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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 »

Aloha Friday Photo: Relaxing honu

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Mahalo to Nikki Clouse for sharing this honu (Hawaiian sea turtle) photo with us. This honu appears to be having a relaxing time soaking in the warm, Hawaiian sun from the shoreline of Maui’s Makena Bay. — We love sharing your scenic Hawaii vacation photos. Do you have a favorite photo to share? It’s easy to submit your photo for ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Plumeria aloha from the Big Island

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Mahalo to Hawaii Island resident James Grenz for sharing this gorgeous plumeria photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. James’ title for this photo is Big Island Aloha. What a warm and beautiful greeting it is! You can find plumeria trees throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Along with the hibiscus bloom, seeing the plumeria flower almost instantly reminds visitors of their ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Ma’alaea Morning

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Mahalo to Susan Sims for sharing this photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Susan took this peaceful sunrise picture from Ma’alaea Bay on Maui. In this photo, the coconut trees appear to be reaching out to welcome the new day’s sun. What a lovely way to greet the day. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

5 important points to consider before booking a Waikiki hotel

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As you’re planning your Waikiki vacation, we want you to be able to find the best room that fits your budget. We all know that rate shopping is a major consideration, but we wanted to list other important points to consider before you book a room. 1. Location Ideally, we’d all love to book a room with an oceanfront view, ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Perfect oceanfront seating for one

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Mahalo to Edward Michaels for sharing this dreamy photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Edward took this photo from Pokai Bay at Makaha Beach Park on Oahu’s West Coast. It appears that Edward has chosen a perfect spot to enjoy some oceanfront views, sounds and relaxation. As I daydream about this scene, I can almost feel the sand between ... Read More »

Oahu hotel review: Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach

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Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach offers good value for an oceanfront hotel in the heart of Hawaii’s most iconic beach. This resort offers great amenities and complimentary cultural activities with no resort fees. Location Though there are many hotels to choose from in Waikiki Beach, only eight hotels are located on prime oceanfront property. Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach is ... Read More »

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