Aloha Friday Photos: Turtle at Black Rock

Posted in Visitor Information on May 18th, 2018

Mahalo to Joseph Fishwick for sharing this really cool turtle shot with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Joseph tells us that he captured this photo at Black Rock, which is on Kaanapali Beach on Maui. This is a great place to observe honu (sea turtle) from a reasonable distance – 10 feet is recommended. If you’d like to see honu on your Hawaii vacation, check out our suggestions of where you may...
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Hawaii vacation news: May 16, 2018

Posted in Visitor Information on May 16th, 2018

Akaka Falls on Hawaii, the Big Island, is one of many scenic attractions safely open while lava erupts in a relatively small, isolated area.

Hawaii has been making headlines quite a bit lately, which is one of the reasons why we’ve had been posting more frequently about the news.

* Unfortunately, the sensational lava events on the Big Island are starting to take their toll on the entire island. As we’ve mentioned previously, the...
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Aloha Friday Photos: Sunrise above the clouds at Haleakala National Park

Posted in Visitor Information on May 11th, 2018

Mahalo to Joseph Fishwick for sharing this sunny photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Joseph took this photo from the summit of Haleakala National Park on Maui.

The Hawaiian name Haleakala means house of the sun, so it is very fitting to catch an awe-inspiring sunrise from over 10,000 feet above sea level. If you are going to Maui and you’d like to experience one of these sunrises for yourself, see our Haleakala sunrise tips...
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Hawaii vacation news: May 8, 2018

Posted in Visitor Information on May 8th, 2018

* You have probably seen the news about the major, new volcanic activity on Hawaii (Big) Island. The images of lava fissures opening and fountains of lava spewing high into the air are incredible! (For a sample of images and videos, check out Db Photo on Facebook.) Though lava activity is quite impressive and sadly destructive, the activity is currently isolated to a relatively small, residential area in East Hawaii. The Hawaii Island Visitor Bureau has created a read the full article »

Aloha Friday Photo: “Aloha lava!”

Posted in Visitor Information on May 4th, 2018

Mahalo to Janielle Linder of Lake Stevens, Washington for sharing this stunning lava photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. She gave this photo the title “Aloha Lava.”

Janielle took this shot aboard the Moku Nui Lava Boat on an early morning tour.  What an amazing way that must have been to start the day! Being able to see lava like that is certainly worth waking up early to see.

Currently, lava is not flowing into the...
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