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.

The exterior of Proof Public House

Honolulu's recent surge in new restaurants opening up in hip enclaves like Kaimuki and Kakaako continues Downtown with two new bars, on the same...
collection of various wool socks symbolizing the cold weather in Hawaii

It’s been chilly here in Hawaii of late. Snow has settled on the summit of Mauna Kea. In fact, the weather has been inclement....

One thing that is as inevitable as the arrival of the New Year is the hangover that awaits revelers who embrace the holiday with...
An expertly crafted plate of sashimi

When the New Year rolls around in Hawaii, we celebrate it in a variety of ways. House parties or a night on town are...
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...
A windsurfer getting air

It's been a blustery few days on Oahu. Most of us welcome the cool trade-wind weather, but there is a group of people vexed...
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...
people playing in snow in front of Shriners hospital in Hawaii on Oahu

Yaling and I were delighted to attend the Shriners Hospital for Children’s Snow Day at the recently renovated and upgraded hospital campus over the...
One of the lawns at Bellows Beach Park

Military families vacationing on Oahu have a wide variety of accommodations to choose from, even more than civilian families do. This is because the...
Mr. & Mrs. Claus on display in Honolulu

The annual Honolulu City Lights Parade took place over the weekend, with thousands of residents and visitors making the trek from River Street in...

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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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