Category: Hawaii Travel & Vacation Info

Where Are the Casinos in Hawaii?

Have you ever wondered if there are casinos in Hawaii? The short answer is no. There’s not a single casino in all of Hawaii!  But why is that so? And what do residents do when they’re ready to gamble? Let’s take a look! Casinos on Vacation Casinos are a big business in many areas, and […]

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Flying to Molokai: Here’s How to Get There

Flying to Molokai is a complicated endeavor, but worth it for those who have patience and flexibility. Here on the HAT blog, we talk a lot about things to do on Oahu, Maui, Hawaii Island, and Kauai. These are where most visitors spend time when vacationing in Hawaii. But some make a more adventurous trek […]

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Join a Backyard Hawaii Party at Germaine’s Luau 

There are a lot of luau to choose from on Oahu, but one of the most time-tested and classic options is Germaine’s Luau. This family-friendly dinner show promises a backyard-style atmosphere complete with great food and entertainment.  But does it live up to its promise? Let’s learn all about this popular Hawaiian luau and whether […]

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Bodegas in Hawaii

Yes, there are bodegas in Hawaii. They are not commonly referred as such here. “Bodega” is a Spanish word, only slowly and recently entering Hawaii vernacular. I say that because of a recent debate I had with a visiting stranger from a major American metropolis who insisted that so-called bodegas can only be found in […]

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The Many Types & Costs of Hawaii Destination Weddings

Hawaii destination weddings have a unique allure. Couples from all over the world flock here to wed amid our beautiful scenery. Sometimes, they may invite along a few loved ones for a tropical vacation. Other times, it’s just the couple – no distractions or pressure, just romantic serenity.  But when people think of a Hawaii […]

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Hawaii Beach Weddings: A Planning Guide for Destination Couples

There are few things as romantic or dreamy as Hawaii Beach Weddings. First, there’s the setting: golden sand, rolling waves, swaying palm trees, and perhaps the vibrant hues of the sunset filling the sky. Then, there’s the relaxed vibe you can only find on a tropical vacation.  No wonder you see so many weddings on […]

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Best Hawaii Island for a Honeymoon 

We’ve decided on the 3 Best Hawaii Islands for a Honeymoon to take the guesswork out of your newlywedded travel.  When you’re in the trenches of wedding planning and stressing over each detail of your big day, there is a light at the end of the tunnel: your honeymoon. No pressure, no worries, just you […]

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Oahu vacation pro tips for visitors

Oahu visitor arrivals are just a couple of ticks down from what they were in 2019, nudging back up to nearly 30,000 souls every day. The tourism vacuum of the Covid pandemic has filled quickly since its ebb. That means Oahu is busy. We’ll offer here some Oahu vacation pro tips as Hawaii tourism enters […]

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Tips for Dealing with Jet Lag on Your Hawaii Vacation

No matter where you’re coming from, a trip to Hawaii requires you to fly a rather long distance to get here. And, long flights often mean dreaded jet lag. Yep, you can spend months looking forward to your dream Hawaii vacation only to spend the first few days sluggish and lagging behind. First off, what […]

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Hawaii Shutdown averted – Here’s what almost happened!

Should there be any question about how a US government and Hawaii shutdown would affect Hawaii’s National Parks and the Pearl Harbor National Memorial, the National Parks Service has made clear what the impact will be at the top of the homepage of each of its Hawaii destinations. “Had the funding lapsed National Parks in […]

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Romer Waikiki at The Ambassador Opens October 1st

Stepping onto an island always evokes a sense of wonder. While there are countless ways to explore Waikiki, the real essence lies in the tales, traditions, and treasures shared by its very own people. And that’s precisely what the Romer Waikiki at The Ambassador promises its guests – an authentic neighborhood experience. Imagine checking into […]

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Pet-friendly Hawaii vacation

“Can we bring our dog/cat along on a Hawaii vacation?” It’s a question Hawaii Aloha Travel gets frequently from people planning a visit to the Aloha State. The short answer is “yes”. The longer, more detailed answer is, “Yes, but it takes a great deal of time, research, preparation, patience, and, especially, a lot of […]

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