When is the best time to book your flights to Hawaii? These promising tools might help.

Posted: March 30th, 2016 | Comments Off


When is the best time to purchase your flights to Hawaii? We can point you to our best resources, but the truth is we don’t know. No one knows!

Though fare predictor tools from major companies have come and completely gone — a testament to the unpredictable nature of airfare pricing — there are a couple of relatively new tools that appear to offer some promising results.

Aloha Friday Photo: “towards the volcano, a beautiful rainbow appeared.”

Posted: March 25th, 2016 | Comments Off


Mahalo to Elizabeth Gharagozlou for sharing this lovely Hawaii photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Here’s what Elizabeth tells us about this picture:

This was taken from our room at the Fairmont Orchid Resort on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island in October 2015. Looking towards the volcano,a beautiful rainbow appeared.

What a lovely view to this rainbow!

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Take the Maui Astronomy Tour for the star treatment

Posted: March 23rd, 2016 | Comments Off

From my very first visit to Haleakala, my interest in astronomy was piqued. I recall arriving on the summit in the middle of the night, wondering if the famous Haleakala sunrise was worth the nearly sleepless night. Of course the sunrise was beautiful and worth every minute of lost sleep, but for me, seeing the incredible blanket of stars was even more amazing.With very little light pollution, Haleakala is one of the best places on earth for stargazing.

In 2009, I conducted a Q&A about stargazing in Hawaii with the...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Old Glory in Pearl Harbor

Posted: March 18th, 2016 | Comments Off


Mahalo to David and Debra Hall for sending this photo to us for Aloha Friday Photo. Her photo was taken at the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor as she describes here:

My husband and I were stationed at Schofield Barracks, HI. It was our first time to Hawaii and my husband, our daughter-Rachel, our son-Wesley and my mother who passed away in 2013 from stage IV lung cancer went to see the Pearl Harbor Memorial. My...
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Hawaii vacation deals & news: March 16, 2016

Posted: March 16th, 2016 | Comments Off


* Hawaiian Airlines is giving away a million HawaiianMiles and a cruise. The grand prize winner will receive 500,000 HawaiianMiles and a cruise for two. Five first place winners will receive 100,000 HawaiianMiles each. see this link for more information. Note that you must be a legal US resident to be eligible to win.

* The 2016 Hawaii Entertainment Books are on sale today through March 20, 2016 for $16 when you use code SWEET. That’s the lowest price...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Magic Sands Beach Sunset

Posted: March 11th, 2016 | Comments Off


Mahalo to Mike Alarid for sharing this beautifully composed sunset photo for Aloha Friday Photos.

Mike noted that he took this photo from Magic Sands Beach Hawaii’s Big Island in January. What a magical view of Magic Sands!

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Hawaii vacation deals & news: March 8, 2016

Posted: March 8th, 2016 | Comments Off

“Chairadise” found at Hilton Waikoloa Village

* Hilton Hawaiian Village is giving away a four-night stay with their #WhyHawaii contest. You must be a legal US resident to enter. See the contest details here.

* Hilton Waikoloa Village is offering an incredible 72-hour “inclusive” sale starting Monday, March 14 for stays between April 4 and December 4, 2016. Rooms start at $159 plus taxes per person and include daily breakfast, daily drinks (including tropical cocktails), a luau,...
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Aloha Friday Photo: A walk with a view

Posted: March 4th, 2016 | Comments Off


Mahalo to Spring Jacka from Quinter, Kansas for sharing this great view with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Here’s what Spring tells us about this photo:

My husband and I got to visit Oahu in 2011. It was our first real vacation anywhere and we absolutely loved every second of it. I caught this shot of Diamond Head from the Hilton Hawaiian Village Lagoon as we were out walking around enjoying the sun and ocean air.

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Hawaii hotels with adults-only pools

Posted: March 1st, 2016 | Comments Off

Adults-only pool area at Montage Kapalua Bay on Maui

If you are planning a romantic Hawaii honeymoon, couples trip or a peaceful solo trip, you may want to consider staying at a resort that offers a dedicated adults-only pool area in addition to other pools for all ages. Generally speaking these pools will offer a serene setting.

We’ve created the following list of Hawaii hotels with pools designated for adults only. Here are a couple notes about the  list:

Aloha Friday Photo: Sunset from Princeville, Kauai

Posted: February 26th, 2016 | Comments Off


Mahalo to Chad Christensen‎ for sharing this lovely photo for Aloha Friday Photos. Chad took this photo at sunset from Kauai’s North Shore in Princeville. These sunsets are always unique. From Chad’s photo we can see that on this particular day, the “Bali Hai” of the Na Pali Coast appears to be trapping the clouds to make the sunset colors radiate. 

Happy Aloha Friday!

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