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Hawaii Vacation Connection



We are Hawaii based Travel Agents who discuss Hawaii Vacations, Hawaii vacation packages, Hawaii cruises and just about anything having to do with travel to Hawaii. Here you will find up to the minute Hawaii travel information, broadcast 3 times a week li



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The “Southwest Effect” on Hawaii

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 14:51:26 PST

Today’s podcast focuses on ways we can help you save money on your Hawaii vacation. To help us understand what’s happening, we check in with Marco Forlliti, who’s the business management development manager for Blue Sky tours, one of our major partners. He’ll fill us in on The Latest Scoop about when we can expect […]

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Which part of Oahu should you stay on?

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 11:54:45 PDT

If you’re thinking about coming to Oahu, you might automatically assume you should stay in Waikiki. And while Waikiki is a fantastic place to stay and has a lot to offer travelers, I want you to know that there are a few different areas on Oahu where visitors like to stay. You have options, and […]

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Don’t Make These Mistakes on your Hawaii Vacation

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 16:48:31 PDT

Many people come to Hawaii for the very first time not knowing much about it. That’s where we come in. Since we are not a cookie cutter, automated travel website, we can give you the best tips to get the most out of your vacation and how to be safe when you visit. From knowing […]

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Planning a Wedding in Hawaii

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:48:10 PDT

If you’re planning on getting married in Hawaii there’s a lot to consider. There’s the obvious things including the venue, photographer, the wedding dress, who will be attending etc. But there are some not so obvious elements that need to be budgeted for the big day. On today’s podcast we give you a quick and […]

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How to Budget for Meals on your Hawaii Vacation

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 15:24:38 PDT

When budgeting for your Hawaii vacation an expense that may be hard to calculate are the meals when you’re here. Many questions arise around this topic. How much will food cost? Are there meal plans? Will there be restaurants nearby the hotel in Hawaii that are affordable? Figuring out how to budget meals in Hawaii […]

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Hawaii Hotel Room Types

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 11:48:57 PDT

A lot of people ask us about the different kinds of hotel rooms available in Hawaii. At the various properties here on the islands, you’ll find a wide variety of categories – from parking lot views to ocean views. And some rooms will have private lanais (balconies) for you to sit on, while others won’t. […]

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Booking Muti-Island and Complicated Hawaii Vacation Itineraries

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:17:12 PDT

Booking a multi Island Hawaii vacation or an itinerary that has a lot of complications can be a daunting task. The good news is that there’s things you can do to make the process easier. On today’s podcast I give you some tips about how to start the process and what you need to know […]

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How much will a Hawaii Vacation Cost ?

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 00:25:02 PDT

Okay you’ve made the decision to come to Hawaii.   For most people a Hawaii vacation is a once-in-a-lifetime event.  It requires a lot of planning and savings. So it makes sense that one of the most common questions we get is; “How much will a vacation to Hawaii cost?. Getting a handle on the […]

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Don’t procrastinate, book your Hawaii vacation now

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 18:56:29 PDT

This is a historic time for the Hawaii tourism industry. People a flocking to the islands in record numbers. Of course Hawaii has always been a popular destination for a Hawaii Vacation but with an insecure world people are traveling here more than ever before. Folks who may be reluctant to go overseas and travel […]

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Here’s what you need to know about Hawaiian Coffee

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 18:14:49 PDT

This week’s podcast is about the coffee from the Islands. If you haven’t tasted Hawaiian coffee then you haven’t tasted coffee at all! Co-Host Lanai Tabura shares his knowledge about how it’s grown, harvested and where to find the best java when you’re here. Coffee from Hawaii has been rated to be on par with Ecuadorian […]

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Connecting with local culture on your Hawaii vacation

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 16:25:06 PDT

In this weeks  podcast we share some of the important historical and cultural locations that should be part of your next Hawaii Vacation.   It’s surprising how many folks don’t even realize the rich history and culture that is surrounding them when just sightseeing by car. Connecting with the culture here will not only enhance your understanding of this […]

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Hawaii Vacation Etiquette – Things NOT to do in Hawaii

Sun, 08 Jan 2017 11:47:24 PST

You’ve heard the old saying “When in Rome do as the Romans” well, this also applies to Hawaii. While you mostly hear us talk about things you should do in Hawaii,  today we remind you about some of the things that bug locals about people visiting the islands which you should not do on your […]

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Big Island Vacation Ideas

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 12:15:46 PST

If you’re planning a trip the Big Island or headed there on vacation this podcast is a must! Fresh from our trip to the Big Island, Yaling and I talk about some fun things to do if you have about 4 days. We also do a mini review of the Fairmont Orchid which is where […]

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Will a Luau be part of your Hawaii Vacation?

