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Hawaii vacation news: November 12, 2018

* Hotel workers at five Hawaii hotels are on strike. We had hoped this strike would be short-lived as many in the past have been, however this one is now five-weeks long. Some visitors have not had pleasant experiences during this strike and initiated a class-action lawsuit. For updates on this strike, check local news sites like Hawaii News Now, ... Read More »

Hawaii tips & tricks – keep cash on hand

We’re back from a trip to Oahu and Hawaii (Big) Island and stocked with lots of new reviews and advice to share. One of the first tips to share is the importance of keeping cash on hand. We were reminded of this several times on our recent trip as we ran a bit low on cash and the automated teller ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Overlooking Kilauea Crater

Mahalo to Diana Tan of Canberra, Australia for sharing this interesting Aloha Friday Photo with us. Diana took this photo of the smoking Halemaumau crater while visiting Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in December 2015. This landscape has changed dramatically since Diana’s visit! Here’s a photo published by the USGS of the same crater in August 2018.  What a difference! The ... Read More »

Follow us on Instagram for daily Hawaii photos and videos

Instagram is one of the hottest social media networks for sharing amazing photos and videos. We know a lot of our readers love viewing Hawaii pics on Instagram so, after a delayed entry, we’re finally sharing our photos! Click to follow us on Instagram Please follow @GoVisitHawaii on Instagram for amazing Hawaii photos, inspiration for your next trip, candid pics ... Read More »

How to celebrate Halloween while visiting Hawaii

Anytime is a great time to visit Hawaii and Halloween is no exception. It’s fun to celebrate the holiday’s festivities on a warm, tropical evening as the palm trees gently sway. If you’re visiting the islands with kids, one the easiest ways to celebrate is to take your kids to a shopping center that’s offering a special event. Children are ... Read More »

Two sunscreen chemicals to avoid – Oxybenzone and Octinoxate

Why is it so easy to get a sunburn in the Hawaiian Islands? Hawaii is the state located closest to the equator where UV rays are most intense. That makes a good sunscreen one of the essential items you need on a Hawaii vacation. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, you should use a broad-spectrum, SPF 30 or higher sunscreen. Though ... Read More »

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