Aloha Friday Photo: Wailua Falls, East Maui

Posted: September 12th, 2014 | Comments Off


Mahalo to Russell DeJetley for sharing this stunning photo of Wailua Falls on Maui.

Russell really captured the beauty of this place. He must have used a long exposure to create the milky smooth effect on the waterfall.

Wailua Falls is located on East Maui, past the town on Hana on Highway 31. It’s one of the easiest waterfalls to find and see along the  read the full article »

Your favorite Hawaii places

Posted: September 10th, 2014 | Comments Off

We thoroughly enjoyed reading your favorite places after we posed the question on the blog and on Facebook a couple of weeks ago. We found ourselves nodding in agreement with so many of your choices, but we also learned of some spots we didn’t know.

Let’s take a look at your responses.

How do your favorite islands stack up per Go Visit Hawaii readers and fans?

Oahu was mentioned the most. That’s not too surprising considering more people visit Oahu than any other island. In fact, per the 2013 Hawaii Tourism Authority visitor statistics, more...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Layered sunset

Posted: September 5th, 2014 | Comments Off


Mahalo to Edward Michaels for sharing this sunset photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Edward tells us that he took this photo on the leeward (west side) of Oahu looking towards Lahilahi Point.

It seems that each Oahu sunset is unique. One of the features of this sunset that popped out to us is that it the sunset sky colors appear to be in horizontal layers.

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Hawaii vacation news & deals: September 2, 2014

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 | Comments Off
Waikiki Beach

Waikiki Beach

* If you need a virtual visit to Oahu, Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau along with Google Maps has added 360-degree views of Oahu parks and trails. It’s really neat, so do check it out.

* If you are visiting Waikiki this fall, you could take advantage of a deal for a spa day at Na Ho’ola Spa in the Hyatt Regency Waikiki. The regular price for the massage and facial services is $300, but read the full article »

Aloha Friday Photo: Fiery Finish

Posted: August 29th, 2014 | Comments Off


Mahalo to Chief’s Luau for sharing this photo with us for Aloha Friday. This shot shows the Samoan fire knife dancing that typically caps off a great Polynesian dancing show of a luau.

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Where’s your favorite place in Hawaii?

Posted: August 26th, 2014 | Comments Off


Do you have a favorite place in Hawaii? Perhaps it’s a specific beach, hiking trail, waterfall, garden, restaurant or hotel? Maybe it’s a place you visualize immediately when you think of Hawaii?

Please share your favorite place in Hawaii along with the reason why in the comments section of this article. Then, stay tuned because you just might see your name and your favorite place highlighted in a future article.

We can’t wait to hear from you. Mahalo for your input!

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Aloha Friday Photo: A view of Diamond Head from the air

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 | Comments Off


Mahalo to Peter King from the United Kingdom for sharing this view of Diamond Head  with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Peter took this photo from the plane while visiting Hawaii in April.

It’s always exciting to catch the first views Hawaii as your flight comes in for landing. Likewise, as you depart, you savor the final sights of Hawaii while you...
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What to know for a September vacation to Hawaii

Posted: August 19th, 2014 | Comments Off

september in hawaii

September is a fantastic month to visit Hawaii. It’s a relatively quiet time in the Hawaiian Islands; hotel rates are less expensive and the weather is great. In this article, we’ll review all these important details in deciding if September is the best month for you to vacation in Hawaii.

What’s Hawaii’s weather like in September?

August and September are two of the hottest months in Hawaii. September weather in the Hawaiian Islands can be described as very summer-like with lots...
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Aloha Friday Photo: A sweetheart of a view

Posted: August 15th, 2014 | Comments Off


Mahalo to Joe West from Drone Cam Hawaii for sharing this superb view of Pu’upehe with us. Pu’upehe, also known as Sweetheart Rock, is one of the most iconic views of Lana’i. This impressive rock always makes visitors wonder how it was formed and why it stands alone from the rest of the island.

We’ve taken the short hike out to view Pu’upehe many...
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Hawaii vacation deals & news: August 13, 2014

Posted: August 13th, 2014 | Comments Off


* Thankfully tropical storms Iselle and Julio have passed and sunny skies have returned to Hawaii.

* We’re finally seeing Hawaiian Airlines dip their fares into the upper $300s from the mid $400s — a seasonal best rate. Fares are now starting at $398 roundtrip but you must book by August 18 and travel from August 19 through December 12, 2014. For a quick search of the lowest fares available from your home airport, we like to use read the full article »

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