Hawaii vacation news & deals: February 7, 2017

Posted: February 7th, 2017 | Comments Off

– Hawaiian Airlines’s newest sweepstakes includes a grand prize of 140,000 HawaiianMiles for two roundtrip tickets, four nights at Wailea Beach Resort Marriott and dinner for two. You must be a legal resident of the US to win. See this link for more information and to enter to win.

– Our activities partner, Funlocity, has recently added tours and activities for the islands of Kauai and Hawaii (Big Island) in addition to Oahu and Maui. Use the “What Island”...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Hawaii hiking scene

Posted: February 3rd, 2017 | Comments Off

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Mahalo to Robin Gonzalez for sharing this pretty Hawaii coast scene with us for Aloha Friday Photos. She snapped this photo while on a hike. Views like these can certainly inspire you to hike longer and more often than your norm.

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Detailed Oahu sightseeing plans for a day trip island hop

Posted: February 1st, 2017 | Comments Off

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A visit to the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor is high on the bucket list for many first-time Hawaii visitors. As you probably know, Pearl Harbor is on Oahu, but you don’t have plan your entire Hawaii vacation on Oahu in order to see Pearl Harbor. You can easily see Pearl Harbor, plus a whole lot more, on a day trip to Oahu.

We’ve recently created two, Oahu sightseeing plans designed for a day trip island hop from one of...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Decisions

Posted: January 27th, 2017 | Comments Off

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Mahalo to Curt Vogelsang for sending this nice shot from Lanikai Beach on Oahu. Curt share a bit of philosophy with this scene:

“It’s not what you do, it’s how you do it.

It’s not what you see, it’s how you see it.

It’s not how your life is, it’s how you live it.”

You can be like the guy on the board wishing the waves were bigger or be like the group running out to...
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Do you plan Hawaii vacation activities before your trip or just book them when you get there?

Posted: January 23rd, 2017 | Comments Off

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Do you plan Hawaii vacation activities before your trip or just book them when you get there? That’s a question we hear quite often. We always recommend booking your vacation activities ahead of your trip.

Reasons why you should book activities before your vacation:

1.  Your time in Hawaii is limited, so why waste it researching and booking activities? If you invest the time into your planning before your trip, you won’t spend precious vacation time creating your plans. When you plan ahead, that...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Tranquil Turquoise

Posted: January 20th, 2017 | Comments Off

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Mahalo to Lisa Sullivan for sending this nice Waikiki Beach photo to us for Aloha Friday Photos. We love the turquoise colors of the ocean calling us in for a swim.

Happy Aloha Friday!

Are you ready for your flight to Hawaii? See our series of articles with tips to make your flight more comfortable.

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Beautiful Kauai garden tour at Limahuli Garden & Preserve

Posted: January 18th, 2017 | Comments Off

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A treasure within a treasure — those are the words that come to mind to describe Limahuli Garden and Preserve on the far north shore of Kauai. With cliffs of every shade of green reaching up to the sky and down to the Pacific, the north shore of Kauai is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Nestled on lush 1,000 acres between these scenic cliffs, Limahuli Garden and Preserve invites you to enjoy these stunning surroundings.

Limahuli Garden and Preserve...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Spectacular Lahaina Sunset

Posted: January 13th, 2017 | Comments Off

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Mahalo to Shane Eubanks from Georgia for sharing this gorgeous sunset photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Shane took this photo from Lahaina while visiting Maui last month. Shane tells us that there had been a rainstorm that day that broke just before sunset. The sky was so spectacular that Shane didn’t even have to use a camera filter to enhance the colors.

Happy Aloha Friday!


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Hawaii festivals and special events January – April 2017

Posted: January 11th, 2017 | Comments Off
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Colorful kahili like these are often used in ceremonies and festivals in Hawaii.

If a Hawaii vacation is in your near future or you just need a good excuse to plan one, there’s a chance that you may find a fun festival or event to include in your itinerary.

Here are the major cultural and special events planned through April 2017. Click on the links to learn more about each festival.

February

4th – Hawaii (Big) Island – Waimea Cherry Blossom...
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Aloha Friday Photos: Oahu Blooms

Posted: January 6th, 2017 | Comments Off

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Mahalo Irina Blok of San Francisco for sending in this pretty floral photo for Aloha Friday Photos. She took this photo while visiting Oahu in December, which reminds us that Hawaii is always in beautiful bloom — even in the winter.

Happy Aloha Friday!

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