Frequently asked questions about visiting Hawaii in the winter

Posted in Visitor Information on January 9th, 2018

A “winter” day at Polo Beach on Maui in January.

For those of us who haven’t lived in a tropical environment, it’s difficult to imagine winters without cold weather. So, we tend to get a lot of questions about what Hawaii is like in the winter. Today, we address some of the most frequently asked questions.

How cold is the winter weather in Hawaii?

Winter months of January and February are typically Hawaii’s “coolest” months. By “coldest” months we mean average...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Makai sunset

Posted in Visitor Information on January 5th, 2018

Mahalo to our sweet friend, Mary Wallace Wilson, for sharing this lovely sunset shot with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Mary Wallace visited Kauai for the first time last summer. Here’s what she shared about this photo:

We caught this sunset from the Makai Golf Club in Princeville when we took the sunset golf tour. It was lots of fun even if we did have some showers- and a rainbow which stretched from the ocean to the mountains!

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Going to Hawaii in 2018? + Hawaii Desk Calendar Giveaway!

Posted in Visitor Information on January 3rd, 2018

We love hearing about your Hawaii travel hopes and plans. Do you plan to go visit Hawaii in 2018? When are you going? Which island(s) will you be visiting? Will you be celebrating a special occasion?

Use the comment section of this blog post to tell us your plans. From the comments, we’ll randomly choose three lucky winners to receive a beautiful 2018 desk calendar with gorgeous images of Mike Carroll’s paintings, who is our favorite Hawaii artist.

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Hawaii Festivals and Special Events: January – April 2018

Posted in Visitor Information on January 1st, 2018

Prince Kuhio statue in Waikiki. The holiday celebrating the prince is held in late March.

It’s 2018 and time to wish you a Hau’oli Makahiki Hou!

Just in case you need a reason to visit Hawaii, we wanted to share a listing of the top cultural festivals for the first part of the year.


January 1 – All Islands – New year celebrations. Check with your concierge and with local newspapers for special events – like mochi pounding.


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Aloha Friday Photo: Aloha in the sand

Posted in Visitor Information on December 29th, 2017

Mahalo to Janielle Linder of Lake Stevens, Washington for sharing this “aloha in the sand” photo with us for our Aloha Friday Photos series. She captured this shot from Beach 69 on Hawaii, the Big Island.

Janielle’s photo of ALOHA is the perfect shot for our final Friday of 2017 as we bid an aloha of goodbye to 2017 and an aloha of hello to 2018.

Happy Aloha Friday and Hau’oli Makahiki...
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