Many come to the Big Island to see the lava glow from Halema’uma'u Crater. But there's so much more to see at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and you can see much of it in just one day.

Many people who come to Hawaii want a mixture of adventure and relaxation. There are beautiful beaches to relax at with a cocktail in...
Lava flow is unpredictable, but sometimes you can see lava on the Big Island from the Kalpana lava viewing area.

I recently went to the Big Island. When I was planning my trip, the two most important things that I wanted to do were...
Watching the sunset from 14,000 feet above sea level on Mauna Kea. We were above the clouds! Afterwards, we went stargazing on Mauna Kea.

Surreal. That is the only way I can describe my experience at Mauna Kea. I recently got back from my second trip to the Big...
The 1,048 stairs to get to the top of Koko Head reward you with this view.

The journey of 1,048 steps begins at  the base of Koko Crater near the baseball field at Koko Head district Park.  For those who...
Kayaking to Moku Nui (the island on the left) is one of my favorite places to kayak.

I have a friend from the mainland visiting me this week, and the number one thing that she wanted to do was go kayaking....
Lulumahu Falls is a 50-foot waterfall in Honolulu.

Over the weekend, my friends and I hiked to Lulumahu Falls, a 50-foot waterfall in Honolulu. About a 2.5-mile round trip, it was the...
View from the top of the Pillbox Trail.

The Pillbox Trail in Lanikai is my absolute favorite trail on Oahu. Today, I'm going to tell you why you should consider hiking this...
At Waimea Valley, children can explore a variety of flora while walking on a paved trail to a waterfall.

If you’re coming to Hawaii with kids, you probably want to expose them to some of the island’s beauty - hikes, waterfalls, and exotic...
Diamond head

Diamond Head (Lēʻahi) is one of the most popular hikes in Hawaii — and for a good reason. It’s one of the best ways...
View of Waikiki and Honolulu from atop Diamond Head

Used to be, I could travel to Kailua and back to Honolulu without seeing more than a dozen recreational bike riders. But, these days,...

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Booking a multi Island Hawaii vacation or an itinerary that has a lot of complications can be a daunting task. The good news is...
Mai tai
Okay you've made the decision to come to Hawaii.   For most people a Hawaii vacation is a once-in-a-lifetime event.  It requires a lot...
This is a historic time for the Hawaii tourism industry. People a flocking to the islands in record numbers. Of course Hawaii's has always...
Bag of Kauai coffee
This week’s podcast is about the coffee from the Islands. If you haven’t tasted Hawaiian coffee then you haven't tasted coffee at all! Co-Host Lanai...
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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