Category Archives: General Hawaii

Aloha Friday Photo: Heart Rock Maui

Mahalo to Lisa Seyfried of Nelson, British Columbia for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo. Lisa’s photo captures the heart-shaped hole in the lava cliff. This heart rock is located on the northwest side of Maui near the Nakalele Blowhole. If you go here, please use caution on the trail and keep a very safe distance from the blowhole. Happy Aloha ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Sunset from Drums of Pacific Luau

Mahalo to Codi Rothgarn for sharing this lovely Aloha Friday Photo with us. Codi took this shot in February 2018 from the Drums of the Pacific Luau on Maui. It appears that this beautiful scene may have been stealing the show at this moment. If you are planning to go to a luau on your Hawaii vacation, you might find our ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Sandy Stretch

Mahalo to Rebecca Moore for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo. Rebecca’s photo was taken near the Hilton Hawaiian Village, which is the widest stretch of sandy beach in Waikiki. That’s why we titled this one Sandy Stretch. Based on the lighting, this photo appears to have been snapped around sunset. The final rays of the day are painting the clouds ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photos: Stitch at Akaka Falls

Mahalo to Janielle Linder of Lake Stevens, Washington for sharing this cute photo for Aloha Friday Photos. Stitch is the rambunctious character from the from Lilo and Stitch — an animated Disney movie based in Hawaii. In Janielle’s photo, beautiful Akaka Falls on Hawaii (Big) Island is in the background. Stitch sure looks pleased to be there. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Molokini Crater

Mahalo to Codi Rothgarn for sharing this nice shot with us for our Aloha Friday Photos series. Codi’s photo is of Molokini Crater, which is a few miles off the south coast of Maui. Only a crescent-shaped section of Molokini extends above sea level. This bird and marine sanctuary is an excellent snorkeling spot, which is one of the top activities ... Read More »

Hawaii festivals and special events: January – April 2019

There are many excellent cultural events to discover in Hawaii throughout the year. For this article, we’ll be focusing on the festivals happening between now and April. Many of the festivals are free of admission, which makes them a very budget-friendly way to explore the local culture. We’re listing upcoming events chronologically by month. Our format for each event is: ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Whale breaching in Maui

Mahalo to Karis Daphne from Nevada for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo. Here’s what she tells us about this excellent whale breach shot: This was taken during a whale watching cruise in Maui last February. This guy breached about 15 times for us, an absolutely amazing and humbling experience! Humpback whale season is is one of the best parts of ... Read More »

Two excellent Hawaii travel deals to pounce on now!

Well 2019 has started with a couple of excellent Hawaii travel sales that we need to share! * Hawaiian Airlines has a fare sale on with roundtrip tickets starting from just $297! For this sale, you must book by January 8th for travel between Mondays through Thursdays from January 9 through March 13, 2019. * Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu’s North ... Read More »

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