Category Archives: Oahu

Where to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Hawaii 2014/2015

Happy New Year in Hawaii

We’ve been hard at work gathering the best information about New Year’s Eve fireworks and celebrations across Hawaii. If you will be welcoming in 2015 on one of the beautiful Hawaiian Islands, be sure and check out our festive island guides for this special occasion: – Oahu New Year’s Eve – Maui New Year’s Eve – Hawaii’s Big Island New ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Mighty Mo

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Mahalo to Miriam Becerril for sharing this photo from the Battleship Missouri Memorial with us. The Mighty Mo is steeped in proud history from World War II through Operation Desert Storm in 1991. Perhaps one of the ship’s most significant moments is that it served as the meeting point in Tokyo Bay for the Japanese Foreign Minister to sign the Instrument of ... Read More »

Amazing Christmas Gingerbread Village in Waikiki

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On our list of things to see and do in Waikiki at Christmas, we recommend a visit to the grand gingerbread village created and hosted by Sheraton Princess Kaiulani hotel. Once you step inside the hotel, the inviting gingerbread scent helps you find the village in the lobby area. On our recent visit to Waikiki, we made a point to ... Read More »

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

Waikiki New Year's Eve

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 »

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