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[3 Sep 2010 | 29 Comments | ]
The Top Four Popular Hawaiian Scuba Diving Sites

If there’s anything that Hawaii has plenty of, it’s warm water and clear seas, both of which make for a scuba diver’s paradise. All the Hawaiian islands host dive sites for the novice and sea monster alike.

The island of Oahu is the primary destination for arriving travelers and has a plethora of dive sites to excite even the most traveled divers. One of the favorite dive sites is the wreck of the Mahi, a 185 foot minesweeper that lies in 90 feet of water with the upper deck at 65 feet. The visibility often exceeds 100 feet and the Mahi hosts many beautiful eagle rays.

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[5 Aug 2010 | 14 Comments | ]
Vacationing At The New Disney Aulani Resort In Hawaii

Starting August 29, 2011 the new Disney Aulani Resort in Hawaii will be opened. The resort will be on Hawaii’s most popular island, Oahu, located near the city of Kapolei, and covering 21 acres of land. This will be Disney’s third resort, but the first that is not connected with one of their theme parks.

This impressive resort will feature 460 Disney Vacation Club Villas as well as 21 Grand Villas. Also there will be 359 hotel style rooms and 16 suites. Not to mention that there will also be four restaurants located at the resort, with each one of the restaurants unique in its own way.

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[25 Mar 2009 | 12 Comments | ]
For Romantic Honeymoons, Hawaii Has It All

If you’re looking for a romantic honeymoon vacation in Hawaii, beautiful memories await your arrival! Your ideal honeymoon might be in a resort on the main island of Oahu. On famed Waikiki Beach you can spend romance-filled days and nights in the privacy of a room with gorgeous ocean or mountain views.

The more adventuresome might prefer to drive over Pali Pass with its breathtaking vistas of the windward shore. On the north shore, Waimea Beach’s spectacular surf is only for experts. For honeymooners for whom only the most awesome of views approach the wow standard of their private moments, few spots on the main island of Oahu can match Waimea.

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[7 Mar 2009 | 3 Comments | ]
Hilton Grand Waikikian and Disney Resort come to Oahu

While some are feeling the pinch of an economic downturn, Hawaii’s tourism industry remains strong. Two well known ‘families’ have made the most recent contribution to Oahu’s ever-growing hotel population: The Hilton Family and a very large family that includes one very popular Mickey Mouse!

Opening in December, 2008, The Hilton Grand Waikikian became the newest addition to the sprawling 22 acre Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort and Spa on Waikiki Beach. This 38 story, 331-suite luxury time share is a vacation home to the elite members of The Hilton Grand Vacation Club. Club members will spend between $40,000 and $80,000 for an annual week-long stay at this upscale property.

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[18 Feb 2009 | 7 Comments | ]
What To Do In Hawaii; Best Hawaiian Vacation Destinations

Paradise awaits you in the islands of Hawaii. From its white sandy beaches to it crystal clear waters, the former childhood home of President Barack Obama has a lot to offer its visitors.

Whether it is a family vacation that you planned or a romantic getaway for two, nothing will have you saying, “Aloha!” more than a night or two at Kualoa Ranch located in beautiful Oahu. Set in between the steep mountainside of Hawaii and located near the shores of the sea, visitors have their pick of activities to choose from including: horseback riding, a jungle expedition, and ATV rides.

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[28 Jan 2009 | 5 Comments | ]
Fantastic Island and Beach Attractions in Hawaii

In spring 2009, Hawaii will host several events, some ongoing, some one-time. The ongoing events include lava viewing at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. The park itself has 323,431 acres, trails totalling 150 miles, and seven distinct types of ecology, from sea level – where lava flows into the ocean – up to 13,667 feet.

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[7 Jan 2009 | One Comment | ]
Hawaii Hotel Occupancy drops 12.6%; Book Your Vacation Now

Some recent figures released this week bode very well for anyone interested in booking a vacation or honeymoon in Hawaii this winter or spring. Visitor industry inside sources in Hawaii are reporting that hotels are experiencing, on average, a 12.6 per cent drop in occupancy.

You know what that means – Hotel prices are dropping and vacation booking values are here!

Hawaii’s visitor industry ended the year on a sour note, with statewide hotel occupancy down 12.6 percentage points to 66.4 percent.

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[4 Dec 2008 | 2 Comments | ]
Roxy Pro Hawaii Surf Competition Begins in Oahu, Hawaii

The Roxy Pro Hawaii got underway yesterday at Sunset Beach on the North Shore of Oahu, with 6 to 8 foot waves and great conditions for the first day of the women’s competition. Stop No. 7 of 8 on the 2008 ASP Women’s World Tour, the Roxy Pro Hawaii at Sunset Beach also marks the second event of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing and the solid surf at the infamous break saw Hawaiians and big-wave specialists dominating the competition. With the 2008 Women’s World Tour Champion still undecided, the Roxy Pro Hawaii is a critical contest, with Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) holding a slight ratings lead over Roxy pro-surfer Sofia Mulanovich (PER) and Layne Beachley (AUS) before the start of the competition.