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Aloha Friday Photo: Manoa Falls Trail

Mahalo to Laura Toffi for sharing this lovely Aloha Friday Photo. Laura took this photo from the Manoa Falls Trail on Oahu. Her photo shows that the jungle-like scenes from the trail are wonderful to see. It’s an enjoyable trail that finishes at the base of a lacy waterfall. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Hawaii (Big) Island helicopter tours, pricing and reviews

We continue our series on Hawaii helicopter tours with a look at the options on Hawaii (Big) Island. The island’s diverse climates and volcanic terrains make for spectacular aerial tours. Seeing active lava is a popular desire from a helicopter tour company. Most helicopter tours offer an option to try to see the lava. Note that lava viewing cannot be ... Read More »

Kauai helicopter tour companies, costs & reviews

Today, we’re starting a new series of posts with lists of the major helicopter providers on each Hawaiian island. First up is Kauai! Of all the Hawaiian Islands, Kauai is definitely our favorite for a helicopter tour. Tours of Kauai include remote waterfalls, the colorful Waimea Canyon and the majestic Na Pali Coast and more. Getting the aerial view of ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Hanauma Bay, Oahu

Mahalo to Chris Castro for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo with us. Chris’s photo is of the picturesque Hanauma Bay on Oahu. It’s a popular snorkeling spot, but we also love simply being on the beach here taking in the beautiful surroundings. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Hawaii vacation news & deals: June 26, 2018

* The Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel has been renovated, rebranded and renamed to the Westin Hapuna Beach Resort. We stayed here a few years ago under the previous brand and loved it. It has one of the best beach locations in all of Hawaii Island. Among the many renovations, the most notable ones that visitors will appreciate is that the rooms ... Read More »

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 »

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