Category Archives: General Hawaii

How long are inter-island flights in Hawaii?

Though the only way to travel between Kauai, Oahu, Maui and Hawaii (Big) Island is by air, the flights are brief. In fact, you’ll probably spend more time driving to the airport, parking, going through airport security and boarding than you’ll spend in the air. The Hawaiian Islands are not very far apart. The biggest distance – from Kauai to ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: The USS Missouri Battleship Memorial

Mahalo to Shane Wernert for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo with us. Shane got this great capture of the USS Missouri Battleship Memorial in Pearl Harbor on Oahu. The Mighty Mo sure looks strong and proud as she basks in the sun. We chose this photo for this Friday because of Memorial Day Weekend in this USA. It’s a time ... Read More »

Using Google Maps for vacations in Hawaii (and beyond)

Does anyone else remember the days when you had to study a map and write down directions? Then, if you traveled on your own, you’d have to try to read those directions as you were trying to drive. That was stressful. Navigation applications have made that process so much easier! Google Maps is our favorite application to use for trip ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photos: Turtle at Black Rock

Mahalo to Joseph Fishwick for sharing this really cool turtle shot with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Joseph tells us that he captured this photo at Black Rock, which is on Kaanapali Beach on Maui. This is a great place to observe honu (sea turtle) from a reasonable distance – 10 feet is recommended. If you’d like to see honu ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation news: May 16, 2018

Hawaii has been making headlines quite a bit lately, which is one of the reasons why we’ve had been posting more frequently about the news. * Unfortunately, the sensational lava events on the Big Island are starting to take their toll on the entire island. As we’ve mentioned previously, the lava activity is isolated to a relatively small area of ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation news: May 8, 2018

* You have probably seen the news about the major, new volcanic activity on Hawaii (Big) Island. The images of lava fissures opening and fountains of lava spewing high into the air are incredible! (For a sample of images and videos, check out Db Photo on Facebook.) Though lava activity is quite impressive and sadly destructive, the activity is currently ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: “Aloha lava!”

Mahalo to Janielle Linder of Lake Stevens, Washington for sharing this stunning lava photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. She gave this photo the title “Aloha Lava.” Janielle took this shot aboard the Moku Nui Lava Boat on an early morning tour.  What an amazing way that must have been to start the day! Being able to see lava ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Kukui Nut Leis at Aloha Stadium

Mahalo to Toni McIntire from Tampa, Florida for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo. Toni’s photo shows kukui nut leis on display from one of the vendors at the Aloha Stadium Swap Meet market in Honolulu. These colorful and polished leis remind us that Lei Day is coming next week — May 1st. It’s the perfect time to reflect on the beauty ... Read More »

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