Category Archives: General Hawaii

Aloha Friday Photo: Golden Waikiki Sunset

Mahalo to Toni Johnstone of Victoria, Australia for sharing this amazing sunset shot with us for Aloha Friday Photos. There are so many shades of gold in the sky and reflecting on the water. Toni took this photo from her lanai while staying at the Royal Hawaiian in Waikiki in December. What a gorgeous view! Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

How to choose the best Hawaii hotel, condo or villa

After you’ve chosen which Hawaiian island(s) you want to visit, one of the next major decisions is choosing where to stay. Though the selection process can be daunting, if you follow our tips, it will make the process easier. In this guide, we’ll primarily focus on hotels, however many of the same factors to consider for a hotel also apply ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Sunset at Ho’okipa

Mahalo to Sandi Peck of New Castle, Delaware for sending in this well-timed, splash shot to us for Aloha Friday Photos. Sandi captured this photo at sunset from Ho’okipa during a Maui visit in January 2014. She tells us it’s one of her favorite places on Maui. Ho’okipa is located off Highway 36 in north/central Maui. It’s just past Paia ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: April 26, 2017

* There’s a bit of an inter-island airfare war going on in Hawaii. Mokulele Airlines has inter-island fares starting at $34 one-way. Hawaiian Airlines has fares as low as $59 one-way. * All Entertainment coupon books —  including the Hawaii version –are on a flash sale of $10 with free shipping through today. For this sale, you must use the promo ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Turtle Bay Twilight

Mahalo to Erin Jones of Colorado for submitting this beautiful twilight scene to us for Aloha Friday Photos. She took this photo while enjoying a stay at Turtle Bay Resort. We can almost hear the sound of the waves and see the flickering of the tiki torches. A moment like this is definitely photo-worthy. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Quiet, please … the honu are sleeping

Mahalo to Andrew Casey of Nuriootpa, South Australia for sending this excellent honu photo to us for Aloha Friday Photos! Here’s what Andrew shared, Taken at black sand beach on the Big Island. My first overseas holiday and first encounter with beautiful sea turtles sleeping on the beach. Those are two wonderful firsts! What an amazing scene with so many ... Read More »

Detailed review: Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa

On the sunny south shore of Kauai, Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa reigns as the area’s top luxury hotel. Situated on 50 beautifully-landscaped, oceanfront acres, this resort has really embraced their sense of place on the island with the moniker the garden isle. As we walked around the resort, there were so many tropical flowers, trees and shrubs that ... Read More »

Hawaii festivals and special events May – August 2017

Are you headed to the Hawaiian Islands in the coming months? Or, are you looking for inspiration to go? Perhaps one of the following special events will strike your fancy. We list Hawaii’s major cultural and special events planned from May through August, 2017. Note that the links listed will provide many more details about the events. May 1st – ... Read More »

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