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West Maui Mountains

Maui vacation tips from on the ground

We here at the HAT Blog have been on Maui for a few days for a 7-night stay with visiting family. Thus far, things have gone quite smoothly. We did...

Hawaii Green Sea Turtle

Sea Life Park Limu Fest celebrates seaweed

Sea Life Park on Oahu, the beloved marine mammal park, bird sanctuary, and aquarium first opened in 1964. It has since evolved into an institution familiar to most residents of...

Hawaii Golf

Hawaii golf tips for visitors

There are 75 golf courses in Hawaii. We’ve written about a bunch of them here at the HAT Blog over the years. Not only because are we hopelessly (and haplessly)...

Hawaii moon goddess Mahina

Since Hawaii’s tourism arrival numbers have rebounded to near pre-pandemic levels, various studies indicate an increase in visitor interest in learning about Native Hawaiian culture during their Hawaii vacation. Having...

Kalaeloa Heritage Park

Kalaeloa Heritage Park educates

The “Malama Hawaii” program to increase cultural awareness among Hawaii visitors is working. Various studies and surveys are bearing this out, as more and more visitors are expressing interest in...

West Maui Sunset Kaanapali

Maui vacation planning from Oahu

The HAT Blog has been informed that the home office will relocate to Maui for one week in September. Honorable Wife Person (HWP) and I will join her parents, two...