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 21:59:19 PST

Have you been thinking about attending a Luau on your Hawaii Vacation? One of the most frequent questions we get is about Luau’s so today we devote the podcast to the common questions about Luau’s in Hawaii. The tradition of the Luau goes back to the Royalty of Hawaii. They loved to party! Stretching back […]

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Food to Write Home About – Hawaii

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 13:40:08 PST

Today we check in with Brian Berusch co-author of the bestselling Book, Food to Write Home About : Hawaii Brian has been wanting to write this book for quite some time, he’s know Bill Tobin (local restaurateur) socially for a long time.  About 7 years ago he approached Brian with the idea  for the book. […]

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Make Hawaiian Music Part of your Hawaii Vacation

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 14:01:07 PST

Hawaiian Music is a big part of the culture in Hawaii so make sure to make it part of your Hawaii Vacation. It’s also become extremely popular; 2nd only to Nashville in regional music sales in the last five years. That’s because of its distinct identity, sound and rhythms. Today we talk about Hawaii’s musical […]

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Tips for making your Hawaii Vacation more Affordable

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:02:51 PDT

On today’s podcast we offer some ideas about how to make your trip more affordable once you get to Hawaii. Hawaii is an expensive destination, there’s just no getting around that fact. Costly airfares and hotel room rates that exceed 200.00 per night makes it seem like paradise is only for the rich and famous. […]

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Where to Play, Eat and Shop on Maui’s North Shore

Sat, 17 Sep 2016 20:55:48 PDT

Maui is one of Hawaii’s most popular destinations. When considering exactly where to stay on the Island, most people focus on staying either at Kaanapali, Waialea or Kapalua. Don’t get me wrong, it’s absolutely amazing in these locations, but over the years Kaanapali has become crowded and Wailea & Kapalua are becoming places for the […]

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7 Potential Budget-Busters During Your Hawaii Vacation

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:37:47 PDT

Taking a luxurious Hawaii vacation is on a lot of folks’ bucket lists — and for good reason, too. Here in the islands, our visitors enjoy spectacular scenery, fantastic adventures, and a safe environment in which to relax and get-away from it all. But, that kind of vacation comes at a price. In fact, a recent […]

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Confused about Pearl Harbor? You’re not Alone!

Tue, 24 May 2016 14:30:42 PDT

I can’t tell you how many people each week ask me about this venue so on today’s podcast we talk about Hawaii’s #1 tourist attraction; Pearl Harbor. It also happens to be one to the most confusing. Pearl harbor is an all-encompassing term that is an area which includes the USS Arizona Memorial, The USS […]

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How to Save on your Hawaii Vacation

Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:39:44 PDT

With all the choices out there on the Web you can really go blind trying to figure out the best way to plan your Hawaii Vacation. Trust me, I talk to folks every day that are getting so much information they don’t know where to begin!! It’s information overload. Today we “cut to the chase” […]

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Where to get the best Poke and Seafood in Hawaii

Tue, 29 Mar 2016 17:26:16 PDT

Lots of folks wonder, “Where in Hawaii can I get the best seafood and Poke?” Sure, it may seem like a silly question (since we’re in the middle of the ocean), but we actually get asked that a lot. In fact, it’s a really good question. Here’s the answer: For the most part, seafood in […]

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Must-have Hawaii travel accessories

Mon, 21 Mar 2016 15:18:47 PDT

If you’re an accessory-addict and love to travel, have we found some items for you! Seems there’s a travel accessory to fulfill you’re every travel want and need–we even found some must-have Hawaii travel accessories you didn’t even know you needed (yet). The website, Travelon, features dozens of accessories for the world traveler, and we’ve […]

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Popping the Question in Hawaii

Thu, 10 Mar 2016 13:48:24 PST

Every year, hundreds of couples do it. Bruce did it. But, Lanai didn’t. Hmmm…what could we be talking about? Proposing in Hawaii, of course! The romance of Hawaii lends itself to picture-perfect proposals, and there’s no better place to pop the question. That’s because Hawaii offers something many other places don’t: OPTIONS. If you always […]

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Must Do Things to Do on Lanai

Fri, 04 Mar 2016 12:51:01 PST

If you’re interested in whats happening on the Island of Lanai this podcast is for you. Lanai Tabura, born and raised on the Pineapple isle is in the studio to give us he top Must Do Things to do on Lanai!! The island of Lanai is just off the coast of Maui, but it may […]

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A Guide to Hawaii’s Most Famous Places

Sat, 20 Feb 2016 13:22:39 PST

: Not only is Pearl Harbor the most visited spot in Hawaii, it’s also one of the most visited places in the world, welcoming approximately 1.8 million visitors per year. Pearl Harbor is a National Historical Landmark, which commemorates the devastating aerial attack on Pearl Harbor that resulted in 2,390 dead and hundreds wounded, and drove the […]

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Top 10 shoreline whale watching sites in Hawaii

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:27:49 PST

This year, the humpback whales took their time arriving in Hawaiian waters. But, they’re here now! In fact, we’re fortunate enough to see them from nearby our home, and it’s a spectacular site! Here’s a look at the top 10 shoreline whale watching sites in Hawaii, courtesy of the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine […] The post Top 10 shoreline whale watching sites in Hawaii appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Nourishing food to try on your Hawaii Vacation

