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.

Category: Customs, Practices and Pastimes

Champagne Bottles

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...
A little girl in a pool

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...
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 skateboarder races downlhill

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...
A man pours organic juice on the beach

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...
A hat and slippahs sitting on a beach

I think everyone experiences a bit of nostalgia when they hear the word ‘summer.’ For me, I still think back to my youth; barefoot...
Polynesian Tattoo on forearm

For many, travel inspires the desire to make the experience permanent. No longer the exclusive province of sailors and convicts, or so tattoos have...
A hiker and his dog share a trail in Hawaii

A recent hike I did on a narrow rocky trail in Makiki got me thinking a lot about the etiquette of hiking. For instance,...

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Hawaiian food plate lunch
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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....
Place of egsws, ham and toast from Eggs and Things
Today we’ll be talking about the recently released Hawaii’s Best 2014, which is an annual celebration hosted by the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. This people’s choice...
Round trader joe's logo
Hawaii seems to have it all. Year round warm weather, a gorgeous ocean, beautiful beaches, high-end hotels, incredible shopping, tropical fruits, unique eateries… I...
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