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.

Chairs swinging on carnival ride

The coming weekend brings one of Oahu's most popular events, attracting thousands of residents each year, the Punahou School Carnival. Like the annual Lantern...
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...
Cast of the CabaRAE at Hilton Hawaiian Village

Yaling and I were lucky enough to have the opportunity to take in the CabaRAE variety show at the Hilton Hawaiian Village recently and,...
A hunter searching for game

Big game hunting may be the last thing that comes to mind when someone says “Hawaii.” The name and the place conjure images of...
A humpbacks whale crowning

We're smack-dab in the middle of winter's humpback whale season in Hawaii, and you don't have to take a whale-watching cruise to encounter the...
A beautiful valley in Hawaii

The growing international concern over climate change is reaching a fever pitch, and the chorus of cries for sustainability gets louder every day. The...
Derek Warfield in performance

Derek Warfield is returning to Hawaii for a series of concerts bound to sell out. He’s a musical icon in Ireland, regarded much like...
2 men smoking

Just a week ago on the Big Island of Hawaii, e-cigarettes were banned at beaches, County parks, public buildings, and anywhere else smoking is...
A sunset over the Koolau mountains

Hawaii has more going for it than most tropical vacation destinations. We've got the sunshine, of course, and our white sand beaches and clear...
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...

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Bruce Fisher taking selfie at Huloope Bay on Lanai
Today I offer up a few tips about traveling to Lanai. A few days ago I was treated to a overnight stay so I...
people eating laulau at Heia peer on Oahu
If you're traveling to Hawaii in the near future and don't know what know what foods you must try.......... you're in luck!! On today's podcast...
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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