Take me there Tuesday: Molokai Plumeria Farm

Posted: May 1st, 2018 | Comments Off

Picture yourself wandering underneath the dappled shade of plumeria trees. Imagine a gentle, plumeria-scented breeze. Sounds delightful, doesn’t it? Though these thoughts may sound like a dream, you can make it a reality by visiting  the Molokai Plumeria Farm on the island of Molokai.

With today, May 1st, being Lei Day in Hawaii, we thought it was the perfect time to highlight the Molokai Plumeria Farm...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Kukui Nut Leis at Aloha Stadium

Posted: April 27th, 2018 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Toni McIntire from Tampa, Florida for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo. Toni’s photo shows kukui nut leis on display from one of the vendors at the Aloha Stadium Swap Meet market in Honolulu.

These colorful and polished leis remind us that Lei Day is coming next week — May 1st. It’s the perfect time to reflect on the beauty and symbolism of the lei and its importance to the Hawaiian culture.

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Hawaii Festival and Special Events May – August 2018

Posted: April 25th, 2018 | Comments Off

Honoka’a Western Week Parade Line Up (Photo credit: Sarah Anderson)

Hawaii has a rich culture and history that’s certainly worth celebrating. There are many festivals that you may want to plan into your Hawaii vacation. Let’s take a look at a selection of the top cultural celebrations taking place between May and August 2018.

May 2018

1st – All islands – Lei Day – Celebration of the beauty and traditions of the Hawaiian lei. Check with your...
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Hawaii Festival and Special Events May – August 2018

Posted: April 25th, 2018 | Comments Off

Honoka’a Western Week Parade Line Up (Photo credit: Sarah Anderson)

Hawaii has a rich culture and history that’s certainly worth celebrating. There are many festivals that you may want to plan into your Hawaii vacation. Let’s take a look at a selection of the top cultural celebrations taking place between May and August 2018.

May 2018

1st – All islands – Lei Day – Celebration of the beauty and traditions of the Hawaiian lei. Check with your...
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Major flooding on Kauai, April 2018

Posted: April 17th, 2018 | Comments Off

Overall, the Hawaiian Islands have had quite a wet winter and start to spring of 2018. Unfortunately, reports of flooding and landslides have been in the news far too often in recent months. According to data and reports from the National Weather Service, rainfall in February and March were above average. In some areas, rainfall levels were at the highest experienced in decades.

The worst of this wet weather pattern happened this past weekend with major...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Sunset at dinner in Lahaina

Posted: April 13th, 2018 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Kathy Price for sharing this pretty sunset scene with us for Aloha Friday Photos. She took this photo at Frida’s on the Beach in Lahaina on Maui. What a feast for the eyes!

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Hawaii vacation news & deals: April 10, 2018

Posted: April 10th, 2018 | Comments Off

* CheapAir.com has released an interesting new study of the best time to purchase airfare. Their research revealed that on average, the cheapest time to purchase a ticket is 70 days before departure. That’s up 16 days from their previous study. They analyzed the seasonality factor for airfare purchases and have come up with seasonal specific purchase windows. We’ve updated our lowest airfare to Hawaii article to include this new research.

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Aloha Friday Photo: Byodo-In Temple on Oahu

Posted: April 6th, 2018 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Toni McIntire from Tampa, Florida for sharing this lovely photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Toni took this photo of Byodo-In while on her honeymoon to Oahu.

Byodo-In is definitely a marvelous place to see and one that we include as part of our Oahu vacation itinerary.

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Aloha Friday Photo: North Shore Oahu Beach Scene

Posted: March 30th, 2018 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Janis Mitchell for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo with us. Janis took this photo of a beach off of Kamehameha Highway on the North Shore of Oahu. What a lovely shoreline view!

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Take me there Tuesday: A day at Waikiki Beach

Posted: March 27th, 2018 | Comments Off

For this edition of Take Me There Tuesday, let’s go to Waikiki Beach, which is Hawaii’s most iconic beach. Let’s take a photo journey through a full day at Waikiki Beach.

First, when we think of Waikiki, we have visions of Diamond Head crater marking the east end of the stretch of beaches. It’s sturdy presence always provides a sense of place. A sunrise  stroll on the beach is a very peaceful start to the day.

As the day progresses, beachgoers emerge to enjoy the...
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