New Kilauea Eruption in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Yesterday at approximately 3:15 p.m. Kilauea erupted again at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. The eruption is contained within Halema’uma’u Crater and is not currently posing any danger to local communities. We began watching the webcam livestream just after the USGS tweeted that they had monitored some indicators
Hawaii’s humpback whale season will be here soon. Thousands of whales migrate to Hawaii to give birth and mate. Though the peak of the season usually starts in January, some whales arrive a little earlier. From recent history, here are the dates of the first humpback whale sightings in Hawaii. 2006 – October 112007 –
Aloha Festivals Royal Court (2022) Photo by Aloha Festivals Hawaii’s cultural events and festivals are making a comeback for 2023 with several returning after a pandemic break. Checking out one of these festivals is a great way to get to know the local culture through food, music, hula, parades and music. In this article, we’re
The loss from the Maui wildfires are staggering — lives, homes, businesses, jobs — it’s overwhelming. While Maui is still in the process of firefighting, very little has been done to fully assess the damage. It will still take some time to stabilize from this disaster. On Sunday, August 13, we received an update from the
One of Hawaii’s nicknames is the Rainbow State and if you’ve ever visited Hawaii, you probably understand why it claims that nickname. In addition to seeing one if their famous rainbows in action, you might have noticed rainbows embedded into the culture, too. Some examples include the state’s license plate is adorned with a rainbow,
Independence Day celebrations in Hawaii are going to be fantastic for 2023! Dazzling fireworks shows are planned on all four of the major Hawaiian Islands. Let’s island hop around the Hawaii to highlight July 4th fireworks for 2023. Oahu The island of Oahu is going to be quite a festive place to celebrate the USA!
Hawaii’s Big Island has long been a magnet for travelers seeking breathtaking beaches and sunny skies. But if you’re looking to truly immerse yourself in the local culture and step off the beaten path, you’ll want to check out the island treasures that only the insiders know about. 6 Best Big Island Value Hotels or
Molokai is yet another hidden gem in Hawaii that offers a unique and authentic experience for travelers. Plan your ultimate Seattle to Molokai Vacation with our brief guide. From stunning hikes to delicious eats, we’ve got everything you need while highlighting beautiful landscapes, rich history, and vibrant culture, this island is a must-visit destination for
I remember the good old days in Hawaii when it was rare for a hotel to charge a resort fees. Now, it’s difficult to find a resort that doesn’t charge a resort fee. I recall paying our first daily resort fee at a Hawaii hotel back in 2007. It was $15, which I thought
Explore the breathtaking Hawaiian Island of Lanai, the “Pineapple Isle” of the Hawaii chain. This guide will take you through the best sights, activities, and experiences the island has to offer, from secluded beaches to world-class golf courses and luxurious resorts. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure in one of the most beautiful destinations in
With its stunning natural landscapes and vibrant culture, Hawaii’s Big Island is a must-visit destination for any traveler. While many of its attractions are well-known, there are still plenty of hidden gems waiting to be discovered by adventurous visitors. In this guide, we’ll take you off the beaten path and reveal 10 of the island’s
Imagine yourself on a tropical island, surrounded by crystal-clear waters and stunning landscapes. Your next Seattle to Kauai Vacation sounds like a dream, right? Well, it’s time to make that dream a reality on your next Hawaii vacation, on the fourth largest Hawaiian island that boasts of unparalleled natural beauty. From hiking hidden waterfalls to
When we think about the popularity of Oahu, it’s difficult to picture an empty beach, but when we’ve visited Papa’iloa Beach, we been the only people there. This beach is also known as Police Beach, but for this article, I wanted to make sure I used the proper Hawaiian name. As I was searching Google
Are you tired of the typical tourist hotspots in Oahu? Looking for something more than just overcrowded beaches and overpriced restaurants? Well, you’re in luck because we’ve got the ultimate insider’s guide to Oahu that only the locals know about. From secluded beaches to hidden restaurants, this article will take you on a journey to
Are you planning a trip to Maui? While the island is famous for its beautiful beaches and tourist attractions, it’s worth venturing off the beaten path to discover hidden gems that offer a unique adventure. Our guide will take you on a journey to explore 10 of Maui’s best-kept secrets, from secluded waterfalls to underwater
We’ve been tracking the Hawaii hotel cost data since Hawaii re-opened at the end of March 2022. Now that we’ve had over a year’s worth of data since the reopening, we wanted to share and chart our findings. The following chart shows the data from April 2022 through April 2023. A Quick Guide To The
Explore the lesser-known beaches of Oahu and uncover the stunning beauty that tourists often overlook. From secluded coves to crystal-clear waters, this article will guide you through the island’s best kept secrets. Hawaiian Islands Tourism – Beaches, Attractions and Outdoor Activities Are you tired of tourist-filled beaches? Do you crave a secluded slice of paradise?
The Islands of Hawaii draw millions of visitors every year. In this article we will go over a quick way to plan your next Hawaii Vacation. Island Hopping in Hawaii: How to Plan the Ultimate Islands of Hawaii Adventure, Hawaii is a paradise on earth with its crystal-clear waters, lush green forests, and vibrant culture.
Mahalo to Tara Hutchinson for sharing this neat crater shot with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Tara took this photo on Maui at the Haleakala volcanic crater that stands over 9,500 feet above sea level. (The summit reaches 10,023 feet above sea level.) At this elevation, the temperatures are significantly cooler than down at the
From some comments we received yesterday regarding public access to views of Hanauma Bay, it seems that some do not understand the difference between access to the views above the bay and access to the bay itself. So, let’s take a look at what’s what. Hanauma Bay views are located on the cliffside at the