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Have the Adventure of Your Life in Oahu

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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…

All about Niihau and Kahoolawe

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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…

Top 8 Facts About Hawaii’s Geography

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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…

Local Eats on Maui

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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…

25 Things to do on Oahu

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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…

What’s There to do in North Kohala?

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North Kohala on the Big Island takes you beyond the rolling green golf courses, along lava landscapes on the Kohala Coast, to the Pololu Valley Overlook and even King Kamehameha’s birthplace. An unparalleled region in every respect, one can’t underscore the lush and vibrant beauty that is North Kohala. Whether you decide to go horseback…

How a Wedding Planner can Help you get Hitched in Hawaii

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Planning a wedding in Hawaii from the mainland can be very difficult. You can’t tour the venue, visit DJs and florists, or sample some cakes when you’re separated by an ocean. That’s why hiring a wedding planner can be a godsend. This professional can ensure everything runs smoothly from start to finish. Your wedding professional…

5 Stunning Non-Beach Places to Get Married in Hawaii

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If you’re not into barefoot bridal parties and sunsets over the ocean, preferring to do something a bit different than the usual beach front wedding, you have many options in Hawaii that are just as breathtaking. Honestly, you could get married on a beach anywhere; why not take advantage of Hawaii’s unique landscape further inland?…

Visit Chinatown on your Hawaiian Vacation for Diverse Food and Gifts

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While on your Hawaiian vacation, why not immerse yourself in the local ethnic cultures of the islands? Chinatown, like in many other major cities throughout the United States, is a great place to sample diverse food and gifts that you can’t get anywhere else. Chinatown in downtown Honolulu is one such place. This emerging Arts…

Thanksgiving in Hawaii

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Celebrating our nation’s holiday of giving thanks for our roots is double the pleasure in Hawaii. If you have the great fortune of being here for Thanksgiving, you are certainly in for a treat. There are many local traditions that will expand your view of the holiday and its role in diversity. One tradition Oahu…