Category Archives: Oahu

Waikiki & Honolulu 2011 New Year’s Eve Fireworks, Dinners & Events

Looking for what to do New Year’s Eve this year? See our updated post by clicking the following link: Waikiki Honolulu Oahu New Year’s Eve Fireworks, Parties, Clubs & Dining Guide —- The following list is for New Year’s Eve December 31, 2011 for reference purposes only. Once again, if you are looking for the events to say aloha to ... Read More »

Waikiki Christmas 2011 Special Holiday Dining & Events

We have created an updated list for this year. Click and follow this  —> link for Waikiki Christmas events and dining — The following list is from 2011 for reference purposes only. Waikiki will be all aglow with holiday festivities this year. I’ve compiled this list of special Christmas Eve and Christmas Day brunches, dinners and buffets. Along with all ... Read More »

Grand Gingerbread Village On Display In Waikiki

An amazing gingerbread village is on display at Waikiki’s Sheraton Princess Kaiulani. It’s so dreamy and beautiful, I’d like to move into this village. Wouldn’t you? Sheraton Princess Kaiulani’s Chef Bauer, Pantry Chef Amie Tungpalan, Executive Sous Chef John Hightower and the Engineering Department estimate that they spent over 750 hours designing, constructing and setting up the final art piece.  ... Read More »

Live WebCast of 70th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Event

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Battleship Missouri Memorial will proudly host a mass band performance featuring more than 650 performers from a dozen high school, college and community bands jointly performing patriotic favorites, all under the direction of Pearl Harbor survivor Allen Bodenlos. The 70th Anniversary Pearl Harbor Mass Band performance will take ... Read More »

What Time is Sunset in Waikiki?

One of the first things we do when we’re planning a Waikiki vacation is to check sunset times. Whether it’s planning a memorable sunset picnic or having a tropical sunset drink in Waikiki, it’s important to know when sunset is. This handy dandy link will help you find Waikiki/Honolulu sunrise and sunset times and more. When you open the link, it ... Read More »

The Big Waves are Comin’

On Saturday, the premiere surfing event, Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, begins on Oahu’s North Shore. That means the big, ginormous, monster waves of winter are on their way! If you’re going to Oahu between now and February, keep your eyes and ears tuned to the surf report. If the big waves are coming, then try to take a peek at ... Read More »

4 Favorite Places for a Sunset Drink in Waikiki

Watching sunset with a refreshing tropical drink in hand is a relaxing way to end a day in Waikiki Beach. After many trips to Waikiki, we definitely have some favorite spots that we’d like to share with you. Whether you like to sip on a tropical  cocktail or mocktail,  we recommend these top Waikiki spots: Our favorite place is Halekulani’s ... Read More »

Aulani Review: Guide to Disney’s Hawaii Resort & Spa

We thoroughly enjoyed our Aulani stay and covering their Grand Opening Celebration. This review will detail all aspects of this excellent resort and provide you with tips for getting the most out of your Aulani experience. Hawaiian Culture Is Embraced and Honored When I first heard that Disney was coming to Hawaii several years ago, I wondered how Disney would blend ... Read More »

Outrigger Canoe Sailing in Ko Olina with Hawaiian Ocean Adventures

While we were staying at the Disney Aulani resort in Ko Olina, this colorful outrigger canoe by the lagoon kept grabbing my attention. So, I went by Makiki Joe’s water sport hut to inquire about it. I found out that I could go sailing along the Ko Olina coast this beautiful outrigger canoe with Hawaiian Ocean Adventures for $99 per ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: October 26, 2011

* Hilton is celebrating their 50th year in Hawaii with a five-night Hawaii vacation sweepstakes including airfare, a $50 food and beverage credit plus 50 complimentary resort activities. You need a Hilton HHonors account, which are free to obtain. This sweepstakes is open to residents of the U.S., U.K., Ireland, Canada (not including Quebec) and Japan. * If you want ... Read More »

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