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.

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Have you been thinking about attending a Luau on your Hawaii Vacation? One of the most frequent questions we get is about Luau's so today we devote the podcast to the common questions about Luau's in Hawaii. The tradition of the Luau goes back to the Royalty of Hawaii. They...

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Today we check in with Brian Berusch co-author of the bestselling Book, Food to Write Home About : Hawaii Brian has been wanting to write this book for quite some time, he's know Bill Tobin (local restaurateur) socially for a long time.  About 7 years ago he approached Brian with...

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Hawaiian Music is a big part of the culture in Hawaii so make sure to make it part of your Hawaii Vacation. It’s also become extremely popular; 2nd only to Nashville in regional music sales in the last five years. That's because of its distinct identity, sound and rhythms. Today...

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On today’s podcast we offer some ideas about how to make your trip more affordable once you get to Hawaii. Hawaii is an expensive destination, there’s just no getting around that fact. Costly airfares and hotel room rates that exceed 200.00 per night makes it seem like paradise is only...

Maui is one of Hawaii's most popular destinations. When considering exactly where to stay on the Island, most people focus on staying either at Kaanapali, Waialea or Kapalua. Don’t get me wrong, it’s absolutely amazing in these locations, but over the years Kaanapali has become crowded and Wailea &...

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Taking a luxurious Hawaii vacation is on a lot of folks' bucket lists — and for good reason, too. Here in the islands, our visitors enjoy spectacular scenery, fantastic adventures, and a safe environment in which to relax and get-away from it all. But, that kind of vacation comes at a...

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I can’t tell you how many people each week ask me about this venue so on today’s podcast we talk about Hawaii’s #1 tourist attraction; Pearl Harbor. It also happens to be one to the most confusing. Pearl harbor is an all-encompassing term that is an area which includes...

Bruce Fisher and Denton Bangs in studio

With all the choices out there on the Web you can really go blind trying to figure out the best way to plan your Hawaii Vacation. Trust me, I talk to folks every day that are getting so much information they don't know where to begin!! It's information overload....

A good sized plate of fresh poke

Lots of folks wonder, "Where in Hawaii can I get the best seafood and Poke?" Sure, it may seem like a silly question (since we're in the middle of the ocean), but we actually get asked that a lot. In fact, it's a really good question. Here's the answer:...

If you're an accessory-addict and love to travel, have we found some items for you! Seems there's a travel accessory to fulfill you're every travel want and need--we even found some must-have Hawaii travel accessories you didn't even know you needed (yet). The website, Travelon, features dozens of accessories...

From Our Blog...

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The first time I drove through the sleepy and rural town of Waimanalo, I had to do a double take — was that a a...
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Waikiki has just about everything a visitor could want — fantastic beaches, affordable hotels, and lots and lots of shopping! But, many visitors are starting...
sailors saluting aboard a ship
For most of you reading this blog, the attack on Pearl Harbor seems pretty far removed —both by time AND distance. But, even if you're...
the u.s.s. arizona memorial on oahu
If you plan to visit Hawaii during the upcoming Pearl Harbor commemoration in Hawaii, you'll want to factor-in heavy traffic for your day trips! That's...
dessert crepe
I'm not sure when crepes made a comeback, but I'm sure glad they did! Crepes are one of those foods that can double as...

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