The Hawaiian Vacation Connection Podcast

The Hawaii Vacation Connection is a one-of-a-kind podcast that is produced live every Monday, straight from a recording studio in Hawaii Kai, Oahu. Hosted by Hawaii Aloha Travel owner Bruce Fisher, the podcast touches on an array of Aloha state news topics and is dedicated to Hawaii’s guests. Whether you’re a first time visitor or repeat traveler, the Hawaii Vacation Connection keeps you in the loop and in the local know.

The podcast focuses on the travel and tourism industry of Hawaii and is designed to help people learn about this unique destination. Since a vacation to the islands can be confusing and time consuming to plan, this podcast dedicates itself to covering helpful topics with a touch of humor and plenty of entertainment.

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 wanted to share my thoughts with you while it's fresh in my mind. It's been few years since I've been over there, so I was...

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 I go over my top 10 foods you should try on your Hawaii vacation.  From Loco Moco to Malasada's I cover all the favorite Hawaiian foods that can...

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 visitors from around the world. And for good reason. This is Mother Nature at her rawest and Madam Pele made visible in all of her...

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, the Big Island and Kauai that feature song and dance, comedy, acrobatics, and magic; all of the kinds of things you’d expect in a Las...

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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 destinations. l will  concede that room rates in Hawaii are about double the national average, but there is at least one simple explanation for that disparity....

Bruce Fisher gives a Thumbs Up

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 that happened this year. It was an interesting year to say the least, particularly in Hawaii’s tourism industry. There was a lot that happened that is...

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, modern dining. But even as these new influences continue to grow and flourish in Chinatown, it still retains is cultural character. The fresh fish, meat,...

Well, the holiday season is upon us, folks! And their arrival signals another seasonal spike in visitor arrivals to Hawaii. Visitor arrivals continue to grow, and a gloomy weather forecast for North America, Hawaii’s largest source market, could see a significant spike in arrivals as temperatures on the mainland...

View of the pool at the Hilton Waikialoa Village

On October 10th, Maui resident Kathleen Soule filed a class action lawsuit against Priceline and Marriott Resorts. Kathleen is suing because she believes she was faced with unfair and unreasonable assessment and collection of 'Hawaii resort fees.' On August 9, 2011, Kathleen used Priceline.com to book a reservation at the...

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There’s no easy way around the topic… a vacation is expensive. It takes many couples and families years to save up for one, and it’s no surprise why. Hawaii is a pricey destination for a few reasons. First, it is a very remote location and requires a flight overseas....

From Our Blog...

A Humpback Whale
The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of its annual “Ocean Count,” a program that sees volunteers on...
Agriculture fields on Kauai
Kauai is known as the “Garden Isle,” and for good reason. It is the oldest of the major Hawaiian Islands, the northernmost and westernmost...
A peacock looking straight at you
The Hawaiian Islands are home to an amazing variety of native and exotic bird species, from the majestic nene goose to the curious rose-ringed...
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As part of its continuing efforts to develop commercial and residential projects in fast-growing Kakaako in Honolulu, the Howard Hughes Corporation is launching another...
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In celebration of Earth Day 2015, Hawaiian Electric Company is holding the 8th Annual Grow Hawaiian Festival at the Bishop Museum on Saturday, April...
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