Hawaii vacation news & deals: March 29, 2017

Posted: March 29th, 2017 | Comments Off

– CheapAir.com, a flight search engine, is offering $10 off flights booked to Honolulu with promo code 10HNL. That promo code is valid through April 2, 2017. You might recall that CheapAir is one of the resources we recommend for finding the lowest airfare to Hawaii.

– Hilton Hawaii is offering a sweepstakes to win a five-night stay plus air for two on Hawaiian Airlines. See the rules and enter here....
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Aloha Friday Photo: A wallpaper worthy Maui vacation photo

Posted: March 24th, 2017 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Karl Moss of Raleigh, North Carolina for submitting this serene, Maui shot for Aloha Friday Photos. Here’s what he shared about this picture:

Here’s one of my favorite pics from our 25th anniversary trip. This was taken from our condo in Kaanapali. You can see Moloka’i in the distance. Even after 6 years, this is still my wallpaper on my computer at work!

It’s a wallpaper worthy shot, for sure!

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Enter to win camera accessories!

Posted: March 22nd, 2017 | Comments Off

Photographers capturing sunset at the summit of Haleakala, Maui.

We have some great camera accessories to giveaway! We have two prize packs and both of them include tripods. As you may recall, our award-winning photographer Andy gives five great reasons why a tripod helps you take better photos in Hawaii.

The first prize shown in the...
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Is first class on Hawaiian Airlines worth it from JFK to HNL?

Posted: March 20th, 2017 | Comments Off

Window and aisle first class seats on Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A330 – JFK to HNL. Seats 3A and 3B.

We were fortunate to have enough frequent flier miles for first class, roundtrip tickets on Hawaiian Airline’s direct flight from New York’s JFK to Honolulu. We were very impressed by the seats, service and amenities, despite one hiccup, but we’ll get to that later.

The aloha spirit is evident from the moment you step on the plane. Flight attendants were...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Colorful Hawaiian Sunset

Posted: March 17th, 2017 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Melody Demars for sharing this colorful Hawaiian sunset with us for Aloha Friday Photos.We love the reflection of the sky in the tidepools.

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Hawaii’s Big Island like you’ve never seen it before

Posted: March 13th, 2017 | Comments Off

We’re just back from an amazing visit to Hawaii Island (aka The Big Island) and put together this video that shows Hawaii from the air, ground, and ocean–all in stunning, 4K, ultra high definition.

If you’re planning a trip to The Big Island, this will get you excited for your visit. If you’re not, then this will likely put Hawaii’s largest island on your vacation planning radar.


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Aloha Friday Photo: “Winter Visitors”

Posted: March 10th, 2017 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Carol Zilic of Naperville, Illinois for sharing this outstanding whale breach photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Carol visited in February, which is the peak of Hawaii’s winter humpback whale season. Here’s what she shared,

Whales were very busy breaching on this trip with Captain Steve’s 2 hour whale watch in Maui. It always is tons of fun-you never know what your trip will have for you.

It seems that both Carol and this humpback...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Evening surfers at Kahanamoku Beach

Posted: March 3rd, 2017 | Comments Off

Mahalo to James Grenz for sharing this colorful shot for Aloha Friday Photos.  This photo was taken at the Kahanamoku Beach area of Waikiki.

What an interesting time of day with the surfers coming in from riding the waves while others stand at the water’s edge admiring sunset.

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Discovering the local foods and drinks of Maui

Posted: February 27th, 2017 | Comments Off

As you’re planning your Maui vacation itinerary, you might want to plan to enjoy some yummy adventures that the island has to offer. From organic farms to unique frozen treats, you’ll find some ways taste the local culture.

The chef describes some of the ingredients he’s prepping for lunch at the O’o Farm tour.

O’o Organic farm tour – This farm-to-table tour leads you through an excellent variety of organic vegetables and fruits. After tour...
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Aloha Friday Photo: New land in creation!

Posted: February 24th, 2017 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Nancy Claus for sharing this excellent lava flow photo with us for Aloha Friday Photo, She took this photo  on Hawaii (Big) Island.

Nancy said this about her photo, “The coastal lava flows near Kalapana – the creation of Earth in progress. What an amazing sight to see new land being created.”

Seeing volcano activity is one of many reasons that Hawaii’s Big Island is an excellent vacation destination. If you are...
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