Hawaii Travel Tips
Hawaii - the Aloha State - welcomes and seduces visitors with its sea breezes and tropical warmth. This is where East merges with West in a blur of hula and disco, fast food and tea ceremonies, Shinto shrines and surf clubs.
Mark Twain declared Hawaii to be the loveliest fleet of islands that lies anchored in any ocean, and not even 30 years of mass tourism have managed to prove him wrong. Whether your thing is volcano spotting, surfing or just lying back and smelling the orchids, this is the place to indulge yourself.
Written by Hudson, USA, December 2011
A little-known fact about Hawaii :
the Hawaiians did not celebrate Christmas until after the arrival of
Captain Cook in 1778. Come the Protestant missionaries in the early
1800s, and Christmas ...
Written by Kyle, USA, December 2012
When it comes to experiencing Hawaii ’s
history and culture most visitors might expect to find it at a luau.
Though luaus can indeed provide cultural insights—cooking a pig in an
Written by Hudson, USA, February 2011
While the continental United States suffers from a blisteringly cold winter, Hawaii enjoys a boon of tourism thanks to trade winds topping out our beach thermometers around a toasty 86. In the past, ...
Written by newyork_will, February 2011
Hike through the Bamboo forest-
On the the road towards Hana about 15 minutes past Paia.
Sun rise bike ride down Haleakala, the volcano in Maui -
This one speaks for its ...
Written by Kyle, USA, August 2012
Reaching 13,796 ft. above into the sky, Mauna Kea is the tallest mountain in the state of Hawaii ,
narrowly beating out neighboring Mauna Loa by a mere 118 ft. The
accolades don’t stop there, ...
Written by Hudson, USA, October 2011
You don’t hear about many people visiting Molokai Island in Hawaii , and that makes it ripe for a best-kept secret. People often rave about the pristine wilderness of Kauai ,
(which, to be ...
Written by Hudson, USA, February 2012
Resting just a short 5-mile jaunt outside Honolulu’s bustling streets lies perhaps the reason you came to Hawaii in the first place: dramatic cliffs, panoramic vistas and dense green jungles. One ...
Written by ajay, Canada, January 2011
Beautiful Oahu Island, world famous Waikiki Beach
Lot of fun activities - Para Sailing at Pacific Ocean, Canoe Ride, Surfing etc
Written by Hudson, USA, July 2011
Celebrating 21 years of LGBT pride in the beautiful Hawaiian Islands, this June 4th, the Honolulu Pride Festival Foundation will once again get the wheels rolling with the Pride Parade and ...
We’ve all seen it: An image of a smiling couple cruising in Hawaii with the the top down and the wind in their hair. For many, it’s the ultimate image of freedom. Editor’s Note: This ...
The long winter is fading and the sun is poking out from behind the clouds. The buds on the hedges are beginning to show and the sun is out longer now with the time change. Out on Oahu it’s been ...
Written by Hudson, USA, September 2011
Hawaii is full of natural wonder. Unique heritage, music, coastline, and phenomenal weather await you at every twist and turn, and you’ll undoubtedly have a darn good time getting out there and ...
It’s Spring Break week this week, and there’s a lot going on all over Hawaii. Maui, however, tends to take things a bit slower and the locals seem to like it that way. Still, that’s not to say that ...
Trying to choose the best beach in Maui is like trying to choose the best candy in the candy store; everyone is going to have their particular favorite for their own set of reasons. Some of the best ...
Written by Hudson, USA, March 2012
A good way to explore any local culture is to attend events which the locals themselves attend. Hawaii’s ARTafterDARK is one such event. If you find yourself lost and looking for some way of ...
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