Category Archives: Oahu

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 »

Oahu’s big wave surfing season is underway!

Professional surfers from around the world converge on Oahu’s North Shore each winter for the world’s top surfing competitions.  Vans Triple Crown of Surfing opens this week signaling the start of the season. You can watch the Vans’ competitions live online when they are in action. I’ll be bookmarking that link to check in on the action that’s set to take place through ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: November 6, 2013

Autumn is one of the cheapest times to visit Hawaii due to lower demand . If you can travel to Hawaii this fall, you’ll be able to snag some great deals that we include in today’s list. * Hawaiian Airlines is offering roundtrip fares to Hawaii as low as $380 including taxes if you book by November 7th and travel ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Waikiki Sunset at the Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon

Mahalo to Mick Veljanovski of New South Wales, Australia for sharing his photo for Aloha Friday Photos. I believe Mick’s photo is the first we’ve received from beautiful Australia. Yay! Mick took this photo at sunset by the Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon on the grounds of the Hilton Hawaiian Village. He snapped this shot just before the Waikiki Friday night fireworks ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: October 10, 2013

– The humpback whales are back in Hawaii! The first officially reported sighting was on Saturday, October 5th off the coast of Maui. Though a whale was sighted in Hawaii, the true whale watching season doesn’t get into full swing until December/January. The whales there now are the early arrivers who just couldn’t wait to get back to Hawaii. Can ... Read More »

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