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 sign in front of the International Market Place in Waikiki

What can we expect from the newly-remodeled International Marketplace, set to be completed in 2016? Apparently, a whole lot. The future site, according to city...
A woman and man with a colorful shave ice

Hawaii is an incredibly popular tourist destination, and many people strive to not only vacation in the Islands, but make repeat trips back. Because...
Artwork from Kauai Music Scene's website

With social media and the expanse of the world wide web, who knew a simple banner hanging on the side of a highway could...
A hiker and his dog share a trail in Hawaii

A recent hike I did on a narrow rocky trail in Makiki got me thinking a lot about the etiquette of hiking. For instance,...
A black and purple Mardi Gras aloha shirt for sale

When we think Mardi Gras, we think flamboyant masks and boastful beads; big bands on Bourbon Street and dancing – lots of it. But...
3 young women dressed in komonos

Happy Girls Day! In Japanese culture, March 3 celebrates all the lovely ladies in your life with mochi eating, doll playing and dressing up...
A small girls stands on a beach in Kauai

Kauai, the oldest island within Hawaii's chain, is known for its relaxed, quiet, and relatively unpopulated beaches. Fifty miles of white sand adorn this...
Close up shot of several pineapples

In 1848, the California Gold Rush began one of the largest human migrations in history. Half a million people from around the world traveled...
An ukulele teacher standing in front of a wall of ukuleles

Ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro said, “If everyone played the ukulele, the world would be a better place." I’ve decided it’s time for me to...
A chain-linked fence at Waimea Bay prevents rock debris from falling into the roadway below

When it rains in Hawaii, it not only pours, but it landslides, mudslides — whatever you want to call it; the islands' mountainous terrain...

Check out our Podcast!

One of the most common questions I'm asked on a regular basis is about pools in Hawaii, specificlly where are the best pools in...
Hanauma Bay
If you're on the fence about whether or not to choose Hawaii for your next vacation then this podcast is for you! On today's...
pair of feet in shallow water with rocks
Aloha and welcome to another episode of the Hawaii Vacation Connection! Today I’m giving you my top recommendations for how to fast track into relax...
A backpacker looking out over the mountains in Kauai
On today's show I talk about some of my favorite free things to see and do while visiting the beautiful island of Kauai. Since...
A girl holds up her arms bechause she is happy about hawaii
I bet I know what you're really thinking: Hawaii is so expensive! While the that may be true, I'm gonna make the argument today why...
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