Aloha Friday Photo: Halona Blowhole, Oahu

Posted: July 21st, 2017 | Comments Off

Mahalo to John Irwin of Dunedin, Florida for sharing this excellent photo of Halona Blowhole on Oahu. Here’s what John had to say about this experience:

I stumbled upon this menacing blowhole by accident as I was jumping around on the rocks near an amazing little beach I had been snorkeling off. It’s right off the winding highway on Oahu’s east coast. The height of the spray depends on the tide, and I found out later that a few...
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Take me there Tuesday: Akaka Falls, Hawaii Island

Posted: July 18th, 2017 | Comments Off

Akaka Falls

Akaka Falls is one of the Big Island’s most iconic waterfalls. With a forceful 442-foot plunge, it’s well worth the stop to take in this magnificent waterfall. To learn more about visiting this waterfall, see our Akaka Falls post.

There is a short walk to get to the overlook, but you can enjoy glimpses along the way.

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Aloha Friday Photo: Oahu North Shore Sunset Sky

Posted: July 14th, 2017 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Hilary Gregoire for sharing this beautiful Oahu photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. She tells us that she drove to the North Shore her kids just before sunset. They stopped to take a swim and finished just in time to see all these beautiful colors. What a beautiful way to end the day!

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Hawaii vacation deals & news: July 12, 2017

Posted: July 12th, 2017 | Comments Off

– Airfare to Hawaii for fall vacations is starting to look enticing. is a good place to check for the best fares from your local airport to Hawaii.

– Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has launched a new video with tips for safely viewing lava.

– Outrigger Resorts has hotels and vacation condos 30% off across all major the Hawaiian islands.

– Travaasa Hana has an interesting sale including a split stay between...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Boat ride up the Na Pali Coast with dolphins!

Posted: July 7th, 2017 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Debbie Miller from Sarasota, Florida for sending this picture perfect Na Pali Coast scene to us for Aloha Friday Photos. Debbie took this photo while on a bucket list and birthday boat ride up the Na Pali Coast. Here’s what she shared about this tour:

We were blessed with spectacular weather and calm seas. The scenery was spectacular and we ended up being accompanied by a couple different pods of spinner dolphin. They...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Maui Sunset Moment

Posted: June 30th, 2017 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Jennifer Moriel of Fabens, Texas for sharing this very interesting sunset shot with us for Aloha Friday Photos. We love all the different tree silhouettes that are captured in contrast with the colorful sunset backdrop.

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Fantastic Independence Day events in Hawaii – July 4th 2017

Posted: June 28th, 2017 | Comments Off

You still have time to get to Hawaii to enjoy the many fourth of July events planned across the islands. You’ll find family-friendly celebrations including parades, games, live music, local food and, of course, dazzling fireworks displays!

Some of Hawaii’s July 4th events are unique and special to the islands. With swaying palms and the abundance of Hawaiian music and food, you’ll know you’re in the Aloha State.

The Big Island of Hawaii offers the most unique Independence Day celebrations in the state. In...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Scenes from Hawaii Highway 137

Posted: June 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Marcia Sewick from Waukon, Iowa for sharing these gorgeous photos with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Here’s what Marcia shared with us about the above photo:

We visited the Big Island for the first time in February/March 2017 and on our drive in the Puna district, we came upon this scenic spot, one of many, on Highway 137.

This next photo was taken from her car as they were driving on Highway 137 on the way to Kalapana. She described this...
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A tour around Lana’i City

Posted: June 20th, 2017 | Comments Off

Centrally located in the pleasant highlands of the island of Lana’i, Lana’i City is one very charming town. With a population of around 3,000, it’s really no city at all. It’s one of those unique places where everyone knows everyone and everyone is so friendly. We like to think of it as the Mayberry of Hawaii.

Dole Park defines the heart of Lana’i City. It’s the gathering place for picnics, the farmers market and island festivals.

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Aloha Friday Photo: “Such a breathtaking place”

Posted: June 16th, 2017 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Jaana Nuutinen from Brisbane, Australia for sharing this gorgeous lighthouse photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos.

Jaana took this photo at Kilauea Lighthouse while visiting Kauai with her daughter. She described this view as “such a breathtaking place.” Yes, indeed, it is, which is why we list it in our recently published Kauai vacation itinerary and travel planner.

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