Category Archives: Lanai

The 5 most unexpected landscapes of Hawaii

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Thoughts of Hawaii conjure up scenes of white sandy beaches flanked by gently swaying palm trees, but the landscapes of the Aloha State are far more diverse. You know the expression not just a pretty face? Well, Hawaii’s not just a pretty beach. 1. Waimea Canyon on Kauai You may think you’ve suddenly been transported to the Grand Canyon when you ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation News & Deals: February 13, 2014

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* 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 »

Take a quick flight from Maui to Lanai on Mokulele [video]

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In February, we took our first Mokulele flight from Maui to Lanai. It was a short flight — no longer than 20 minutes. Though brief, the flight was very scenic. Mokulele has quickly become one of our preferred inter-island airlines along with Hawaiian Airlines. Their flights are quick and hassle-free. Due to Mokulele’s small-sized aircraft (9 passenger plane) leading to ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: August 7, 2013

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* Costco is offering a nice Maui hotel and car deal with Makena Beach & Golf. This five-night deal includes partial-ocean-view room, full-size rental car, daily breakfast buffet for two, hotel and car taxes plus $100 resort credit per room per stay for $759 per person based on double occupancy. That works out to $303.60 per night for hotel, car, ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: July 24, 2013

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- Four Seasons Lanai at Manele Bay is offering a very special experience with marine life artist and environmentalist Wyland August 11 and 12. Learn more about Wyland’s Art from the Heart package and events here. - A Costco membership can help you save on your Hawaii vacations — from great values on Aloha shirts and tasty souvenirs to the ... Read More »

Exploring hidden Lanai by Hummer

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When we visited Lanai in February, one adventure that was top on our list was exploring Lanai’s remote east side. We had heard that the village of Keomoku had been partially restored and that abandoned Club Lanai had been cleared out. We hadn’t driven out on the east side since 2007 and were excited to see it again with more ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: July 1, 2013

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* Through Google Map’s Street View, it’s easy to virtually explore Hawaii’s scenic highways. What’s even cooler than that is that Google, Hawaii Forest & Trail and the HVCB are partnering to provide 360-degree images of some of Hawaii’s top hiking trails. See more and learn how you can apply to be a trekker for this project at this link. ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: May 25, 2013

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A Saturday post on a holiday weekend? What’s up with that? Well, I came across some deals for summer travel that must be booked soon as well as some other goodies to share. *  American Airlines Vacations has sale on Hawaii vacation packages. You must book by Friday, May 31, 2013 for travel from June through August. The promotional email says, “Book ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Lana’i view to Maui

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Mahalo to Dan Pruyn for sharing today’s beautiful Aloha Friday Photo. The shades of blue, orange and green make this photo very vibrant and eye-catching. Dan took this photo on Lana’i. The island you see in the distance is Maui. Dan tells us West Maui and the Iao Valley are in the main view. In the distance, you can also ... Read More »

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