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More groups of friends travelling to Hawai’i

June 23, 2016 Destination Hawaii No Comments Print Print Email Email

unnamedWhile couples and families make up the largest type of Australian traveller to Hawai’i, more groups of friends are also visiting, new Roy Morgan research shows.

Australian Country Manager for Hawai’i Tourism Oceania Kerri Anderson said Hawai’i was an increasingly popular destination for girls trips and milestone birthdays. “Obviously family groups have always been quite big for Hawai’i, but it’s a great destination for a group of friends. Hawaii 5-0 seems to be a very popular theme – I’ve spoken to a lot of people who have booked holidays there for their 50th birthday.” »Read more


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Ocean sports lovers from around the world will converge in Waikiki in August for the annual Duke’s OceanFest event. The festival, held in honour of Hawaiian legend Duke Paoa Kahanamoku who popularised surfing, will run from August 20-28 with a variety of sports including stand-up paddleboard racing, swimming, tandem surfing, surf polo, beach volleyball and, of course, surfing. »Read more

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The New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel

Discover the relaxing oasis overlooking the Pacific Ocean at The New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel. Located ideally at the quiet, south east end of Waikiki, this boutique hotel is just a 15 minute stroll from the Waikiki proper. Blessed with Diamond Head Crater as its backdrop, steps from Kapiolani Park, and fronted by a white sandy stretch of pristine beach, the hotel is named “Kaimana” meaning diamond in Hawaiian, truly a remarkable jewel in a perfect setting.


Paradise Helicopters

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Paradise helicopter tours offer the most unique, fun and flexible air adventures across the Hawaiian Islands.

Feel the heat of lava and ride with the doors off, hover next to 2000 foot waterfalls, or see the GREEN sand beach – our Hawaiian helicopter tours offer a diverse set of adventure options.


Ka’anapali Beach Hotel

Ka’anapali Beach Hotel, fronting world-famous Ka’anapali Beach, is officially recognized as Hawai’i’s Most Hawaiian Hotel. Here on 11 acres of tropical gardens, our guests can relax and truly experience aloha at its best. We invite our guests to immerse themselves in our culture through learning and fun.


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Honua Kai

The space you need.
The luxury you deserve.

Relax, rejuvenate and reconnect. Located on Maui’s renowned Kaanapali North Beach. Offering spacious suites, full gourmet kitchens, 3 acres of aquatic playground and services you would normally find in a luxury hotel. Here, the sea, sun and sky come together in one of the most magical backdrops you could imagine.

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