Category Archives: General Hawaii

Aloha Friday Photo: Maui Sunset Moment

Mahalo to Jennifer Moriel of Fabens, Texas for sharing this very interesting sunset shot with us for Aloha Friday Photos. We love all the different tree silhouettes that are captured in contrast with the colorful sunset backdrop. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Scenes from Hawaii Highway 137

Mahalo to Marcia Sewick from Waukon, Iowa for sharing these gorgeous photos with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Here’s what Marcia shared with us about the above photo: We visited the Big Island for the first time in February/March 2017 and on our drive in the Puna district, we came upon this scenic spot, one of many, on Highway 137. ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: “Such a breathtaking place”

Mahalo to Jaana Nuutinen from Brisbane, Australia for sharing this gorgeous lighthouse photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Jaana took this photo at Kilauea Lighthouse while visiting Kauai with her daughter. She described this view as “such a breathtaking place.” Yes, indeed, it is, which is why we list it in our recently published Kauai vacation itinerary and travel planner. Happy ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Kipuka Puaulu Trail

Mahalo to Marjorie Elliott for sharing this lovely Hawaii trail photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Marjorie took this photo on the Kipuka Puaulu Trail which leads through a bird and wildlife refuge on the Big Island. This loop trail is only 1.2-miles long with very little elevation change. As you might be able to tell from Margorie’s photo, ... Read More »

What are the top Hawaii attractions?

When the folks from USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards reached out to us to submit a list of the top 20 Hawaii attractions, we had a very difficult time narrowing down the fantastic options across all the Hawaiian Islands. With input from other Hawaii travel experts, USA Today 10 Best received over 60 submissions that they narrowed down to just ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photos: Umauma Falls

Mahalo to Peggy Prescott from northern California for sharing this lovely waterfall photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Peggy captured this photo of  Umauma Falls on the Big Island while on a zipline tour last year. She said that this excursion was one of the funnest experiences ever! Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Such an engaging site!

Mahalo to Anna Gattermayr from Barossa Valley, South Australia for sharing this beautiful photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. What makes this photo particularly special is this spot is where Anna’s fiancé proposed to her in October 2016! Wow, didn’t he pick a fantastic location?! This photo was taken on the grounds of Pu’uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals and news: May 10, 2017

– Hilton Waikoloa Resort on the Big Island is offering their rare “inclusive” sale once again. As best I can remember, they only offer this deal once a year. It’s got to be one of the very best deals I see all year for Hawaii. This sale includes room, breakfast, drinks, dinner and a luau. Resort fees are also included. ... Read More »

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