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Plan Your Trip to Hawaii, Fiji or Tahiti


A one stop trip planner for your Hawaii, Fiji or Tahiti vacation.
  1. Choose Your Hawaiian Island(s)
  2. Money Saving Tips
  3. Travel Tips
  4. Clickable Maps
  5. Before You Go
  6. Places to Stay
  1. Oahu Hotel and Resort Reviews and Profiles
  2. Hawaii Wedding and Civil Union Planner
  3. Buying a Guidebook
  4. Learn About Hawaiian Culture
  5. Fiji
  6. Tahiti

Choose Your Hawaiian Island(s)

The biggest decision you'll need to make when visiting Hawaii is to decide which island or islands you'll visit. Here are some resources which will help you make your decision.

I suggest you start with our feature Why Hawaii? and then Get to Know Each Island. Next use our interactive island calculator Which Hawaiian Island Suits You Best. Once your identify which island(s) is best for you, read our detailed profile for that island.

Money Saving Tips

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Were you planning a trip to Hawaii this fall or winter, but put off when you found that airfare for two was up by as much as $1000? What can you do to make up that money with the rest of your trip expenses and still get to visit paradise? Here are some tips to help you save money for your Hawaii vacation

Travel Tips

In this section we offer some real quick tips to help you plan your trip or make it a bit easier to enjoy your vacation without some of the possible problems often encountered when traveling.

Clickable Maps

Check out our five clickable maps of the Hawaiian Islands and each of the four main islands. Just click on any text area and you'll be taken to an article or photo gallery about that place.

Before You Go

Before you even step off the plane, there are some things you need to do in planning your Hawaii vacation. I hope you find these tips useful.

Places to Stay

Deciding where to stay is a major decision. What type of accommodation is best for you and your family. Do you want to stay at a big resort, a smaller hotel, perhaps a condominium rental or even a bed a breakfast. What type of accommodation you choose will likely play a big role in your budget.

Oahu Hotel and Resort Reviews and Profiles

The island of Oahu has some of the best hotels and resorts in Hawaii. While most of the resorts are located in Waikiki, there are a number of great resorts located on other, less traveled, parts of the island.

Hawaii Wedding and Civil Union Planner

Tropical Gazebo at The Fairmont Kea Lani

Let us help you plan your Hawaii wedding and honeymoon or civil union ceremony with tips on picking the perfect island, finding a location, obtaining your marriage or civil union license, planning the ceremony and reception and then planning the perfect honeymoon.

Buying a Guidebook

While the Internet is a great information resource in planning your trip, there's still value in taking one or two guidebooks along when you travel. Even I take several with me when I visit the islands.

Learn About Hawaiian Culture

Ever since I was About.com's Hawaiian Culture Guide, I've told readers and people I meet at travel shows that I really think that before you visit Hawaii, you take some time to learn about the people and culture of the islands.


The Warm and Welcoming Fijian People

Consisting of some 300 islands and 540 islets scattered over about 1,000,000 square miles, Fiji is an independent republic in the South Pacific Ocean easily accessed from most areas of the world. Famous for its friendly people, and superb resorts, Fiji is one of the most popular destinations in the South Pacific.


Yes, we do cover more than Hawaii. We also cover all of the South Pacific. Tahiti and her Islands are a popular destination for North Americans. It's really not that much longer a flight than to Hawaii and you'll find a totally different Polynesian and French culture.

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