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Waikiki Parking Guide

June 6, 2011

Beat of Hawaii recently updated there Waikiki parking guide. Check out these free and cheap places to park throughout Waikiki:

Free parking near Hilton Hawaiian Village
Behind the Illikai and the Hilton lagoon, there’s a parking lot that offers completely free parking. It does not work for overnight, parking closes at 10:30 pm.

Free parking along Ala Wai Canal
Along the Ala Wai Canal near Ala Moana Shopping Center you will find free parking spots. There’s been construction going on lately and last month dozens of free parking spaces were restored. This month, some of those are again blocked by construction. It can be difficult to find an open spot here but parking is available 24 hours a day.

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Hawaii remains unequaled in destination appeal and with this high demand means that rates are on the rise. As a result, average hotel night costs were up nearly 10% in March.

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Oahu Organic Food Deal

4/12 Tips

Deal: $10 for $20 worth of all-natural groceries at Kale’s Natural Foods Expires: October 14, 2011

Hawaii Magazine

4/8 Tips

Deal: $10 for a One-Year Subscription to “Hawaii Magazine” ($20 Value) Expires: October 11, 2011

50% Off Traditional Japanese Dishes on Oahu

3/10 Tips

Deal: $15, you get $30 worth of yakiniku and shabu-shabu from Tenyaku Expires: September 10, 2011

50% Off Hawaiian Cuisine on Oahu

3/3 Tips

Deal: $30 for $60 Worth of Hawaiian Cuisine and Drinks at BluWater Grill Expires: July 4, 2011

15 Ways To Save on Your Hawaii Vacation

3/2 Tips

Traveling to Hawaii can be expensive. It’s easy to get caught in Hawaii’s tourism money traps. I found this great article over at that shares 15 different ways that will help you save on your Hawaii vacation.

cheap eats on the Big Island

3/2 Tips

Eating any where in Hawaii, including the Big Island can be a real challenge for travelers on a budget. Los Angeles Times Travel has a great article about cheap eats on the Big Island.

Oahu Dinner Coupon

3/1 Tips

Deal: $10 for $20 at Downbeat Diner & Lounge Expires: September 2, 2011

Kauai Meal deals

2/26 Tips

Kauai presents a real challenge to travelers on a budget: Food costs are one of the things that are higher on the island of Kauai, so it’s more difficult to stick to a budget here. But I found a great restaurant survey on Los Angeles Times Travel that will help you find great food for under [...]

Hawaii on a Budget

2/23 Tips

Hawaii’s natural beauty Experiencing Hawaii’s natural beauty first hand is well worth the trip. While Hawaii’s natural wonders may clear your mind of any worries, its restaurants, hotels and attractions can also clear out your wallet. Traveling to the Hawaiian islands can be very expensive. New York Times Travel has a great article about how [...]

Oahu Sushi Deals

2/18 Things to Do

The Hanapa’a Sushi Company uses only the freshest ingredients, carefully selected fish, and premium-grade koshihikari rice to prepare a wide variety of high-quality sushi. Choose from over 30 nigiri, maki, and roll creations. Deal: $7 for $15 Worth of Premade Sushi at Hanapa’a Sushi Company

Hawaii Discount Travel Coupons

2/9 Things to Do

If you haven’t been introduced to social online group discounts, now is the time. If you are traveling to Hawaii with a group of friends, then you are a prime candidate for group online coupon sites.

Great deal on things to do on Kauai’s Eastside

6/19 Activities

The Wailua River, a centerpiece of Kauai’s Eastside, was a sacred area to ancient Hawaiians and its royalty. The lush agriculture of the region yielded sugar cane, pineapple and rice, plus a landscape of coconut trees. The signature trees today mark the line from Wailua to Kapaa, providing an alternate name for Kauai’s Eastside, the [...]

Affordable Activites – Hiking Kalalau Trail on Kauai’s Na Pali Coast

6/18 Activities

Hiking is a Great Deal in Hawaii. Usually Free! How To Ensure a Safe and Fun Na Pali Adventure Kauai’s Na Pali Coast is known as one of the most beautiful natural areas in the world, yet it is only accessible by hiking the renowned Kalalau Trail, a rugged 11-mile trek that leads to the [...]

Owner Direct Kauai Vacation Rentals

9/3 Tips

The other day I wrote about saving money when traveling with large groups by booking a Hawaii vacation rental. Well let’s take this one step further by saving even more money by booking your vacation rental owner direct. Vacation Deal: Owner direct Kauai vacation rentals

Save Money On Your Hawaii Car Rental

9/1 Tips

After checking Expedia, Orbitz, Kayak and a bunch of other travel sites offering rental cars I found a site that beat all their prices. I got a car for $30 less (for a week in Maui) then the best deal I could find on these other sites. Vacation Deal: Discount Hawaii Car Rentals

Hawaii Vacation Rentals Offer Big Savings for Large Groups

8/29 Tips

If you’re planning a trip to Hawaii with friends and family, a vacation rental home could be a great way to save on your vacation. The cost of a large Hawaii villa or beachfront house is often times much less then renting multiple hotel rooms to accommodate family and friends. Plus you’ll have more privacy [...]

Free Trip to Hawaii for 3 Lucky Families

6/20 Tips

King’s Hawaiian Bakery,  know for their Hawaiian sweat bread, is giving away 3 grand prize vacations to Hawaii at the Waikoloa Village on the Big Island. Prize Details Three Grand Prize winning families (up to 4 people per family) will be flown to the Big Island of Hawaii for seven (7) days and six (6) [...]

4 Hawaii Vacation Money Saving Tips

6/2 Tips

Everybody’s looking for that elusive deal when planning their trip to Hawaii. But the truth is, there’s not better way to pinch pennies than with these 4 money saving tips for booking a Hawaii vacation. 1) Travel in the Off-Season Travel when other people aren’t and you’ll find discounts on just about everything. Try and [...]