New policies announced from Haleakala National Park require advance planning for sunrise visits. Other changes too.
When we find ourselves with time to spare at Kahului (OGG), there’s a gem of a local beach, Kanaha Beach Park. Unfortunately, we were reminded of the beach when it was in the news earlier this month due to a shark attack. A man survived a bite on his leg while kitesurfing nearly 1,000 feet off shore. Other than […]
This is definitely the kind of Hawaii airfare sale we’ve all been awaiting for a long time. Under $100 each way to Hawaii on a great airline. You need to act today to get this Hawaii deal as it could end at any time. See notes below on booking details. Hawaii deals for November 8, 2013 Routes: Oakland or […]
View the Slideshow When it comes to Hawaii cruises, American Safari is the best kept secret sailing the islands. The small ship has just completed its first season here in Hawaii, but will be returning in the fall. After finishing my week on board, I say it’s well worth the extra cost to savor the most unbelievable water-based, authentic […]
Today starts National Park week through April 29th. If you’re in the islands now you’ll receive free admission to Hawaii National Parks. We’ll be at two of the three national parks below, which is about the best way I can think of to celebrate Earth Day. Haleakalā National Park – Maui Last month we wrote about our sunset visit to […]
January 12, 2012. Today Hawaiian Airlines announced an increase in service to and from Kahului Maui. That’s good news for visitors and residents alike, since it will undoubtedly rekindle already fierce competition with rival Alaska Air. This means we can expect to see even more Hawaii travel deals. It’s also going to make it easier to get to and […]
Back in February 2008, we wrote about American Safari Cruises, which was to bring luxury yacht cruising to Hawaii starting later that year. The 145-foot, 36-guest, American-flagged Safari Explorer allows destinations not accessible by traditional cruise ships. Their cruises are unique, non-port based cruises, that are focused on cultural, historical and wildlife experiences. Economic-based cancellation Then in October, we […]