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how to plan a trip to hawaii on a budget

How to Plan a Trip to Hawaii on a Budget

Paradise is rarely cheap, but you can enjoy Hawaii without breaking the bank. Some costs like food and accommodations are unavoidable, but if you plan it strategically, you can minimize base costs and have more room for activities (which is the main reason you’re going to Hawaii, right?). Here we look at how to plan

best hawaiian island to visit

Choosing the Best Hawaiian Island to Visit

It’s that time of year again: the thrilling time to choose the best vacation spot! Are you struggling with deciding on the best Hawaiian island to visit? While you can hit up a few islands on a trip to Hawaii, each island has its own distinct character and things to do. Start thinking about what

what nationality visits hawaii the most

What Nationality Visits Hawaii the Most?

Unlike other states in the United States, tourism is the most profitable industry in Hawaii, followed by defense and agriculture. Over 200,000 jobs rely heavily on tourism, although it’s difficult to measure exactly how many industries are impacted directly by visitors. Moreover, about 9 million people visited the state in 2017 alone. You might wonder

10 Bucket List Destinations to Visit by Helicopter

10 Bucket List Destinations to Visit by Helicopter

The most thrilling way to soak up the sights of a new place is by a helicopter trip. You can’t properly appreciate the most beautiful places in the world from the ground! Seeing a landscape from the sky lets you take it all in without getting blocked by people, trees, or buildings. We’ve compiled a

Top Helicopter Tours Around the World

Top 10 Helicopter Tours Around the World

Imagine all the things you would see if you took all the top helicopter tours around the world. The beauty! The majesty! Words alone can’t capture the awesome feeling of hovering over the Great Barrier Reef or sweating through the adrenaline-filled ride over Hawaiian volcanoes. You can only get so much of a thrill from

history of the helicopter

The History of the Helicopter

Any textbook can tell you that American-Russian engineer, Igor Sikorsky, fathered the modern helicopter. However, did you know many people accredit 15th-century Renaissance Man, Leonardo da Vinci, as the person who first conceived the idea? He never built his 1488 design for the ornithopter flying machine. However, it certainly could be seen as the beginning

hawaiian sayings

Our 5 Favorite Hawaiian Sayings

No matter how old, traditional words of wisdom always have a way of withstanding time and place. Hawaiian sayings have some truth for everyone. Here are a few of our favorite Hawaiian sayings worth spending a few minutes to think about. Inspirational Hawaiian sayings to live by 1. Make every person, place or condition better than

hawaii volcano helicopter tour reviews

Hawaii Volcano Helicopter Tour Reviews

Tropical Helicopters has taken hundreds of eager travelers out into the blue Hawaiian skies since 1997. Since then, we’ve heard countless stories from our passengers about their memorable experiences. Here are just a few Hawaii volcano helicopter tour reviews we’ve gotten! Doors-Off Lava Tour  “This tour is totally amazing – a must see for anyone

blue hawaiian vs tropical helicopters

Blue Hawaiian vs Tropical Helicopters

Think you know Hawaii inside-out? Even if you’re an island hopping pro and have seen all the big sites on foot, seeing it all from a different angle lets you experience it all anew. Hawaiian helicopter tours are one of the best ways to see the sights. Lush green scenery, majestic waterfalls, and oozing lava