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 15:06:22 PST

On today’s podcast we’re joined By Lanai Tabura and we discuss Hawaii’ nourishing foods you can enjoy her and also take hoe with you after your vacation. Just in case you need another reason to consider Hawaii for your vacation–your visit could be good for your health! Hawaii is home to a variety of super […] The post Nourishing food to try on your Hawaii Vacation appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Quirky, Fun and New things to do In Hawaii

Sat, 30 Jan 2016 20:33:47 PST

We’ve been getting a lot of requests lately from Podcast listeners to talk about fun things to do in Hawaii so on today’s podcast Yaling and I offer some suggestions. Before you even get on your plane to come to Hawaii, you’ll likely hear A LOT of suggestions from those who have been here before — […] The post Quirky, Fun and New things to do In Hawaii appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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2016 Hawaii airfare deals: 101

Mon, 25 Jan 2016 18:20:10 PST

One of the biggest questions we get this time of year is “where are all the cheap airfare deals?” The good news is that airfares are likely going to be lower this year very soon as a result of the low price of oil we’ve been seeing recently. Listen to today’s podcast to hear our […] The post 2016 Hawaii airfare deals: 101 appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Top 10 Hawaii Etiquette Tips

Sun, 24 Jan 2016 05:24:20 PST

Hawaii etiquette and culture is unlike any other in the world. So, we completely understand that many visitors won’t automatically know how to honor and respect the islands’ customs and traditions. Luckily, you have me (AlohaBruce) and Lanai to help you out! Read on for our top 10 Hawaii etiquette tips: 1. Appreciate Lei: have […] The post Top 10 Hawaii Etiquette Tips appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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5 Things to know when planning a Hawaii Vacation

Tue, 19 Jan 2016 11:20:40 PST

On today’s show we help you get started on planning your vacation to the islands! What does a fabulous Hawaii vacation cost? The answer is: It depends. Lots of factors will determine the ultimate cost of your island vacation, such as airfares, hotel choices, and excursion options, to only name a few. But, even those […] The post 5 Things to know when planning a Hawaii Vacation appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Immerse yourself in Hawaiian Culture on your Vacation

Fri, 15 Jan 2016 15:52:38 PST

If you’re visiting Hawaii and catch a local newscast, you may see a segment featuring a Hawaiian blessing ceremony, it’s part of the Hawaiian Culture. Whether done to consecrate new business, a new home, or even a sports trophy, traditional Hawaiian blessings are a part of the culture in the islands. And, we take them […] The post Immerse yourself in Hawaiian Culture on your Vacation appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Fun things to buy when in Hawaii

Thu, 14 Jan 2016 15:16:00 PST

If you’re like most Hawaii travelers, you’ll probably want to remember your amazing Hawaii vacation. Or, maybe you have lots of loved ones at home who are hoping for a gift from paradise. Either way, you’ll want to do some shopping while you’re here in the islands. On today’s podcast we give you some ideas […] The post Fun things to buy when in Hawaii appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Where do Hawaii foods come from?

Mon, 11 Jan 2016 13:34:31 PST

Today we welcome our new Co-Host to The Hawaii Vacation Connection; Lanai Tabura! We’re excited to have him on the show as a regular and to hear his enthusiasm for this special place. Born and raised in Hawaii on the Island of Lanai (that’s how he got his name), Lanai brings a wealth of information […] The post Where do Hawaii foods come from? appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Late night venues in Waikiki

Thu, 07 Jan 2016 22:10:43 PST

There is no question that Waikiki offers an abundance of nightlife options. Dining, cocktails, live music; Waikiki has all of it, and on practically every block. And sometimes, when you’re letting off steam on vacation, sometimes you want to carry on with the revelry beyond the standard 2am last call. Certainly, the men and women […] The post Late night venues in Waikiki appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Kauai vacation ideas

Tue, 16 Jun 2015 17:50:23 PDT

Fresh from our recent trip to Kauai today I share some Kauai vacation ideas you can enjoy when visiting the Garden Isle. With all the many outdoor , you may be struggling to decide what to do, especially if you’re only going for a few days. Kauai is an outdoor wonderland and you can literally […] The post Kauai vacation ideas appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Hawaii Airport Guide

Thu, 04 Jun 2015 19:23:12 PDT

Traveling to Hawaii by air is pretty straightforward when your destination is only one island, but when you have to travel between our islands, it can get complicated. (as they’re called) require copious planning. That includes the timing because flights between the islands are getting slimmer and slimmer to come by. The days of deciding […] The post Hawaii Airport Guide appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Unplugging during your Hawaii Vacation

Tue, 26 May 2015 23:38:03 PDT

Unplugging from the internet during you Hawaii Vacation may seem like a far fetched idea in this day and age.  However, you may want to consider the benefits before dismissing the idea. Studies have shown that a vacation is important to our overall well-being. Let’s face it, you can’t really be fully on vacation with […] The post Unplugging during your Hawaii Vacation appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Maui’s Best Pools and Aloha Attire tips

Tue, 05 May 2015 19:02:12 PDT

If you’ve ever wondered where the best pools are on Maui, then today we got you covered! I tell you all about my favorites, the most popular and why they’re so awesome. Maui is my favorite island for pool lounging and there are so many excellent choices.  While I’ll never tell you to spend your […] The post Maui’s Best Pools and Aloha Attire tips appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Should Wailuku Maui be part of your Hawaii Vacation plans?

