Visiting Molokai Plumeria Farm

Posted: October 9th, 2013 | Comments Off

A few miles outside of Kaunakakai, Molokai’s center, an orchard comes into view. Rows and rows of green trees capture your attention against a sunny, semi-dry landscape. That’s Molokai Plumeria Farm.

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Molokai Plumeria Farm

After pulling into the dirt drive to park, you are immediately surrounded by plumeria trees. The farm grows a variety of plumerias from the soft yellow that you often see in Hawaiian leis to exotic shades of pink.

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Check out the Oahu guide I wrote for CheapFlights

Posted: October 8th, 2013 | Comments Off

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If you’re looking for ideas for what to do on your first Oahu vacation or perhaps some fresh ideas for your repeat visit, check out this newly published guide to Oahu that I wrote for CheapFlights.

The guide is written in the format of five categories with five ideas listed in each category. Those categories are:

  • Five must-see attractions
  • Five scenic spots for photos
  • Five of the best Oahu beaches
  • Five great restaurants
  • Five fun Oahu water...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Makena Maui Magic

Posted: October 4th, 2013 | Comments Off

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Well, WOW! What an amazing scene captured by Caroline Ilima (@csurfergurl on Instagram) at Makena beach on Maui!

That honu looks so happy to be swimming in Hawaii’s clear, clean water. I know I’d be happy to be there, too! How about you?

Mahalo to Caroline for sharing her vibrant instagram photo with us!

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Hawaii vacation news & deals: October 3, 2013

Posted: October 3rd, 2013 | Comments Off

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- Disney’s Oahu resort, Aulani, is expanding their amenities with new infinity edge pool, restaurant and shop. This youtube video provides and overview of these enhancements that are due to be finished by October 19.

- The new Andaz Maui resort that we told you about earlier this year is now open for business. So far, the buzz that we’ve heard about this luxury Wailea resort has been very positive.

- Maui’s Honua Kai Resort opened their new spa, Ho’ola Spa. To celebrate this addition,...
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Maui Ocean Center: Fantastic underwater exploration without getting wet!

Posted: October 1st, 2013 | Comments Off

Though we absolutely love snorkeling in Maui, a visit to the Maui Ocean Center provides so much more ocean life to explore. We’ve visited the Maui Ocean Center three times and it never gets old.

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The variety of tropical marine life at this aquarium is amazing — from sharks to honu (green sea turtles) and jelly fish to puffer fish — you’ll see it all.

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Aloha Friday Photo: Kauai Sunset in Magical Magenta

Posted: September 27th, 2013 | Comments Off

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Mahalo to Robin Kramer for sharing her amazing Kauai sunset photo with us. Robin tells me that she took this photo in February at Nukoli’i Beach on the east side of Kauai. It’s simply stunning!

Mahalo again to Robin. Happy Aloha Friday!

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Big announcement! Travelzoo partners with Go Visit Hawaii to provide Hawaii deals

Posted: September 24th, 2013 | Comments Off

Go Visit Hawaii Deals by TravelZooWe’re very excited to announce that Travelzoo is partnering with Go Visit Hawaii  to provide amazing deals to help you experience more Hawaii with less money!

You’ll find deals on pampering spa treatments, fun activities, local entertainment, restaurants and Hawaii hotel (getaway) stays. Whether you’re a visitor or a kama’aina, you’ll find great Hawaii deals to help you save as you explore the islands.

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Aloha Friday Photo: “A sunset to remember”

Posted: September 20th, 2013 | Comments Off

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Big Island Sunset

Mahalo to Mark Levy for sending this excellent Hawaii sunset shot for our weekly Aloha Friday Photo feature.

Mark took this photo from the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel on Hawaii, the Big Island. He noted that this moment was “ sunset to remember, especially for the sailors among us.”

What a lovely scene with the fiery orange sky. The sun appears to be gigantic as it approaches the horizon. I wonder...
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Long-haul flight tips to/from Hawaii: What to bring on the plane

Posted: September 19th, 2013 | Comments Off
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Convenient items to bring for long-haul flights

Boarding pass? Check. Government-issued photo identification? Check. Wallet? Check. Carry-on luggage? Check. What else do you need to bring onboard for your flights to and from Hawaii?

We conclude our series on tips for making your flights to and from Hawaii as comfortable as possible with suggestions for what to bring with you on the flight. Use this list to...
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Long-haul flight tips to/from Hawaii: What to bring on the plane

Posted: September 19th, 2013 | Comments Off
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Convenient items to bring for long-haul flights

Boarding pass? Check. Government-issued photo identification? Check. Wallet? Check. Carry-on luggage? Check. What else do you need to bring onboard for your flights to and from Hawaii?

We conclude our series on tips for making your flights to and from Hawaii as comfortable as possible with suggestions for what to bring with you on the flight. Use this list to...
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