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Whale Watching Hawaii: Best Views, Tours, & Free Lookouts

Whale Watching Hawaii: Many visitors come to the islands just for this activity. And for good reason. It’s an incredible experience to encounter one of Earth’s most majestic creatures in a beautiful location. Are you considering heading to Hawaii during whale season? Whether it’s your sole reason for visiting Hawaii or part of a full […]

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Nene in Hawaii: The World’s Rarest Goose

“Nene Crossing!” “Watch out for Nene!” It seems like Nene in Hawaii get the royal treatment. And as an endangered, native species, they deserve it! Learn more about these protected geese, and then get ready to spot one on your next Hawaii vacation! What is the Hawaiian Nene? The Nene bird is a species of […]

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Kamaaina Rates: A Guide To Hawaii’s Best Discounts

It’s the perk that Hawaii travelers dream of: Kamaaina rates. These discounts are offered at certain hotels, restaurants, and activities. The draw is undeniable. Of course you want to save money on a pricey Hawaii vacation. But these discounts are exclusive – available only for Hawaii residents.  Does that make kamaaina rates unfair? Are the […]

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Honolulu City Lights: A Visitor’s Guide to Hawaii Christmas

It’s one of our favorite Hawaii Holiday traditions: Honolulu City Lights. This Christmastime event boasts an electric night parade, a large light display, visits with Santa, and other fun happenings that feel both cozy and tropical.  We’ve got all kinds of great info for the Honolulu City Lights event, along with other Hawaii Christmas happenings, […]

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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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Rock A Hula – Everything to Know About this Waikiki Variety Show

Rock A Hula is a vibrant stage show in Waikiki that boasts awesome performances, from Elvis impersonations to Samoan fire knife dancing. But there’s a lot to know before booking your seat at this attraction – especially if you’re wondering if Rock A Hula is worth it.  Here are the ins and outs of this […]

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Where Are the Casinos in Hawaii?

Have you ever wondered if there are casinos in Hawaii? The short answer is no. There’s not a single casino in all of Hawaii!  But why is that so? And what do residents do when they’re ready to gamble? Let’s take a look! Casinos on Vacation Casinos are a big business in many areas, and […]

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Your Hawaii Holidays Guide

Did you know there is a unique set of Hawaii Holidays that are observed only in the Aloha State? This surprised me when I first moved to the islands. Kids get a few extra days off school to honor these local days, but there’s more to it than a day out of class.  In fact, […]

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Les Murakami Stadium: Baseball in Paradise

As Major League Baseball fans across the country have their eyes on the new season, baseball fans here in Hawaii have something to look forward to as well. No, we don’t have a major or even minor league team in Hawaii. But we do have the University of Hawaii Rainbow Warrior baseball team, and the […]

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Why We Love Hawaiian Poi (And Why You Should Try It!)

Have you ever heard of Hawaiian Poi? If you’ve ever visited the islands, you’ve likely encountered this unique dish. Poi is a traditional Polynesian food made from pounded kalo [taro]. For many Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, Poi is a dietary staple. But for many visitors, it’s shrouded in an air of mystery.  S, what exactly […]

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Flying to Molokai: Here’s How to Get There

Flying to Molokai is a complicated endeavor, but worth it for those who have patience and flexibility. Here on the HAT blog, we talk a lot about things to do on Oahu, Maui, Hawaii Island, and Kauai. These are where most visitors spend time when vacationing in Hawaii. But some make a more adventurous trek […]

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