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Where to Stay on Kauai

Following up on our “Where to stay on Maui” podcast, Where to Stay on Kauai is the topic of our latest Hawaii Vacation Connection Podcast. Aloha Bruce and Lanai offer their expertise on all things “Garden Isle” and offer tips on the best places to find accommodations to suit your dream vacation. Our hosts joke […] The post Where to Stay on Kauai appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
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Cat disease killing endangered monk seals, Schatz slams coronavirus test kit delays, Ala Moana park plan approved, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Man feeds feral cats at Hilo bayfront park ©2020 All Hawaii News Cats blamed for ‘debilitating’ disease striking Hawaiian monk seals. In just the first month this year, two Hawaiian monk seals have been killed or sickened by a disease that is released into the environment by cat feces. Star-Advertiser.Endangered Hawaiian monk seal sickened by toxoplasmosis, which is spread in feces of cats. Officials from NOAA want the public to know that if cats were kept indoors, toxoplasmosis would not...
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Hot, hot, hot! 2019 breaks records. Plus, Ige seeks instate testing for coronavirus, convicted ex-police chief seeks leniency, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Cooling off at Waikiki ©2020 All Hawaii News It’s official: 2019 was Honolulu’s hottest year on record. Oahu had a sweltering 2019. In fact, it was the island’s hottest year on record, NOAA has determined. Hawaii News Now.Mayor says 2019 was Oahu’s hottest year ever and shares heat index mapping results. Last year, Honolulu residents may remember hot, sweltering days, with numerous record high temperatures, as well a summer that seemed to last longer than usual. Honolulu Has Mapped Just ...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Cdc, Senate, China, West Virginia, Hawaii, House, House Of Representatives, Noaa, Bill, City Council, Federal Aviation Administration, Hawaii Island, Waikiki, Maui

Coronavirus travel advice for visitors to Hawaii in 2020

With all the coronavirus headlines in the news, you may be wondering what sort of effect it’s had on Hawaii and should you be concerned about traveling to the Hawaiian Islands. Naturally, we’re all concerned and paying attention. So far, a husband and wife who visited Hawaii from Japan have been confirmed to have the coronavirus (COVID-19.)  Both were confirmed to have the coronavirus after returning to Japan from their visit to Hawaii. They visited Maui and Oahu over the period of January 28 t...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Maui’ed

Mahalo to Jacki Bebb for sharing this lovely shot with us for Aloha Friday Photos. The bouquet is from Jacki’s wedding last February at Maui. Since it’s Valentine’s Day, and love comes in pairs, Jacki also shared a bonus photo from this special day. What a romantic scene! We wish you a happy Aloha Friday and a hau’oli la aloha  which is how to say happy valentine’s day in Hawaiian! The post Aloha Friday Photo: Maui’ed appeared first on Go Visit Hawaii.
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$1.9B radar dropped from budget, Hawaii woman on cruise ship contracts coronavirus, Blangiardi running for Honolulu mayor, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Wind turbines in Hawaii ©2020 All Hawaii News Renewable energy rises 28% in 2019, Hawaiian Electric says. Hawaiian Electric said its use of renewable energy in 2019 increased over 2018 despite the unavailability of geothermal on the Big Island, and significantly lower wind energy production. Star-Advertiser.Hawaiian Electric Puts Activist Fund Manager On Board. The once-critical investor changed his tone on Wednesday. Civil Beat.=====Budget drops $1.9B radar. Funding for the $1.9 billion ...
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Road To Hana Stops – 17 Beautiful Scenes With Video

The world-famous road to Hana is one of the must-do experiences when visiting Maui. It can be overwhelming deciding what to see, so we'ver rounded up the Road to Hana stops that we did on Maui's epic coastal drive. The Road to Hana, aka The Hana Highway, takes you from the sleepy surf town of […] Read the original post Road To Hana Stops – 17 Beautiful Scenes With Video on The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog.
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17 Fantastic Road To Hana Stops – With Video

