Category Archives: Big Island

Hawaii vacation news & deals: October 3, 2013

– Disney’s Oahu resort, Aulani, is expanding their amenities with new infinity edge pool, restaurant and shop. This youtube video provides and overview of these enhancements that are due to be finished by October 19. – The new Andaz Maui resort that we told you about earlier this year is now open for business. So far, the buzz that we’ve ... Read More »

Big announcement! Travelzoo partners with Go Visit Hawaii to provide Hawaii deals

We’re very excited to announce that Travelzoo is partnering with Go Visit Hawaii  to provide amazing deals to help you experience more Hawaii with less money! You’ll find deals on pampering spa treatments, fun activities, local entertainment, restaurants and Hawaii hotel (getaway) stays. Whether you’re a visitor or a kama’aina, you’ll find great Hawaii deals to help you save as you explore ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: “A sunset to remember”

Mahalo to Mark Levy for sending this excellent Hawaii sunset shot for our weekly Aloha Friday Photo feature. Mark took this photo from the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel on Hawaii, the Big Island. He noted that this moment was “[A] sunset to remember, especially for the sailors among us.” What a lovely scene with the fiery orange sky. The sun appears ... Read More »

Hawaii vacations deals & news: August 29, 2013

* Hawaiian Airlines has put fares to Hawaii on sale starting at $387 round trip including taxes. You must book by September 3, 2013 for travel from now through November 20, 2013. *American Airlines put flights to Hawaii on sale with fares starting at $424 round trip including taxes. Sale prices are valid for travel between September 11 through December ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Aloha found in the Ocean

Mahalo to Heather Van Fossen for sending today’s Aloha Friday Photo. Heather discovered this ALOHA in the water while snorkeling by Puuhonau O Honaunau, also know by the Place of Refuge on Hawaii, the Big Island. What a neat experience it must have been to be snorkeling above the excellent reef at Honaunau Bay to “find aloha.” Mahalo again to ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: August 14, 2013

* Want to vacation in Hawaii like the Robertsons of Duck Dynasty? The family stayed at Hilton Waikoloa Village on the beautiful Kohala Coast of Hawaii’s Big Island. This resort is offering special fall rates starting at $179 per night. The special rates are valid from August 25 – December 15, 2013. This special deal was emailed to me, however, I ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: August 7, 2013

* Costco is offering a nice Maui hotel and car deal with Makena Beach & Golf. This five-night deal includes partial-ocean-view room, full-size rental car, daily breakfast buffet for two, hotel and car taxes plus $100 resort credit per room per stay for $759 per person based on double occupancy. That works out to $303.60 per night for hotel, car, ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Amazing Lava

Mahalo nui loa to Larry of Larry Turner Photography for sharing today’s amazing photo of lava flowing into the Pacific Ocean on Hawaii, the Big Island. Larry tells us that he hiked with Kalapana Cultural Tours to access this nighttime lava view. Larry called this experience “a magnificent sight, never to be forgotten.” It is incredible, isn’t it?! If you’re ... Read More »

Hawaii, the Big Island July 4th Fireworks & Events 2013

**** See this link for 2016 July 4th events —> July 4th Fireworks & Celebrations on the Big Island 2016 **** — The following events are from 2013 for informational purposes only. Wondering what’s happening across Hawaii, the Big Island for July 4th? You’ll find games, entertainment, fireworks and lots of fourth fun!   >>FIREWORKS & EVENTS ON WEST/KONA SIDE OF HAWAII ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: A Place of Refuge

Mahalo to Susan Sims for sending today’s Aloha Friday Photo that she took on Hawaii, the Big Island. We love this peaceful shot under the shade of the coconut trees at the reflective fishpond’s edge. Susan’s photo was taken at Pu’uhonau O Honaunau National Park, which is more commonly known as the “place of refuge.”  In ancient Hawaiian culture, if ... Read More »

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