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.

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There are two different arts festivals taking place on Oahu this month, PowWow! Hawaii and the Oahu Fringe festival. Pow!Wow! Hawaii focuses on the...
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When the New Year rolls around in Hawaii, we celebrate it in a variety of ways. House parties or a night on town are...
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One of the things that give Hawaii its enormously rich cultural heritage is its sprawling mythology. It is a mythology as full of love...
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Hawaii is among the most desirable locations in the world for a destination wedding. It’s exotic but still in the United States, so current...
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Summertime is an instigator for adventure, especially in Hawaii. For both visitors and locals alike, the longer days and warmer nights evoke a sense...
Fireworks in Pearl Harbor

Independence Day kicks off in fine fashion throughout the country’s 50 states. Barbeques, beach days, parades, fireworks and family and friend get togethers are...
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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...
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Hawaii is home to a variety of action and extreme sports. Big wave surfing is chief among them, certainly. But there is another sport...
Burlesque dancers on stage

The upcoming Hawaii Burlesque Festival & Revue at the Honolulu Museum of Art’s Doris Duke Theater is a fine example of something that most...
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Spring is in full swing and the warmer Hawaiian weather is upon us. Already we're seeing temperatures in the mid 80's with a humidity...

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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...
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,...
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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...
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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...
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,...
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