Hawaii Vacation Blog

Hawaii Vacation Blog began in 2006 and was spearheaded by Hawaii Aloha Travel owner Bruce Fisher. The blog's roots are in providing an authentic voice and interesting topics on anything and everything Hawaii, and is specifically created for Hawaii's guests.

We welcome comments from our readers and love receiving feedback. We also encourage our readers to share with us any personal topics of their own — feel free to reach out to us. We enjoy reader suggestions and ideas as it helps Hawaii Vacation Blog become well rounded and unique.

Poke Nachos from Plantation Grill

Oahu's Ewa Plain isn't necessarily the first place residents think of when it comes to upscale dining. It's a land sprawling with tract homes...
Humpback Whale

There is a handful of animal species native to Hawaii and Hawaii waters that residents take particular delight in spotting. Sadly, part of the...
Book cover - Cooking Hawaiian Style

A quick perusal of the names of some of the recipes included in Cooking Hawaiian Style by Lanai Tabura and Frank Abraham (host of...
Beer & Bread

Beer-loving visitors to Oahu have an opportunity to enjoy perhaps the year's most unique beer tasting event this week, as Murphy's Bar & Grill...
Chocolate Cake

On any workweek afternoon, Downtown Honolulu and its adjacent Chinatown Arts District are probably the most densely-populated zip codes in Hawaii, and at lunchtime...
Hula Dancers

Like many indigenous cultures the world over, native Hawaiians celebrate the harvest season. And like those other indigenous cultures, the Hawaiian makahiki is meant...
Puna Lava Flow Oct 30 2014

The Big Island has seen more natural disasters this year than the rest of the Hawaiian Islands combined, and continues to be a focus...
Halloween graveside and skull in Hawaii

When I was growing up, Halloween was one of my favorite holidays. I would be excited about it for weeks in advance, thinking about...
Hawaii Bus on the road on Oahu

Depending on how adventurous you want to be during your vacation to Hawaii, the island of Oahu offers tons of transportation options to get...
The front of Sandy's Sandwiches

Oahu's North Shore is infamous for their food trucks. Scattered from Haleiwa to Hau‘ula, these casual eateries have made a name for themselves, and...

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View of the pool at the Hilton Waikialoa Village
On October 10th, Maui resident Kathleen Soule filed a class action lawsuit against Priceline and Marriott Resorts. Kathleen is suing because she believes she...
screenshot from HAT website of book now pay later
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...
There are a ton of ways for travelers to save on vacations, especially with new companies popping up like Airbnb and VRBO for accommodations,...
Hawaiian food plate lunch
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...
A beautiful mountain ridge on Kauai
I feel like a lot of things big have happened in Hawaii pretty recently… Big Island had an earthquake, two hurricanes threatened the islands,...
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