Hawaii Vacation Connection Podcast

Hawaii Vacation Connection Podcast

Embrace Paradise: Take the Aloha Pledge and Protect Hawaii’s Beauty

Fresh from my trip to Kauai, I am talking this week about the importance of taking the Aloha Pledge and my experience with a recent Beach cleanup. The Aloha Pledge was initiated as a collaborative effort to promote responsible tourism and environmental stewardship in Hawaii. It emerged from the broader mission of Kanu Hawaii, an […]

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Exploring Hawaii: All-Inclusive Package vs. À La Carte

When planning a dream vacation to Hawaii, one of the first decisions you’ll need to make is whether to opt for an all-inclusive package or to purchase everything à la carte. While Hawaii isn’t known for traditional all-inclusive resorts where you can eat and drink all day without limits, there are ways to create an […]

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Will Hawaii Vacation Rentals Soon Be Banned ?

In this podcast, I discuss the realities of the proposed legislation to outlaw short-term Hawaii vacation rentals. In a bid to address housing shortages and soaring real estate prices, Hawaii has unveiled new legislation aimed at phasing out vacation rentals across the islands. The move comes amid concerns that short-term rentals have contributed to the […]

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How to Island Hop in Hawaii

If you’re considering visiting multiple islands during your vacation, here are some tips to help you plan how to island hop in Hawaii effectively. Visiting more than one island in Hawaii offers a rich tapestry of experiences, each island presenting its own unique charms and landscapes. From the vibrant energy of Oahu’s Waikiki Beach and […]

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Here’s How to Vacation in Hawaii WITHOUT a Car

At Hawaii Aloha Travel, we typically recommend getting a rental car during your Hawaii vacation. But do you really need one? Today on the Hawaii Vacation Connection Podcast, we’re revealing how to vacation on the islands without a rental car.  Our expert host, Aloha Bruce, assures us that a rental car isn’t essential for a […]

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How to Have an Authentic Hawaii Vacation

Are you in the depths of travel planning overload? It’s time to stop the endless scrolling and officially book your Hawaii trip. But it can be tough when you’re trying to create an authentic Hawaii vacation. Today on the Hawaii Aloha Travel Podcast, Aloha Bruce is talking about the reality of a Hawaii vacation. You’ll […]

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These Hawaii Parks & Attractions Require Reservations

If you haven’t been to Hawaii in a few years, there’s one big change waiting for you here: reservation requirements at parks and beaches.  It began as a way to control crowds and guarantee spots at high-demand attractions. Now the program has grown and spread throughout the state. You’ll see at select national, county, and […]

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Unforgettable Spots in Hawaii: I Never Tire of Living Here

In this episode of the podcast, I dive into the unforgettable spots in Hawaii that make the islands a unique paradise to live on. From personal anecdotes to expert insights, we explore the landscapes and experiences that have left a lasting impression on residents and travelers alike. Join us as we journey through the beauty […]

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Navigating Your Hawaii Hotel Booking: A Comprehensive Guide

Booking a hotel in Hawaii is an exciting step toward a memorable vacation. Still, with so many options available, it’s essential to consider various factors to ensure your stay aligns with your preferences and needs. From budget constraints to room categories, amenities, and location, each decision contributes to the overall enjoyment of your Hawaiian getaway. […]

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Balancing Time and Budget in Paradise

Navigating Your Hawaiian Getaway: Duration and Budget Insights Welcome to today’s podcast, where we’ll delve deep into the intricate art of determining the ideal vacation duration for your Hawaiian getaway. Now, if you’re part of the fortunate 2% with boundless time and an unlimited budget, by all means, the longer your Hawaiian vacation the better, […]

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Fly Smart: Avoid These Costly Airfare to Hawaii Mistakes

Hawaii has been a popular choice among leisure travelers ever since the advent of jet airlines in the mid-20th century, and it’s easy to understand why. However, in the year 2024, Hawaii is poised to stand out as an exceptional destination. Maui, in particular, is diligently working towards the recovery of its tourism industry. This […]

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Hawaii Beach Safety Guide: Navigating the Risks at Dangerous Beaches

Drowning ranks as the fifth most common cause of fatal injuries among Hawaii residents, resulting in an annual average of nearly 40 deaths. Notably, drowning stands out as the sole injury cause, in which non-residents make up the majority of victims, accounting for 53% of cases. This inclusion of non-residents raises the average annual number […]

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