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How to Market Your Vacation Rental in Maui

Marketing your vacation rental in Maui is key to maximizing your property’s potential and attracting travelers seeking the perfect place to stay during their next vacation. To reach potential guests and get bookings, you need to have a...

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Hawaii Getaways: Oahu, Big Island, and Beyond

When it comes to vacation destinations, Hawaii offers plenty of options. Composed of eight main islands, resplendent like green jewels in the middle of the Pacific Ocean’s sapphire waters, Hawaii is steeped in culture, history and beau...

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Diamond Head

Then and Now | Waikiki Coastline

Diamond Head is the iconic cornerstone of Waikiki beach. The profile of this dramatic crater dominates and provides context to countless images throughout the years. This view also serves as a constant against, which we can mark, the passage of...

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Maple Bacon Waffles, Green Eggs and Ham

Hawaiian Villa Rentals Staff Pick | Morning Brew

Morning Brew Coffee & Bistro is a staff favorite at Hawaiian Villa Rentals. An eclectic Bohemian atmosphere with a knowledgeable group of baristas makes this funky coffee shop a top pick. Coffee beans from Maui, Kona and Costa Rica are blen...

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Lantern Festival

Memorial Day in Hawaiʻi: The Lantern Festival

Photo credit: Anthony Quintano; Memorial Day in Honolulu comes with a very special event: the lantern ceremony at Ala Moana beach. Ala Moana is a long stretch of sand that flows into shallo...

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The Grit and Grace of Hula

Video of the Week | The Grit and Grace of Hula

Merrie Monarch Festival, via Great Big Storyʻs “The Grit and Grace of Hula” Vacationers may arrive to the islands with a certain idea of hula and what it looks like. However, if you are willing to look beyond the iconic coconut biki...

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Your New Friend Gecko

Your New Friend | the Gecko

At night, while you’re totally enveloped by the luxurious salty breeze and the sound of the ocean waves, it’s possible you may be interrupted by a short, sharp clicking sound. It sounds exactly like clicking the side of your tongue agai...

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