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.

Various seafood in ice

It probably comes as no surprise that Hawaii is a paradise for fishing enthusiasts. The clean, clear and warm waters and countless miles of...
3 roosters in the grass

I live in an apartment building a mile outside of Downtown Honolulu, above the loud mutter of morning traffic but not beyond the strangely...
A marathon finish line

One of the hallmarks of the holiday season in Honolulu is the annual Honolulu Marathon. Taking place on the second Sunday of December each...
Skateboard Park

It can be a bit of a challenge when vacationing with kids to find activities to keep young minds and bodies occupied with activities...
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...
Humpback Whale

There is a handful of animal species native to Hawaii and Hawaii waters that residents take particular delight in spotting. Sadly, part of the...
Book cover - Cooking Hawaiian Style

A quick perusal of the names of some of the recipes included in Cooking Hawaiian Style by Lanai Tabura and Frank Abraham (host of...
Beer & Bread

Beer-loving visitors to Oahu have an opportunity to enjoy perhaps the year's most unique beer tasting event this week, as Murphy's Bar & Grill...
Chocolate Cake

On any workweek afternoon, Downtown Honolulu and its adjacent Chinatown Arts District are probably the most densely-populated zip codes in Hawaii, and at lunchtime...
Hula Dancers

Like many indigenous cultures the world over, native Hawaiians celebrate the harvest season. And like those other indigenous cultures, the Hawaiian makahiki is meant...

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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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