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:55:56 PDT

Today we answer a question from Paul Miller who is headed to Maui and wanted to know whether he should include Wailuku Maui in his plans. I always recommend a visit to Wailuku I love that area of Maui!  I  go over some of the highlights of this historic community and give suggestions on things you […] The post Should Wailuku Maui be part of your Hawaii Vacation plans? appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Tips for traveling to Lanai

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 19:39:33 PDT

Today I offer up a few tips about traveling to Lanai. A few days ago I was treated to a overnight stay so I wanted to share my thoughts with you while it’s fresh in my mind. It’s been few years since I’ve been over there, so I was excited to see some of the […] The post Tips for traveling to Lanai appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Foods to try on your Hawaii Vacation

Mon, 09 Mar 2015 19:55:57 PDT

If you’re traveling to Hawaii in the near future and don’t know what know what foods you must try………. you’re in luck!! On today’s podcast I go over my top 10 foods you should try on your Hawaii vacation.  From Loco Moco to Malasada’s I cover all the favorite Hawaiian foods that can be found on any one of […] The post Foods to try on your Hawaii Vacation appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Hiking to Lava on the Big Island

Mon, 16 Feb 2015 18:33:21 PST

Ever since Mark Twain’s famous journey to Hawaii in 1866 as a correspondent for the Sacramento Union, the Kilauea lava flow has been attracting visitors from around the world. And for good reason. This is Mother Nature at her rawest and Madam Pele made visible in all of her fiery glory. There are few earthly […] The post Hiking to Lava on the Big Island appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Fun Shows in Hawaii

Mon, 09 Feb 2015 15:52:06 PST

It’s not all about luaus and hula when it comes to entertainment in Hawaii. There’s a long list of staged productions on Oahu, Maui, the Big Island and Kauai that feature song and dance, comedy, acrobatics, and magic; all of the kinds of things you’d expect in a Las Vegas showroom. Of course, themes of […] The post Fun Shows in Hawaii appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Hawaii Hotel Prices are CHEAPER when compared to similar destinations

Mon, 02 Feb 2015 16:57:09 PST

If you think Hawaii hotels rates are high, think again, because we’re actually CHEAPER when you’re talking about how they compare to other similar destinations. l will  concede that room rates in Hawaii are about double the national average, but there is at least one simple explanation for that disparity. There are a whole lot […] The post Hawaii Hotel Prices are CHEAPER when compared to similar destinations appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Hawaii Tourism review for 2014

Tue, 23 Dec 2014 18:36:24 PST

Well, 2014 is winding down and we thought we’d take a look at some of the big news stories in Hawaii travel and tourism that happened this year. It was an interesting year to say the least, particularly in Hawaii’s tourism industry. There was a lot that happened that is good news for Hawaii visitors and […] The post Hawaii Tourism review for 2014 appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Chinatown on Oahu Today vs Yesteryear

Wed, 03 Dec 2014 14:52:59 PST

We’re talking about Chinatown today, a part of Honolulu that has really come into its own as a hotbed of the arts and innovative, modern dining. But even as these new influences continue to grow and flourish in Chinatown, it still retains is cultural character. The fresh fish, meat, and fruit and produce markets and […] The post Chinatown on Oahu Today vs Yesteryear appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Holidays are upon us – Tips for flying to Hawaii during the busy season

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:31:00 PST

Well, the holiday season is upon us, folks! And their arrival signals another seasonal spike in visitor arrivals to Hawaii. Visitor arrivals continue to grow, and a gloomy weather forecast for North America, Hawaii’s largest source market, could see a significant spike in arrivals as temperatures on the mainland plummet. The flood of visitors means […] The post Holidays are upon us – Tips for flying to Hawaii during the busy season appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Hawaii Resort Fees, Are They Worth It?

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:21:39 PDT

On October 10th, Maui resident Kathleen Soule filed a class action lawsuit against Priceline and Marriott Resorts. Kathleen is suing because she believes she was faced with unfair and unreasonable assessment and collection of ‘Hawaii resort fees.’ On August 9, 2011, Kathleen used Priceline.com to book a reservation at the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & […] The post Hawaii Resort Fees, Are They Worth It? appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Get started budgeting for Your Hawaiian Vacation

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:59:26 PDT

There’s no easy way around the topic… a vacation is expensive. It takes many couples and families years to save up for one, and it’s no surprise why. Hawaii is a pricey destination for a few reasons. First, it is a very remote location and requires a flight overseas. And flights these days only seem […] The post Get started budgeting for Your Hawaiian Vacation appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Vacationing vs. just Traveling to Hawaii

