Category Archives: Oahu

Hawaii vacation deals & news: February 2, 2016

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* Outrigger is hosting a sweepstakes with a grand prize of five-nights accommodation at Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort (see our review), roundtrip airfare for two, two VIP tickets to Blue Note Hawaii plus dining and spa credits. Note that this sweepstakes is open to legal U.S. residents. See the sweepstakes details here. * The Pacific Whale Foundation is giving away ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Powerful Makaha Beach Shorebreak

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Mahalo to Edward Michaels for sharing this amazing photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. He took this photo on January 4th at Makaha Beach Park on West Oahu. Wow! The winter swell and waves must have been strong that day from this view of the powerful shorebreak. In summer months, the surf is generally pretty calm at Makaha Beach ... Read More »

Where to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2015/2016 in Hawaii

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Hawaii sure knows how to host celebrations and this New Year’s Eve is no exception! All across the major Hawaiian Islands, you can find fireworks shows, special holiday menus, music, dancing and much more to welcome in 2016. Whether you’ll be celebrating this New Year’s Eve in Hawaii or considering a trip there for a future year, here are links ... Read More »

Our 2015/2016 Waikiki & Honolulu New Year’s Eve Guide is available!

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If you’ve been waiting on our annual guide of where to see fireworks, enjoy special dining and celebrate New Year’s Eve in Waikiki and Honolulu, we’re pleased to tell you that we’ve created a brand new page for it. You can find the guide here. Some of this year’s highlights include: Fireworks from Waikiki Beach! Fireworks and the big Party ... Read More »

2015 Waikiki Christmas Events & Dining Guide is available!

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We know many of you have been waiting for our 2015 Waikiki Christmas dining and events guide and we’re please to announce that it’s now available! This guide includes: Christmas Eve Dinners Christmas Day Brunches and Lunches Christmas Buffet and Prix-Fixe Dinners Special Christmas Displays and Events Christmas Eve Services You can access the new guide here —> 2015 Waikiki ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: November 24, 2015

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* Outrigger Resorts have a short-term cyber sale with Hawaii rooms starting at $79. You must book by December 7, 2015 for stays through November 22, 2016. See this link for more information. * Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu’s North Shore is offering rates from $229 for select 2016 dates. You must book between November 27 – 30, 2015 for ... Read More »

Waikiki Thanksgiving Holiday Dining & Events 2015

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Waikiki is a very popular destination to celebrate Thanksgiving in Hawaii’s wonderfully warm weather. While many North American residents will be wearing winter clothes for the Thanksgiving holiday, most visitors to Waikiki will be donning swimsuits, shorts and Aloha shirts. If you are one of the lucky ones planning a trip to Waikiki over Thanksgiving, we’ve created these suggestions for ... Read More »

Where to snorkel on Oahu away from the crowds

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Today we have a guest post from Ken Muise, a resident of Oahu and snorkel enthusiast. — Most of the time when I read an article about snorkeling in Hawaii, it always comes down to two main places that people head to: Hanauma Bay and Shark’s Cove (Pupukea Beach Park). Those two places are great and they truly do have ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: September 22, 2015

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* Germaine’s Luau on Oahu is offering steeply discounted tickets for the buffet and show on LivingSocial. This deal reduces the normal price of admission from $88 to $45. Learn more here. * Four Seasons Resort Oahu is now accepting reservations! This resort in Ko Olina will be the first property on Oahu managed by the luxury Four Seasons brand. ... Read More »

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