Aloha Friday Photo: Kauai beach scene

Posted: October 5th, 2018 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Eva Franke for sharing this pretty Aloha Friday Photo. She took this shot on her “best holiday ever” while visiting Kauai in 2017. With a Kauai beach scene like this, we can understand why she enjoyed the trip so much.

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Are ocean water temperatures in Hawaii warm enough for year round swimming?

Posted: October 1st, 2018 | Comments Off

A December day on Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Oahu

Is the ocean temperature in Hawaii warm enough for swimming and ocean sports? Yes, it is! Even in the colder winter months? Yes, it is!

How do Hawaii ocean temperatures compare month to month?

Referencing data for Honolulu, Oahu from NOAA, ocean temperatures range from 76°F (24.4°C) to 81°F (27.2°C). The following chart shows Honolulu’s monthly water temperature average.

 

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Aloha Friday Photo: Sunset overlooking Kona

Posted: September 28th, 2018 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Anissa Capps for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo with us. She took this photo in February 2018 at the top of Lako overlooking Kona.

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Hawaii vacation news & deals: September 26, 2018

Posted: September 26th, 2018 | Comments Off

* Hilton Hawaiian Village will be putting their suites on big discount for a limited time. The sale will be valid for stays from October 7, 2018 through March 31, 2019, reservations must be booked from October 1 through 8. One example of this deal is that you can book a junior suite in the Tapa Tower at the discounted rate of $236.50 per night instead of the standard price of $473 per night. Learn more about this deal here...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Duke Kahanamoku Statue on Waikiki Beach

Posted: September 21st, 2018 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Toni McIntire from Tampa, Florida for sharing this nice photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Toni’s photo features the Duke Kahanamoku statue, which is one of those must-see sights of Waikiki Beach.

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Everything you need to know to get to and travel in Hawaii

Posted: September 18th, 2018 | Comments Off

 

When planning a trip to Hawaii, some of the first questions relate to how to get to the islands and then how to get around once you’re there. Chance are, we’ve written an article to help you understand every step of the way to get there and move around with ease.

In this article, we organize the Hawaii transportation decision/planning points with links to our articles which will provide in-depth details.

How’s the best and cheapest way to get to Hawaii?

One of the first questions...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Beautiful “Grand Canyon” on the island of Kauai

Posted: September 14th, 2018 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Susan Asher for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo. Her photo was taken at Kauai’s Waimea Canyon, which is also called the Grand Canyon of the Pacific. Though not as large as the true Grand Canyon on the US mainland, it’s just as beautiful and a must-see for any Kauai itinerary.

Happy Aloha Friday!

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FAQs about hurricanes in Hawaii

Posted: September 11th, 2018 | Comments Off

GOES West Satellite Imagery of Tropical Storm Olivia

Historically speaking, hurricanes are unusual events in Hawaii — especially when compared to land masses near the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean. That being said, this 2018 hurricane season has been slightly active. One hurricane, Lane, skirted around Hawaii and Tropical Storm Olivia is moving in the direction of the Hawaiian Islands as I write this article.

So, what should you know about hurricanes in Hawaii? Let’s...
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Aloha Friday Photo: “Across from Buzz’s”

Posted: September 7th, 2018 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Jeannine Geraets for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo with us. Jeannine tells us that she captured this beautiful snap across from Buzz’s Steakhouse in Kailua on Oahu.

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Hawaii vacation deals & news: September 5, 2018

Posted: September 5th, 2018 | Comments Off

– We’re happy to report that Hawaii Volcanoes National Park plans to reopen! After experiencing hundreds of earthquakes and other risks, the area around Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has settled for the moment. Officials announced a goal of reopening some of the closed areas by September 22. You can follow the recovery efforts at this link. From this collection of photos, you can get an idea of the damages/changes to the park.

– Other than some localized flooding,...
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