Aloha Friday Photos: Sunrise above the clouds at Haleakala National Park

Posted in Visitor Information on May 11th, 2018

Mahalo to Joseph Fishwick for sharing this sunny photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Joseph took this photo from the summit of Haleakala National Park on Maui.

The Hawaiian name Haleakala means house of the sun, so it is very fitting to catch an awe-inspiring sunrise from over 10,000 feet above sea level. If you are going to Maui and you’d like to experience one of these sunrises for yourself, see our Haleakala sunrise tips...
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Hawaii vacation news: May 8, 2018

Posted in Visitor Information on May 8th, 2018

* You have probably seen the news about the major, new volcanic activity on Hawaii (Big) Island. The images of lava fissures opening and fountains of lava spewing high into the air are incredible! (For a sample of images and videos, check out Db Photo on Facebook.) Though lava activity is quite impressive and sadly destructive, the activity is currently isolated to a relatively small, residential area in East Hawaii. The Hawaii Island Visitor Bureau has created a read the full article »

Aloha Friday Photo: “Aloha lava!”

Posted in Visitor Information on May 4th, 2018

Mahalo to Janielle Linder of Lake Stevens, Washington for sharing this stunning lava photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. She gave this photo the title “Aloha Lava.”

Janielle took this shot aboard the Moku Nui Lava Boat on an early morning tour.  What an amazing way that must have been to start the day! Being able to see lava like that is certainly worth waking up early to see.

Currently, lava is not flowing into the...
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Take me there Tuesday: Molokai Plumeria Farm

Posted in Visitor Information on May 1st, 2018

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 in Visitor Information on April 27th, 2018

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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