Aloha Friday Photos: Rainbow Falls, Hawaii Island

Posted in Visitor Information on August 17th, 2018

Mahalo to Garrett Upson for sharing this nice Aloha Friday Photo with us. Garrett’s photo was taken at Rainbow Falls in Hilo on Hawaii (Big) Island. Rainbow Falls is easy to access and one of the must-see places in Hilo.

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Go Visit Hawaii’s 9th annual contest to predict the season’s first humpback whale sighting

Posted in Visitor Information on August 14th, 2018

Though Hawaii’s exciting humpback whale season doesn’t “officially” start until December/January, some whales start their visit sooner. It’s quite possible that there are whales swimming towards Hawaii right now. So, it’s time to kick off our annual contest to predict the first humpback whale sighting of the 2018/2019 season!

Here’s how this easy and fun little contest works:

  • Pick the earliest date you think the first whale sighting will be this year.  Enter your prediction in the comments for this blog...
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Aloha Friday Photos: Maui Sunflower Field

Posted in Visitor Information on August 10th, 2018

Mahalo to Lisa Seyfried of Nelson, British Columbia for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo. She took this photo along the Honoapiilani Highway on Maui. She says, “Love that they have replaced the sugar cane fields with sunflowers for bio diesel. So gorgeous to drive past!”

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Take me there Tuesday: Waipio Valley, Hawaii (Big) Island

Posted in Visitor Information on August 7th, 2018

Waipio Valley

On Hawaii’s Hamakua Coast, Waipio Valley is sure to make you marvel. We always wonder how such a flat and verdantly green valley floor was created between the steep cliffs.

The overlook for Waipio Valley is easy to find and access and a must-see on a Hawaii Island vacation. Access to the valley floor is a tad bit trickier as rental car agencies don’t allow their vehicles on the extremely steep road. You can get to the valley...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Kona hibiscus

Posted in Visitor Information on August 3rd, 2018

Mahalo to Colleen Henderson for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo. Colleen photographed this pink hibiscus during her stay on Kona. We love the beautiful backlighting on this capture.

You can find the iconic hibiscus bloom all over Hawaii. It seems like we find a new color variety with each visit. You may be pleased to know that the hibiscus flower and many other tropical plants bloom year round in Hawaii.

Happy Aloha Friday!

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