Hawaiian Vacation Connection Podcast

The Hawaiian Vacation Connection 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.

pool at the Grand Wailea Maui

If you've ever wondered where the best pools are on Maui, then today we got you covered! I tell you all about my favorites, the most popular and why they’re so awesome. Maui is my favorite island for pool lounging and there are so many excellent choices.  While I’ll never...

street going into Wailuku town

Today we answer a question from Paul Miller who is headed to Maui and wanted to know whether he should include Wailuku Maui in his plans. I always recommend a visit to Wailuku I love that area of Maui!  I  go over some of the highlights of this historic community...

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...

screenshot from HAT website of book now pay later

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...

From Our Blog...

Map showing Route 99 on Oahu's North Shore.
Considering the rich history to be discovered along highway Route 99 (also known as Kamehameha Highway), from Wahiawa in Central Wahiawa and Waialua on...
Screenshot of surprise Hawaii Vacation plans video
There is nothing quite like a real surprise, and when that surprise is a trip to Hawaii for your 50th wedding anniversary, the word...
The courtyard of the Mission House Café in Honolulu
A new restaurant has opened at the Hawaii Mission Houses Museum in historic Honolulu. The Mission Social Hall & Café is the brainchild of...
Climbing rope on Olomama Three Peaks Hike
Many see Hawaii as a destination for relaxation. But those with a special adventurous spirit see it as an opportunity. If you're looking for...
A hibiscus flower
The volcanic activity at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island gets most of the attention in the news, but it’s the wonderfully...
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