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Aloha Friday Photos: Turtle at Black Rock

Mahalo to Joseph Fishwick for sharing this really cool turtle shot with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Joseph tells us that he captured this photo at Black Rock, which is on Kaanapali Beach on Maui. This is a great place to observe honu (sea turtle) from a reasonable distance – 10 feet is recommended. If you’d like to see honu ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation news: May 16, 2018

Hawaii has been making headlines quite a bit lately, which is one of the reasons why we’ve had been posting more frequently about the news. * Unfortunately, the sensational lava events on the Big Island are starting to take their toll on the entire island. As we’ve mentioned previously, the lava activity is isolated to a relatively small area of ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation news: May 8, 2018

* You have probably seen the news about the major, new volcanic activity on Hawaii (Big) Island. The images of lava fissures opening and fountains of lava spewing high into the air are incredible! (For a sample of images and videos, check out Db Photo on Facebook.) Though lava activity is quite impressive and sadly destructive, the activity is currently ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: “Aloha lava!”

Mahalo to Janielle Linder of Lake Stevens, Washington for sharing this stunning lava photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. She gave this photo the title “Aloha Lava.” Janielle took this shot aboard the Moku Nui Lava Boat on an early morning tour.  What an amazing way that must have been to start the day! Being able to see lava ... Read More »

Take me there Tuesday: Molokai Plumeria Farm

Picture yourself wandering underneath the dappled shade of plumeria trees. Imagine a gentle, plumeria-scented breeze. Sounds delightful, doesn’t it? Though these thoughts may sound like a dream, you can make it a reality by visiting  the Molokai Plumeria Farm on the island of Molokai. With today, May 1st, being Lei Day in Hawaii, we thought it was the perfect time to ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Kukui Nut Leis at Aloha Stadium

Mahalo to Toni McIntire from Tampa, Florida for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo. Toni’s photo shows kukui nut leis on display from one of the vendors at the Aloha Stadium Swap Meet market in Honolulu. These colorful and polished leis remind us that Lei Day is coming next week — May 1st. It’s the perfect time to reflect on the beauty ... Read More »

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 »

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