Category Archives: Giveaways & Sweepstakes

Hawaii vacation deals & news: September 5, 2018

– We’re happy to report that Hawaii Volcanoes National Park plans to reopen! After experiencing hundreds of earthquakes and other risks, the area around Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has settled for the moment. Officials announced a goal of reopening some of the closed areas by September 22. You can follow the recovery efforts at this link. From this collection of ... Read More »

Go Visit Hawaii’s 9th annual contest to predict the season’s first humpback whale sighting

Though Hawaii’s exciting humpback whale season doesn’t “officially” start until December/January, some whales start their visit sooner. It’s quite possible that there are whales swimming towards Hawaii right now. So, it’s time to kick off our annual contest to predict the first humpback whale sighting of the 2018/2019 season! Here’s how this easy and fun little contest works: Pick the earliest ... 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 »

Hawaii vacation news & deals: April 10, 2018

* CheapAir.com has released an interesting new study of the best time to purchase airfare. Their research revealed that on average, the cheapest time to purchase a ticket is 70 days before departure. That’s up 16 days from their previous study. They analyzed the seasonality factor for airfare purchases and have come up with seasonal specific purchase windows. We’ve updated our ... 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 »

Going to Hawaii in 2018? + Hawaii Desk Calendar Giveaway!

We love hearing about your Hawaii travel hopes and plans. Do you plan to go visit Hawaii in 2018? When are you going? Which island(s) will you be visiting? Will you be celebrating a special occasion? Use the comment section of this blog post to tell us your plans. From the comments, we’ll randomly choose three lucky winners to receive ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation news & deals: November 14, 2017

– Hawaiian Airlines and Hilton Hotels have partnered for a 4-night Hawaii vacation sweepstakes called Pick Your Paradise. Enter here through November 30, 2017. You must be a legal resident of the USA to enter. – Hawaiian Airlines has fares on one of their best sales in quite a while with fares as low as $357 roundtrip. Their direct flight ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: September 19, 2017

– There’s now a convenient and affordable way to get to the Bishop Museum in Honolulu from Waikiki via trolley. This museum has an impressive collection of Hawaiian artifacts, a planetarium and much more. It’s a wonderful place to visit anytime, but especially on a rainy day on Oahu. Roundtrip tickets are $7. – Hapuna Prince Beach Resort on the ... Read More »

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