The airline must continue to make significant changes in an effort to distinguish itself at this challenging time.
Hawaii only tried DST once and that was 85 years ago. Read on and also learn what Benjamin Franklin had to do with this.
It’s Super Bowl Sunday! I plan to have a plate of Hawaii rambutan next to me for the game. According to recent news articles, it’s important to my heart that I relax during the game and avoid fatty foods. I’m betting that sitting in a lotus position with a plate of rambutan will do just the trick. Rambutan is […]
One lucky winner and three guests will get to experience the Pride of America for 7 nights. This Hawaii cruise is a favorite of ours and one that we recently reviewed. In addition to the cruise, the winner receives free airfare on Hawaiian Airlines from any of their gateway cities on the mainland to Honolulu. Last chance to enter […]
Hawaii deals come in all forms. Throughout the islands you’ll find self-serve roadside farm stands and above is an example of one. Many are tucked away on back roads and most offer great value. Locals build these stands at the edge of their property to sell whatever they grow that’s in season. Most are run on the honor system. […]
We’re saddened once again this week by the deaths of two people on Kauai. The crash took place at Waiakamoo Valley near Polihale Beach. Killed were Birds of Paradise owner Gerry Charlebois, a pioneer in Hawaii ultralights, and his passenger. Charlebois was said to have over 50,000 hours of Ultralight experience. Ultralights, like the one pictured here, are frequently seen […]
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’s Hawaii travel tip will come in handy when you’re looking for cheap Wi-Fi in the islands. As of April 2, all public libraries in the state now offer unlimited Wi-Fi during business hours. All you need is a Hawaii library card. Three steps to getting a visitor library card: 1. Download the library card application or pick one […]
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 […]
Hawaii is the only state which produces cacao. It’s been grown in Hawaii, mostly on the Big Island, for over 150 years. Only recently, however, has it become commercially viable. While still small, it is rapidly expanding and could someday surpass coffee as Hawaii’s premier crop. I can’t think of a sweeter addition to a Hawaii vacation than a chocolate […]
The annual humpback whale count takes place January 28, February 25 and March 31 on the Big Island, Kauai and Oahu. Even if you don’t have time to come to Hawaii right now, or haven’t found your perfect Hawaii travel deal yet, you can still help. So read on. Volunteers are needed to keep watch of whale behavior, complete a […]
More Hawaii visitors are choosing to voyage either one way or round trip between the west coast and the islands. As for cruise ship safety, the recent disaster will likely put an unprecedented focus on cruise regulations and enforcement. Last year more than 15 million people cruised safely world wide. Not only is there an increase in the number of […]