Category Archives: Oahu Events

Memorial Day 2013 on Oahu

  For Memorial Day 2017, click this link –> 2017 Memorial Day Events on Oahu —– The following information is from Memorial Day 2013 for reference purposes only. Oahu is a great place to go to observe Memorial Day. Wondering what’s happening in Honolulu and Oahu for Memorial Day weekend? We’ve got the scoop! Memorial Day Events on Monday May 27 ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: May 22, 2013

– The Environmental Working Group just issued their 2013 guide to sunscreens. I’m using that list to continue my quest to find a mineral-based (coral safe) sunscreen that doesn’t make me look ghostly white. Have you found a good coral safe sunscreen? – Unless you live by the coast, it’s difficult to find rash guards in local stores. (See my post ... Read More »

2012 Oahu New Year’s Eve Fireworks at Ko Olina

The 2nd Annual Ko Olina New Year’s Lagoon Fireworks Spectacular is all set to light up the night sky as the clock strikes midnight. This dazzling aerial show will span across all resort four lagoons. If you aren’t staying at one of the Ko Olina resorts – Ko Olina Beach Villas, Aulani, or JW Marriott Ihilani — you will need ... Read More »

Waikiki Christmas 2012 Special Holiday Dining & Events

Looking for what’s in store for 2018 Christmas in Waikiki? See our 2018 update at this link —> Waikiki Christmas —   The following information is from 2012 for reference purposes only. If you’ll be celebrating the holidays at Waikiki Beach you’ll definitely be able to experience the warmth of the season. It’s a beautiful time to be on Oahu. ... Read More »

Hawaii Holiday Happenings 2012

With Thanksgiving just two days away, the holiday season is upon us. If you are one of the many lucky ones planning a trip to Hawaii in late-November and December, you’ll certainly find fun events and things to do to celebrate the season. My friend John Fischer, who writes at’s Go Hawaii site, has prepared some excellent lists of ... Read More »

Where to stay in Hawaii for New Year’s Eve fireworks

If you’ve not already made your New Year’s Eve plans, why don’t you plan a festive trip to Hawaii to welcome in 2013? Why bundle up in winter coats, hats, scarfs and gloves to venture out for evening festivities on the mainland, when you can take a warm respite to a tropical island? Let me tell you that Hawaii sure ... Read More »

Oahu July 4th Fireworks & Celebrations 2012

Looking for fireworks for 4th of July 2018? We’ve got a great list here —> July 4th Fireworks & Events for Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu for 2018 —– The following events are from 2012 for reference only. If you are looking for the current year’s events, see our dedicated page that we update annually – July 4th fireworks and events for Oahu. ... Read More »

Honolulu/Oahu Memorial Day Events & Activities 2012

  For 2017 events, click this link —> Oahu/Honolulu Memorial Day Weekend 2017 — Honolulu, Oahu is the place to be for Memorial Day weekend. From Punchbowl to Pearl Harbor, you’ll find meaningful ways to honor the spirit of the holiday. Wondering what’s going on?  Here are my top suggestions of where to go and what to do for Memorial Day ... Read More »

Top Oahu Festivals to Plan into Your Hawaii Vacation

If you’re hankering to go to Oahu, but not sure when to go, perhaps you’d like to go during one of the many excellent festivals. To help you, I’ve created this handy dandy list of Oahu festivals – which mixes in input from the nice folks at the Oahu Visitor’s Bureau, plus my opinion. Please note that is post was ... Read More »

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