Hawaii Vacation Blog

Respecting Monk Seals when visitng Hawaii’s beaches

With Makana, the monk seal who treats Hookipa as her vacation retreat, back on the north shore beach again, marine mammal officials are reminding the public that monk seals are protected under the Endangered Species Act. Endemic to the islands, the Hawaiian monk seals, Monachus schauinslandi, is known in Hawaii as ‘ilio holo i ka […]

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The Hawaii Superferry

There’s been a lot of anticipation about the Hawaii superferry and I have to say that I’ve been caught up in this anticipation as well. When I first heard about the ferry coming, I thought it would be a great idea and as a travel agent, I was thinking of all the possibilities that this […]

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Doing a Hawaii Honeymoon “split”

I was recently asked to contribute to a article for a major travel magazine in which I was asked to recommend a “dream honeymoon” for couples with a unlimited budget and for those on a budget. While there many ways to do this, I offered the following advise: I have done a lot of dream […]

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Why Booking Hawaii Vacations Needs a Personal Touch!

The title is really to get your attention. After doing the podcast “Over Shopping the Internet,” I felt the need to vent a little bit more about booking Hawaii vacations with our company. People are flooding us with calls and requests, struggling to understand the difference between our services and what online megastores like Travelocity […]

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Common Airline Comfort Tips For Hawaii

Making your flight to Hawaii more pleasant involves a few simple steps, many of which are recommended by airlines. Consider chewing gum, yawning, or sucking on hard candies to alleviate ear pressure during take-off and landing. Staying hydrated throughout the journey is crucial, so consume ample water. Additionally, to avoid stiffness, do light stretching exercises […]

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Free or almost free stuff to do in Hawaii

Hiking, performances and some attractions and services are free or almost free. These activities are available all year around that can make an otherwise budget-busting vacation affordable without feeling destitute. Fresh Flower leis! They are quite inexpensive – ranging from $3.00 upward – and can come in a range of colors and fragrances that will […]

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Getting married on Oahu

Get going early Do you plan on getting married on Oahu? If so, the is open only during normal business hours but not on the usual 13-14 State holidays. With over 1 million people and over 900,000 vehicles registered on Oahu, traffic and parking can be challenging. Keep holidays in mind when getting married on […]

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