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Hawaii travel news: COVID cases rapidly rising + USS Arizona Memorial tour programs on pause

Hawaii travel news: COVID cases rapidly rising + USS Arizona Memorial tour programs on pause

Rapidly rising Hawaii COVID cases For many weeks since mid-October, Hawaii’s COVID cases had been relatively low. Just from a glance at the epi curve chart, we’d estimate a rough average of  120-ish cases per day from mid-October until early December. Since then, cases have increased sharply. According to official data, on December 17, Hawaii […]

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 […]

Hawaii vacation news: rental car shortage continues, volcano on pause & Big Island drops second COVID test

Hawaii vacation news: rental car shortage continues, volcano on pause & Big Island drops second COVID test

– The Hawaii rental car shortage continues to be a problem. Hawaii Tourism Authority reports that many vehicles are already reserved at most major rental companies through August. See our article with suggested solutions for getting around to see the islands during this shortage. We’ve updated that article to include some hotels that have shuttle […]

Marella Cruises extends pause in operations until end of March | News

TUI River Cruises to put summer 2022 on sale next week | News

Marella Cruises has extended its pause in European operations until March 31st, while long-haul trips are not now expected to return until at least April 30th. The TUI-owed line said the decision was due to continued uncertainty as a result of Covid-19. Itineraries impacted include the following: Explorer sailings from Tenerife and Las Palmas from […]

Hawaii volcano erupts after more than two-year pause!

Hawaii volcano erupts after more than two-year pause!

Eruption in Halema’uma’u crater at 2:15am December 21, 2020. Photo credit to USGS Kilauea Volcano erupted at about 9:30pm Hawaii Time on Sunday, December 20th! The eruption occurred at Halema’uma’u Crater at the Kilauea summit inside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. For more than three, continuous decades Kilauea was one of the most active volcanoes on […]

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