Category Archives: General Hawaii

Aloha Friday Photo: Heart-Shaped Plumeria Lei

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

* 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

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 »

What to prepare and plan before your Oahu vacation

As the excitement builds for your vacation to Oahu, your mind may be racing with thoughts of all the preparations you need to make. You have probably already chosen your accommodation, but have you decide what Oahu attractions you will see? Where will you dine?  How will you get around? Over the years we’ve written many articles that help you ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Palm-sheltered sunset

Mahalo to Karen Couturier for sharing her excellent sunset photo with us for our Aloha Friday Photo series. I believe Karen’s photo was taken in Ko Olina on the southwest coast of Oahu. Ko Olina sunsets are spectacular. I really like how Karen composed this photo with the sheltering palm branch hovering just above the view. Ah, what a relaxing ... Read More »

Win Hawaiian Coffee!

Keala’s Hawaiian Coffee company is partnering with Go Visit Hawaii to giveaway prize packs of their best selling coffees to three Go Visit Hawaii readers. Each of the three prize packs will include 12-ounce bags of Keala’s Hapuna Blend, Honolulu Blend and Na Pali Blend coffees. The owner of Keala’s Hawaiian Coffee company, Sean Lee, learned to love coffee as he ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation News & Deals: January 27, 2014

* TravelZoo has a great deal for a stay in a fancy schmancy villa in Kauai. This special runs just under $300 per night for a villa that sleeps up to six people at Koloa Landing at Poipu Beach Wyndham Grand Resort. A minimum stay of three nights is required for this deal. * Honua Kai Resort and Spa wishes us ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: East Oahu Coast Scene

Mahalo to Aster Breo for sharing this great photo with us for our Aloha Friday Photo series. Aster tells us that this photo was taken in August near the Halona Blowhole along the eastern Oahu coast. What a scenic spot! If you gaze at this photo long enough, you just might begin to hear the waves lapping to shore. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: A view to savor

Mahalo to Robin-Linda Gilligan for sharing this lovely Hawaii photo with us. There’s so much to like about this photo — the calm ocean, the inviting lawn and the tall palm trees. This peaceful view is definitely one to savor. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

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