Hawaii vacation news & deals: November 14, 2017

Posted in Visitor Information on November 14th, 2017

– Hawaiian Airlines and Hilton Hotels have partnered for a 4-night Hawaii vacation sweepstakes called Pick Your Paradise. Enter here through November 30, 2017. You must be a legal resident of the USA to enter.

Hawaiian Airlines has fares on one of their best sales in quite a while with fares as low as $357 roundtrip. Their direct flight from New York’s JFK has dipped to $677, which is the lowest...
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Aloha Friday Photos: At water’s edge of Punalu’u black sand beach

Posted in Visitor Information on November 10th, 2017

Mahalo to Wendy Kane of Fayetteville, Arkansas for sharing this photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. This is a great shot of the black sand of Punalu’u Beach on the southern side of Hawaii, the Big Island. The wet sand at the water’s edge seems luminous despite being so dark. It’s an amazing sight you almost have to see for yourself to believe.

Here’s what Wendy told us,

We visited the black sand...
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How long does it take to fly to Hawaii?

Posted in Visitor Information on November 6th, 2017

When you find Hawaii on a map or globe, you begin to understand how remote these islands are — way out in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. The next question most first-time prospective Hawaii visitors have is — how long are the flights to Hawaii? Of course, that depends on your departure city. We’ve selected a sampling of major cities and researched to find the shortest flight time to Honolulu.

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Aloha Friday Photo: Approaching Oahu

Posted in Visitor Information on November 3rd, 2017

Mahalo to Erica Marcotte for sharing this view from the wing with us for Aloha Friday Photos. From Erica’s photo, you can see the Ko Olina lagoons and the Waianae Mountain Range. This view is often seen from the left side of the plane as flights approach to land at Honolulu International Airport. After many hours of flying, the first views of Oahu are a very welcomed sight.

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Where to stay if you want to see Pearl Harbor

Posted in Visitor Information on October 31st, 2017

Pearl Harbor’s top two attractions — USS Battleship Missouri Memorial (left) and USS Arizona Memorial (right)

With it’s rich history, many visitors want to see Pearl Harbor as part of their Hawaii vacation. That was the case for us when we first visited Hawaii and it’s a common priority I hear from our readers.

Often times, people refer to Pearl Harbor in a very general sense, but there are multiple attractions in this famous location.

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