Category Archives: Oahu

Oahu New Year’s Eve Fireworks & Events

***   For New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2015, see this link: Waikiki & Honolulu 2015/2016 New Year’s Eve Fireworks, Dinners & Events *** —————— ** 2009 events are listed below for reference purposes. Note that some links will no longer work. ** You’ll find lots and lots and lots of things to do to bid a fond aloha to 2009 and ... Read More »

Review: Hawaiian-Style Hot Dogs at Puka Dog Restaurants

After a recent trip to Kauai,  Shane Eubanks of Insider Travel Group generously agreed to write a guest review of his visit to one of the quirkiest hot dog places you’ll ever find, Puka Dog. Thanks, Shane! If you’re planning a visit to Kauai or Oahu and are looking for a unique place to eat, then be sure to check ... Read More »

Hawaiian Airlines Fare Sale

Hawaiian Airlines is offering some great low fares between Hawaii and the US Mainland. This sale represents up to 25% savings. The sale is for the travel period of January 5 – June 10, 2010. Note that the dates of March 12 – April 5 are excluded from the sale. You must book by Wednesday, December 16 to take advantage ... Read More »

Waikiki Christmas

For the current list of what to do for Christmas Waikiki and Honolulu, click this link: Waikiki Christmas  — Special Holiday Dining & Events Join us on facebook for more advice and last minute tips. ———– 2009 Waikiki Christmas Events are listed below for reference purposes only. Note that some links will no longer work. Going to Waikiki this Christmas? If ... Read More »

Readers’ Pearls of Wisdom on Visiting Pearl Harbor

Go Visit Hawaii readers rock! After posting my tips for visiting the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, an great little piece of advice was shared in the comments by Dave from Oahu. He recommended to sit in the back of the boat on the trip from the memorial back to the shore. The reason being, is that if you ... Read More »

YouTube Video: Pearl Harbor Day Attack

This short (less than nine minutes) documentary video sets the scene for of December 7, 1941 – the day Pearl Harbor was attacked. December 7, 2011 marks the 70th anniversary of the attack. You can watch a live webcast of Pearl Harbor 70th anniversary events beginning at noon Hawaii Time. Read More »

Visiting the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor

Visiting the USS Arizona Memorial is an exceptionally moving experience. We’ve visited Pearl Harbor four times and each time it conjures up so many emotions. As I reflect back on my many trips to Hawaii, no single place has generated as many emotions as my visits to the USS Arizona Memorial. The overwhelming emotion I feel is sadness. In fact, ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: December 4, 2009

Let’s see what top news the surf has brought us on this Aloha Friday: * Congratulations to Go Visit Hawaii reader, Natalie for winning the Go Visit Hawaii reader reward contest. Natalie reads Go Visit Hawaii from her Canadian home in Nelson, BC. When I told her she had won, she shared this with me, “I just started to receive ... Read More »

My 3 Best Hawaii Travel Secrets

Gray Cargill who writes solo travel advice at Solo Friendly has tagged me to share my top three travel secrets. This fun travel blog meme started at TripBase with the purpose of highlighting those hidden travel spots that you most likely won’t find in a guidebook. So, here are my top three Hawaii-focused travel secrets. 1. When you go to ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News Roundup: November 18, 2009

Oodles of deals and newsy bits to share today, so let’s get to it. * Here’s a lovely little boutique hotel, Hotel Coral Reef, in Kapaa, Kauai that you might want to consider for your next visit to the Garden Isle. Check out their plethora of special offers, including third night free or ocean front suite “eSpecial” of $169 per ... Read More »

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