Category Archives: General Hawaii

Aloha Monday Photo: A Day of Remembrance

Pearl Harbor Newspaper

We normally share readers photos on Fridays, but today we’re sharing a special photo for this day of Pearl Harbor Remembrance. Mahalo to Matt McGee for sharing this photo of an original copy of the front page of a special edition of Honolulu Star-Bulletin that published shortly after the devastating Pearl Harbor bombing on December 7, 1941. He took this photo ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Poipu Paddle Surfing

12143239_10208114433326643_7859323177320112131_n

Mahalo to Tom Sakiyama for sharing his photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Tom captured this paddle surfing photo near Poipu on the island of Kauai. Just from this second in time, we are able to admire the power of these rolling blue waves and the skill of the surfer to navigate his way through them. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Giveaway: Mele Kalikimaka Ornaments

FullSizeRender (7)

  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 24, 2015

23073114305_bd23867cfe_z

* 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 »

Aloha Friday Photo: A view of Diamond Head from ‘Ewa Beach

12079916_1191088350904938_4604469724853146631_o

Mahalo to Wanda Page from Port Hueneme, California for sharing this lovely photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Wanda tells us that she’s temporarily living by ‘Ewa Beach on Oahu. She took this photo at a local beach where she loves being able to see Diamond Head and Waikiki. Ah, yes, we understand why Wanda loves this place with ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Greeting the sun at the top of Haleakala

12028621_10206836372261958_4858903056049569406_o

Mahalo to Nester Capuyon from California for sharing this lovely Maui sunrise shot for our Aloha Friday Photo series. Nester took this sunrise photo from the top of Haleakala, at about 10,000 feet above sea level. Here’s Nester’s description of this Haleakala sunrise experience: I’ve been here quite a few times but this trip back in 2012 was terrible and ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: November 12, 2015

15247152884_8403a8ed99_z

* 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 »

Scroll To Top