How long are inter-island flights in Hawaii?

Posted in Visitor Information on May 30th, 2018

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 in Visitor Information on May 25th, 2018

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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Using Google Maps for vacations in Hawaii (and beyond)

Posted in Visitor Information on May 22nd, 2018

Does anyone else remember the days when you had to study a map and write down directions? Then, if you traveled on your own, you’d have to try to read those directions as you were trying to drive. That was stressful. Navigation applications have made that process so much easier!

Google Maps is our favorite application to use for trip planning and navigation in Hawaii and beyond. It’s a wonderful, free tool that’s easy to use. Today, we’re going to show...
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Aloha Friday Photos: Turtle at Black Rock

Posted in Visitor Information on May 18th, 2018

Mahalo to Joseph Fishwick for sharing this really cool turtle shot with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Joseph tells us that he captured this photo at Black Rock, which is on Kaanapali Beach on Maui. This is a great place to observe honu (sea turtle) from a reasonable distance – 10 feet is recommended. If you’d like to see honu on your Hawaii vacation, check out our suggestions of where you may...
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Hawaii vacation news: May 16, 2018

Posted in Visitor Information on May 16th, 2018

Akaka Falls on Hawaii, the Big Island, is one of many scenic attractions safely open while lava erupts in a relatively small, isolated area.

Hawaii has been making headlines quite a bit lately, which is one of the reasons why we’ve had been posting more frequently about the news.

* Unfortunately, the sensational lava events on the Big Island are starting to take their toll on the entire island. As we’ve mentioned previously, the...
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