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Souvenirs from Hawaii – what to get and where to buy

When you experience Hawaii for the first time, you wish your friends and family could also enjoy this paradise on earth. Bringing them a gift from Hawaii is not a substitute for visiting Hawaii, but it’s certainly a good consolation. Plus, you may like to get yourself a souvenir to remind you of your special vacation. Today we offer some ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Black Rock Cliff Diver

Mahalo to Carol Zilic of Naperville, Illinois for sharing this great cliff diver photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Carol took this photo while visiting Maui (and other islands) in February last year. Here’s what she tells us about this experience: We have watched the Black Rock cliff diver from the beach on Ka’anapali several times, but this trip ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Viewing Diamond Head from Tantalus Drive

Mahalo to David from Wendell, North Carolina for sharing this excellent view of Honolulu and Diamond Head with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Here’s what he shared about this photo: My wife and I took my Mother back to Oahu in May.  My Father was stationed there in 1959 right after they were married.  We were on the move every ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: A treasured lei

Mahalo to Joanne McCrery of Parkesburg, Pennsylvania for sharing this lovely memory and photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Here’s what she tells us, This is the lei I made on my cruise around Hawaii two years ago. We were on the Norwegian Pride of America just before Valentines Day. I was able to keep it fresh enough to ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation news & deals: February 6, 2018

* Hawaiian Airlines and Moana Surfrider have teamed up to offer a Hawaii “Relaxcation” sweepstakes. The grand prize is three-night stay at the Moana Surfrider in Waikiki, a spa package and 140,000 HawaiianMiles, which is enough for two roundtrip tickets. This sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States who are 18 years and older. See this link ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: A sunset suprise

Mahalo to Tiffany Winburn from Hartwell, Georgia for sharing this beautiful photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. She took this photo near Pu’uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park which is one of the must-sees sites of a Hawaii (Big) Island vacation. Tiffany’s photo reminds us that the sunset itself is not the only beautiful scene. This photo faces towards the island, ... Read More »

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