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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 »

Aloha Friday Photo: “Unveiling Kalalau”


Mahalo to KaRyle Leiana for sharing this stunning Kauai photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. As she posted this photo to our Facebook page, she titled this shot “Unveiling Kalalau.” That’s a perfect name for this scene with the trees framing the famous Kalalau view and the misty clouds partially veiling this verdant valley. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Mango Sunset


Mahalo to Hawaii Island resident James Grenz for sharing another gorgeous Big Island scene with us for Aloha Friday Photos. James took this sunset photo from his hale (house). As he shared this photo he drew attention to the mango fruit tree in the foreground. Coincidentally, the sunset is the beautiful color of mango fruit. It’s such delicious beauty! Happy ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Kauai’s Kalapaki Beach


Mahalo to Nicola Hadfield-Strange from England for sharing this beautiful photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Nicola snapped this shot from Kauai’s Kalapaki Beach while celebrating a silver anniversary. She called it “heaven” and we agree that Kalapaki Beach is a slice of paradise. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Hawaii vacation news & deals: May 31, 2016

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* There’s a new hotel in Waikiki that’s recently opened their doors — Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club. They’re giving away a five-night stay. * Outrigger Resorts has a sale on Hawaii hotel and condo stays, starting at $93 per night. The sale is valid for stays through May 25, 2017, but you must book by June 21, 2016 with ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Beautiful Kauai Coast Scene


Mahalo to Janet Cook for sharing this beautiful Kauai coast scene with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Here’s what Janet told us when she submitted this photo: I visited Kauai 4 years ago and love, love, loved it and must return again. We know how it feels to want to return to Kauai again and again. We hope you do ... Read More »

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