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.

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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...
Rocks covered with seaweed

On the backside of iconic Diamond Head is East Honolulu and Maunalua Bay. Scarcely as well-known as its glamorous neighbor Mamala Bay (home to...
Panorimic view of Vog in Metro Honolulu

It's not fog. It's not smog. It's “vog,” and it's back. Technically, vog is the airborne emission of sulfur dioxides from Kilauea Volcano's Pu‘u...
Kaneohe Bay Panorama

Oahu’s Pali Highway is a special road for a variety of reasons. It’s a vital link between the Windward Side and Honolulu. It’s incredibly...
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...
Hawaii Bus on the road on Oahu

Depending on how adventurous you want to be during your vacation to Hawaii, the island of Oahu offers tons of transportation options to get...
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If you are a fan of TV’s Hawaii 5-0, or of other shows like LOST, or The River, then you’re likely to be at...
Traffic congestion in Waikiki

Most people on vacation in Hawaii are content to let their days slip by while enjoying the simple pleasure of relaxing on the beach,...
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Thanks to today's digital society, traveling has become a lot easier for globe-trekkers and vagabonds looking to stay connected. Finding the next WiFi hotspot...

It seems the Japanese kissaten culture has found its way to Hawaii, sort of. Back in the day, kissatens were a place to get...

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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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