Category: Hawaii Accommodations & Dining

Grab-N-Go! 6 Best Picnic Spots in Hawaii

What if I said you could eat a delicious meal while enjoying some of the best scenery Hawaii has to offer? You might wonder: Which restaurant could she POSSIBLY be talking about?! In fact, I’m not suggesting a restaurant at all. Rather, I’m talking about having a good old-fashioned picnic. Remember those?! Here in Hawaii, it’s […]

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Need A Donut Fix When Visiting Hawaii? You’re in Luck!

Who doesn’t love a good donut!? I know I do — and they taste especially good when I’m on vacation. After all, vacations are all about relaxation and indulgence, right? For those of you who feel the same way, you’ll be glad to know that Dunkin’ Donuts is coming back to Hawaii after leaving us several […]

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Top 5 All-Day Breakfast Eateries in Hawaii

All-day breakfast is the newest trend in the restaurant business — even McDonald’s has introduced an all-day breakfast menu —  but, here in Hawaii, we’ve been doing all-day breakfast for years. There are a few places in the islands that have perfected the art of anytime pancakes, waffles, and eggs, and we’re here to help you […]

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What’s On the Menu? Traditional Hawaiian Christmas Dinner

Roasted turkey, stuffing, spiral ham, mashed potatoes, and green bean casserole: that’s a traditional Christmas dinner, right? Wrong! In Hawaii, we have our version of Christmas dinner, and it’s called the Christmas ! Here’s a look at some of the traditional foods locals devour during a Hawaiian Christmas Dinner: Want to try some of these […]

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3 Places to Gobble-Up a Thanksgiving Meal on Oahu

If you’re planning to be in Hawaii over Thanksgiving, you have an awful lot to be thankful for: The (hopefully) beautiful weather, warm sunshine, fantastic beaches, not to mention you won’t have to slog around in the snow! And, if you book an through Hawaii Aloha Travel, your travel professional can fill your Turkey Day […]

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Mulligan’s on the Blue, Maui’s Authentic Irish Pub

Nestled in the undulating hills of Wailea in West Maui, among luxury homes and resorts and three opulently designed championship golf courses, is Mulligan’s on the Blue. An Irish pub might seem an unlikely fixture in the high-end environs of Wailea, but Mulligan’s will celebrate its 15th anniversary in 2016. Clearly, the friendly pub is […]

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Tommy Bahama Bar and Store on Oahu Hits the Mark!

Tommy Bahama has done it again! The high-end, island-inspired mega-brand, known for everything from Aloha shirts to fragrances, has just opened Oahu’s first Tommy Bahama Bar and Store in Waikiki’s Beachwalk. And, I had the privilege of being one of the first to sample the restaurant’s high-quality food. The venue is actually three-stories high, with a central staircase […]

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Try These Five Hawaii Award-Winning Eateries

Here in Hawaii, we’re used to garnering awards in all kinds of categories: Best Beaches, Best Hotels, Best Surf Spots (to name just a few). But, The Aloha State doesn’t often get the recognition it deserves when it comes to food and restaurants. That trend is starting to reverse, however, thanks to the food-savvy contributors […]

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Hawaii Sea Spirits soar in Upcountry Maui

On a recent, spur-of-the-moment mini vacation to Maui, my wife and I more or less wandered into a fascinating tour of the Hawaii Sea Spirits distillery and sugarcane farm in Kula. We had finished a tour of the Surfing Goat Dairy (we’re hoping to start our own goat farm someday), and we decided to stop […]

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Top 15 Hawaii Resorts Named “World’s Best”

With so many extraodinary resorts to choose from, planning your perfect Hawaii vacation can seem a bit overwhelming at times. So, the readers from Travel + Leisure magazine are here to help you out. They recently voted for their favorite resorts for the magazine’s annual “World’s Best” awards using the following criteria: Rooms/facilities, location, service, restaurants/food, […]

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A “Oui” Bit of Paris in Hawaii

Hawaii may be halfway around the world from Europe, but that doesn’t mean that French cuisine in Hawaii isn’t alive and well. As a French major in college (and frequent traveler to France), I can say with earnest: there’s nothing, absolutely nothing, like French cuisine. So, imagine my excitement when I learned that JJ Bistro […]

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Where to find celebrities Vacationing in Hawaii

Few people come to Hawaii with the sole purpose of bumping into a celebrity, but wouldn’t it be cool to see one anyway!? If only for bragging rights when you get back home, it may be worth staying in one of these eight hotels where celebrities are known to stay! Here are the hotels that […]

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