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Hawaii Festival and Special Events May – August 2018

Hawaii has a rich culture and history that’s certainly worth celebrating. There are many festivals that you may want to plan into your Hawaii vacation. Let’s take a look at a selection of the top cultural celebrations taking place between May and August 2018. May 2018 1st – All islands – Lei Day – Celebration of the beauty and traditions ... Read More »

Major flooding on Kauai, April 2018

Overall, the Hawaiian Islands have had quite a wet winter and start to spring of 2018. Unfortunately, reports of flooding and landslides have been in the news far too often in recent months. According to data and reports from the National Weather Service, rainfall in February and March were above average. In some areas, rainfall levels were at the highest ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation news & deals: April 10, 2018

* CheapAir.com has released an interesting new study of the best time to purchase airfare. Their research revealed that on average, the cheapest time to purchase a ticket is 70 days before departure. That’s up 16 days from their previous study. They analyzed the seasonality factor for airfare purchases and have come up with seasonal specific purchase windows. We’ve updated our ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Byodo-In Temple on Oahu

Mahalo to Toni McIntire from Tampa, Florida for sharing this lovely photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Toni took this photo of Byodo-In while on her honeymoon to Oahu. Byodo-In is definitely a marvelous place to see and one that we include as part of our Oahu vacation itinerary. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Take me there Tuesday: A day at Waikiki Beach

For this edition of Take Me There Tuesday, let’s go to Waikiki Beach, which is Hawaii’s most iconic beach. Let’s take a photo journey through a full day at Waikiki Beach. First, when we think of Waikiki, we have visions of Diamond Head crater marking the east end of the stretch of beaches. It’s sturdy presence always provides a sense ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Morning a Anaeho’omalu Bay

Mahalo to Hawaii Island photographer James Grenz for sharing this lovely Aloha Friday Photo with us. James’ photo was taken with morning light at Anaeho’omalu Bay on the Kohala Coast of Hawaii (Big) Island. What a lovely scene with the dappled clouds and crisp view of the volcano in the background are so pretty. We also like the bright green ... Read More »

When is the best time to see lava in Hawaii?

We are frequently asked about when is the best time to see lava in Hawaii. There are multiple answers a question like that, which appears to be a simple question on the surface. Today, we’re going to help you understand more about the best ways and time to see lava. 1. The lava/volcano must be active in order to see ... Read More »

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