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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #150 on: November 17, 2015, 09:14:34 AM »
I will be in Oahu for a couple days in early December to start off my week long trip in Hawaii. This will be my 2nd time there but the first time I only spent a few hours there on a long layover.
Any suggestions on special things to do there that are accessible by car given I will be traveling with a prego, 1 year old and in-laws. Pear Harbor is a given but beyond that I don't recall anything jumping out at me to do there. My prego suggest we get pineapple ice cream at the Dole plantation but I am pretty sure that's her "condition" speaking...

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #151 on: December 14, 2015, 03:46:01 PM »
I'm going to LIH in a few weeks. Flying EWR-HNL on sunday. Right now the plan is to fly LIH-LAX thursday and LAX-EWR saturday night. I'm thinking to maximize our time there by flying lih-hnl on friday and hnl-ewr saturday night. this raises a few questions.

1) does this make sense?
2) which hotel to stay at? i need very late checkout on saturday (8pm) or will they all make me book another night? (I'm SPG Gold, Hyatt Diamond, and Hilton Diamond)
3) what must we see on Friday?
TIA
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #152 on: December 14, 2015, 04:31:37 PM »
I imagine you resolved the Shabbos issue already?

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #153 on: December 14, 2015, 05:21:08 PM »
I imagine you resolved the Shabbos issue already?

From my understanding R' Belsky holds it's not an issue. I will confirm before I change my itinerary.
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #154 on: December 17, 2015, 07:06:32 AM »
I'm going to LIH in a few weeks. Flying EWR-HNL on sunday. Right now the plan is to fly LIH-LAX thursday and LAX-EWR saturday night. I'm thinking to maximize our time there by flying lih-hnl on friday and hnl-ewr saturday night. this raises a few questions.

1) does this make sense?
2) which hotel to stay at? i need very late checkout on saturday (8pm) or will they all make me book another night? (I'm SPG Gold, Hyatt Diamond, and Hilton Diamond)
3) what must we see on Friday?

TIA

1) yes...confirmed with my Rav that shabbos is ok

Anyone have any insight to 2 and 3?
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #155 on: December 17, 2015, 07:38:29 AM »
I'm going to LIH in a few weeks. Flying EWR-HNL on sunday. Right now the plan is to fly LIH-LAX thursday and LAX-EWR saturday night. I'm thinking to maximize our time there by flying lih-hnl on friday and hnl-ewr saturday night. this raises a few questions.

1) does this make sense?
2) which hotel to stay at? i need very late checkout on saturday (8pm) or will they all make me book another night? (I'm SPG Gold, Hyatt Diamond, and Hilton Diamond)
3) what must we see on Friday?
TIA
Found EWR-HNL direct? In J?

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #156 on: December 17, 2015, 07:43:14 AM »
1) yes...confirmed with my Rav that shabbos is ok

Anyone have any insight to 2 and 3?

Can you say who your Rav is? Sounded above like you were saying that it is R' Belsky?
And to clarify - Said Rav holds there is no dateline issue and just to keep 1 day shabbos?

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #157 on: December 18, 2015, 08:32:17 AM »
Found EWR-HNL direct? In J?

Ewr-hnl is direct in j booked with sq
Hnl-ewr is set up for plan b
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #158 on: December 18, 2015, 08:34:01 AM »
Can you say who your Rav is? Sounded above like you were saying that it is R' Belsky?
And to clarify - Said Rav holds there is no dateline issue and just to keep 1 day shabbos?

It is r belsky. Obvious if it relevant to you, you should find out yourself instead of relying on a random guy on DDF  :P
He holds that shabbos is Saturday for Hawaii. Not sure about other destinations
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #159 on: December 18, 2015, 08:55:12 AM »
It is r belsky. Obvious if it relevant to you, you should find out yourself instead of relying on a random guy on DDF  :P

I agree, was just curious.

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #160 on: December 26, 2015, 09:17:55 PM »
Is uber reliable on the island? We plan to be there for Friday and Shabbos and don't think it's worth renting a car.
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #161 on: January 11, 2016, 09:59:53 AM »
Any updates on the best (nice) hotel for shabbos? preferably a SPG or Hyatt
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #162 on: January 11, 2016, 10:19:04 AM »
i can reserve online but they only have 2 tickets together at 230. might be cutting it close to shabbos. if they have 1 ticket @11 and 1 @12, do you think they would let us go together?
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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #163 on: April 07, 2016, 12:31:54 PM »
At HNL, between the IASS Hawaii Lounge and the Japan Airlines Sakura Lounge, which is better/nicer for a family of four (two small kids) traveling on Hawaiian Airlines? I have free access to both.


Also, anyone know of a light-tackle fishing charter on west-side Oahu?

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Re: Oahu, HI Master Thread
« Reply #164 on: April 07, 2016, 12:36:36 PM »


At HNL, between the IASS Hawaii Lounge and the Japan Airlines Sakura Lounge, which is better/nicer for a family of four (two small kids) traveling on Hawaiian Airlines? I have free access to both.
Don't know about the JAL lounge, but the IASS is kind of a joke.