Monthly Archives: November 2007

Waikiki and Honolulu New Years Eve Events

Update – if you are looking for 2015/2016 Waikiki and Honolulu New Year’s Eve Events to ring in 2015, <— click that link for all the details. ———– Will you be on Oahu to ring in 2008? Are you looking for special New Years Eve events? I’ve compiled a list of New Years Eve events. Whether you are looking for ... Read More »

Who was Duke?

When you are in Hawaii, you may see references to Duke. Who was Duke, you ask? Duke Kahanamoku was an Olympic swimming champion in 1912, 1920, and 1924. He was also widely known as an excellent surfer and often credited with making surfing popular. He was born in 1890 and grew upon Oahu near the famous Waikiki Beach. It was ... Read More »

Kauai Luaus – Schedules, Costs, Reviews

Trying to choose a luau for your Kauai vacation? This article includes all the information you need to know about choosing a Kauai luau – from prices to schedules to reviews. This article is intended to help you choose the best option to fit your budget, vacation schedule and location. On Kauai, you’ll find a nice assortment of settings from ... Read More »

Please Protect Hawaii’s Tropical Fish and Coral

Hawaii’s clean clear waters are teaming with gorgeous tropical fish and interesting coral reefs. A snorkeling or diving trip is truly a feast for the eyes. Unfortunately, sometimes visitors can unknowingly cause tremendous damage to the underwater habitat. Two significant things you should avoid doing on a snorkeling and diving trip is touching the coral and feeding the fish. Okay, ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation News Roundup for November 28th

The Star Bulletin provides the scoop a really unique canoe sailing tour from Maui. It’s a $99 eco tour on an outrigger canoe offered by Hawaii Sailing Canoe Adventure. You can snorkel with sea turtles, manta rays, and dolphins. During whale season (December – May) you’re likely to get a good glimpse of humpback whale activity. I hope to check ... Read More »

When in Hawaii Protect and Respect Monk Seals

Hawaiian Monk Seals are critically endangered species. If you are lucky enough to see one while on your vacation, please do not disturb or approach the seals. Not only is that pono (the right thing to do), it is also your legal responsibility. When the seals come to shore they most likely resting. One of their predators is a shark. ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation News Roundup for November 26th

Mary Jo Manzanares from, has a nice article on the flagship Hilo Hattie store in Waikiki.  Chris Baldwin, a writer for, says that, “Hawaii is even more beautiful than you heard.”  I tend to agree with him.  Congratulations to the University of Hawaii Warriors for winning the WAC football championship.  Read More »

Six Savvy Reasons Why You Should Travel Light

Note: I wrote this article before the airlines began charging a fee for checked luggage. So, with those new fees, there is definitely an additional financial benefit to packing light these days. If you could add a couple of extra quality hours onto your vacation, would you? If you could reduce the stress of traveling, would you? I know I ... Read More »

Thank You

Since today is Thanksgiving, it is the perfect time for me to extend my gratitude to you, the readers. Mahalo for taking the time to read and share your comments here at Go Visit Hawaii. I’d also like thank our advertiser, Aloha Top Ten and all of my blog friends. Thank you all and Happy Thanksgiving! Read More »

Hawaii Vacation News Roundup for November 21st

The Big Island’s Visitors Bureau is promoting science tourism. There really are tremendous learning opportunities on the Big Island. On Hawaii, you can learn about marine biology, volcanoes, astronomy, agriculture, and aquaculture that will interest adults and children. Cruise lines are dropping sailings to Hawaii in 2008. According to this USA Today article, 469 cruise ships are expected to sail ... Read More »

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