The world-famous road to Hana is one of the must-do experiences when visiting Maui. It can be overwhelming deciding what to see, so we'ver rounded up the Road to Hana stops that we did on Maui's epic coastal drive. The Road to Hana, aka The Hana Highway, takes you from the sleepy surf town of […] Read the original post 17 Fantastic Road To Hana Stops – With Video on The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog.
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Fairmont Kea Lani Review: Maui beach resort for the active boomer

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Tags: Travel, United States, Luxury, Hawaii, North America, Beach, Destinations, Maui, Active Travel, Fairmont Kea Lani Review

Aila confirmed to head DHHL, first person in Hawaii is quarantined in coronavirus prevention, bill would prohibit Red Hill fuel tanks, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Coffee beans on drying floor in Ka'u ©2020 All Hawaii News all rights reserved Hawaii Lawmakers Are Showing A Little Love For Kona Coffee. A bill that would require coffee labeled with a Hawaiian name contain at least 50% Hawaii-grown beans has so far faced no opposition. Civil Beat.Aila confirmed as head of DHHL. William Aila won confirmation as chairman of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands on Monday by a 21-3 vote of the state Senate. He will serve through Dec. 21, 2022. Star-Advert...
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Touring the road to Hana with Valley Isle Excursions

The road to Hana is a very twisty journey through a lush rainforest with beautiful waterfalls, valleys, black sand beaches and much more to explore. It’s a picturesque day of adventure that’s one of the must-do activities of Maui. As we were planning our excursions for the NCL Pride of America cruise around Hawaii, we thought it would be fun to tour the road to Hana again. We’ve toured the road several times on our own and also took a small, independent tour, but not taken a tour with one of th...
Tags: Travel, America, Hawaii, Tripadvisor, Ncl, Cruising Hawaii, Maui, Charles Lindbergh, Hana, Haleakala National Park, Valley Isle, Maui See & Do, Kipahulu, Waianapanapa, Wailua Falls, Oheo Gulch

Bill would allow exemptions from child vaccinations, Airbnb sends campaign cash, Honolulu prosecutor could be term-limited, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii corrections officer ©2020 All Hawaii News Hawaii Prison Reformers Call For New Approach To Guard Training. An overhaul of the training program is competing with many other priorities. Civil Beat.Lawmakers consider bill that would allow for ‘conscientious’ exemption for child vaccines. New state child vaccinations requirements are about to kick in. But some parents are calling on lawmakers to delay the new rules — or make it easier to exempt children. Hawaii News Now.State Health ...
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Where to Stay on Maui

