Molokai rediscovered

Posted: July 10th, 2013 | Comments Off

With many thanks to the Molokai Visitors Association, we recently rediscovered Molokai’s allure. Of all the Hawaiian Islands, Molokai is the island that we’d visited the least — a day trip from Maui was our only previous experience. Our recent four-day visit gave us much more insight to this unspoiled island.

“Slow Down”

As visitors leave the island’s airport, a hand-painted sign greets you with an aloha and the advice to “Slow Down. This is Molokai.”  Because we had been rushed with our flights, we couldn’t quite make that slowed down transition immediately, but it did come.

Molokai is...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Let’s have a Waimea beach day

Posted: July 5th, 2013 | Comments Off


I’ve got a plan for us to do today. Let’s grab a towel, slather on sunscreen, pack our beach bag and find a spot to enjoy this Waimea Beach photo on Oahu’s North Shore. How does that sound?

Mahalo to Marjorie Mayer for sharing her photo with us! Happy Aloha Friday!

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Top Hawaii July 4th Fireworks

Posted: July 3rd, 2013 | Comments Off

Oahu July 4th FireworksHawaii sure knows how to celebrate a holiday. July 4th is no exception as you’ll find spectacular fireworks displays filling the Hawaiian island skies.

If you’re going to be in Hawaii for the 4th of July, we wanted to highlight the best places to catch fireworks displays on each island. Even if you’ll be outside of Hawaii for the holiday, perhaps this list might be useful/inspiration to visit Hawaii for a future Independence Day.


Oahu celebrates the holiday on both July 3rd and July 4th with big...
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Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: July 1, 2013

Posted: July 1st, 2013 | Comments Off

4306854578_90a2627c8e_m* Through Google Map’s Street View, it’s easy to virtually explore Hawaii’s scenic highways. What’s even cooler than that is that Google, Hawaii Forest & Trail and the HVCB are partnering to provide 360-degree images of some of Hawaii’s top hiking trails. See more and learn how you can apply to be a trekker for this project at this link.

* Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows is offering a chance to win a three-night stay. See this link to enter.

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Hawaii, the Big Island July 4th Fireworks & Events 2013

Posted: June 29th, 2013 | Comments Off

Wondering what’s happening across Hawaii, the Big Island for July 4th? You’ll find games, entertainment, fireworks and lots of fourth fun! 


Waikoloa Beach Resort Family Fourth and Fireworks

Waikoloa Fireworks

Waikoloa Fireworks

Fun, patriotic festivities will fill the day before the day is capped off with a fireworks show over Waikoloa Bowl. Starting at 12:30pm in the Coronation Pavilion in the Queens Marketplace, five island bands take the stage. Free cotton candy, popcorn, face painting,...
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Kauai July 4th Fireworks 2013

Posted: June 28th, 2013 | Comments Off

Great music, food, fun and fireworks are planned for the 24th Annual Concert in the Sky. This annual Kauai Hospice fundraiser is Kauai’s top July 4th event.

Festivities  begin at 4pm and will last until about 9:30pm. See flyer below or this link for ticket purchase options. Pre-sale tickets are available for $10 per adult and $5 for children ages 6 to 12. If you purchase tickets at the gate, they’re $15 for adults and $7 for children.

Concert in the Sky will be held at Vidinha Soccer Field, located by Vidinha Stadium in Lihue. For more information call...
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Maui July 4th Fireworks & Events 2013

Posted: June 28th, 2013 | Comments Off

Will you be celebrating July 4th in Maui? If so, you’ll find many Independence Day celebrations around the island. Festivities will be available throughout the day with the grand finale being the big fireworks show in Lahaina.

Here’s what you’ll find happening in Maui this July 4th, 2013:

Makawao 4th of July Parade and Rodeo
The historic, small town of Makawao holds their annual parade and rodeo that celebrates Independence Day and their ranching history. The parade starts at 9am from the lower end of Baldwin Avenue and ends at the Eddie Tam Center on Makawao...
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Aloha Friday Photo: A Place of Refuge

Posted: June 28th, 2013 | Comments Off


Mahalo to Susan Sims for sending today’s Aloha Friday Photo that she took on Hawaii, the Big Island. We love this peaceful shot under the shade of the coconut trees at the reflective fishpond’s edge.

Susan’s photo was taken at Pu’uhonau O Honaunau National Park, which is more commonly known as the “place of refuge.”  In ancient Hawaiian culture, if a person broke a kapu (law), they could be put to death unless they could make their way to a place of refuge in the hopes that they...
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Review: Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa in Maui

Posted: June 24th, 2013 | Comments Off

Wailea Beach Marriott Resort and Spa

Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa offers gracious hospitality along the sunny shore of Wailea. Take our quick video tour of the Wailea Beach Marriott.

The location

Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa spans twenty-two beautiful, oceanfront acres in South Maui. The resort’s prime, peninsula location sits between Ulua Beach on the north and Wailea Beach on the south.

South Maui tends to be sunnier as compared to...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Haleiwa Sunset

Posted: June 21st, 2013 | Comments Off


Mahalo nui loa to Nancy Jordan for sending this beautiful shot photo for Aloha Friday Photos. Nancy captured this sunset photo from Haleiwa on Oahu’s North Shore. What a gorgeous postcard-like scene with the palm tree framing the sunset!

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