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Hawaii vacation news & deals roundup: January 13, 2015

*  We appreciate all the entries for the Hawaii-Themed Prize Pack Giveaway. Congratulations to Jennifer of New York for being our randomly selected winner. *  We’ve found some excellent Hawaii vacation sweepstakes open to legal US residents: PopSugar is giving away a trip for two to Oahu including airfare and five nights at Turtle Bay Resort. Enter here. The Travel ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: “As good as it gets…”

Mahalo to Damian James for sharing this beach scene photo from Molokai. When Damian posted this photo on our Facebook page, he simply said, “As good as it gets…” It is good, indeed! We’d love to be at this spot to watch the ocean gently lapping onto the golden sand, breath in the fresh air, feel the breeze and just soak ... Read More »

What to know about a February vacation to Hawaii

When should you plan to visit Hawaii? Is February a good month for a Hawaii vacation? We’ll explore all the important factors — weather, crowds, hotel prices, and special events — to help you decide if February suits your needs and desires for a Hawaii vacation. What’s the weather like in Hawaii in February? Hawaii’s proximity to the equator keeps ... Read More »

Hawaii-themed prize pack giveaway

Let’s get 2015 started with a giveaway! This Hawaii-themed prize pack includes a Hawaiian pictorial 2015 calendar, a bag of Hershey’s kisses with macadamia nuts, a luggage tag, a coconut tree sticky note pad and a carved wood honu. To enter to win this  giveaway, all you need to do is comment here (on this blog post that you are currently ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Lovely Lawai Valley

Mahalo to Lorie in Missouri for sharing this lovely photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Lorie took this photo of Lawai Valley while touring Allerton (read our review of Allerton) and McBryde Gardens when she visited Kauai in June 2014. Lorie tells us that this photo is her favorite and the most stunning view. We agree with Lorie, this view ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Mighty Mo

Mahalo to Miriam Becerril for sharing this photo from the Battleship Missouri Memorial with us. The Mighty Mo is steeped in proud history from World War II through Operation Desert Storm in 1991. Perhaps one of the ship’s most significant moments is that it served as the meeting point in Tokyo Bay for the Japanese Foreign Minister to sign the Instrument of ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Kauai lanai

Mahalo to Jeff Silvers for sharing his beautiful photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Jeff took this photo on November 7th from his lanai (balcony) at Pono Kai in Kapaa, Kauai. What a lovely view through the green lawn, swaying palm trees to the ocean. A view like this makes it difficult to leave Kauai at the end of ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: December 17, 2014

*  Hawaiian Airlines and Alaska Airlines both have great fare sales on roundtrip flights to Hawaii. For these special fares, you must book by December 22. The travel periods for these fares vary by airline but extend into February (Alaska) and March (Hawaiian). Do check out all the fine print. Here are examples of the types of fare sales you ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Warm Lana’i Sunrise

Mahalo to John Murray for sending this Lana’i sunrise photo to share on our Aloha Friday Photos series. The colors of this sunrise are so warm and inviting. You can almost feel the summery temperatures beam through the clouds. While sunset pictures tend to make us reflect on the day’s activities, Hawaii sunrise photos make us anticipate the great adventures the new ... Read More »

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