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Category Archives: Travel Guide

Aloha Friday Photo: Quite possibly the “most Kauai” photo ever

Aloha Friday Photo: Quite possibly the "most Kauai" photo ever

Mahalo to Carol Randles for sharing this funny Kauai photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos! If you’ve ever been to Kauai, you know there are chickens just about everywhere. Each time we visit, it seems that there are more and more. There are some theories why Kauai has so many chickens. Apparently this rooster […]

If you can’t get a USS Arizona Memorial reservation, can you still see/visit Pearl Harbor?

If you can't get a USS Arizona Memorial reservation, can you still see/visit Pearl Harbor?

When most visitors say that they want to visit Pearl Harbor, they really don’t have a complete idea of all that Pearl Harbor encompasses. It can be a bit confusing trying to understand it all. Trust me, I know. In this article, we want to help explain more about the area and what you can […]

Hawaii to eliminate pre-travel testing/quarantine for vaccinated US travelers starting July 8, 2021

Hawaii to eliminate pre-travel testing/quarantine for vaccinated US travelers starting July 8, 2021

In a press conference on Thursday, June 24, 2021, Governor Ige announced that effective July 8, 2021, the State of Hawaii will eliminate its pre-travel testing/quarantine requirements for domestic travelers who have been full vaccinated in the United States. Fully vaccinated travelers will need to upload their CDC issued vaccination card to Hawaii’s Safe Travels […]

When you pack for your Hawaii vacation, pack some extra patience

When you pack for your Hawaii vacation, pack some extra patience

As you’re packing for your Hawaii vacation, you know to pack your swimsuits, sunglasses and slippahs (flip flops), but something else you may want to bring is extra patience. Why? As the Star Advertiser reports, Hawaii businesses are not fully equipped to accommodate the growing demands. Part of that is due to COVID-19 restrictions on […]

Hawaii travel news: steep increase in Hanauma Bay entrance fee + Maui mayor wants a tourist “pause”

Hawaii travel news: steep increase in Hanauma Bay entrance fee + Maui mayor wants a tourist "pause"

Image credit: Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation We wish we had better news today for visitors, but unfortunately it’s not particularly pleasant.Just a friendly reminder, don’t shoot the messenger! As most everyone knows, we operate this site purely from a tourist’s perspective because we are tourists ourselves. We are based in beautiful North Carolina […]

What’s happening for July 4th 2021 in Hawaii?

What's happening for July 4th 2021 in Hawaii?

Prior to COVID-19, Hawaii was bustling with exciting Independence Day events. In 2020, all the festivities came to a halt. Now, in 2021, a few celebrations are coming back, but for the most part, many of Hawaii’s traditional events are canceled due to COVID restrictions. Let’s look at the summary of what’s planned in the […]

Aloha Friday Photo: Happy Independence Weekend!

Aloha Friday Photo: Happy Independence Weekend!

Mahalo to Teresa Wood from North Carolina for sharing this patriotic pic for Aloha Friday Photos! Teresa took this photo while while taking a Maita’i Catamaran sunset cruise from Waikiki Beach. What a neat scene with the flag, ocean and Diamond Head. Have a great Aloha Friday and Independence Day Weekend! Source link

Hawaii travel news: US vaccine exception starts today + Win a trip to Hawaii Food & Wine Festival + More!

Hawaii travel news: US vaccine exception starts today + Win a trip to Hawaii Food & Wine Festival + More!

* Starting today, July 8th, travelers who have been fully vaccinated in the U.S. may bypass both Hawaii’s COVID quarantine and pre-travel testing requirements. Per hawaiicovid19.com/travel/faqs/, “Beginning July 8, any traveler who is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the United States or U.S. Territories will be eligible for the quarantine exception. This means two shots […]

Aloha Friday Photos: Rainbow at Turtle Bay

Aloha Friday Photos: Rainbow at Turtle Bay

Mahalo to Kimberly Joseph from Michigan for sharing this great rainbow show with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Kimberly took this shot behind the cottages at Turtle Bay Resort on the north shore of Oahu.  What a lovely scene! Happy Aloha Friday! The post Aloha Friday Photos: Rainbow at Turtle Bay appeared first on Go […]

What not do when driving the Road to Hana

What not do when driving the Road to Hana

During the height of COVID-19 in 2020, Maui’s Hana Highway was open to local traffic only for many months. This policy was in place to allow emergency and healthcare traffic flow. We’re not sure what’s happened since the Hana Highway was reopened, but locals are generally not happy with visitors as we’ve seen and heard […]

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