Monthly Archives: June 2011

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: June 29, 2011

*  Hawaiian Airlines has put 2011 fall fares on sale. For this sale, you need to book before July 5 for travel between August 1 and November 17. Here’s a sample of the round-trip fares you might find: Phoenix to Honolulu – $414 Portland to Honolulu – $376 Los Angeles to Honolulu – $468 Portland to Maui – $376 *  ... Read More »

New Milestone

Guess what? This article marks our 1,500th post on! Mahalo for reading this Hawaii travel blog. Your comments and emails continue to encourage this labor of Aloha. To celebrate this milestone, I’m giving away this very yummy bag of Hershey’s Kisses with Mauna Loa Macadamia Nuts that were made and purchased in Hawaii. Now this giveaway might not seem ... Read More »

Last Minute Hotel Deals to Celebrate July 4th in Hawaii

Hawaii sure knows how to put on a celebration. This July 4th will be no exception with outstanding fireworks all across the islands. I did some July 4th weekend rates and availability checking this morning and to my surprise, I found some excellent deals are still available. Here are some of the top deals I discovered: Oahu Honolulu and Waikiki ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Poipu Beach Love From Italy

Today’s Aloha Friday Photo comes to us from Laura and Marco — all the way from Italy. They took this photo near Poipu Beach Park from the road leading to their resort. From there, they would “catch beautiful sunsets and spend awesome moments watching sea monks basking in the sun …” Sure is a beautiful photo, Laura and Marco! Mahalo ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: June 22, 2011

Let’s check this batch of Hawaii news biscuits that were baked fresh at sunrise this morning. 🙂 *  Hawaiian Airlines has a really cool new island hop sweepstakes. The winner receives two roundtrip tickets to Hawaii, 3 nights at Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach on Oahu, 3 nights at Hyatt Regency Maui Resort, 3 nights at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort, ... Read More »

What’s the Weather in Hawaii?

Are you wondering what to expect from the weather in Hawaii? Check out our newly improved weather in Hawaii page. On this improved weather page you can learn about: – Hawaii’s weather trends by season and by island with links to historical average temperatures and rainfall – Five day weather forecast for each island – Tips for where to stay ... Read More »

Top Hawaii Spas 2011

I received my nifty Conde Nast Traveler magazine over the weekend. One of the features in this June 2011 issue lists Hawaii’s top spas as selected by readers. From the article, here’s the list: 1. Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Big Island: 95.4 1. Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, Maui: 95.4 1. Hotel Hana Maui: 95.4 4. Grand Wailea, Maui: ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Pirate Ship in Hawaii Edition

Today’s cool shot comes to us from Dave on Oahu. He took this pirate ship photo at the Ko Olina Marina near the 4th lagoon. Dave believes this ship is the Queen Anne’s Revenge from the Pirates of the Caribbean movie that was recently filmed around Hawaii. Pretty cool ship pic, eh? Mahalo to Dave for sharing another great photo! Read More »

Hawaii Vacation News & Deals: June 16, 2011

As you’ll see from this fresh pile of deals, this autumn is shaping up to be a fantastic time to go to Hawaii. – The newly renovated Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort has a Fall sale for $239 per night between September 1 and December 23. Check the deal details here. – Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort has a super deal for ... Read More »

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