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...
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...
Bottles of Jam on a shelf

There are many Japanese cultural traditions and customs now woven into Hawaii’s social fabric. Among them is omiyage (oh-mee-YAH-ghee), or the tradition of bringing...
A woman touching her face

After reading a story in Jupiter Courier, Florida's top weekly news source, I felt compelled to share what I had read with our blog...
Rays of light shining down on a Hawaii river bed

An outpour of support for Typhoon Haiyan victims has led to many creative ways of helping those in need; ways that even include body...
Moana Disney Movie press photo

Meet Moana Waialiki, a young sea voyaging enthusiast of Polynesia and the main character of Disney's upcoming film set for release in 2018. While we...
Coconut with the word ALOHA painted on it with various other colors

Here's yet another remarkable example of the aloha spirit shared abroad, and this time, it is meant to aid victims of super Typhoon Haiyan....

Congrats to Hawaii surfer Bethany Hamilton for tying the knot in August! Ten years ago, the Kauai native lost her arm in a shark...

There can be a lot of “what if's” when traveling, like: What if my luggage gets lost? What if our car gets broken into? What...
Portrait picture of late Sen. Daniel Inouye

Hawaii's beloved and late Senator Daniel Inouye has no doubt made this state proud, and as a recipient of the military's highest honor, Sen....

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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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