Category Archives: General Hawaii

Getting Hitched in Hawaii – Resources for Planning a Wedding in Hawaii

Destination weddings are becoming more and more popular, because they skip so much of the fuss in planning the big day and gets you closer to the “I do’s” and onto the honeymoon. With the average cost of a traditional wedding being $26,000, destination weddings can save lots of money. A destination wedding helps the bride and groom focus more ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation News Roundup from August 3rd

ATA Airlines has announced a 4-day sale to Hawaii.  The lowest fare advertised is $139 one-way (plus taxes and fees)  for Los Angeles to/from Honolulu.  The sale starts today and goes through to August 6th.  The low cost fares are valid for travel between August 20th and November 15th.  See this press release for more details.    Italy told Hawaii to ... Read More »

Hawaii Hiking Resources

Over the past few months, I’ve written about several free online hiking guides here at Go Visit Hawaii. Since those guides were scatter through the site, I thought it would be useful to consolidate all the hiking resources in one post. I plan to keep this post updated as I hear of new guides and helpful information. So, if you ... Read More »

Historical Kauai Lighthouse at Kilauea Point

  This peaceful and picturesque point is not to be missed as you explore the North Shore of Kauai. The lighthouse was completed in 1913 to guide ships to and from the Orient.  It remained in service until it was decommissioned by the Coast Guard in 1976.  The lighthouse has the world’s largest clamshell lens.  In 1985, this area was established as a ... Read More »

Maui’s Iao Valley State Park

The Iao Needle is the star of the Iao Valley State Park. It is a lushly covered rocky spire that mysteriously stands 2,250 feet high. In this beautiful valley you can leisurely walk the paths along the streams and tropical plants while learning about the valley’s Hawaiian historical significance. The Iao Valley State Park is open from 7 a.m. to ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation News Roundup for July 27th

Lots of interesting Hawaii related news today – from “The King” to milk and everything in between. A life sized bronze statue of Elvis Presley was unveiled yesterday at the Neal Blaisdell Center in Honolulu.  TV Land donated the sculpture as a tribute to his 1973 “Aloha from Hawaii” concert.    The average hotel room rate across Hawaii is $228 per ... Read More »

6 Tips for Choosing a Hawaii Helicopter Tour

In my opinion, a helicopter tour is much more thrilling than any amusement park ride I’ve ridden. The views are beyond description and there is so much to see. A helicopter tour in Hawaii is an ideal way to see the islands’ cliffs, forests, volcanic shape, beaches and craters. One of the reasons I love Hawaii is the diversity of ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation News Roundup for July 25th

There is a new lava eruption point at Kilauea.  It is located east of Pu’u O’o.  For a live panoramic view of the new eruption point, click here.  The dramatic lava lake in Pu’u O’o seems to have stopped in the last week.    Fine Living has listed five beautiful US drives with tips on where to stop and what ... Read More »

7 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Hawaii Spa Treatment

Hawaii has many top rated spas and it is a great place to get some much deserved pampering.  If you do just a little bit of homework before you book your spa treatment, you can make sure to make the most out of it.  Here are seven tips for optimizing your pampering time. 1.  Know which spas are the best. Since ... Read More »

Subscribe to Go Visit Hawaii to Win A Hawaiian Prize Pack

As a way to say thank you to Go Visit Hawaii readers, I’m offering this fabulous Hawaiian themed prize pack to one lucky RSS or email subscriber. This prize pack includes: a battery operated hula dancer macadamia nut pancake and waffle mix dry roasted macadamia nuts with sea salt milk chocolate covered macadamia nuts milk chocolate toffee covered macadamia nuts dark chocolate macadamia ... Read More »

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