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Hawaii vacation news: December 11, 2018

* The strike that affected service at the Royal Hawaiian, Sheraton Waikiki, Westin Moana Surfrider, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani and Sheraton Maui is over. * The cascading pools of Oheo in the Kipahulu district of Haleakala National Park have reopened, though park officials caution people about swimming there. * Hawaiian Airlines announced an expanded Boston codeshare agreement with JetBlue. This codeshare ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: “Black tears”

Mahalo to Toni McIntire from Tampa, Florida for sharing this photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Toni’s photo shows a circle of oil that has seeped from the sunken USS Arizona at the memorial. Drop by drop, oil has slowly leaked from the USS Arizona since the 1940s. With today being Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, Toni’s photo is the perfect ... Read More »

Hawaii Christmas & New Year’s Eve Events 2018

We know many readers have been waiting for our popular lists of holiday activities in Hawaii for the coming season. This is the 11th year we’ve been creating the most comprehensive Christmas and New Year’s Eve you’ll find for Hawaii. We’ve been hard at work on the guides which are now ready for use! Follow the links to view the ... Read More »

Oahu’s Haleiwa – the shave ice capital of Hawaii

The charming town of Haleiwa is known for its plantation town history, surfing and shave ice. This North Shore Oahu town has more places to purchase shave ice than anywhere else we know of in Hawaii. So, if you’re looking for a place to enjoy this refreshing treat, then navigate your way to Haleiwa! With multiple options, where do you ... Read More »

Aloha Black Friday Photo & Hawaii Travel Deals

Mahalo to Darlene Czarcinski for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo. She took this photo at night while visiting Oahu. Night photos can be difficult to capture due to the lack of lighting. Though this nighttime photo is a little blurred, it almost looks like it’s a painting created with broad brushstrokes. We’re combining Aloha Friday Photos with today’s Black Friday ... Read More »

Happy Thanksgiving!

  As we celebrate Thanksgiving in America this week, it gives us the perfect opportunity to express our gratitude to the loyal readers and friends of Go Visit Hawaii! Together, we have explored the Hawaiian Islands while making the most of our time, learning the culture and saving money. If you are visiting (or dreaming about visiting) Waikiki for Thanksgiving, check ... Read More »

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 »

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