Category Archives: Oahu

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 »

Take me there Tuesday: A day at Waikiki Beach

For this edition of Take Me There Tuesday, let’s go to Waikiki Beach, which is Hawaii’s most iconic beach. Let’s take a photo journey through a full day at Waikiki Beach. First, when we think of Waikiki, we have visions of Diamond Head crater marking the east end of the stretch of beaches. It’s sturdy presence always provides a sense ... Read More »

Where to see green sea turtles (honu) in Hawaii

For many first time visitors to Hawaii, seeing Hawaiian green sea turtles (honu) is a vacation bucket list item. No matter how many times we’ve seen them, it’s still a thrill for us with each new encounter. Before we discuss where you might see honu, it’s very important to advise you that they are legally protected under the Endangered Species ... 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 »

Hawaii Festivals and Special Events: January – April 2018

It’s 2018 and time to wish you a Hau’oli Makahiki Hou! Just in case you need a reason to visit Hawaii, we wanted to share a listing of the top cultural festivals for the first part of the year. January January 1 – All Islands – New year celebrations. Check with your concierge and with local newspapers for special events ... Read More »

Hawaii Christmas & New Year’s Eve Events 2017

We’ve been hard at work to create our popular lists of holiday activities in Hawaii. We will be updating them to add and confirm events, but for the most part, they’re fairly complete. We want you, our loyal readers, to know as soon as these holiday pages are ready. For as you know, the early bird gets the reservation…er worm. ... Read More »

Cyber Monday deals for Hawaii travel

Happy Cyber Monday! Don’t know what to get your friends and family for Christmas? A trip to Hawaii always fits. 🙂 We’ve surfed the web to find some nice cyber Monday Hawaii travel deals that can help make a Hawaii vacation more affordable. – Check airfare on your favorite airline. Some sale fares that have caught our eye are on ... Read More »

Happy Thanksgiving 2017!

It’s Thanksgiving week in America and time once again to say mahalo to all our readers. If you will be in Waikiki for this Thanksgiving holiday, check out our Waikiki Thanksgiving guide with suggestions for Thanksgiving brunches, dinners and special holiday weekend events. Happy Thanksgiving! Read More »

Fantastic Independence Day events in Hawaii – July 4th 2017

You still have time to get to Hawaii to enjoy the many fourth of July events planned across the islands. You’ll find family-friendly celebrations including parades, games, live music, local food and, of course, dazzling fireworks displays! Some of Hawaii’s July 4th events are unique and special to the islands. With swaying palms and the abundance of Hawaiian music and ... Read More »

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