If you are on the West Coast now, only a moment's impulsive behavior and a few hundred bucks separates you from the golden beaches of Hawaii. You can leave Portland's overcast skies on a roundtrip direct to Maui for $281. That may be the cheapest but other western airports (and also Vegas) also have sugarcane-sweet deals.
Hawaiian Airlines is the leader in the lowdown, trying to spark interest in the face of a declining tourist economy in the Islands. Check out their website and get on board. Bring the family. Not sure of which island to pick? Consult your No Worries Hawaii guide for the best advice and itinerary ideas.