Hawaii vacation news & deals: June 26, 2018

Posted: June 26th, 2018 | Comments Off

* The Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel has been renovated, rebranded and renamed to the Westin Hapuna Beach Resort. We stayed here a few years ago under the previous brand and loved it. It has one of the best beach locations in all of Hawaii Island. Among the many renovations, the most notable ones that visitors will appreciate is that the rooms have been extensively redecorated and an adults-only infinity pool...
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Aloha Friday Photo: “A little piece of Heaven”

Posted: June 22nd, 2018 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Ali Ridgwell for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo with us. Ali took this Maui sunset shot while visiting the Fairmont Kea Lani in August 2017. She described this shot as “a little piece of Heaven.”

Happy Aloha Friday!

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The best July 4th 2018 fireworks & events in Hawaii

Posted: June 20th, 2018 | Comments Off

How would you like to celebrate Independence Day with aloha? Hawaii will be offering amazing July 4th celebrations to do just that!

Of course parades and grand fireworks shows will dazzle visitors and locals alike. On top of that, you’ll also discover events that are truly unique to Hawaii. A few of those are:

Aloha Friday Photo: “Shaka to the moon”

Posted: June 15th, 2018 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Josée Martin for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo. She took this neat shot  while visiting Kepuhi Beach. She noticed that the tall coconut tree looks like it’s giving a shaka to the moon.

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Bonus tips for choosing a Hawaii vacation condo or villa

Posted: June 12th, 2018 | Comments Off

Condo lanai (patio) at Puu Poa on Kauai

We’ve written several articles with advice for renting a condo or villa in Hawaii. Some of those articles are:

Aloha Friday Photo: East Oahu Shoreline

Posted: June 8th, 2018 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Britne Terrell for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo. Britne’s photo is is the rugged east Oahu shoreline. It’s a colorful landscape that is certainly worth admiring.

Happy Aloha Friday!

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What you need to know about the new volcanic eruptions in Hawaii

Posted: June 7th, 2018 | Comments Off

Photo credit to USGS

Your news and social media timelines might be flooded with images of the vigorous volcanic eruptions in Hawaii. These jaw-dropping scenes with fountains and rivers of lava are absolutely amazing.

Photo credit to USGS

Those scenes along with potential misunderstanding have led to some people canceling Hawaii vacations. Per this Pacific...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Sunset from the Aston Waikiki Circle Hotel

Posted: June 1st, 2018 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Betty Brown for sharing this colorful sunset shot with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Here’s what Betty tells us about this great sunset view:

I made this shot from our lanai at the Aston Waikiki Circle Hotel on Feb 23, 2017. It was just before the hula show on Waikiki Beach.

Happy Aloha Friday!

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How long are inter-island flights in Hawaii?

Posted: May 30th, 2018 | Comments Off

Aerial view of Oahu

Though the only way to travel between Kauai, Oahu, Maui and Hawaii (Big) Island is by air, the flights are brief. In fact, you’ll probably spend more time driving to the airport, parking, going through airport security and boarding than you’ll spend in the air.

The Hawaiian Islands are not very far apart. The biggest distance – from Kauai to Hawaii (Big) Island – is only 305 miles per Google. A direct Hawaiian Airlines flight from...
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Aloha Friday Photo: The USS Missouri Battleship Memorial

Posted: May 25th, 2018 | Comments Off

Mahalo to Shane Wernert for sharing this Aloha Friday Photo with us. Shane got this great capture of the USS Missouri Battleship Memorial in Pearl Harbor on Oahu. The Mighty Mo sure looks strong and proud as she basks in the sun.

We chose this photo for this Friday because of Memorial Day Weekend in this USA. It’s a time to pause and reflect on the great sacrifices that have been given for freedom.

If you are...
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