Archive for the "Hawaii" category

Fun Facts About Honolulu

by Beth Whitman (April 3rd, 2014)

Apologies in advance to my friends on Oahu but I have to admit that when I visit your lovely island, I spend little time in Honolulu. While I have done some sightseeing in the city—including, of course, Pearl Harbor and the downtown galleries—like most people, I make a beeline to the beaches upon arrival. I [...]

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Kauai ~ Photo of the Day

by Beth Whitman (May 24th, 2013)

Hawaii can really get under your skin. For me it’s a visceral feeling. And it’s not just because I’m on “vacation” (because there’s always work involved, even when I’m on vacation). It’s the attitude of the Hawaiians. A laid-back feeling. It’s what some call “aloha.” But it’s well exemplified in this sign at one of [...]

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Final Week ~ Hawaii-themed Travel Writing Contest

by Beth Whitman (September 6th, 2012)

Aloha wahines and kanes! This is the last week to submit your story for our Hawaii-themed travel writing contest sponsored by the Big Island Visitors Bureau. Grand Prize is 5 nights at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa on Hawaii Island including lots of extras. You can see the full description here. 3 Category [...]

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