Hawaiian Vacation Connection Podcast

The Hawaiian Vacation Connection Podcast focuses on the travel and tourism industry of Hawaii and is designed to help people learn about this unique destination. Since a vacation to the islands can be confusing and time consuming to plan, this podcast dedicates itself to covering helpful topics with a touch of humor and plenty of entertainment.

Many people come to Hawaii for the very first time not knowing much about it. That’s where we come in. Since we are not a cookie cutter, automated travel website, we can give you the best tips to get the most out of your vacation and how to be...

Family enjoying Hawaii wedding on the beach

If you're planning on getting married in Hawaii there's a lot to consider. There's the obvious things including the venue, photographer, the wedding dress, who will be attending etc. But there are some not so obvious elements that need to be budgeted for the big day. On today's podcast we...

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When budgeting for your Hawaii vacation an expense that may be hard to calculate are the meals when you're here. Many questions arise around this topic. How much will food cost? Are there meal plans? Will there be restaurants nearby the hotel in Hawaii that are affordable? Figuring out how...

A lot of people ask us about the different kinds of hotel rooms available in Hawaii. At the various properties here on the islands, you’ll find a wide variety of categories - from parking lot views to ocean views. And some rooms will have private lanais (balconies) for you...

Booking a multi Island Hawaii vacation or an itinerary that has a lot of complications can be a daunting task. The good news is that there's things you can do to make the process easier. On today's podcast I give you some tips about how to start the process...

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Okay you've made the decision to come to Hawaii.   For most people a Hawaii vacation is a once-in-a-lifetime event.  It requires a lot of planning and savings. So it makes sense that one of the most common questions we get is; "How much will a vacation to Hawaii...

This is a historic time for the Hawaii tourism industry. People a flocking to the islands in record numbers. Of course Hawaii has always been a popular destination for a Hawaii Vacation but with an insecure world people are traveling here more than ever before. Folks who may be...

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This week’s podcast is about the coffee from the Islands. If you haven’t tasted Hawaiian coffee then you haven't tasted coffee at all! Co-Host Lanai Tabura shares his knowledge about how it’s grown, harvested and where to find the best java when you’re here. Coffee from Hawaii has been rated to...

In this weeks  podcast we share some of the important historical and cultural locations that should be part of your next Hawaii Vacation.   It's surprising how many folks don’t even realize the rich history and culture that is surrounding them when just sightseeing by car. Connecting with the culture here will not...

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You've heard the old saying "When in Rome do as the Romans" well, this also applies to Hawaii. While you mostly hear us talk about things you should do in Hawaii,  today we remind you about some of the things that bug locals about people visiting the islands which you...

From Our Blog...

Visit South Shore Market in Honolulu for a large selection of locally made products.
South Shore Market in Honolulu opened up about a year ago, but I just went last week for the first time. I was blown...
Living History Day at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor is one of the many September events on Oahu. It might be hard to choose just one to attend!
Are you coming to Oahu this month? I think that coming to local events is one of the best ways to get a feel...
Consolidated Theatres will be screening $4 movies on Saturdays at 10:00 am from August 26 through October 28, at all Consolidated Theatres locations. Proceeds will benefit the local community.
Saturday Screenings of Landmark Films with Admission Proceeds to Benefit Local Non-Profits Over the years, Hawaii has been home to the filming of a number...
What could be more romantic than renewing your wedding vows on the beach at sunset? Read more to find out our best ideas for vow renewals on Oahu.
Whether you had your dream wedding thirty years ago or eloped in a small ceremony two years ago, Hawaii is the perfect place to...
The Road to Hana is one of the most popular things to do on Maui - and it's also free! Look for stunning views, waterfalls, farm stands, hikes, and rugged coastlines like these.
As promised, I’m back this week with another post about free things to do in Hawaii. Over the past month, I’ve been working my...

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