Where to Stay on Maui is the topic Aloha Bruce and Lanai Tabura get into on our newest Hawaii Vacation Connection Podcast. After some joking about caller ID and Super Bowl phone calls, our Hawaii vacation planning experts discuss the particulars of selecting the part of the Valley Isle that will best suit your Maui […] The post Where to Stay on Maui appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
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Ige tied for nation's least popular governor, Honolulu rail delayed again, Obama memorabilia sought, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii Gov. David Ige Gov. David Ige tied for least popular governor in the nation, poll finds. Hawaii voters have been disillusioned with Gov. David Ige’s job performance for some time, but a new national survey suggests Ige’s public approval ratings have hit rock bottom. Star-Advertiser.=====State to step away from Dillingham Airfield, transfer property back to U.S. Army. The state Department of Transportation plans to stop operating the Dillingham Airfield and will transfer control of ...
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Coronavirus could hamper Hawaii tourism, teacher pay hikes clear first hurdle, concerns over planned Dillingham closure, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Tour group visits Hawaii shoreline ©2020 All Hawaii News Virus could hamper Hawaii tourism growth. Hawaii economists Wednesday forecast slower growth in the tourism market over the next few years, but cautioned that the outlook doesn’t factor in the impact of the coronavirus — even if no one here gets it. Star-Advertiser.Coronavirus travel warnings, cancellations begin to take toll on Hawaii tour companies. With no end in sight to the coronavirus outbreak, the travel warnings and flight c...
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Legislative leaders introduce Native Hawaiian reconciliation measures, Chinese seek asylum from coronavirus, lawmakers want to tighten gun laws, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Native Hawaiian oli at Mauna Kea ©2020 All Hawaii News Hawaii Lawmakers Want State To Reconcile With Native Hawaiians. Resolution would create a “blue ribbon commission” to establish a new relationship based on trust. Civil Beat.Mauna Kea Ignited A New Wave Of Hawaiian Pride. Where Does It Go From Here? The protests are seen as part of a long push toward more self-determination for Native Hawaiians, but there is little consensus on how best to achieve that. Civil Beat.=====Pearl Harbor co...
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Hawaii unprepared to be coronavirus hub, Caldwell shelves $772M Blaisdell reno amid rising rail costs, Tupola running for City Council, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Photo by Ani Kolleshi on Unsplash Coronavirus likely to appear in Hawaii ‘sooner or later,’ state official says. The state has identified a quarantine site at a military base at Pearl Harbor for any travelers who have been to Hubei province within 14 days or are considered high-risk, whether or not they show symptoms of the deadly coronavirus. Star-Advertiser.Any Future Coronavirus Patients Will Be Quarantined At Pearl Harbor. Hawaii officials believe the likelihood of using the facility ...
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House Health Committee calls briefing today on coronavirus as airport clamps down on travelers, Caldwell outpaces others in fundraising for 2022 gubernatorial race, Amemiya raises most for Honolulu mayor, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii Capitol ©2020 All Hawaii News Health Committee to Hold Briefing on Coronavirus. Rep. John M. Mizuno, Chair of the House Health Committee, will hold an informational briefing on the 2019 Coronavirus outbreak in China and the measures being taken by the State of Hawaiʻi at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3. Maui Now.New entry restrictions begin at 11 US airports, including Honolulu, amid growing coronavirus fears. New entry restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of the deadly coronavirus be...
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Norwegian won't issue $32,000 refund to family that canceled Asian cruise over coronavirus

A Maui woman said that when her family tried to cancel their upcoming Asia cruise, Norwegian wouldn't refund any of the $32,000 they'd already paid.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Legislature seeks to ban more sunscreen ingredients, Aila confirmation moves forward, Honolulu backs off rail plan, Willie K says cancer is terminal, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii beachgoers ©2020 All Hawaii News Proposal tightens rules on sunscreen ingredients. Stricter rules are being proposed for what goes into sunscreen. On January 30, Hawaii lawmakers announced plans to ban more than a dozen additional chemicals that the FDA deems unsafe to humans. KHON2.Bill would ban harmful sunscreens. Hawaii legislators Thursday announced the introduction of bills that restrict the sale of sunscreens with anything other than those deemed safe for coral reefs as well...
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First light: Maui Haleakala telescope captures closeup of the sun, plus Oahu voters to decide prosecutor term limits, TMT protest nonprofit must release records, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

 The Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope has produced the highest resolution observations of the Sun’s surface ever taken. In this movie, taken at a wavelength of 705nm over a period of 10 minutes, we can see features as small as 30km (18 miles) in size for the first time ever. The movie shows the turbulent, “boiling” gas that covers the entire sun. The cell-like structures – each about the size of Texas – are the signature of violent motions that transport heat from the inside of the sun to its su...
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Honolulu one of 20 U.S. airports screening for coronavirus, lawmaker wants to study magic mushrooms, Aloha Stadium designs unveiled, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Honolulu International Airport ©2020 All Hawaii News Passengers from China screened at Honolulu airport for coronavirus. Daniel K. Inouye International Airport began screening passengers from China on Tuesday as part of stepped-up efforts against the coronavirus at 20 U.S. ports of entry. Star-Advertiser.Health Officials Step Up Coronavirus Precautions At Honolulu Airport. Customs and Border Patrol agents will begin to distribute coronavirus alert notices to certain passengers. Civil Beat...
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House Speaker Saiki resurrects state property tax bill, groups sue DLNR over aquarium collectors, coronavirus hits Hawaii tourism, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

