Category Archives: Oahu

Aloha Friday Photos: Liloa’s Sash at Bishop Museum

Today’s photos come to us from Karen who blogs at  Holoholo Hawaii. Karen is a docent at the Bishop Museum in Honolulu. The photos that Karen is sharing is of one of the museum items from the newly restored Hawaiian Hall. This Hawaiian artifact is Liloa’s Sash. Liloa was the high chief who ruled in the 1500’s. His sash was ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Kailua Beach

Today’s Hawaii vacation photo was provided by the very nice Go Visit Hawaii readers, Rossini and Lyndon from San Jose, California. They recently vacationed on Oahu for New Years Eve. Rossini and Lyndon took this photo at Kailua Beach. I love this perspective of being in the sheltering shadows looking on to the sun drenched beach. Notice that in the ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News Roundup: January 27, 2010

Today’s roundup is bursting with bargains and freebies you’re going to love! * A cruise is a great way to get a flavor for all the major islands in a week’s span. Per TravelZoo, NCL is offering this awesome deal of $699 per person plus $100 per cabin ship credit. Wowza! The catch is that the number of cabins at ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News Roundup: January 20, 2010

* The new Disney resort on Oahu has a name and a Web site now. The Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa is due to open in the Ko Olina area of Oahu in the fall of 2011. The name Aulani means “the place that speaks for the great ones,” or “the place that speaks with deep messages.” (Source) * ... Read More »

Oil Seeping from the Sunken USS Arizona at the Memorial

When you visit the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, it’s surprising to see the colorful oil spots hovering on the harbor waters surface. Isn’t it amazing that even though it’s been over 68 years since the USS Arizona was bombed and sunk to its final resting place, oil continues to leak? According the the official Web site for the ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation News & Deals Roundup: December 17, 2009

I think you’ll find that today’s roundup has an airy feeling to it. * As I mentioned in the last roundup, there are plenty of nationwide airfare deals to Hawaii. Yesterday, TravelZoo announced these specials. * A few days ago when I published the Oahu New Years Eve guide to what’s happening, you may have noticed that the Waikiki Beach ... Read More »

Oahu New Year’s Eve Fireworks & Events

***   For New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2018, see this link: Waikiki & Honolulu 2018/2019 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 »

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