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

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

February

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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.

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Aloha Friday Photo: Hawaiian-style Christmas lights

Posted in Visitor Information on December 22nd, 2017

Mahalo to Shane Eubanks for sharing this photo of Hawaiian-style Christmas lights for Aloha Friday Photos. Shane took this photo while visiting Maui last December. Many lights are wrapped around the tall trunks of palm trees to add to the bright holiday cheer.

Happy Aloha Friday and Mele Kalikimaka!

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Aloha Friday Photo: Coconut Coast

Posted in Visitor Information on December 15th, 2017

Mahalo to Roger and Debbie Miller of Sarasota, Florida for sharing this lovely Kauai shot with us for Aloha Friday Photos. This photo was taken along the bike path in Kapaa, Kauai. It’s one of those scenes that makes you want to be instantly transported to the Coconut Coast!

Happy Aloha Friday!

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Christmas decorations in Hawaii

Posted in Visitor Information on December 11th, 2017

Christmas decorations in Hawaii blend aloha and tropical themes with traditional decorations. They’re really special to see and enjoy when you visit Hawaii in December. From our visits to Hawaii around the holiday season, we’ve collected quite a few photos of these special Hawaiian-style Christmas decorations. We hope you’ll enjoy browsing through a selection of Christmas decoration photos that we snapped while walking around Waikiki one December day.

Let’s start with a decoration featuring Hawaii’s most iconic musical instrument — a ukulele.

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