an aerial view of waikiki on oahu

Back in the "old days," visitors to Oahu had, pretty much, one option when deciding where to stay — Waikiki. But, in 2016, the number...

Just when we thought the Hawaii tourism industry couldn't possibly be any more creative, they've upped the ante! Get ready for a virtual reality...
a rack of aloha wear clothes

I have a confession to make: Circa 2005, I dressed myself, my husband, my mother, and my daughter in matching Aloha wear for family...
a car driving on a road

Travel times are tricky in Hawaii. You may "Google" a route from Point A to Point B and say to yourself, "Hey, our destination...
iao valley state park on maui

With its lush, rain forest, cultural significance, and expansive views, Iao Valley State Monument on Maui is one of the island's premiere visitor destinations. But,...
a car driving through haleiwa on oahu

When I have visitors come stay with me, one of the first questions I'm asked (after, "should I rent a car?"), is "how long...
waikoloa on the big island

As I look outside my window, all I can see is rain as far as the eye can see (and I live on a...

Looks like the Big Island of Hawaii dodged a bullet (at least for now)! The National Weather Service dropped a hurricane warning for Hawaii island...
a storm track for hurricane madeline

One big drawback to living in the tropics? Hurricanes, of course! And, it looks like the Big Island of Hawaii could be the target...

If you have asthma or any type of respiratory condition, you may have been postponing your trip to Hawaii because of the infamous "vog."...

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coins in a spoon and calculator
On today’s podcast we offer some ideas about how to make your trip more affordable once you get to Hawaii. Hawaii is an expensive destination,...
Maui is one of Hawaii's most popular destinations. When considering exactly where to stay on the Island, most people focus on staying either at...
a couple eating in a restaurant in hawaii
Taking a luxurious Hawaii vacation is on a lot of folks' bucket lists — and for good reason, too. Here in the islands, our visitors...
an aerial view of the u.s.s. arizona memorial
I can’t tell you how many people each week ask me about this venue so on today’s podcast we talk about Hawaii’s #1 tourist...
Bruce Fisher and Denton Bangs in studio
With all the choices out there on the Web you can really go blind trying to figure out the best way to plan your...

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