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

Posted in Visitor Information on June 7th, 2018

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 in Visitor Information on June 1st, 2018

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 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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