Tag: Hawaii information

Hawaii Storms – How Bad Does the Weather Get?

Are you worried about Hawaii storms? Many people watch radars as they plan their trips to the islands, especially during hurricane season or if they’re making big outdoor plans. But it can be hard to tell how bad the weather gets in Hawaii, and how often storms come through.  The good news is that it’s […]

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Surfing in Hawaii: A Visitors Guide

Surfing in Hawaii is an unforgettable experience. This sport is closely intertwined with the culture and history of the islands, and even beginners can join in on the fun. Visitors of (nearly) all ages and levels get to feel at one with the ocean, get great exercise, and experience the unbeatable thrill of riding a […]

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What is a Hawaiian Lomilomi Massage?

If you plan on getting a spa treatment or massage in Hawaii, you’ll likely encounter one popular option: a Lomilomi massage.  Though this is a great treatment to enjoy during your time in the islands, it’s more than just a word used to lure in tourists. In fact, it’s a holistic practice that dates back […]

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Learn the Hawaii Drone Laws Before Flying High on Your Vacation

Of course you want to bring your drone with you to Hawaii. The islands’ natural beauty is an obvious location to send your favorite vessel into the sky. But before your drone takes flight, you’ll want to know the Hawaii drone laws.  Can You Bring Drones to Hawaii? Yes, you are welcome to bring your […]

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Why Does Hawaii Celebrate Prince Kuhio Day?

Prince Kuhio Day is a state holiday in Hawaii, but do you know why this person is so important and why the holiday exists? Let’s talk all about this fascinating historical figure and the many ways he influenced modern-day Hawaii.  Who Was Prince Kuhio Prince Kuhio is most famous for spearheading the Hawaiian Homes Commission […]

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Flesh Eating Bacteria Hawaii: When to Stay OUT of the Water

Should you be concerned about flesh eating bacteria in Hawaii? Vibrio vulnificus is a rare bacteria found in Ala Wai Canal, a Honolulu waterway you don’t want to swim in. But there are other forms of bacteria lurking in Hawaii’s water. Here’s where you don’t want to swim, and how to protect yourself from illness.  […]

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Hawaii Weather in December: What to Know About Winter in the Island

As winter’s chill arrives to your home, you’ll likely begin daydreaming about Hawaii weather in December. Or, maybe you’re lucky enough to be planning a trip here and wondering what to expect for your December Hawaii vacation.  We’ve got you covered! Here’s an overview of December weather in Hawaii for those of you planning your […]

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Rip Current in Hawaii: Visitor Safety Alert

Have you ever experienced a rip current in Hawaii? Let’s learn about these dangers that lurk in our waters, and how you can stay as safe as possible.  There’s nothing more relaxing and rejuvenating than swimming in Hawaii’s crystal blue ocean. But, beneath the waves are powerful forces that could be dangerous, especially for visitors […]

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Should You Stay in North Shore Kauai?

North Shore Kauai is a glistening, scenic place full of natural wonders. But is it the best place to stay on the island?  Honestly, it depends on what you want from your Kauai vacation.  The good news is that you can’t go too wrong. If you’ve been following the Hawaii Aloha Travel blogs, you probably […]

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How Long To Get Where? Hawaii Travel Times on Neighbor Islands

Travel times are tricky in Hawaii. You may imagine a route from Point A to Point B and say, “Hey, our destination is only 5 miles away. That’ll take about 5 minutes.” Not so! Between the unique terrain, older roads, and traffic in Hawaii, it’s hard to determine how long your drive time might be […]

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How Long To Get Where? Travel Time in Oahu

Travel time in Oahu will be a big part of your vacation. When I have visitors come stay with me, one of the first questions I’m asked (after, “Should I rent a car?”), is “How long will it take me to get to…?” Honolulu, Oahu, is one of the worst traffic cities in the U.S., […]

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Should You Worry About Hawaii Hurricanes? 

Depending when you plan your vacation, you may worry about Hawaii hurricanes. The islands are a potential target for these menacing storms, especially from June through November.  So, it’s important you know a bit about past hurricanes in Hawaii, the factors that contribute to hurricane formation, and how to track potential storms.  All About Hawaii […]

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