How to Hawaii

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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 things you should do in Hawaii,  today we remind you about some of the things that bug locals about people visiting the islands which you...

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If you’re planning a trip the Big Island or headed there on vacation this podcast is a must! Fresh from our trip to the Big Island, Yaling and I talk about some fun things to do if you have about 4 days. We also do a mini review of the...

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Have you been thinking about attending a Luau on your Hawaii Vacation? One of the most frequent questions we get is about Luau's so today we devote the podcast to the common questions about Luau's in Hawaii. The tradition of the Luau goes back to the Royalty of Hawaii. They...

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Today we check in with Brian Berusch co-author of the bestselling Book, Food to Write Home About : Hawaii Brian has been wanting to write this book for quite some time, he's know Bill Tobin (local restaurateur) socially for a long time.  About 7 years ago he approached Brian with...

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 Kaanapali, Waialea or Kapalua. Don’t get me wrong, it’s absolutely amazing in these locations, but over the years Kaanapali has become crowded and Wailea &...

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Taking a luxurious Hawaii vacation is on a lot of folks' bucket lists — and for good reason, too. Here in the islands, our visitors enjoy spectacular scenery, fantastic adventures, and a safe environment in which to relax and get-away from it all. But, that kind of vacation comes at a...

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With all the choices out there on the Web you can really go blind trying to figure out the best way to plan your Hawaii Vacation. Trust me, I talk to folks every day that are getting so much information they don't know where to begin!! It's information overload....

If you're an accessory-addict and love to travel, have we found some items for you! Seems there's a travel accessory to fulfill you're every travel want and need--we even found some must-have Hawaii travel accessories you didn't even know you needed (yet). The website, Travelon, features dozens of accessories...

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Every year, hundreds of couples do it. Bruce did it. But, Lanai didn't. Hmmm...what could we be talking about? Proposing in Hawaii, of course! The romance of Hawaii lends itself to picture-perfect proposals, and there's no better place to pop the question. That's because Hawaii offers something many other...

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If you're interested in whats happening on the Island of Lanai this podcast is for you. Lanai Tabura, born and raised on the Pineapple isle is in the studio to give us he top Must Do Things to do on Lanai!! The island of Lanai is just off the...

From Our Blog...

When I first moved to Hawaii, I was astounded by all the "local" holidays during which most workers would take a day off work....
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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...
Waimea Falls
If there's one place in Hawaii that has managed to retain the look and feel of ancient Hawaii, it's Waimea Valley on the North...
Haleakala as seen from West Maui
Our dear friends who have survived the Cleveland, Ohio weather for fifteen years encountered quite a surprise during their visit to Haleakala — they...
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Hawaii is referred to as "The Aloha State," but these days, it seems our island home is more like the "The Controversial State"! Turns out,...

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