Category Archives: Oahu

Hawaii Vacation News & Deals: February 13, 2014

* Hawaiian Airlines announced their new interisland turboprop service to and from Molokai and Lanai from Honolulu, beginning March 11 and March 18 respectively. This new service is called ‘Ohana by Hawaiian. With the launch of these new flights, Hawaiian is offering a special $59 each way fare sale on flights to Molokai and Lanai. For this sale, tickets must ... Read More »

What to prepare and plan before your Oahu vacation

As the excitement builds for your vacation to Oahu, your mind may be racing with thoughts of all the preparations you need to make. You have probably already chosen your accommodation, but have you decide what Oahu attractions you will see? Where will you dine?  How will you get around? Over the years we’ve written many articles that help you ... Read More »

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 »

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