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.

Several taxis on a city street

I take a lot of cabs. As a professional musician who lives in town, I find it easier than battling traffic, finding and paying...
Pearl Harbor Roads

I would wholeheartedly recommend renting a vehicle during your Oahu vacation. You’ll be able to see and experience a lot more than by using...
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...
Aerial Festival View

Summertime is festival season all over the world, and Hawaii is certainly no exception. The days are long, and the twilight hour lingers lazily,...
Hanauma Bay

There is a false sense of security in Hawaii’s outdoor environment. Yes the water looks tranquil and tropical, the trails appear peaceful and lush...
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 couple posing on beach

Wedding Photography by Jeannemarie PhotoWith my one-year marriage anniversary approaching this July, I’ve been busy finding ways to celebrate in a unique, romantic and...
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...
Some women playing Roller Derby

Remember women’s roller derby? Flamboyant, professional wrestling-like theatrics from the 1970s that were more about violent spectacle than actual competition? Well, it’s come a...

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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...
documents for traveling to Hawaii
Let me begin by first stating that the customer is always right. I like to subscribe to this philosophy because it’s a good attitude...
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