Aloha Friday Photo: Quiet, please … the honu are sleeping

Posted in Visitor Information on April 14th, 2017

Mahalo to Andrew Casey of Nuriootpa, South Australia for sending this excellent honu photo to us for Aloha Friday Photos! Here’s what Andrew shared,

Taken at black sand beach on the Big Island.

My first overseas holiday and first encounter with beautiful sea turtles sleeping on the beach.

Those are two wonderful firsts! What an amazing scene with so many honu resting on this black sand beach.

As a reminder, sea turtles are endangered and protected...
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Detailed review: Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa

Posted in Visitor Information on April 11th, 2017

Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa

On the sunny south shore of Kauai, Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa reigns as the area’s top luxury hotel. Situated on 50 beautifully-landscaped, oceanfront acres, this resort has really embraced their sense of place on the island with the moniker the garden isle. As we walked around the resort, there were so many tropical flowers, trees and shrubs that caused us to pause and snap a photo.


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Aloha Friday Photo: Kalalau Valley Lookout

Posted in Visitor Information on April 7th, 2017

Mahalo to Joseph Fishwick for sending in this lovely snap of one of Kauai’s most iconic views — the Kalalau Valley.  You can easily enjoy this same view by visiting Kokee State Park, which is one of the many must-see places in Kauai.

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Hawaii festivals and special events May – August 2017

Posted in Visitor Information on April 4th, 2017

Are you headed to the Hawaiian Islands in the coming months? Or, are you looking for inspiration to go? Perhaps one of the following special events will strike your fancy.

We list Hawaii’s major cultural and special events planned from May through August, 2017. Note that the links listed will provide many more details about the events.


1st – All islands – Lei Day – A celebration of the traditions and beauty of the Hawaiian lei. Check local newspapers for special Lei...
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Aloha Friday Photo: A bird’s eye view of lava

Posted in Visitor Information on March 31st, 2017

Mahalo to S. Okon of Yaphank, New York for sharing this photo taken in February 2017 from a helicopter tour. Through the smoke and steam, you can see a red-hot stream of lava pouring out. What a sight to behold! Having the chance to see lava activity is one of many reasons to visit Hawaii’s Big Island.

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