Category Archives: General Hawaii

Aloha Friday Photo: Kapa’a Sunrise

Kapaa Sunrise by Ashley Howard

Mahalo to Ashley Howard for sending in this lovely sunrise photo. Ashley took this photo in Kapa’a on Kaua’i in October. We tend to find sunset photos relaxing, but Hawaii sunrise photos seem energizing — starting a new day filled with more Hawaii beauty to explore. When Ashley shared this photo on our facebook page she said, “Wishing I was ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: March 11, 2014

Hibiscus at sunset

* When you sign up for email alerts with Hawaiian Airlines Cruise Vacations, you could win 80,000 HawaiianMiles (enough miles for two roundtrip tickets from the US mainland to Hawaii) and a seven-night cruise for two. See the entry requirements here. (Note that this sweepstakes is open to legal US residents only.) * Google Maps’ Street View has recently added ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Bursting Sunset

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  Mahalo to Bernadette Kozak for sharing her lovely photo with us for Aloha Friday. Bernadette took this sunset photo from Oahu’s North Shore. It appears that the afternoon had been overcast, but the clouds seem to have given way to the bursting sun. What a lovely ending to the day! Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Is March a good time to visit Hawaii?

Rainbow Falls on Hawaii, the Big Island in March

Today we’re taking a look at visiting Hawaii in March. We’ll review all the important information you need to help you choose when you should go to Hawaii. Before we jump into the details about Hawaii in March, I want to say that just about anytime is a great time to visit Hawaii. The temperatures are warm and generally sunny ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Waikoloa Sunset

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Mahalo to Scott Pudwell for sharing this beautiful photo with us for our Aloha Friday Photo series. Scott took this sunset shot in November from Waikoloa — one of our favorite places to stay on Hawaii, the Big Island. I love how the sun beams are stretching across the water. I can almost feel their warmth. Can you? Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Heart-Shaped Plumeria Lei

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Mahalo to ナガシマ ケンイチfor sharing this beautiful lei photo. ナガシマ ケンイチ lives in Japan and took this photo while visiting Oahu. I love the way thatナガシマ ケンイチshaped this lei into a heart. This lei is absolutely stacked with colorful plumeria blooms. I can only imagine that the fragrance was divine. Happy Aloha Friday and Happy Valentine’s Day! Read More »

Hawaii Vacation News & Deals: February 13, 2014

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* Hawaiian Airlines announced their new interisland turboprop service to and from Molokai and Lanai from Honolulu, beginning March 11 and March 18 respectively. This new service is called ‘Ohana by Hawaiian. With the launch of these new flights, Hawaiian is offering a special $59 each way fare sale on flights to Molokai and Lanai. For this sale, tickets must ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Ocean window at Waianapanapa

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Mahalo to Kelly Driscoll-Smith for sharing this neat photo with us for our Aloha Friday Photo series. Kelly took this photo off Maui’s road to Hana at the black sand beach at  Waianapanapa State Park. As you face the ocean, on the right end of the beach, there’s a cave that’s the end of a lava tube. That’s where Kelly took this photo. ... Read More »

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