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Nuuanu Pali Lookout – History and Lore

What // State park that is also a historic landmark with panoramic views Where // Pali Highway between Honolulu and Kailua Amenities // Parking but no bathrooms The word “Pali” means cliff in Hawaiian and you’ll see just how aptly named the Pali Lookout is when you reach the…

What would your family-friendly adventure look like?

As an active and adventurous young adult, I don’t usually look for group tours, especially those that cater towards young families with kids. But the other day, my friends and I found an eco-adventure tour that was thoroughly enjoyable for us AND the two kids (ages 5 and 9) on tour with us. [caption id=”attachment_21491″…

7 Tips to Plan a Cheap Getaway to Hawaii

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If you’ve been trying to plan an affordable Hawaiian vacation but you’re running out of money, we have some suggestions on how to keep more money in your pocket. No need to stay home. Improvise and get creative! Check out these seven tips. 1. Purchase your airfare at the last minute. This could backfire, but…

10 Activities that are FREE in Hawaii

Free Activities In Hawaii

There’s no need to spend an arm and a leg to get yourself to Hawaii. You can visit any island here and find a bunch of free things to do to save some cash. That way, you have more money to spend on the things that really matter, like dining out or taking a tour….

What not to do When Scuba Diving

When Scuba Diving

If you’re headed to do some world-renowned scuba diving at Waikiki Beach, you should know what you’re doing before you get there. While there are many rules that go with scuba diving, we’re going to cover the “don’ts” here so you know the inside scoop. Don’t hire a dive organization that’s not certified with emergency…

What Not to Miss in Honolulu

Honolulu

Not everyone’s idea of the perfect vacation will apply across the board, but when you visit Honolulu, pretty much anywhere you go, you’ll be in heaven. Whether you love to relax poolside with an umbrella drink in your hand or prefer to take in the many natural wonders around the island, Oahu is the ideal…

Why Choose Hawaii?

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You could go anywhere on your vacation: why should you choose to spend your money and time visiting the 50th state? Aside from the weather, the topography and beauty of the Hawaiian islands are reason enough but there are actually many reasons. Let’s go over some of the best features of Hawaii and why you…

Safe Tourist Travel in Hawaii

While Hawaii seems like a laid-back destination that is all about relaxation, fun and beautiful weather, there is always a hidden danger here — which is true of all tourist destinations. The rules are pretty simple, but they’re worth heeding nonetheless. We want you to enjoy the most pleasant, positive and relaxing vacation possible! Overall,…

5 Reasons you need a Hawaiian Vacation

As if you really need a reason to head to Hawaii, right? But seriously, from the stress of family life, everyday obligations and work to the doctors that say your health depends on it, everyone deserves to take a little time off to recharge the batteries. Here are five reasons why you need a Hawaiian…

What not to do in Hawaii: The Rules

Just like anywhere else, Hawaii has its own set of unwritten – and written rules – that dictate human behavior, courtesy, respect and safety. By reading up on these tips of what not to do while in Hawaii on vacation, you can ensure a smoother transition and happier encounters. • You don’t have to wait…