Category Archives: General Hawaii

Celebrate Spam

The fifth annual Waikiki Spam Jam will be held next Saturday, April 28th.  This street  festival celebrates the people of Hawaii’s love for Spam.   Check out their website.  Looks like good fun! Source   Technorati tags: Hawaii, Spam, Festival Read More »

go! Airlines Offer $19 Fares

go! announced that it is offering a special fare of only $19 one way.  This web-only special fare is available on select flights and dates through December 31, 2007.  Source   Technorati tags: Hawaii, Low Fares, Interisland Read More »

16 Hawaii Hotels on Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Hotels

Travel + Leisure has announced their 2007 list of the 500 best hotels in the world.  There were 16 hotels from Hawaii making the prestigious list.  Here they are: From the Big Island: Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows From Kauai: Princeville Resort Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa From Lanai: Four Seasons ... Read More »

Hawaii Hotels Offer Perks

This Seattle Times report indicates that hotel occupancy was down to 77% for January and February this year as compared to 84% for the same period in 2006.  To help offset this slow down, some hotels are starting to offer perks.  Here are a couple of perks mentioned in the article: Hyatt: offering spring packages that include complimentary room upgrades, free breakfast ... Read More »

Pamper Your Pet in Hawaii

Imagine your canine greeted by name by the bellman.  Then the pampered pooch will be escorted to your room where he/she will find fresh baked peanut-butter cookies and a plush doggie bed.  You might even find a card in your room that lists commands in Hawaiian.   This is not a joke, this can actually happen at the Kahala resort on Oahu.  Quarantine rules were changed in 2003 ... Read More »

Hawaii’s Superferry Christened

Note: Hawaii’s Superferry system was closed down. See our guide to Hawaii’s inter-island travel for alternatives for getting from island to island. The superferry was christened yesterday and named Alakai which means “ocean path”.  Nice name! The ferry is scheduled to begin service in July but has already been getting some high interest according to the Honolulu Advertiser article. It is ... Read More »

Watch Top Hula Dancers Compete This Weekend

Celebrate Hawaiian dance, music, and culture this weekend at the Merrie Monarch Festival.  The festival is known for holding the world’s most prestigious hula competition.  Though this festival and competition is held in Hilo, you can still see it even if you are not on the Big Island.  You can watch the competition live from 6pm to 11pm (Hawaii Time) on the Internet ... Read More »

15 Night Cruise Deal to Hawaii

The Washington Post is reporting a deal with Holland America for a 15 night cruise from San Diego to Kauai, Maui, Oahu, and the Big Island.  The cruise departs December 5th and cost is $1,799 plus taxes (about $77) per person based on double occupancy.  The promotional code is RV.  Read More »

A New Trend for Destination Weddings

Wouldn’t it be great to have your wedding at gorgeous private home on a beach in Kauai? This dream can become a reality. This article issued by www.HomeAway.com describes a new trend for desination weddings held at luxury private homes. The bride and groom rent these high end homes that make a lovely wedding location plus can house your family ... Read More »

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