How to celebrate Halloween while visiting Hawaii

Posted in Visitor Information on October 23rd, 2018

Anytime is a great time to visit Hawaii and Halloween is no exception. It’s fun to celebrate the holiday’s festivities on a warm, tropical evening as the palm trees gently sway.

If you’re visiting the islands with kids, one the easiest ways to celebrate is to take your kids to a shopping center that’s offering a special event. Children are encouraged to dress in a costume and enjoy trick-or-treating at participating stores. Do check the dates for special Halloween events as many shopping...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Splashing scene

Posted in Visitor Information on October 18th, 2018

Mahalo to Robin Fowler for sharing this splashing Aloha Friday Photo with us. Robin didn’t mention where this photo was taken in Hawaii but our guess is that it’s at Halona Blowhole on Oahu.

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Two sunscreen chemicals to avoid – Oxybenzone and Octinoxate

Posted in Visitor Information on October 17th, 2018

Why is it so easy to get a sunburn in the Hawaiian Islands? Hawaii is the state located closest to the equator where UV rays are most intense. That makes a good sunscreen one of the essential items you need on a Hawaii vacation. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, you should use a broad-spectrum, SPF 30 or higher sunscreen.

Though there are plenty of sunscreens with SPF 30 and higher, there are two commonly used chemicals that will be banned from sale in Hawaii. Those two chemicals are oxybenzone and octinoxate.

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Aloha Friday Photo: North Shore Oahu Sunset

Posted in Visitor Information on October 12th, 2018

Mahalo to Jason Dove from Kitchener in Ontario, Canada for sharing this amazing sunset shot with us for Aloha Friday Photos. The scene and the composition are fantastic. All we can say is, “Wow!”

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Hawaii vacation news and deals: October 9, 2018

Posted in Visitor Information on October 9th, 2018

* The humpback whales are back in Hawaii. The first sighting of the season was yesterday, October 8th, near Maui. Congratulations to Jil Long who is the winner of our annual arrival prediction contest. Though the thick of whale season begins in January, you might see some of the early arrivers if you’re visiting before then. Learn more about when and where to see humpbacks in Hawaii.

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