must book by November 13, 2015.  Here’s a screenshot of the fare sale routes: * Four Seasons hotels ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: October 8, 2015


* Per the Honolulu Star Advertiser, the first humpback whale of the season has been spotted. NOAA researchers discovered this early arrival off Niihau on September 29. Congratulations to Marco and Laura of Italy for having the closest guess of the first reported arrival contest. They must really be in tune with the humpbacks as this is their second time ... Read More »

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