Category Archives: General Hawaii

Tiki Box Review

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It seems that sample boxes are becoming super popular these days with more start ups offering sample boxes for niche interests. Well, as you’ve probably guessed, there are sample boxes for Hawaii, too. We were recently offered a free box from the folks at The Tiki Box. We then purchased two more boxes to have a bigger sample size for ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Untouched Hawaii

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Mahalo to Brad Dennis for sharing this colorful sunset photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Along with his photo, Brad shared these comments: Just returned from the beautiful Islands, Kauai, Maui & Big Island. The attached is an iPhone 6 photo that is untouched in any way. No wonder we keep returning. With postcard-perfect sunsets like these, we agree ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: May 27, 2015

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– 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 »

Aloha Friday Photo: Makalawena Beach on Hawaii Island

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Mahalo to Ralf Benayad for sharing this beautiful Hawaii beach scene with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Ralf said, “A chain of secluded beaches can be found on the westcoast of the Big Island – here it’s the amazing Makalawena Beach.” With pale blue waters and lovely white sand, it sure is a beauty! Happy Aloha Friday! — Email subscribers: ... Read More »

Best family and kid-friendly hotels in Hawaii

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When you’re looking for a great Hawaii hotel for the family vacation, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with all the choices. In general you can’t make a bad decision as most Hawaii hotels make great vacation bases whether you are looking for a romantic trip for two or a family fun vacation. When planning a family vacation to Hawaii, we ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Cloudy with a chance of waterfalls

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Mahalo to Terry Ambrose for sharing this intriguing and beautiful Hawaii photo with us. Terry took this shot during his recent trip to Maui. Here’s how he describes this waterfall scene: The road to Maui’s Iao Valley was closed at Heritage Park due to heavy runoff caused by the previous night’s rain. This waterfall came and went as the clouds moved ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: May 12, 2015

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* Island Air recently announced that they will no longer fly to the island of Kauai starting June 1, 2015. (Source) Only Hawaiian Airlines provides service to Kauai. We have updated our inter-island flight guide to reflect this upcoming change. * One of Maui’s top astronomy experts is starting a new Haleakala stargazing tour. * Our partner TravelZoo is offering ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Birthday Sunset and Hula Pie

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Mahalo to Laura and Marco from Milano, Italy for sharing this lovely photo and memory with us for Aloha Friday Photos. This picture was taken from Kimo’s Restaurant on Front Street in Lahaina, Maui when Laura and Marco visited in August 2014. As this nice Italian couple were celebrating Laura’s birthday during their visit. They chose Kimo’s for the birthday dinner ... Read More »

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