Category Archives: Oahu

July 4th Fireworks & Events near Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu 2014

2018 Update: see the most current edition of Oahu July 4th. Click this link for the 2018 update.  —- The following list is from 2014 for reference purposes only. For the current year’s update, go to this link <— Oahu really knows how to celebrate Independence Day with a bang! We’ve created our annual list of all the top places to ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: June 3, 2014

* Travelzoo has a great deal for a getaway at Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu’s beautiful North Shore. The deal starts at $599 for a three-night stay, which works out to just less than $200 per night for this four-star, newly refurbished hotel. They’re also offering five-night stay for $999, which also works out to just under $200 per night. ... Read More »

2014 Memorial Day & Weekend Events in Honolulu, Oahu

For Memorial Day 2017, click this link —> Oahu Memorial Day Events 2017  —– The following events are from 2014 for reference purposes only. Need ideas for what to do and see in Waikiki, Honolulu and Oahu for this Memorial Day? Check our recommendations for Memorial Day events and more. Memorial Day Events on Monday, May 26, 2014 Honolulu Mayor’s ... Read More »

Advice for driving and parking in Waikiki Beach

We have received comments and questions from several readers who are concerned about driving and parking in Honolulu and more specifically, Honolulu’s tourist center — Waikiki Beach. Navigating Waikiki in a rental car can be intimidating for some folks. I think it all depends on your own driving experiences — if you regularly drive in New York City, Chicago or even ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: May 6, 2014

* Mauna Lani Hotel on Hawaii, the Big Island, has a special offer of fourth night free, daily breakfast for two and a $300 resort credit. You might also want to consider this voucher deal of $699 for three nights through Travelzoo and see which offer better suits your needs. Read our Mauna Lani Hotel review. * Travaasa Hana, the ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Hanauma Bay Paradise

Mahalo to Patricia Mazurkiewich for sharing this nice shot of Oahu’s Hanauma Bay with us. Hanauma Bay is arguably one of Hawaii’s most famous snorkeling spots, but this bay has another claim to fame. Hanauma Bay has been the setting for Elvis Presley movies. When Patricia shared her photo with us, she said, “Elvis Presley’s paradise is our paradise.” It ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Koko Head Hike View

Mahalo to Sharon Ferguson for sharing this gorgeous Oahu shot from Koko Head. Sharon took this photo while hiking to the top of Koko Head on October 31, 2013. We’ve never hiked Koko Head, though we’d like to do so someday. Per TripAdvisor, this hike is described as a very strenuous, but with scenes like this one that Sharon has ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: April 15, 2014

* The 2014 Hawaii Entertainment coupon book is on sale for $10.40 plus $2.49 shipping through April 17, 2014. If you are going to Oahu and hoping to take in a luau, this coupon book can offer significant savings that will more pay for itself. See our discussion on this Hawaii coupon book for more information. * Oahu’s Polynesian Cultural ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: March 11, 2014

* When you sign up for email alerts with Hawaiian Airlines Cruise Vacations, you could win 80,000 HawaiianMiles (enough miles for two roundtrip tickets from the US mainland to Hawaii) and a seven-night cruise for two. See the entry requirements here. (Note that this sweepstakes is open to legal US residents only.) * Google Maps’ Street View has recently added ... Read More »

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