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:32:05 PDT

There are a ton of ways for travelers to save on vacations, especially with new companies popping up like Airbnb and VRBO for accommodations, Uber for transportation, and review sites like TripAdvisor and Yelp. This is a great thing because it provides the budget traveler with tools and options. Trust me, for a newly married, […] The post Vacationing vs. just Traveling to Hawaii appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Hawaii Plate Lunches – It’s all about the sides

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:07:20 PDT

Can you believe September is coming to an end? Honestly I feel like summer didn’t even happen- it seems to have come and gone so quick! Well, autumn doesn’t technically start till September 22nd, but Hawaii really only sees two seasons a year, summer and winter. But I feel like winter will be upon us […] The post Hawaii Plate Lunches – It’s all about the sides appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Describing Hawaii

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:58:27 PDT

I feel like a lot of things big have happened in Hawaii pretty recently… Big Island had an earthquake, two hurricanes threatened the islands, (which had all grocery stores cleared out of water and canned goods across the entire state and everyone on high alert), primary elections took place, freak hurricane swells have surfaced on […] The post Describing Hawaii appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Seafood in Hawaii

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:26:24 PDT

If you’re vacationing in Hawaii, then chances are you want to sample local fresh seafood that comes straight from the fishermen of the islands. Hawaii is premiere when it comes to this, plus you’ll find a plethora of restaurants with chefs that serve up delicious Hawaii regional flavors. From the popular picks of mahi mahi […] The post Seafood in Hawaii appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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The Best of Hawaii

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:41:43 PDT

Today we’ll be talking about the recently released Hawaii’s Best 2014, which is an annual celebration hosted by the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. This people’s choice award is a list of the top voted best restaurants, bars, retail shops, activities, health & beauty care, neighborhood hangouts and more. With 144 categories, there’s obviously too much to go […] The post The Best of Hawaii appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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What Hawaii DOESN’T have

Tue, 08 Jul 2014 13:46:32 PDT

Hawaii seems to have it all. Year round warm weather, a gorgeous ocean, beautiful beaches, high-end hotels, incredible shopping, tropical fruits, unique eateries… I could go on. It’s hard to think of something that Hawaii DOESN’T has. So for fun, we posted this question on our Facebook page for fans to answer: “What Hawaii DOESN’T […] The post What Hawaii DOESN’T have appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Do you read your Hawaii travel documents?

Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:04:58 PDT

Let me begin by first stating that the customer is always right. I like to subscribe to this philosophy because it’s a good attitude to maintain when providing a service for people. It’s important to keep clients happy and I usually go out of my way to make this happen. Happy customers equals a healthy […] The post Do you read your Hawaii travel documents? appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Common questions answered from Facebook friends

Thu, 19 Jun 2014 13:55:56 PDT

Facebook Friends Questions Answered Today we’ll be answering some questions that a few of our social media friends have asked us. We get inquiries coming in from all over the world, from the folks looking to discover Hawaii for their first time. But not just any version of Hawaii. These worldly travelers are looking to […] The post Common questions answered from Facebook friends appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Good to be back home in Paradise

Mon, 26 May 2014 19:47:03 PDT

Wow, what an adventurous last two weeks! If you hadn’t heard, I was away on a trip to Europe with Lanai’s Travel Club from Hawaii. I took a group of people to Italy, Spain and France and we had an incredible time exploring the city streets, the various landmarks (like the Leaning Tower of Pisa, […] The post Good to be back home in Paradise appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Hawaii Q and A

Mon, 28 Apr 2014 16:19:14 PDT

Today we do something we haven’t done in a while and that is answer questions from some of our social media friends. Patty is going to be in Kona for a week and is looking for a hiking suggestion to enjoy during her visit. I shared my favorite hike and some ideas about how to […] The post Hawaii Q and A appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Best Pools in Hawaii

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:45:14 PDT

One of the most common questions I’m asked on a regular basis is about pools in Hawaii, specificlly where are the best pools in Hawaii?  Usually folks ask one of two things; what hotel has the most kid friendly pool? Or what hotel has the most private of adult pools in Hawaii. It’s either one […] The post Best Pools in Hawaii appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Why Hawaii is unique for Vacations

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:08:25 PDT

If you’re on the fence about whether or not to choose Hawaii for your next vacation then this podcast is for you! On today’s podcast I cover some of the main reasons why Hawaii is unique and perfect for the ultimate vacation. From the rich history and culture of the islands to the plethora of […] The post Why Hawaii is unique for Vacations appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Getting into relax mode on your Hawaiian Vacation

Fri, 04 Apr 2014 21:50:51 PDT

Aloha and welcome to another episode of the Hawaii Vacation Connection! Today I’m giving you my top recommendations for how to fast track into relax mode during your Hawaiian vacation. You know how after a vacation ends you feel like it took half the time just to decompress and unwind? Well don’t let this happen […] The post Getting into relax mode on your Hawaiian Vacation appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Here’s some FREE things to do on Kauai

Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:27:33 PDT

On today’s show I talk about some of my favorite free things to see and do while visiting the beautiful island of Kauai. Since life’s best things are free and Hawaii has so much priceless bounty, it is actually a destination where you can save money on your activities. Try exploring the red dirt canyons […] The post Here’s some FREE things to do on Kauai appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Is a Vacation to Hawaii really worth it?

Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:05:00 PDT

[quote_left]I bet I know what you’re really thinking: Hawaii is so expensive![/quote_left] While the that may be true, I’m gonna make the argument today why Hawaii overall as a destination is well worth it. I know there’s been a lot of news lately about the price tag of a vacation here but when you think […] The post Is a Vacation to Hawaii really worth it? appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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What’s a Plate Lunch?

Tue, 04 Mar 2014 15:01:16 PST

Today it’s all about Plate Lunches in Hawaii, something you just have to try on your Hawaii Vacation! Food seems to always be a focal point during vacations. Whether that’s because it doubles as a social time with friends and family or because vacations represent freedom from a normal schedule (like that low carb diet […] The post What’s a Plate Lunch? appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Tips for leaving the kids behind on your Hawaii Vacation

Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:56:12 PST

For all you parents out there, I’m sure that taking the kids on a family vacation is fun, entertaining and memorable. Many couples plan yearly family vacations to reconnect, spend quality time together or introduce their kids to new and exciting places. It’s a great time to relax and just enjoy each other’s company, without […] The post Tips for leaving the kids behind on your Hawaii Vacation appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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How to make Hawaii Hotel Requests before you arrive

Tue, 18 Feb 2014 14:46:28 PST

Did you know that if you make a request from a Hawaii Hotel it’s not always a sure thing that your request will be met? On today’s show I cover all the in’s and out’s of how to make requests and how travel agents can give you a little bit of an edge in that […] The post How to make Hawaii Hotel Requests before you arrive appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Public Beach Access in Hawaii

Mon, 03 Feb 2014 14:41:29 PST

The recent swells hitting Hawaii’s north and west facing shores have brought a few topics to the public’s attention. Possibly the most important one is the right for the public to access Hawaii’s beaches, yet the battle continues over homeowner’s beachfront property lines. The fight seems to be never ending, as it rears its head […] The post Public Beach Access in Hawaii appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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5 Mistakes people make when planning a Hawaii Vacation

Sun, 19 Jan 2014 14:34:22 PST

We have a great show for you today, our main topic; 5 Mistakes people make when planning a Hawaii Vacation. I often give advice on planning and what to do in the islands so today I thought I’d focus on some of the things you can do to insure you have a great trip here […] The post 5 Mistakes people make when planning a Hawaii Vacation appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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The Hawaii Lava Rock Curse Explained

Sun, 12 Jan 2014 14:29:02 PST

Our main topic today is a spooky one. Well, if you’re superstitious I guess, because I think the topic is more about respect and less about a curse. Anyways, we’ll tell you all about the lava rock curse that has plagued Hawaii vacationers for years, starting from the very beginning. Get ready for a great […] The post The Hawaii Lava Rock Curse Explained appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Hawaii Vacation Tips for 2014

Sun, 05 Jan 2014 14:17:34 PST

Aloha and welcome to the first podcast of 2014. There’s nothing better than starting off the year with good weather in Hawaii, and the Islands were blessed with sunny warm weather to kick off the New Year. Our main topic of the day is on the New Year and how we can help make a […] The post Hawaii Vacation Tips for 2014 appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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My Favorite Walking Paths on Oahu

Mon, 30 Dec 2013 21:01:00 PST

For some, Hawaii instills a sense of adventure and desire for outdoor activity, such as hiking. A big hiking fan myself, I must say that Oahu has some of Hawaii’s finest hiking trails, but I also have to admit that throughout my time here in the islands, I’ve come across many people that aren’t here […] The post My Favorite Walking Paths on Oahu appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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2013 Hawaii Holiday Gift Guide

Sun, 15 Dec 2013 17:21:48 PST

Aloha and happy holidays from Hawaii Aloha Travel! We’re excited about today’s podcast because we’re giving listeners a Hawaii holiday gift guide and making their Christmas shopping a little easier this year. With ten top items on our list, see if you can get some gift shopping while you’re here in the islands. Or, use […] The post 2013 Hawaii Holiday Gift Guide appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Stuff to Do Over the Holidays in Hawaii

Mon, 09 Dec 2013 21:06:31 PST

Many people choose to spend their holidays in Hawaii because it’s an ideal time to take a vacation from the mainland, and it also offers a slice of relaxation during the stressful holiday season. Hawaii offers travelers tropical respite from the chilly weather, beach time, plus a sense of relief. But many vacationers get to […] The post Stuff to Do Over the Holidays in Hawaii appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Hawaii’s Best Kid Friendly Hotel Programs

