Aloha Friday Photo: Plumeria aloha from the Big Island

Posted: April 24th, 2015 | Comments Off

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Mahalo to Hawaii Island resident James Grenz for sharing this gorgeous plumeria photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. James’ title for this photo is Big Island Aloha. What a warm and beautiful greeting it is!

You can find plumeria trees throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Along with the hibiscus bloom, seeing the plumeria flower almost instantly reminds visitors of their trip to Hawaii.

If you love plumeria, you might be interested in visiting the plumeria farm on Molokai. There, you can see different...
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Luau list for Hawaii, the Big Island updated

Posted: April 21st, 2015 | Comments Off

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We’ve updated the list of luaus for Hawaii, the Big Island. This list includes location, days of operation, pricing, links to reviews and more. See the updates by clicking this link.

Stay tuned for luau updates for the other major islands.


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Aloha Friday Photo: Ma’alaea Morning

Posted: April 17th, 2015 | Comments Off

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Mahalo to Susan Sims for sharing this photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Susan took this peaceful sunrise picture from Ma’alaea Bay on Maui.

In this photo, the coconut trees appear to be reaching out to welcome the new day’s sun. What a lovely way to greet the day.

Happy Aloha Friday!

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5 important points to consider before booking a Waikiki hotel

Posted: April 14th, 2015 | Comments Off

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As you’re planning your Waikiki vacation, we want you to be able to find the best room that fits your budget. We all know that rate shopping is a major consideration, but we wanted to list other important points to consider before you book a room.

1. Location

Ideally, we’d all love to book a room with an oceanfront view, but there’s not enough of a supply of oceanfront rooms in Waikiki to fit everyone’s budget. There are only eight oceanfront hotels in the heart of Waikiki...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Perfect oceanfront seating for one

Posted: April 10th, 2015 | Comments Off

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Mahalo to Edward Michaels for sharing this dreamy photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Edward took this photo from Pokai Bay at Makaha Beach Park on Oahu’s West Coast.

It appears that Edward has chosen a perfect spot to enjoy some oceanfront views, sounds and relaxation. As I daydream about this scene, I can almost feel the sand between my toes and the ocean breeze gently brushing against my face. Then, I can’t help but sigh longingly.

Happy Aloha Friday!


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Oahu hotel review: Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach

Posted: April 8th, 2015 | Comments Off

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Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach offers good value for an oceanfront hotel in the heart of Hawaii’s most iconic beach. This resort offers great amenities and complimentary cultural activities with no resort fees.

Location

Though there are many hotels to choose from in Waikiki Beach, only eight hotels are located on prime oceanfront property. Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach is one of the eight.

Hawaii vacation deals & news: April 7, 2015

Posted: April 7th, 2015 | Comments Off

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* Travelzoo has an excellent voucher offer for the recently renovated Turtle Bay Resort on the peaceful North Shore of Oahu. There are a couple of voucher purchase options — either a three-night or five-night voucher. You can combine multiple vouchers for longer stays. The five-night voucher price starts at $1,119 which equates to an average nightly rate of $224. For comparison, the best price I was able to find elsewhere was $350 per night. The three-night voucher price starts at $699, which works out...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Ala Wai by moonlight

Posted: April 3rd, 2015 | Comments Off

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Mahalo to Cameron Brooks for sharing this gorgeous photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Cameron took this photo from Ala Wai Canal in Honolulu. The reflection of the moonlight and streetlights make this nighttime photo come alive. What a beautiful scene!

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Breaking news: Visitors to the top of Diamond Head is about to escalate

Posted: April 1st, 2015 | Comments Off
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Exclusive photo rendering from the Touristy Association of Hawaii.

Due to our great partnership with the Touristy Association of Hawaii (TAH), Go Visit Hawaii has gotten an exclusive on this breaking news that an escalator will be installed to take visitors to the top of Diamond Head!

Currently, to reach the top of Diamond Head for the great views, visitors must complete a 2-hour hike from the crater’s center. It’s quite a steep hike and definitely gets your heart pumping...
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Exploring tidepools in Hawaii

Posted: March 31st, 2015 | Comments Off
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Tidepools at Hulopoe Bay, Lanai

At first glance, tidepools simply look like pockets of water in eroded lava rock, but there’s actually an abundance of marine life in tidepools.

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Hermit crab

I took a guided tidepool exploration of Hulopoe Bay through Four Seasons Lanai Resort at Manele Bay last fall and was amazed by the thriving ecosystem in these small pools of water.

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