Travel Tips

Is it Safe to Travel to Hawaii during a Volcanic Eruption?

Is It Safe to Travel to Hawaii Any Time Soon? For the most part, the answer to the question of is it safe to travel to Hawaii during a volcanic eruption is yes. This may not sound totally reassuring, especially in light of the recent media buzz about it. But the 1.4 million people who live and work in Hawaii are mostly unaffected by the volcanic eruption. What’s amazing is that the volcano has been continuously erupting since 1983. Many […]

Using Airline Miles to Travel to Hawaii

How to Use Airline Miles to Travel to Hawaii For many, a trip to Hawaii is their dream destination. If you like relaxing on pristine beaches, breathing in clean fresh air or enjoying the verdant tropical scenery, then Hawaii is for you. So how can you get there in the least expensive way possible? The most obvious way is to use airline miles. But what is the best ways to use your frequent flyer points to get to Hawaii? But […]

Hurricane Season in Hawaii

A picture of the beach during hurricane season in Hawaii.

Traveling During Hurricane Season in Hawaii Wondering about hurricane season in Hawaii? You may occasionally see network news about a hurricane heading towards the Hawaiian Islands. As a result, you could be wondering if it’s safe to travel to Hawaii during such times. Obviously, when one sees this on the news, it does put a damper on planning a trip to Hawaii. No one can ever guarantee that a trip to Hawaii, let alone anywhere else in the world, will […]

Oahu, Honolulu and Waikiki

What’s the Difference Between Oahu, Honolulu and Waikiki? Some may be confused as to the difference between Oahu, Honolulu and Waikiki. This may be especially true for first time visitors to Hawaii. Apparently, there must be something to this. This is because you can see many questions on this subject on travel websites and blogs. Some even confuse Oahu with the Big Island of Hawaii. We’re not sure why there is this confusion, but it is there. So, the purpose […]

Planning a Trip to Hawaii

Secrets to Planning a Trip to Hawaii There are many aspects to planning a trip to Hawaii. Good trip planning can be keys to enjoyable vacations anywhere you go. And Hawaii is no different. We breakdown trip planning to Hawaii in three general categories. First and foremost is figuring out how to get there and how much will it cost. The second is where will you stay and what types of accommodations will suite you. The third is what you want […]

Hawaii Packages

Hawaii packages are some of the most convenient and affordable ways to vacation in Hawaii. Typically, these packages include all of the most important components of a vacation. Such things include airfare, hotel accommodations and a car rental. In many cases, these Hawaii travel packages also include a variety of extras. A free night’s stay, complimentary breakfast and a room upgrade are examples. Our Hawaii Packages At Panda Travel ®, we offer a wide variety of Hawaii packages suitable for […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Hawaii

Hawaii has been a part of the United States since 1898 and a state since 1959. But even knowing that, traveling to the Aloha State might not be like traveling to any other state in the nation.  As such, first time travelers may have some frequently asked questions about Hawaii. Some of the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Hawaii What are the time zone differences in Hawaii? Hawaii is unique among state in America that it has its own time […]

Visit Niihau, The Forbidden Island

Can You Visit Niihau? Many travelers to Hawaii ask the question: can you visit Niihau, the so-called Forbidden Island? Niihau is 70 square mile island remotely located 18 miles southwest of Kauai. So here’s the answer to the question of whether anyone can visit Niihau. The short answer is you can, but it’s not that easy. The History of Niihau The Robinson family heirs are owners of Niihau. They have quietly protected the island as well as its several hundred […]

Need a Passport to Travel to Hawaii?

Do you need a passport to travel to Hawaii? Even today, there are still quite a number of searches inquiring if a US passport is needed for travel to Hawaii. As evidence of this, there were as much as 100 searches on this subject every day. When Do You Need a Passport to Travel to Hawaii? The answer to this is somewhat simple. If you’re traveling direct to Hawaii from any other US state, you won’t need a passport. This […]

Traveling to Hawaii During the Holidays

Hawaii interisland flights and packages

Holiday Tips for Traveling to Hawaii As the holidays are quickly approaching, many families are planning to go to the mainland to visit family or vice versa, loved ones are planning trips to Hawaii. It’s best to strategically plan ahead to ease the anxiety of traveling during the peak season especially if you have young ones with you. Here are a few tips for traveling to Hawaii that can help. Travel on Less Busy Days Avoid the rush by not […]

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