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.

A gas pump nozzle in a fuel port

We've long been used to having the highest gas prices in the U.S., so we tend to get excited when prices fall. They've been...
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...
Sunburned in Hawaii

Hawaii is the perfect place to get a little sun. A golden tan after a vacation in the tropics is almost like a trophy,...
Hawaiian sunset on Kuappa pond in Hawaii Kai

Hawaii has a lot of firsts, world’s bests and famous-es that make it an extremely unique state. If you’ve been to the Islands before,...
Rescue

Hawaii is home to a wide variety of extreme and action sports. This is the reason many visitors choose a Hawaii vacation. And while...
GoPro Video Camera mounted on a surfboard

The massive popularity of the GoPro camera here in Hawaii and, indeed, around the world, is astonishing. It’s made the creator, 39-year-old Nick Woodman...
A woman's legs showing on a beach chair

I just received an email from a customer who has a lot of questions.  Of course I answered them and the email was as long...
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,...

Real Value at Seven of Hawaii's Cheapest Hotels Despite rising room rates, there remain some hotels in Hawaii that have been able to keep prices...
A handheld calculator

unless you have an expert on your team. If you ever played a slot machine, invested in a stock, played cards, followed a sports team,...

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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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