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Viewing the First Blood Moon From Hawaii

Viewing the First Blood Moon From Hawaii

Posted on April 17, 2014

- by Coty Gonzales No, Blood Moon is not the latest book in the Twilight Saga. It’s even better than that, and Hawaii residents had a front row seat earlier this week to see it firsthand. Blood Moon is the nickname given to our moon during a lunar eclipse. In fact, this Blood Moon marks [...]

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Kauai Beer Tour – Drink Local

Kauai Beer Tour – Drink Local

Posted on March 28, 2014

-by Heidi Siefkas If you are like me, when traveling you like go where the locals go, eat and drink what the locals eat and drink, and support local businesses, right? As a savvy traveler, you are planning on enjoying Kauai’s beautiful Napali Coast, amazing hiking, great surfing, whale watching, and Waimea Canyon’s red dirt whether [...]

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The Kokee State Park Lookouts

The Kokee State Park Lookouts

Posted on March 20, 2014

-by David Chatsuthiphan, UnrealHawaii.com. Kokee State Park is located on the northwest side of Kauai. The park sits at an elevation of about 3,600 feet and getting there involves driving up the long and windy Kokee Road (Hwy 550). Along that windy road you’ll find four main lookouts that offer stunning views of Waimea Canyon [...]

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New Tauck Poll Reveals Hawaii as Ultimate Dream Destination

New Tauck Poll Reveals Hawaii as Ultimate Dream Destination

Posted on March 13, 2014

Hawaii may be America’s 50th state, but it’s number-one in the hearts of U.S. travelers as revealed in a recent poll conducted for the top luxury tour operator Tauck by Reuters/Ipsos. More than twenty percent of respondents in the poll picked Hawaii as the place they would visit if neither time or money were a [...]

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Bucket List…Check!

Bucket List…Check!

Posted on March 10, 2014

As the rest of the country freezes over, there’s no better time than now to take a trip to the perpetually warm and sunny Hawaiian Islands. Live in the moment and cross off more than one item off your bucket list this year with these only-in-Hawaii experiences: See an Active Volcano – Experience Kilauea (Hawaii [...]

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Get Healthy in Hawaii

Get Healthy in Hawaii

Posted on March 4, 2014

Fresh air, picture-perfect weather and a “hang loose” laid-back attitude are among the many reasons why Hawaii has been recognized as the nation’s healthiest state in the annual Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index for the last four consecutive years. Whether you are dusting off your running shoes or a fitness enthusiast, there’s something challenging and enjoyable for everyone. [...]

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Travel Kauai – Kapaa First Saturday Art Walk

Travel Kauai – Kapaa First Saturday Art Walk

Posted on February 27, 2014

-by Heidi Siefkas The first Saturday of the month, the Island of Kauai comes out of the woodwork to the Eastside’s Kapaa Art Night. Down the main drag of Old Kapaa Town, local artists, business owners, photographers, musicians, dancers, fire-twirlers, jewelry makers, sculptors, and food trucks convene for fun, food, art, music, and more from 5pm to [...]

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Make a Difference

Make a Difference

Posted on February 24, 2014

Volunteering and giving back has never felt as good as it does in the Hawaiian Islands. Engage with local Hawaii residents in meaningful ways where values are shared, stories exchanged, and friendships made in the most authentic ways possible. So are you ready? Restore A Taro Patch – Spend the morning at one of Oahu’s [...]

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Stop. Relax. Breathe.

Stop. Relax. Breathe.

Posted on February 20, 2014

Slow down and take some time to rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit. With clean air, warm tropical weather, and friendly people sharing the aloha spirit, a trip to Hawaii can help to get you in a fresh, new frame of mind. Here’s how: Pack Light – No need to stress about packing a whole [...]

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Find Love in the Most Unexpected Places

Find Love in the Most Unexpected Places

Posted on February 10, 2014

In Hawaii, there’s truth to the saying “Love comes from the most unexpected places.” While the islands’ are bursting with world-class hotels and resorts boasting the finest food, lavish suites, and personal service to sweep your lover off his or her feet, look beyond the expected and find just as much romance at these charming [...]

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