Many people save up their entire lives for that once-in-a-lifetime trip to Hawaii; some even put it at the top of their bucket lists of things to do before they “kick the bucket,” so to speak. If you could get a dream getaway to the Hawaiian Islands, what would you do?

A beautiful Honolulu sunset that visitors can enjoy while they’re on Oahu.

That’s what Aqua Hotels & Resorts are asking in its first Pinterest contest called “Pin Hawaii: Hawaii Bucket List Contest.” Instead of using words to describe their dream trip, entrants will “pin” images to illustrate their answers and to portray the stunning scenery of Hawaii. Pinterest (www.Pinterest.com) is social networking’s newest phenomenon, where users pin images of their interests to a virtual cork board.

The winner will be granted that bucket list trip to Hawaii, which includes free airfare and a five-night stay for two at one of Aqua Waikiki’s boutique hotels. The pinner winner will be announced on May 1, 2012. Be sure to include at least one pinned photo from the Aqua’s Pinterest pages (aquahotels), where they also offer a few bits of inspiration: “Stand up paddle along Kauai’s Na Pali Coast?” Or “Watch the sunrise at Haleakala?”

That’s a tough one. My answer would be, both! Although, Aqua says there is no right or wrong way to spend a vacay in the islands and encourages entrants to show rather than tell, since a picture’s worth a thousand words, right?

“ PIN IT TO WIN IT”• Aqua Hotels & Resorts Pinterest contest for a free trip to Hawaii • Submit via www.pinhawaii.com

3 COMMENTS

  1. Awesome opportunity! The folks at Aqua Hotels & Resorts, are always so kind and generous. Good luck to all that enter!

  2. I tried to enter this contest but it keeps asking me for a board url.. does anyone know what this is.. please help..:)

  3. Aloha Valerie, I’m thinking this is the virtual pin board for Aqua. It would be best to call them and I’m sure they’ll be happy to help (: 808-924-6543 Mahalo!

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