Category Archives: Oahu

Aloha Friday Photo: Palm-sheltered sunset

Mahalo to Karen Couturier for sharing her excellent sunset photo with us for our Aloha Friday Photo series. I believe Karen’s photo was taken in Ko Olina on the southwest coast of Oahu. Ko Olina sunsets are spectacular. I really like how Karen composed this photo with the sheltering palm branch hovering just above the view. Ah, what a relaxing ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation News & Deals: January 16, 2014

* Huge waves up are in Hawaii’s forecast for today and Friday. Surf heights could reach 25 to 35 feet! It’s possible that these big waves may be high enough to hold the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau surfing competition. The last time wave conditions reached standards for this very special event were back in December, 2009. If the ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Honolulu in Moonlight

Mahalo nui loa to Jason Matias, RAW Honolulu Photographer of the Year 2013, for sharing his amazing shot of Honolulu with us. There’s so much to admire in this photo. The Honolulu city lights reflect on the smooth Pacific.  The moonlight filtered through clouds adds mystery. On the far right of the photo, you can see the silhouette of Diamond ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Waikiki Christmas Lights

Mahalo to Christine Campbell from Vancouver for sharing her pretty Waikiki Christmas lights photo with us. Christine took this photo during her visit last year during the holiday. Here are the details she shared with us This photo was taken December 30,  2012 from a walkway in the Royal Hawaiian shopping centre. I’ve always admired this statue and the poinsettias ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: December 18, 2013

* Our massive Waikiki Christmas and Oahu New Year’s Eve posts have been updated with quite a few additions. One point worth quickly highlighting is that Aloha Tower will not be hosting New Year’s Eve fireworks, which probably comes to a surprise to many as they have put on one of the island’s biggest shows for many years. * Travelzoo ... Read More »

Waikiki Christmas – Special Holiday Dining & Events

We’ve updated our list of Waikiki Christmas events for this year! See the updated list here: Special Waikiki Christmas Events & Dining for 2016. —- The following list is from 2013 for reference purposed only. See the updated list here. Christmas Eve Dining on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 * Tiki’s Grill at the Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel: Four course Christmas Eve dinner for ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Oahu’s Hanauma Bay

photo by Rochelle Rebello

Mahalo to Rochelle Rebello for sending this beautiful panoramic shot of Hanauma Bay on Oahu — one of Hawaii’s most popular snorkeling spots. I love how Rochelle’s shot captures this expanse of warm golden sand, clear blue water and the reefs all naturally sheltered by the bay. Rochelle and her husband traveled all the way from Mumbai, India to visit ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: November 27, 2013

– Hawaiian Airlines is putting winter fares on sale starting at $357 roundtrip! This Thanksgiving sale only lasts for five days starting tomorrow, November 28. You must book by December 2 for travel between January 8 through March 10, 2014. Book as soon as possible for best availability. Here’s a sampling of the roundtrip fares in this sale: San Jose ... Read More »

Waikiki Thanksgiving Dining & Events 2013

For 2016 go to this link—>  Waikiki Thanksgiving 2016.  The list below is from 2013 for reference purposes only. Many of the links are obsolete. —– Will you be spending Thanksgiving in Waikiki Beach? If so, you’ll surely want to gobble, gobble, gobble this list of delicious and fun things to do over the holiday weekend. Thanksgiving Buffets The following restaurants are ... Read More »

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