Category Archives: Oahu

Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu 2014/2015 New Year’s Eve Fireworks, Dining & Events

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Oahu is a fantastic island to welcome in the new year. Waikiki Beach and Honolulu will be particularly lively with entertainment, festive dining and, of course, amazing fireworks at midnight. Here’s what’s happening this New Year’s Eve (December 31, 2014) to celebrate 2015. New Year’s Eve Fireworks * Waikiki Beach hosts a fireworks show from a barge just offshore from ... Read More »

Waikiki Thanksgiving Dinners and Events 2014

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Waikiki Beach is a popular destination to celebrate Thanksgiving. Whether you’ll be in Waikiki or just dreaming about it, you’ll enjoy this list of special dining options and fun things to do over the holiday weekend. If you are looking for a place to dine for Thanksgiving, many Waikiki restaurants will be offering special Thanksgiving menus. We recommend you secure ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: November 12, 2014

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* Outrigger Resorts is hosting a Hawaii vacation sweepstakes for four. The #givehawaii sweepstakes invites you to nominate a person who deserves an escape to Hawaii. The prize includes airfare, accommodation and more. This sweepstakes is open to permanent legal US residents and Canada, with some exceptions. See this link for more information and entry. * Days Inn is giving ... Read More »

Mahalo to Veterans!

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It’s Veterans Day in the US, which gives us the opportunity to share our sincere gratitude to the men and women serving in the military. Mahalo nui loa! — Photo taken at the Battleship Missouri Memorial in Pearl Harbor. Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Oahu North Shore Rainbow

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Mahalo to Ken Mulse for sharing this beautiful Oahu rainbow photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Here’s the story behind Ken’s photo that he took in August: I caught this photo on the North Shore on the way to Sharks Cove on Sunday. Hope you like it as much as I do! We sure do like it, Ken. This ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: A “fairway” to enjoy a winter day

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Mahalo to Tom Sakiyama for sharing this gorgeous photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Here’s Tom’s description of this shot: Last January while our neighbors endured an especially cold and snowy winter in St Louis, we were dining in the open air bar of Roy’s Ko’Olina overlooking the 18th fairway of the Ko’Olina Golf Club. If given a choice, ... Read More »

Your favorite Hawaii places

Waikiki Beach and Oahu rank high on the list of favorite places in Hawaii

We thoroughly enjoyed reading your favorite places after we posed the question on the blog and on Facebook a couple of weeks ago. We found ourselves nodding in agreement with so many of your choices, but we also learned of some spots we didn’t know. Let’s take a look at your responses. How do your favorite islands stack up per ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation news & deals: September 2, 2014

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* If you need a virtual visit to Oahu, Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau along with Google Maps has added 360-degree views of Oahu parks and trails. It’s really neat, so do check it out. * If you are visiting Waikiki this fall, you could take advantage of a deal for a spa day at Na Ho’ola Spa in the ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: August 13, 2014

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* Thankfully tropical storms Iselle and Julio have passed and sunny skies have returned to Hawaii. * We’re finally seeing Hawaiian Airlines dip their fares into the upper $300s from the mid $400s — a seasonal best rate. Fares are now starting at $398 roundtrip but you must book by August 18 and travel from August 19 through December 12, ... Read More »

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