Char-broiled Korean-style short ribs served on a bed of stir-fried Asian greens and Kim Chee is one of my favorite dishes at Side Street Inn. Come here for local style comfort food, served family style. It will be one of the best meals of your trip!

When I go on vacation, I don’t want to eat at the same types of places I frequent at home. I want to eat...
It doesn't get much more local than Eat the Street Hawaii, which takes place on the last Friday of every month.

On the last Friday of every month, over 40 food trucks and 7,000 people gather for a night of local food and live entertainment....
You can take a tour of Kahuku Farms and see where all of the fruits and vegetables are grown. Afterwards, eat a farm-to-table lunch.

One thing that I love about being a blogger is that I get to constantly go out and try new things here in Hawaii....
Grace in Growlers in Kailua in a 100% nonprofit craft beer tasting room, with a long communal table and self-pour machines in the back.

Kailua’s newest craft beer tasting room has a purpose. Grace in Growlers is a 100% nonprofit, self-serve craft beer tasting room, complete with board...
In N Out burger sign

How many of you like a fast-food meal every now and again?! Now, don't be ashamed — I do, too! So, when I moved back...
Several drinks beeing cheered

When you're on vacation in Hawaii, it goes without saying you may want to indulge in some delicious cocktails, right? I mean, what's an...
Mochi on trays

Now that I've been a local for a while, strolling along the shelves at my local Longs drugs and checking-out all the "weird" snacks...
ABC store in Waikiki

If you've been to Waikiki before — or seen pictures of the famed district — you've probably seen signs for ABC Stores, famous for their "catch-all"...
an airport lounge with cream decor

Just when I thought my favorite island couldn't get any more luxurious, Four Seasons Resorts Lanai is announcing two new services for visitors, and...
Sashimi plated from Vintage Cave Club

Just VISITING Hawaii is a romantic gesture in itself (in the right company, of course). But, when you take your sweetheart to a romantic...

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In this weeks  podcast we share some of the important historical and cultural locations that should be part of your next Hawaii Vacation.   It's...
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You've heard the old saying "When in Rome do as the Romans" well, this also applies to Hawaii. While you mostly hear us talk about...

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