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What you need to know about visiting Hawaii in August

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If you are considering an August vacation in Hawaii, you may be wondering if it’s a good time to visit the islands of Aloha. Let’s examine weather, costs, visitor statistics and more to help you decide if August is the best time for you to vacation in the Hawaiian Islands. What’s Hawaii’s weather like in August? August and September are ... Read More »

Is July a good month for a Hawaii vacation?

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We continue our month by month examination all the important criteria – such as costs, weather, crowds and special events –  to evaluate when is the best time for you to visit Hawaii. It’s now time to focus in on the month of July. What’s the weather like in Hawaii in July? July’s weather in Hawaii can be described as ... Read More »

Suggestions for what to wear in Hawaii on vacation – female edition (with photos)

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Packing for Hawaii is really quite simple. Your comfortable, casual wear will fit in well with Hawaii’s relaxed, island vibe. With Hawaii’s tropical, warm weather, comfort is key. When choosing your clothing for Hawaii, we recommend cotton-based, loose-fitting, breathable and moisture-wicking clothes as they will feel best against your skin. I recommend that you leave your clothes with a high polyester ... Read More »

Is June a good month to vacation in Hawaii?

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It’s time to focus on all the important things to know about visiting Hawaii in June after covering March, April and May. Let’s look at the details you need to know when considering a June vacation in Hawaii. What’s the weather like in Hawaii in June? June’s weather is usually quite nice. Daytime high temperature average in the low to mid 80s F. ... Read More »

Advice for driving and parking in Waikiki Beach

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We have received comments and questions from several readers who are concerned about driving and parking in Honolulu and more specifically, Honolulu’s tourist center — Waikiki Beach. Navigating Waikiki in a rental car can be intimidating for some folks. I think it all depends on your own driving experiences — if you regularly drive in New York City, Chicago or even ... Read More »

Is May a good month to vacation in Hawaii?

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After focusing on March and April for Hawaii vacations, we now take a look at the month of May. We’ll examine the details, but I’ll quickly cut to the chase and let you know that May is one of the best times to go to Hawaii. The weather is generally good, occupancy is down and costs are relatively inexpensive.  What’s the ... Read More »

Hawaii helicopter tours

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Though we were terrified to take our first Hawaii helicopter tour when we visited Kauai for the first time in 2003, we ended up having a thrilling experience that far exceeded our expectations. Since then, we’ve taken three more helicopter tours in Hawaii and they’ve all been spectacular. We were recently asked for our advice on the best island and ... Read More »

Is April a good month to vacation in Hawaii?

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After taking a look at March, we’re moving on to examine whether April is a good month to visit Hawaii. Before we review the details, I want to reiterate that just about any time is a great time to visit Hawaii. I wouldn’t hesitate to hop on a plane to Hawaii any month of the year and April is no ... Read More »

Is March a good time to visit Hawaii?

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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 »

What to prepare and plan before your Oahu vacation

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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 »

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