Category Archives: General Hawaii

Aloha Friday Photo: Wailua Falls, East Maui

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Mahalo to Russell DeJetley for sharing this stunning photo of Wailua Falls on Maui. Russell really captured the beauty of this place. He must have used a long exposure to create the milky smooth effect on the waterfall. Wailua Falls is located on East Maui, past the town on Hana on Highway 31. It’s one of the easiest waterfalls to ... Read More »

Your favorite Hawaii places

Waikiki Beach and Oahu rank high on the list of favorite places in Hawaii

We thoroughly enjoyed reading your favorite places after we posed the question on the blog and on Facebook a couple of weeks ago. We found ourselves nodding in agreement with so many of your choices, but we also learned of some spots we didn’t know. Let’s take a look at your responses. How do your favorite islands stack up per ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Layered sunset

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Mahalo to Edward Michaels for sharing this sunset photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Edward tells us that he took this photo on the leeward (west side) of Oahu looking towards Lahilahi Point. It seems that each Oahu sunset is unique. One of the features of this sunset that popped out to us is that it the sunset sky colors ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Fiery Finish

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Mahalo to Chief’s Luau for sharing this photo with us for Aloha Friday. This shot shows the Samoan fire knife dancing that typically caps off a great Polynesian dancing show of a luau. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Where’s your favorite place in Hawaii?

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Do you have a favorite place in Hawaii? Perhaps it’s a specific beach, hiking trail, waterfall, garden, restaurant or hotel? Maybe it’s a place you visualize immediately when you think of Hawaii? Please share your favorite place in Hawaii along with the reason why in the comments section of this article. Then, stay tuned because you just might see your ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: A view of Diamond Head from the air

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Mahalo to Peter King from the United Kingdom for sharing this view of Diamond Head  with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Peter took this photo from the plane while visiting Hawaii in April. It’s always exciting to catch the first views Hawaii as your flight comes in for landing. Likewise, as you depart, you savor the final sights of Hawaii ... Read More »

What to know for a September vacation to Hawaii

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September is a fantastic month to visit Hawaii. It’s a relatively quiet time in the Hawaiian Islands; hotel rates are less expensive and the weather is great. In this article, we’ll review all these important details in deciding if September is the best month for you to vacation in Hawaii. What’s Hawaii’s weather like in September? August and September are ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: A sweetheart of a view

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Mahalo to Joe West from Drone Cam Hawaii for sharing this superb view of Pu’upehe with us. Pu’upehe, also known as Sweetheart Rock, is one of the most iconic views of Lana’i. This impressive rock always makes visitors wonder how it was formed and why it stands alone from the rest of the island. We’ve taken the short hike out to ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: August 13, 2014

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* Thankfully tropical storms Iselle and Julio have passed and sunny skies have returned to Hawaii. * We’re finally seeing Hawaiian Airlines dip their fares into the upper $300s from the mid $400s — a seasonal best rate. Fares are now starting at $398 roundtrip but you must book by August 18 and travel from August 19 through December 12, ... Read More »

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