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History of the Aloha Festivals The Aloha Festivals started in Hawaii in 1946. This was when former members of the local Junior Chamber of Commerce thought it would be a good idea to have this event. Originally, they called it Aloha Week. Its purpose was to celebrate Hawaiian culture and heritage. Eventually, it became the […]

Enjoying the New Year Traditions in Hawaii New Years in Hawaii certainly captures much of the same traditions that you will find most anywhere in the US. But the Hawaiian Islands have different, but appealing aspects of this season that visitors are sure to appreciate. So here are some of the unique New Year traditions […]

Examples of The Do’s and Don’ts in Hawaii Many seasoned travelers ascribe to doing their best to blend in with the local people in places to where they travel. Let’s face it, no one likes anyone that sticks out in obtrusive ways, even in an unintentional manner. There are general rules that you should follow […]

Many local residents in Hawaii love to eat octopus. But a few also enjoy the fine, but often unappreciated, art of catching them. Even though an octopus is not really a squid or calamari, most people in Hawaii confusingly refer to an octopus as a squid. As a result, some residents refer to the act […]

Some of the Reasons for Visiting the Hawaiian Islands The Hawaiian Islands is the most remote set of islands in the world.  Its closest major land mass is over 2,000 miles away from the US west coast. However, their remoteness has not prevented them from becoming one of the popular tourist destination areas. So let’s […]

Will Southwest Offer Hawaii Flights? The question of when will Southwest offer Hawaii flights has been asked for many years now. Other airlines have entered the Hawaii market. Some like Alaska have been successful and are now a fixture for those flying to Hawaii from the US mainland. While some like Allegiant have entered with […]

Benefits of Multi Island Hawaii Vacations A visit to the Hawaii would not be complete until you see all of the islands in the Aloha State. Visiting any one of the major Hawaiian Island can provide you with a memorable vacation. But you could be missing a lot if you don’t experience the completeness and […]

Hawaii time zone

What is the Hawaii time zone difference? The answer is that is depends on where you are now. Hawaii is anywhere from 2 to 5 or 3 to 6 hours behind the rest of US mainland, depending upon whether or not it’s Daylight Savings. Hawaii is one of the few states in the US that […]

Visiting Chinatown in downtown Honolulu

Here are some of the less well known, but nevertheless interesting, things to do on Oahu. When visitors travel to Oahu, most visit the traditional places that most tourists flock to.  And they should too, because places like the Arizona Memorial, Punchbowl Cemetery and Iolani Palace are well worth visiting. These are places with historic, […]

Those visiting the Big Island of Hawaii will certainly see that it has much to offer. For one, there’s one of the world’s most active volcanoes, Kilauea. You can find it in one of the nation’s most interesting national parks, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. There’s also Mauna Kea, the world tallest mountain if measured from […]