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Rare WWII Bomber on Display at Pearl Harbor

Image Source: http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/shared/media/photodb/photos/060515-F-1234S-018.jpg It’s a ghost story with a real history: more than 70 years in fact. The Swamp Ghost is a rare WWII bomber that hasn’t had a home until now. Lost for decades, Swamp Ghost now has a spectacular story to tell, and visitors to Pearl Harbor in Oahu can hear all about…

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November 29, 2015

4 Things to do in Waikiki with Kids

Waikiki Beach in Honolulu on the south shore of Oahu is often known for its frenetic activity, both on the beaches and in the clubs. However, there is so much here to do with your children! Once you get your fill of swimming and sunning on Waikiki Beach, head inland for even more fun with…

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November 28, 2015

Black Friday in Oahu

Image Source: Wikipedia Author: Gridprop at en.wikipedia Just like everywhere else in the country, people have shopping on the brain in Hawaii – well before the Thanksgiving turkey is stuffed and eaten. Black Friday is a day where retailers around the country lure shoppers with rock-bottom prices and deep discounts starting as early as Thanksgiving…

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November 26, 2015

15 Free Things to do on the Big Island

You don’t have to spend a red cent to enjoy the many natural abundances of Hawaii’s Big Island. Some things have incidental charges, such as parking, but the following lists 15 essentially free ways to enjoy your stay on the Big Island. Get out there and have fun! 1. Kalopa State Recreation Area At 2,000…

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November 25, 2015

Getting Married in Hawaii: 5 Tips

The Hawaiian Islands set the perfect backdrop for nuptials, no matter which one you choose to tie the knot on. You get the ideal combination of exotic landscapes, five-star resorts, world class dining, and secret hideaways you really can’t find anywhere else. From spectacular coastal beauty to romantic sunsets, you can’t go wrong in a…

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November 24, 2015

Natural Landscapes of Kauai

As the fourth largest of all the Hawaiian islands, Kauai is a natural wonderland appealing to all ages. Featuring a total area of 562 square miles, Kauai is known for its steep cliffs and rugged coastline. Dubbed the Garden Isle for its undeveloped land and forests, this stunning topography is home to natural wonders like…

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November 23, 2015

Reducing Your Carbon Footprint in Oahu

Eco-friendly tours can put you up close and personal with some of the most stunning natural landscapes the world has ever known. From waterfalls to beaches, you can learn how sustainable eco practices have led to the protection of nature at its finest. But reducing your carbon footprint goes much farther than nature. There are…

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November 22, 2015

Have the Adventure of Your Life in Oahu

From beaches to sea turtles to waterfalls, Oahu is bursting with new adventures to be had, new places to explore, new friendships to be formed. Highlighted by an unparalleled natural beauty, traditions that stand the test of time, and celebrations of ethnic cultures, Oahu reflects all that is good and pure about Hawaii. When you…

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November 21, 2015

All about Niihau and Kahoolawe

Image Source: Wikipedia Author: Christopher P. Becker (Polihale) Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Big Island get all the attention when people think of Hawaii. Heck, even Lanai and Molokai get more press. What about the forgotten islands of Niihau and Kahoolawe? Let’s give them some much-deserved attention in today’s blog. Niihau Niihau has the distinction…

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November 20, 2015

Top 8 Facts About Hawaii’s Geography

Highlighted by a tropical climate, lush rainforest and frothy seascape, it’s no secret that Hawaii has one of the most varied landscapes on the planet. In fact, there are eight distinct climate zones on the Big Island alone, making this one of the most ecological diverse places in the world. Here are eight fun facts…

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November 19, 2015

Local Eats on Maui

As a virtual melting pot of cultures, Maui is no different than any other island in Hawaii. But Maui is something special, blending the heritage of Portuguese, Polynesian, Japanese, Vietnamese, and other Asian cultures. You’ll find the food here is most indicative of this divergence. Go beyond the tourist traps and popular eateries to truly…

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November 18, 2015

25 Things to do on Oahu

If Oahu is included in your plans of touring Hawaii, you certainly won’t be disappointed. As the third largest island in Hawaii, Oahu is also home to two-thirds of the whole population of the state. That means there’s lots to do, from beaching it at Waikiki to surfing on the North Shore. Once you’re in…

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November 17, 2015