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What to Do When it’s Winter in Hawaii

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It’s hard to believe that there are seasons in Hawaii, but there are actually two – “kau” (summer) and “hoolio” (winter). Although the change may not be as noticeable in the islands as it is in other states, if you visit Hawaii between December and February, you can feel the difference. As if large swells…

Taking Your Vacation Green

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In Hawaii, we preserve the value of “Malama ka ‘aina” (caring for the land). This is the notion of caring for and living in harmony with the land. With so much natural beauty around us, showing aloha and taking care of our island home is even more important than ever so that we can ensure…

Ten Sweet Facts About Pineapples

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Despite their prickly appearance, the pineapple is as sweet a fruit as they come. With a taste that instantly transports you to a balmy tropical vacation, it’s no wonder that many enjoy a slice or two in their drink, as a dessert or even a light snack. This ono (delicious) tropical fruit had been cultivated in…

5 Tips for Preparing for a Hurricane: Even While on Vacation

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This month Hawaii marked the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Iniki, which devastated the island of Kauai. The category four hurricane remains the strongest and deadliest storm in history to ever hit the Hawaiian Islands. And as we work to recover from the horrific damage and effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, it is a good…

DO’S and DON’TS For This Labor Day Weekend

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Summer may be over but you can still enjoy one last hurrah this long Labor Day weekend on the shores of Oahu. With weather hovering in the 80’s, lots of sun and balmy trade winds, outdoor activities are always a sure thing. From annual cultural festivities to sporting events, there is a full of lineup…

Making Waves with Malama Honua

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*Photo Credit: Chris Stankis Today the name Hokule’a, which means “the star of gladness,” serves as a light for people around the world. A “wa’a kaulua” or Polynesian double-hulled voyaging canoe, the Hokule’a recently returned home to the islands after a more than three-year journey around the world. The History Inspired by the ancient canoes…

5 Tips to Get You Anchored for a Waikiki Ocean Thrilling Sail

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See a whole new side of Waikiki when you set sail from one of our water attractions. Experiences like the Waikiki Ocean Thriller, truly allow you to SEA Hawaii’s open ocean set against the stunning backdrop of Diamond Head. On a boat you can experience a whole new point of view of the islands’ marine…

All Hail the King Tide

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Summer has arrived. And while beach weather is prevalent year-round in Hawaii, if you’re planning on paying a visit to the islands this summer you may notice the tide rolling in a little higher than usual. This summer Hawaii is experiencing a natural phenomenon known as a king tide, which – as its name implies…

First World Problems All Hawaii Travelers Face

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There’s no question about it, Hawaii is a wonderful place to visit if you find yourself looking for a vacation of warm weather and sandy toes. The water temperatures are perfect for soaking in year-round, the palm trees are always swaying, and the aloha spirit welcomes you at every corner. There’s so much adventure waiting…