Tourism literature is awash with lists. With a few strokes your browser will display countless lists of places to visit and destinations to avoid. Writers have often strained and resorted to reasons such as “beautiful scenery”, “delicious food”, and “friendly people”. Kauai is different. The real challenge is to narrow down the many reasons to visit the island to just four. Here they are.
The National Park Service has selected Polynesian Adventure Tours to receive a 10-year concession contract to operate guided vehicle tours at Haleakalā National Park, effective January 1, 2018. Polynesian Adventure Tours is the largest of the four companies awarded contracts and has been operating tours at Haleakalā National Park since 1987.
Will you be visiting Hawaii on Memorial Day? If so, you won’t want to miss the annual Memorial Day Lantern Floating ceremony at Ala Moana Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii on the beautiful island of Oahu.
The word “aloha” is the most recognized of all Hawaiian words. Not only is it used virtually daily by local Hawaii residents, the word is included in the vast majority of advertising, blogs, and informal social media communication relating to Hawaii. Those of us who live in Hawaii think it’s wonderful that “aloha” is used so pervasively. In its simplest use, it means “hello”, “welcome”, or “goodbye”. However it has a much richer meaning. The word conveys a warm feeling, evokes a sense of our island lifestyle, and is adaptable for use in a range of settings.