How to Hawaii

Booking a multi Island Hawaii vacation or an itinerary that has a lot of complications can be a daunting task. The good news is that there's things you can do to make the process easier. On today's podcast I give you some tips about how to start the process...

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 of planning and savings. So it makes sense that one of the most common questions we get is; "How much will a vacation to Hawaii...

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 been a popular destination for a Hawaii Vacation but with an insecure world people are traveling here more than ever before. Folks who may be...

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 Tabura shares his knowledge about how it’s grown, harvested and where to find the best java when you’re here. Coffee from Hawaii has been rated to...

no nude beach warning sign

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...

Couple holding balk sand at beach

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...

hula dancers performing on a stage

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...

front cover of food to write home about book

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 &...

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 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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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...
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...
Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles basking in the sun at Laniakea Beach.
Pretty much everyone who visits Hawaii hopes to see the elusive - and endangered - honu (Hawaiian green sea turtle). Lucky scuba divers and...
If you have always dreamed of spending Christmas in Hawaii, now is the time to book!
Planning starts in July when you’re thinking about spending Christmas in Hawaii. Trust us. If you dream of a Hawaiian Christmas - with palm trees...
Ariel shot of the 2016 Hale’iwa Arts Festival.
My home is covered in photographs and paintings of Hawaii and of all of the places that I’ve traveled. I love bringing home a...

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