Category Archives: Giveaways & Sweepstakes

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 »

2016 Lana’i Desk Calendar Giveaway

We have three 2016 Lana’i desk calendars to giveaway. Each month features a beautiful painting by esteemed Lana’i artist Mike Carroll. To enter to win one of these calendars, simply comment on this blog post (at this link: http://www.govisithawaii.com/2015/12/29/2016-lanai-desk-calendar-giveaway/) to answer this question: Do you hope/plan to visit Hawaii in 2016? Enter your comment along with your name and a ... Read More »

Giveaway: Mele Kalikimaka Ornaments

  It’s time for a fun little Christmasy giveaway! Mele Kalikimaka is Hawaii’s way to say Merry Christmas. So, this set of Mele Kalikimaka ornaments will bring a bit of Hawaiian Christmas cheer to your home. To enter to win these ornaments, scroll down to the comment section of this blog post. Enter a valid name and email address in the ... 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 news & deals: August 25, 2015

*  Maui Jim is hosting a Take Me to Maui sweepstakes which includes airfare for two, hotel accommodations, rental car and a pair of tickets to the Maui Jim Maui Invitational Basketball Tournament. This giveaway is open to legal U.S. residents who are age 18 years or older.  See sweepstakes rules and enter here. * Our partner TravelZoo has a ... Read More »

6th Annual Contest to Predict the First Hawaii Humpback Whale Sighting

Though Hawaii’s humpback whale season isn’t into full swing until mid/late December, it’s possible that the season’s first whale to arrive in Hawaii is making the journey to the islands at this moment. So, it’s time for our annual contest to predict the first humpback whale sighting of the upcoming season! To assist you with your prediction, here’s a list ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation news: August 4, 2015

* Tropical Storm Guillermo is forecast to skirt north of the Hawaiian Islands, though some of the islands may experience heavy rain, strong winds and high surf. The following image from NOAA shows the predicted path of the storm. * Henry Kapono, famous Hawaii singer and songwriter, is giving away a Hawaii vacation that includes roundtrip tickets on Alaska Air, ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation news: July 13, 2015

* Travel + Leisure announced their 2015 World’s Best awards. The list of the top 15 Hawaii resorts is always interesting to review. * The brand new Courtyard Oahu North Shore just opened its doors. The resort is located inland and adjacent to the Polynesian Cultural Center. * Oahu joined the other major Hawaiian Islands in a ban on plastic ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: June 10, 2015

* Outrigger Resorts is hosting a Hawaii vacation sweepstakes for four people. This contest is open to residents of the United States and Canada with some restrictions. See this entry page and links to the official rules for more details. * Tommy Bahama and Maui Jim have teamed up for a Hawaii vacation giveaway for two. You must be a ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: May 27, 2015

– Dr. Beach announced the 2015 list of America’s best beaches. Oahu’s Waimanalo Beach took this year’s top spot. See this link to view a Google map of Waimanalo. – As we all know, it’s super important to wear sunscreen in Hawaii. EWG issued their 2015 guide to the safest and most effective beach and sport sunscreens. You can see ... Read More »

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