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Hawaii vacation deals & news: January 28, 2015

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* The 2nd Annual Ultimate Ocean Cocktail Contest is underway! The winner gets $500 and a three-night stay at Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa. See this link for contest rules and entry. * Yay! Free Wi-Fi is coming to Waikiki. Plans are in place to have the service available “sometime this year.” (Source) * Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Wide Angle Waikiki

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Mahalo to Andy Morris for sharing this beautiful wide angle Waikiki photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. It appears that this photo was taken at sunrise based on the sky being brighter above Diamond Head in the east and that people aren’t on this mega popular beach. No matter what time of day this photo was taken, it sure ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Relaxing view from Ko Olina

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Mahalo to Allison from Hiawatha, Kansas for sharing this nice photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Allison took this photo at one of the lagoons of Ko Olina during her visit to Oahu in November 2014. This sunset scene has a quiet calmness about it — making us want to relax in those lounge chairs and soak in this ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation news & deals roundup: January 13, 2015

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*  We appreciate all the entries for the Hawaii-Themed Prize Pack Giveaway. Congratulations to Jennifer of New York for being our randomly selected winner. *  We’ve found some excellent Hawaii vacation sweepstakes open to legal US residents: PopSugar is giving away a trip for two to Oahu including airfare and five nights at Turtle Bay Resort. Enter here. The Travel ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: “As good as it gets…”

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Mahalo to Damian James for sharing this beach scene photo from Molokai. When Damian posted this photo on our Facebook page, he simply said, “As good as it gets…” It is good, indeed! We’d love to be at this spot to watch the ocean gently lapping onto the golden sand, breath in the fresh air, feel the breeze and just soak ... Read More »

What to know about a February vacation to Hawaii

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When should you plan to visit Hawaii? Is February a good month for a Hawaii vacation? We’ll explore all the important factors — weather, crowds, hotel prices, and special events — to help you decide if February suits your needs and desires for a Hawaii vacation. What’s the weather like in Hawaii in February? Hawaii’s proximity to the equator keeps ... Read More »

Hawaii-themed prize pack giveaway

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Let’s get 2015 started with a giveaway! This Hawaii-themed prize pack includes a Hawaiian pictorial 2015 calendar, a bag of Hershey’s kisses with macadamia nuts, a luggage tag, a coconut tree sticky note pad and a carved wood honu. To enter to win this  giveaway, all you need to do is comment here (on this blog post that you are currently ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Lovely Lawai Valley

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Mahalo to Lorie in Missouri for sharing this lovely photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Lorie took this photo of Lawai Valley while touring Allerton (read our review of Allerton) and McBryde Gardens when she visited Kauai in June 2014. Lorie tells us that this photo is her favorite and the most stunning view. We agree with Lorie, this view ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Mighty Mo

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Mahalo to Miriam Becerril for sharing this photo from the Battleship Missouri Memorial with us. The Mighty Mo is steeped in proud history from World War II through Operation Desert Storm in 1991. Perhaps one of the ship’s most significant moments is that it served as the meeting point in Tokyo Bay for the Japanese Foreign Minister to sign the Instrument of ... Read More »

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