Mon, 25 Nov 2013 19:20:06 PST

Our main topic on today’s podcast is about kid-friendly hotels in Hawaii. We’re listing the top two resorts that have the best kids’ programs on each major island in the state. Find out which hotel has the best waterslide, cultural activities and amenities, plus did you know many resorts have fun critters on-site for the […] The post Hawaii’s Best Kid Friendly Hotel Programs appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Discover Hawaii Like a Local

Mon, 18 Nov 2013 18:40:21 PST

Our main topic for today’s podcast is how to successfully book Hawaii activities. Don’t just book based on popular belief. Many of those recommendations are actually outdated and irrelevant. We want to make sure you have the best vacation possible, which is why we’re letting you in on the secrets to Hawaii Aloha Travel’s activity […] The post Discover Hawaii Like a Local appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Airline Fees and Tips for Better Flying to Hawaii

Tue, 05 Nov 2013 14:14:59 PST

Halloween has come and gone already, which always seems to mark the beginning of the holiday season. For those of you vacationing to Hawaii this winter, be sure to get those activities booked soon because they’re filling up quick! We’ve been having beautiful weather so far this fall and the outdoor activities will surely be […] The post Airline Fees and Tips for Better Flying to Hawaii appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Winter Weather in Hawaii

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 18:13:16 PDT

Our main topic today is on winter (what?) in Hawaii and the highlights of vacationing to the islands during this time of year. If you’re fond of nature and want the experience of a lifetime, we recommend booking a whale watching tour while visiting Hawaii, since it is touted as one of the best places […] The post Winter Weather in Hawaii appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Molokai and Lanai Must Dos

Mon, 21 Oct 2013 14:36:01 PDT

Today’s podcast we have some interesting news for all you Hawaii enthusiast listeners out there. Beginning with some brief comments on the weather here in Hawaii I must admit that while mainlanders are excited about the autumn weather, we’re still enjoying steady 80-degree weather. It’s funny, I feel like the Starbucks menus are the real […] The post Molokai and Lanai Must Dos appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Hawaii Group Travel Tips

Tue, 15 Oct 2013 18:06:32 PDT

A getaway to Hawaii isn’t always just for a honeymoon, family vacation or special occasion, it can also be a place for business, meetings or corporate events. In this instance, we like to think Hawaii is the premiere location for group travel, not only because it provides companies with meeting space opportunities and group strengthening […] The post Hawaii Group Travel Tips appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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My Must Do Suggestions for Hilo, Hawaii

Wed, 09 Oct 2013 12:48:24 PDT

Our main topic of the day is about Hilo, Big Island’s largest town and Hawaii’s second largest town. Most people only know one thing about Hilo, and that is that it’s a gateway to get to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. But there is so much more to this verdant Hawaii-style community! Get the highlights of […] The post My Must Do Suggestions for Hilo, Hawaii appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Little Known Facts About Hawaii

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 19:18:47 PDT

Our main topic of the day will be enlightening you on some of Hawaii’s most interesting and lesser-known facts. We learned a lot putting together this one for you and think you’ll really enjoy it too! You’ll learn why Honolulu is the largest city in the world, what two mammals are the only native ones […] The post Little Known Facts About Hawaii appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Creating a Last Minute Hawaii Vacation Checklist

Tue, 24 Sep 2013 01:53:45 PDT

On today’s podcast, we’re going to give you some tips on what to pack for your Hawaii vacation plus last minute reminders that might just save you a ton of money. I’ll tell you the story of the tourist that forgot to bring his luggage with him to Hawaii… yep. Which is what inspired this […] The post Creating a Last Minute Hawaii Vacation Checklist appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Do Hawaii Hotels Have Any Backbone?

Mon, 09 Sep 2013 16:22:28 PDT

Our main topic for the day is on concierge services and whether or not Hawaii hotels have any backbone left… Sound interesting? This is a controversial discussion about the increasing rise of third party concierge services renting out desk space in many hotels and how it negatively affects local companies, the guests and the hotels […] The post Do Hawaii Hotels Have Any Backbone? appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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My favorite quaint little towns on Maui

Tue, 03 Sep 2013 16:49:20 PDT

Aloha and welcome to another podcast, brought to you by Hawaii Aloha Travel! Today we’ll be talking about a variety of things that is sure to interest you, beginning with some local Honolulu news about one of the most loved nightclubs of downtown. Indigo, a restaurant and bar located on Nuuanu Avenue, closed down its […] The post My favorite quaint little towns on Maui appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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My Kauai “Must Dos”

Mon, 26 Aug 2013 15:31:46 PDT

Well the trades are down again and it’s been HOT in Hawaii this past week! Summer time seems to be at an all-time high as far as beach crowds go too, or maybe it’s just everyone trying to escape the stale indoors. Regardless, the islands have been a picturesque summer, and I hope you can […] The post My Kauai “Must Dos” appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Respecting the Aina (island) on your Hawaii Vacation

Tue, 20 Aug 2013 15:19:42 PDT

This week we’ve got a great podcast for you. Lots of news items that are sure to interest you, starting off with the topic of the International Marketplace. You may have heard by now that this beloved outdoor shopping space is undergoing renovation soon. And we’ll give you the update about when they expect to […] The post Respecting the Aina (island) on your Hawaii Vacation appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Try not to Overindulge on your Hawaii Vacation!

