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The best July 4th 2018 fireworks & events in Hawaii

How would you like to celebrate Independence Day with aloha? Hawaii will be offering amazing July 4th celebrations to do just that! Of course parades and grand fireworks shows will dazzle visitors and locals alike. On top of that, you’ll also discover events that are truly unique to Hawaii. A few of those are: Turtle Independence Day at Mauna Lani ... Read More »

Bonus tips for choosing a Hawaii vacation condo or villa

We’ve written several articles with advice for renting a condo or villa in Hawaii. Some of those articles are: How to choose the best Hawaii hotel, condo or villa – with tips on reading reviews, knowing resort fees, understanding parking options and fees, etc. A comparison of renting a condo versus staying in a hotel. List of Hawaii condo areas ... Read More »

What you need to know about the new volcanic eruptions in Hawaii

Your news and social media timelines might be flooded with images of the vigorous volcanic eruptions in Hawaii. These jaw-dropping scenes with fountains and rivers of lava are absolutely amazing. Those scenes along with potential misunderstanding have led to some people canceling Hawaii vacations. Per this Pacific Business News article, Hawaiian Airlines reports a decline in sales. The executive director ... Read More »

How long are inter-island flights in Hawaii?

Though the only way to travel between Kauai, Oahu, Maui and Hawaii (Big) Island is by air, the flights are brief. In fact, you’ll probably spend more time driving to the airport, parking, going through airport security and boarding than you’ll spend in the air. The Hawaiian Islands are not very far apart. The biggest distance – from Kauai to ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: The USS Missouri Battleship Memorial

Mahalo to Shane Wernert for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo with us. Shane got this great capture of the USS Missouri Battleship Memorial in Pearl Harbor on Oahu. The Mighty Mo sure looks strong and proud as she basks in the sun. We chose this photo for this Friday because of Memorial Day Weekend in this USA. It’s a time ... Read More »

Using Google Maps for vacations in Hawaii (and beyond)

Does anyone else remember the days when you had to study a map and write down directions? Then, if you traveled on your own, you’d have to try to read those directions as you were trying to drive. That was stressful. Navigation applications have made that process so much easier! Google Maps is our favorite application to use for trip ... Read More »

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 »

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