School of fish in Hawaii ©2020 All Hawaii News State agency has not protected reef fish, lawsuit says. Earthjustice filed suit Monday against a state agency it says is sidestepping the law when it comes to the regulation of tropical fish taken from Hawaii’s reefs for the commercial aquarium pet trade. Star-Advertiser.DLNR draws lawsuit. The State’s Department of Land and Natural Resources is drawing a lawsuit from the environmental law firm Earthjustice, claiming the agency has created lo...
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Best Things to Do in Maui

Looking for a paradise that includes beaches, lush jungles, waterfalls, culture, and shopping? The Hawaiian Island, Maui is known to have it all and we can attest to that! Whether you love adventure or just want to relax by the beach, Maui makes for the perfect island to visit. While you might never want to ... Read more Best Things to Do in Maui The post Best Things to Do in Maui appeared first on Everything Everywhere Travel Blog.
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Oahu newly homeless numbers increase, red light cameras, stiffer DUI laws mulled in Legislature, vacation rentals grow on Maui, drop on Oahu, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Homeless man along the Ala Wai in Honolulu ©2020 All Hawaii News Nearly 7,000 became homeless in 2019 on Oahu. Oahu was overwhelmed with 6,924 people who became newly homeless in 2019. Star-Advertiser.Guidelines proposed for legalization of stun guns. Hawaii’s law tightly restricting possession of electric “stun guns” is being challenged in court as an alleged infringement on people’s Second Amendment rights, and state Attorney General Clare Connors is now proposing lawmakers strike it fr...
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Grand Wailea's stained glass windows

The year 1965 proved tumultuous for the people of Indonesia. Massive power shifts were taking place in the country, and Indonesia’s leader, known as Sukarno, found himself the subject of a military coup. Anti-communist sentiment lead to a genocide of around 800,000 people, including some ethincally Chinese people as well as communists. Sukarno landed in house arrest (where he would die in 1970). It’s perhaps no wonder that Yvonne Cheng, an artist who would eventually become known for painting...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Crisp, clean Hawaiian air

Mahalo to Hawaii Island photographer James Grenz for sharing this shot with us for Aloha Friday Photos. James took this photo from the Kohala Coast of Hawaii (Big) Island. It’s a lovely shot with the blue ocean and skies, lava rock coastline and the kiawe trees. One thing that makes this photo especially interesting is that the mountain you see in the background is Haleakala on Maui. As the crow flies, Haleakala is roughly about 50 miles away from this spot. With Kilauea Volcano on a bit of a s...
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Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: January 21, 2020

Usually our news editions are filled with pleasant news. This edition is a mix of both good and bad news that we feel you should know. We’ll start with the good stuff first. Good news: * The beautiful Mauna Lani reopened last week after renovating and rebranding to the Auberge Resort Collection. In honor of their grand re-opening, they’re giving away a wonderful four-night getaway that includes ocean view accommodations, an outrigger canoe excursion, spa treatment and dinner at the CanoeHouse. ...
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Full Text: Hawaii Gov. David Ige's State of the State address, plus excerpts, links from Senate and House leaders

Gov. David Ige State of the State AddressGovernor David Y. IgeTo the thirtieth State LegislatureMeeting in Joint Session Jan. 21, 2020 Mr. Speaker, President Kouchi, former governors, distinguished justices of the courts, representatives of our congressional delegation, members of the Hawaiʻi State Legislature, elected officials, military leaders, honored guests, and all of you who took the time to be with us this morning.Aloha.[Before I begin… Our first responders—whether they are polic...
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Investigation ongoing after two police officers killed, landlord stabbed, 7 homes burned down near Waikiki, disgruntled tenant missing; plus more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Downed police officers Tiffany Enriquez and Kaulike Kalama PC: Honolulu Police Department. First responders still on scene at Diamond Head after man fatally shoots 2 HPD officers before raging fire destroys 7 homes. First responders remain at the scene of Diamond Head on Monday morning, a day after a “tragic unfolding of events” that started with a stabbing and ended with the shooting deaths of two Honolulu police officers and a raging fire that destroyed seven homes. Hawaii News Now.Body...
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