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.

Wide shot of packed bleachers at a football stadium

In what will surely become one of the proudest moments in Hawaii sports, local boy and Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota was awarded the...
people playing in snow in front of Shriners hospital in Hawaii on Oahu

Yaling and I were delighted to attend the Shriners Hospital for Children’s Snow Day at the recently renovated and upgraded hospital campus over the...
One of the lawns at Bellows Beach Park

Military families vacationing on Oahu have a wide variety of accommodations to choose from, even more than civilian families do. This is because the...
Mr. & Mrs. Claus on display in Honolulu

The annual Honolulu City Lights Parade took place over the weekend, with thousands of residents and visitors making the trek from River Street in...
Various seafood in ice

It probably comes as no surprise that Hawaii is a paradise for fishing enthusiasts. The clean, clear and warm waters and countless miles of...
3 roosters in the grass

I live in an apartment building a mile outside of Downtown Honolulu, above the loud mutter of morning traffic but not beyond the strangely...
A marathon finish line

One of the hallmarks of the holiday season in Honolulu is the annual Honolulu Marathon. Taking place on the second Sunday of December each...
Skateboard Park

It can be a bit of a challenge when vacationing with kids to find activities to keep young minds and bodies occupied with activities...
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...

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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,...
Well, the holiday season is upon us, folks! And their arrival signals another seasonal spike in visitor arrivals to Hawaii. Visitor arrivals continue to...
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...
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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,...
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