Mon, 05 Aug 2013 18:51:31 PDT

On today’s show we’ve got a variety of news topics that are sure to pique your interest. Instead of starting with the weather, we’ll just jump right into a wrap-up on Flossie and this tropical storm’s effect on the island chain. We’ll also let you know how likely it is to encounter a tropical storm […] The post Try not to Overindulge on your Hawaii Vacation! appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Staying Cool on Hot Hawaiian Summer Days

Tue, 30 Jul 2013 20:15:01 PDT

Okay, summer has finally hit Hawaii. And with unrelenting humidity! For the past couple weeks we’ve been seeing highs close to 90 degrees and lows only dropping to around 75 degrees. And with the recent tropical storm generating in the Eastern Pacific, we’ve had cloud coverage that just locks in the humidity, with very little […] The post Staying Cool on Hot Hawaiian Summer Days appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Don’t let allergies ruin your Hawaii Vacation

Mon, 22 Jul 2013 20:39:44 PDT

Allergies in Hawaii Today I cover the top reasons why some tourists and locals might be sniffling, sneezing, and wheezing while in Hawaii; Vog, Mango, Trade Winds and Mold. While Hawaii may be a getaway for some from mainland allergy seasons, for others Hawaii harbors the types of allergens that may drive people crazy during […] The post Don’t let allergies ruin your Hawaii Vacation appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Getting Overwhelmed by all the Choices for a Hawaii Honeymoon

Mon, 15 Jul 2013 13:09:36 PDT

The Hawaii Vacation Connection has now moved to Mondays! I decided to move the show to put more space between this podcast and our Lucky We Live Hawaii show which airs every Thursday. This gives me the opportunity to prepare a little more and let you know what’s happening here over the weekend. On Today’s […] The post Getting Overwhelmed by all the Choices for a Hawaii Honeymoon appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Beating the high cost of a Hawaii Family Vacation

Sun, 07 Jul 2013 12:25:10 PDT

On today’s show we give you some examples of how much a family vacation is costing these days and offer some ideas how to stretch your budget. Hawaii is one of the most loved destinations in the country for a family vacation. Not only is it a beautiful place to relax and unwind, but it […] The post Beating the high cost of a Hawaii Family Vacation appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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The impossibility of changing your Hawaii Vacation plans once you get here

Fri, 28 Jun 2013 18:03:09 PDT

So you booked a vacation to Hawaii and now you’re here. But you’re having such an amazing time you want to stay longer. One problem though- you’ve already booked your flights in advance. Learn about changing flights not just for yourself but also for the whole family, and find out the pros and cons of […] The post The impossibility of changing your Hawaii Vacation plans once you get here appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Making A Return Vacation To Hawaii

Thu, 20 Jun 2013 19:40:34 PDT

It’s summer, but it still doesn’t quite feel like summer here on Oahu. Okay we might be spoiled since the temperatures HAVE been in the low 80’s, but we’ve got this cloud coverage that just won’t seem to go away. I’m still waiting for one of those cloudless Hawaii days where the ocean is so […] The post Making A Return Vacation To Hawaii appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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The Aloha Plate Song

Thu, 20 Jun 2013 19:13:08 PDT

If you’ve ever heard smooth vocals of traditional Hawaiian music, chances are this song will bring back those kinds of memories. Even if you’re not familiar with Hawaiian Music , you’ll feel the Aloha in the melody. The the Aloha Plate Truck… In honor of the truck that’s making its way around the continental United […] The post The Aloha Plate Song appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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My Top Hawaii Museum Picks

Fri, 07 Jun 2013 10:14:11 PDT

The weather in Hawaii lately has been quite bipolar. We’ve had heavy rainstorms followed by thick vog followed by sunny skies and no trades. Ask any local, it’s been a hot summer so far, and we’ve only just made it to June! Earlier this week Star Advertiser published an article on the tradewinds and how […] The post My Top Hawaii Museum Picks appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Fun Picture Talking ideas for your Hawaii Vacation

Fri, 31 May 2013 16:37:18 PDT

Photos are THE best way to relive memories, and your vacation to Hawaii will be worth every click of the camera. Whether you’re a hobby photographer, professional photographer or social media photographer there are ways to create unique photo opportunities that make for great pictures and also great adventures along the way. With smartphones completely […] The post Fun Picture Talking ideas for your Hawaii Vacation appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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Some of my Favorite North Shore Drive Stops

Fri, 24 May 2013 17:29:49 PDT

When you’re vacationing on Oahu, make sure to plan a day exploring the north shore because it depicts a totally different personality of this bustling island. The drive alone is worthwhile in itself, but aside from the natural beauty, there are plenty of fun and different things to see while traveling to and from the […] The post Some of my Favorite North Shore Drive Stops appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel. [...]


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