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.

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...
A surfer rides a wave

Professional surfing's World Championship Tour has stricken the tents and winner's stand at Moche Beach in Portugal. That seems, at first, irrelevant to anyone...

The best things in life are free, right? Especially when your vacation destination is a tropical group of islands where the sun shines year...
A Hawaii Sunset

For Hawaii expats, or those people that are from Hawaii that have moved away, there are all kinds of little things that they miss...
display of Tiki Souvenirs at longs drungs

When I vacation somewhere special, I always make a point to take home a souvenir or two as a reminder of the trip. But...
Screenshot of Manoa Chocolate website on a laptop

Many travelers are aware of a location’s specialty. Like the wines of Bordeaux, the BBQ flavors of Korea or the wild salmon of Alaska....
Fruit stand with Organic Hawaiian Dragon fruit

The word ‘organic’ is nothing new. It’s on shelves at Costco, touted in restaurants; it’s even made its way into our make up and...

Residents of major cities the world over share one thing in common. They are proud of their cities, and embrace the stereotypes the rest...
Several palm trees in the wind

My wife and I are heading out on a vacation halfway around the world (yes, people who live here in Hawaii also like to...
Sunset with Bioluminescence Hawaii

Last night my husband and I were taking a nighttime stroll down Ke Iki beach on the North Shore, when all of a sudden...

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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,...
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,...
New Salmon dish at Nobu Waikiki
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....
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