Category Archives: Oahu

Aloha Friday Photo: Koko Head Hike View

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Mahalo to Sharon Ferguson for sharing this gorgeous Oahu shot from Koko Head. Sharon took this photo while hiking to the top of Koko Head on October 31, 2013. We’ve never hiked Koko Head, though we’d like to do so someday. Per TripAdvisor, this hike is described as a very strenuous, but with scenes like this one that Sharon has ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: April 15, 2014

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* The 2014 Hawaii Entertainment coupon book is on sale for $10.40 plus $2.49 shipping through April 17, 2014. If you are going to Oahu and hoping to take in a luau, this coupon book can offer significant savings that will more pay for itself. See our discussion on this Hawaii coupon book for more information. * Oahu’s Polynesian Cultural ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: March 11, 2014

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* When you sign up for email alerts with Hawaiian Airlines Cruise Vacations, you could win 80,000 HawaiianMiles (enough miles for two roundtrip tickets from the US mainland to Hawaii) and a seven-night cruise for two. See the entry requirements here. (Note that this sweepstakes is open to legal US residents only.) * Google Maps’ Street View has recently added ... 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 »

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 »

Aloha Friday Photo: Palm-sheltered sunset

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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 »

Hawaii Vacation News & Deals: January 16, 2014

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* Huge waves up are in Hawaii’s forecast for today and Friday. Surf heights could reach 25 to 35 feet! It’s possible that these big waves may be high enough to hold the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau surfing competition. The last time wave conditions reached standards for this very special event were back in December, 2009. If the ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Honolulu in Moonlight

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Mahalo nui loa to Jason Matias, RAW Honolulu Photographer of the Year 2013, for sharing his amazing shot of Honolulu with us. There’s so much to admire in this photo. The Honolulu city lights reflect on the smooth Pacific.  The moonlight filtered through clouds adds mystery. On the far right of the photo, you can see the silhouette of Diamond ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Waikiki Christmas Lights

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Mahalo to Christine Campbell from Vancouver for sharing her pretty Waikiki Christmas lights photo with us. Christine took this photo during her visit last year during the holiday. Here are the details she shared with us This photo was taken December 30,  2012 from a walkway in the Royal Hawaiian shopping centre. I’ve always admired this statue and the poinsettias ... Read More »

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