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Hawaii vacation deals & news: March 8, 2016

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* Hilton Hawaiian Village is giving away a four-night stay with their #WhyHawaii contest. You must be a legal US resident to enter. See the contest details here. * Hilton Waikoloa Village is offering an incredible 72-hour “inclusive” sale starting Monday, March 14 for stays between April 4 and December 4, 2016. Rooms start at $159 plus taxes per person ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: A walk with a view

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Mahalo to Spring Jacka from Quinter, Kansas for sharing this great view with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Here’s what Spring tells us about this photo: My husband and I got to visit Oahu in 2011. It was our first real vacation anywhere and we absolutely loved every second of it. I caught this shot of Diamond Head from the ... Read More »

Hawaii hotels with adults-only pools

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If you are planning a romantic Hawaii honeymoon, couples trip or a peaceful solo trip, you may want to consider staying at a resort that offers a dedicated adults-only pool area in addition to other pools for all ages. Generally speaking these pools will offer a serene setting. We’ve created the following list of Hawaii hotels with pools designated for adults ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Sunset from Princeville, Kauai

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Mahalo to Chad Christensen‎ for sharing this lovely photo for Aloha Friday Photos. Chad took this photo at sunset from Kauai’s North Shore in Princeville. These sunsets are always unique. From Chad’s photo we can see that on this particular day, the “Bali Hai” of the Na Pali Coast appears to be trapping the clouds to make the sunset colors ... Read More »

Relaxing, spacious stay at Fairmont Kea Lani in Wailea, Maui

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When I think back on our January stay at Fairmont Kea Lani, I think of relaxation. This resort gives you space to breath, reflect and enjoy. Location The Fairmont Kea Lani is perched on a bit of an oceanfront hill of the south end of posh Wailea in sunny South Maui. This location is convenient for sight-seeing all across Maui. ... Read More »

Finding our top advice for Hawaii vacation planning

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Aloha awesome readers! Whether you’ve subscribed for year or are just joining us, we’re glad to have you with us! We’ve recently added hundreds of new subscribers so we thought it might be useful to summarize some of our top advice for Hawaii vacation planning. Since we’ve written over 2,200 articles, one of our challenges has always been how to ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Upper Waikani Falls

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Mahalo to Maui photographer Andrew Shoemaker for sharing this dreamy waterfall photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos Andrew’s photo is of Upper Waikani Falls off the road to Hana on Maui. This waterfall is sometimes referred to as Three Bears because of the three separate falls at the base. No matter then name, Andrew had beautifully captured this waterfall! ... Read More »

Where are the best accommodations and places to stay for family vacations in Hawaii?

A Hawaiian sailing canoe along one of the sheltered Ko Olina lagoons on Oahu.

The Hawaiian Islands are a fantastic place to take family vacation with many beautiful beaches, cultural activities and adventures to enjoy. As many people are turning their thoughts to the annual family vacation, we wanted to provide some suggestions for the best places in Hawaii for families to stay. Our first recommendation for families is to find accommodations that have ... Read More »

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