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Strategies to Avoid Hydroplaning

One of the most dangerous situations that can arise when motoring is hydroplaning. There are some strategies that can be employed to avoid hydroplaning.

A key element of avoiding hydroplaning involves proper tire care. A key element of this is keeping your tires inflated properly. You should check your tires weekly to ensure that they properly are inflated.

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What Does an Alternator Do?

You may have heard of an alternator, but what exactly does it do? That's exactly what Island Honda of Kahului, HI wants you to know.

An alternator is a part of your car which charges that battery of the vehicle while your car is in motion. If it stops working, the car battery won't be able to hold a charge and your vehicle will be stopped in its tracks.  

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Tailgating Like A Pro: Tips for A Stress-Free Event!

Many people think taking a truck tailgating is one of the great benefits to owning a pickup. We at Island Honda tend to agree and have some tips to make your tailgating event memorable.

Using a toolbox for your tailgating essentials makes it easy to keep everything organized and prepared for your next event. A large toolbox with drawers can keep cooking utensils, spices, gear of weather, labels, trash bags, and silverware handy.

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How to Quickly Clean a Messy Car

You should be proud of the vehicle that you drive. If the vehicle is dirty and messy, it can be hard to be proud of it. There are some things that you can do to quickly clean a vehicle when you suddenly find out that you need to give someone a ride.

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Back-To-School Carpooling Tips: Stay Safe and Organized!

Keeping kids safe is a big priority for us at Island Honda, this is why we have some tips for you to start your carpool off well organized and safe for parents and children. As you start your carpool, having a place where all parents can access up to date information is important.

Creating a group online is a great way to attach calendars, rules, updated emergency contacts and contact information. 

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Everyone's a Little Safer with a Back-Up Camera

Did you know that back-up cameras now come standard on all vehicles manufactured after May 1, 2018? They do, and that adds a lot of benefit to anyone looking to buy a new vehicle. It's also going to make the world just a little bit safer for pedestrians, as well.

Back-up cameras were designed to help drivers avoid backing into pedestrians, such as young children. 

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Why You Need to Read a Car History Report

The last thing that you want to do is buy a lemon or a car that has had its odometer rolled back. With a used car vehicle history report, you can feel good that you know everything necessary to make an informed car buying decision. The report will tell you the exact mileage of the vehicle and if it has been in an accident.

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Protect Your Car from the Elements: Use a Car Cover!

At Island Honda, we are always ready to help with any questions or concerns you may have about protecting your car against the elements. A car cover is very useful in harsh weather, as it helps keep your cars paint looking newer, even after a storm.

Weather conditions can have a major impact on your car's exterior. Rain, snow, heat and falling debris can all have an effect on the way your car looks. 

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How to Make Test Driving Successful and Enjoyable

We here at Island Honda want to help you make an informed decision when picking out your next car. We want to find you a vehicle that fits your lifestyle and driving needs. Here are some tips to get you ready.

  • Have a general idea about the type of vehicle you are looking for. Do you need a minivan with lots of seating? Are you looking for a pickup to haul a boat or trailer? 
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