Category Archives: General Hawaii

Aloha Friday Photo: Hanauma Bay, Oahu

Mahalo to Chris Castro for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo with us. Chris’s photo is of the picturesque Hanauma Bay on Oahu. It’s a popular snorkeling spot, but we also love simply being on the beach here taking in the beautiful surroundings. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Bonus tips for choosing a Hawaii vacation condo or villa

We’ve written several articles with advice for renting a condo or villa in Hawaii. Some of those articles are: How to choose the best Hawaii hotel, condo or villa – with tips on reading reviews, knowing resort fees, understanding parking options and fees, etc. A comparison of renting a condo versus staying in a hotel. List of Hawaii condo areas ... Read More »

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 »

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