Finding a Vacation Rental in Waikiki

A vacation rental is like a home away from home. When researching rentals, start with a locale in mind and then search the properties in that area. Kevin Whitton gets you started on the hunt for the perfect stay in Waikiki.

Discover O‘ahu: The Heartbeat of the Hawaiian Islands

Aptly named the Gathering Place, O‘ahu is the heartbeat of the Hawaiian Islands. It is a unique destination where you can experience the comforts and convenience of city life with the natural beauty of verdant mountains and sparkling blue ocean within reach.

Moon O’ahu

O’ahu resident Kevin Whitton provides a fresh look at one of America’s most beloved vacation spots in Moon O’ahu. Whitton knows the best way to experience the island, from taking surf lessons at Kuhio Beach to bird-watching in Kawainui Marsh. He includes trip ideas like Best of O’ahu in Seven Days, as well as helpful […]

Hawaii Giveaway Winner Announced

We have a winner in our Discover Hawaii giveaway. A big thank you to everyone who entered!

Gregory Hains of Salem, Oregon is the winner of the 60,000 HawaiianMiles from Hawaiian Airlines and Moon Travel Guides. This is good for one round-trip between one of Hawaiian Airlines North American airport hubs and Hawaii, excluding taxes and fees.

Hains, who’s an Oregon State Beavers fan, said he's thinking of using the trip to visit Oahu next September to watch the Beavers football team play the University of Hawaii. He said there are many things he loves about Hawaii, but the diversity and uniqueness that each island has is what really makes it special.

Thanks again to everyone who entered. Keep reading Moon.com and visiting our Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest pages for information on our future giveaways.

We have a winner in our Discover Hawaii giveaway. A big thank you to everyone who entered! Gregory Hains of Salem, Oregon is the winner of the 60,000 HawaiianMiles from Hawaiian Airlines and Moon Travel Guides,

Win a Round-Trip Ticket to Hawaii from Moon and Hawaiian Airlines!

To celebrate the release of our two all-new Hawaii guidebooks, Moon Big Island of Hawai'i and Moon Kaua'i, we're partnering with our friends at Hawaiian Airlines to give one lucky winner 60,000 HawaiianMiles, which is good for one round-trip between one of Hawaiian Airlines North American airport hubs and Hawaii, excluding taxes and fees.

To enter for a chance to win, visit the giveaway page. Entries will be accepted until 12:01am CST on Monday, October 29th, and the winner will be announced here the week of October 29th. Only one entry per person is allowed, and participants must live in the United States. Employees of the Perseus Books Group and Hawaiian Airlines are not eligible to win.

Good luck to all - and mahalo!

Hawai’i: A Foodie Paradise, Part 1

The Big Island of Hawai’i is an underrated foodie paradise that can easily compete with the likes of Brooklyn or Portland. From food carts to farmers markets to local and seasonal foods, the Big Island has it all; better yet, it’s tropical.

Moon Big Island of Hawai’i

Expert traveler Bree Kessler covers the best sights and adventures that the Big Island has to offer, from soaking up the sun on Kona’s iconic white sand beaches to sampling local delicacies at Hilo’s popular farmer’s market. Kessler also offers one-of-a-kind trip ideas, including Eat Your Way Around the Island, Big Island on a Budget, […]

Moon Kaua’i

Travel writer and Hawai’i resident Jade Eckardt knows the best ways to experience Kaua’i, from catching waves in Hanalei Bay to watching the sun set over Ni’ihau from a beach on the West Side. In Moon Kaua’i, Eckardt offers a range of interesting activities for every traveler, with suggested itineraries like Best Waterfalls, Go Green […]