Category Archives: Oahu

July 4th 2016 Fireworks & Events for Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu

This article lists fireworks and celebrations for July 4, 2016. We have created this new page to list Oahu July 4th events for 2018. — What’s happening on Oahu for July 4th? Lot’s of awesome Independence Day events — that’s what’s happening! We’ve got the lowdown on the island’s best July 4th celebrations – from patriotic picnics in Pearl Harbor ... Read More »

Wildlife you might see on a Hawaii vacation

If you enjoy seeing local wildlife when you travel, Hawaii will not disappoint. From the ocean to the mountains, there’s a good chance you may be dazzled by Hawaii’s wildlife. Wildlife that you might see in Hawaii – Whales, particularly humpback whales, migrate by the thousands to Hawaii from late December through early April. They travel from thousands of miles ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation news & deals: May 31, 2016

* There’s a new hotel in Waikiki that’s recently opened their doors — Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club. They’re giving away a five-night stay. * Outrigger Resorts has a sale on Hawaii hotel and condo stays, starting at $93 per night. The sale is valid for stays through May 25, 2017, but you must book by June 21, 2016 with ... Read More »

Oahu is a great place to honor Memorial Day 2016

  For Memorial Day 2017, see this link —> Oahu, Honolulu, Waikiki Memorial Day 2017 Oahu is a perfect place to honor Memorial Day. In addition to extraordinary memorial sites like Pearl Harbor and Punchbowl, there are some special Memorial Day events. We’ve gathered a great list of events and activities. Here’s what’s happening this Memorial Day Weekend: Oahu Events ... Read More »

Oahu Luaus – Reviews, Discounts, Locations & Schedules

If you are planning to catch a luau on Oahu, you’re in for a treat. Many of the longstanding Oahu luaus offer grand productions with set stages and many entertainers. If you’ve never been to a luau, you should expect a buffet dinner and a Polynesian music and dance show. For more insights for first-timers, see our article – What ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Old Glory in Pearl Harbor

Mahalo to David and Debra Hall for sending this photo to us for Aloha Friday Photo. Her photo was taken at the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor as she describes here: My husband and I were stationed at Schofield Barracks, HI. It was our first time to Hawaii and my husband, our daughter-Rachel, our son-Wesley and my mother who ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: March 16, 2016

* Hawaiian Airlines is giving away a million HawaiianMiles and a cruise. The grand prize winner will receive 500,000 HawaiianMiles and a cruise for two. Five first place winners will receive 100,000 HawaiianMiles each. see this link for more information. Note that you must be a legal US resident to be eligible to win. * The 2016 Hawaii Entertainment Books ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: February 2, 2016

* Outrigger is hosting a sweepstakes with a grand prize of five-nights accommodation at Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort (see our review), roundtrip airfare for two, two VIP tickets to Blue Note Hawaii plus dining and spa credits. Note that this sweepstakes is open to legal U.S. residents. See the sweepstakes details here. * The Pacific Whale Foundation is giving away ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Powerful Makaha Beach Shorebreak

Mahalo to Edward Michaels for sharing this amazing photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. He took this photo on January 4th at Makaha Beach Park on West Oahu. Wow! The winter swell and waves must have been strong that day from this view of the powerful shorebreak. In summer months, the surf is generally pretty calm at Makaha Beach ... Read More »

Where to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2015/2016 in Hawaii

Hawaii sure knows how to host celebrations and this New Year’s Eve is no exception! All across the major Hawaiian Islands, you can find fireworks shows, special holiday menus, music, dancing and much more to welcome in 2016. Whether you’ll be celebrating this New Year’s Eve in Hawaii or considering a trip there for a future year, here are links ... Read More »

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