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Few places satisfy the urge for a carefree tropical vacation like the islands of Hawaii. Indeed, the 50th state’s stunning beauty is no secret – nowhere else in the United States boasts the combination of white-sand beaches, lush green landscapes, pounding surf, and rich culture of these far-flung Pacific islands. But what’s less well known, especially for first-time visitors, is that there’s a lot more to the state than Oahu’s Waikiki Beach. In fact, of the eight major islands in Hawaii, six (Maui, Kauai, Big Island, Lanai, Oahu, Molokai) are primed for tourists, each with different reasons to visit, from ecotourism and active volcanoes to beaches and nightlife.

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Waikiki's Best Boutique Hotels

September 13, 2017 by Will McGough

It's no secret that there are lots of resorts to choose from on Oahu, Hawaii's most-touristed island. But there's a new wave of hotels that feels fresher, ... Read More »


4 Destinations with Cheap Fall Flights

July 26, 2017 by Shawn Wellington

Though we’re squarely in the dog days of summer, it’s the ideal time to start thinking about your next trip -- in particular, how to save on it. While airfares ... Read More »


America’s Best Beaches

March 15, 2017 by Laura Motta

Ready to book your summer beach getaway? We’ve assembled all of our best tips and advice for finding the most beautiful, least touristy, and affordable spots ... Read More »


Kauai Hotels For All Types of Travelers (And Budgets)

December 29, 2016 by Will McGough

Kauai may be known for its adventurous vibe, outdoor scenery, rural landscape, and gushing waterfalls, but it doesn’t slack off when the day is done. From ... Read More »


Where to Get a Taste of Kauai's Emerging Locavore Movement

December 20, 2016 by Will McGough

Kauai isnicknamed the Garden Islandforitslush,fertile land; but you might be surprised to learn that at leastninetypercentof the food consumed here -- and in ... Read More »

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