Birdwatching in Hawaii

Kanaha Pond – Birdwatching in Hawaii

When you plan your vacation, Birdwatching in Hawaii might not stand out, though it’s a fun, free activity! Kanaha Pond Wildlife Sanctuary is a great first stop because it’s teeming with birds and other wildlife. It’s also close to Maui’s airport so that if you just can’t wait, you can swing by there on your […]

The Road to Hana

The Road to Hana – It’s all about the Journey

When people picture Hawaii, they think of lush foliage, waterfalls tumbling down craggy cliffs, sometimes cascading into natural swimming holes, fragrant tropical flowers, beautiful beaches, and amazing natural beauty. The Road to Hana has it all! Don’t make the mistake of rushing to the town of Hana expecting to be dazzled .. the experience is […]

North Shore of Oahu

North Shore of Oahu – World Famous Surf Spot

If you’re a professional surfer, you can skip this post because you already know that North Shore of Oahu boasts the most amazing waves in the world. BUT if you’re coming to Hawaii and you’re just interested in checking out some surfing, then DO NOT MISS the North Shore of Oahu! In the summer, Oahu’s […]

Pearl Harbor

When in Oahu, make sure to visit Pearl Harbor

President Roosevelt called December 7, 1941 “a date which will live in infamy”. The attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese was the final straw that brought the U.S. into World War II. Guided tours will take you back to this day when you visit Pearl Harbor Memorial. Today, when you visit Pearl Harbor, it’s […]

Iao Needle

The Spectacular Iao Needle on Maui

Want a short and easy hike that takes you to some absolutely breathtaking scenery? I strongly recommend making time to go and see the Iao Needle in the Iao Valley on Maui. The Iao Needle is a completely natural lava-rock formation that towers over onlookers at 1,200 feet from the valley floor up into the air. From sea level, […]

Tour Waikiki

Tour Waikiki Historic Trail

Walking tours are one of the great free things to do on Oahu. Tour Waikiki’s historic trails to take in some rich Hawaiian culture and history, but you get to work on your tan and get a little exercise, too! The Waikiki Historic Trail is one of Oahu’s most popular walking tours. It covers 23 amazing […]

Hanauma Bay

Hawaii’s #1 Tourist Attraction? Hanauma Bay!

During your visit on Oahu, absolutely, positively do not miss Hanauma Bay! Hanauma Bay is basically a snorkeler’s and scuba diver’s paradise, even if  you’re a beginner.  There are beautiful coral reefs teeming with brightly colored tropical fish, all nestled within a stunningly beautiful bay, which is actually the crater of an ancient volcano. It’s […]

Jeep tours on Pineapple Island (Lanai)

Did you know that the entire island of Lanai has only 30 miles of paved roads? The rugged, unspoiled beauty of Lanai makes it a perfect place for an off-road jeep tour. There are a variety of options for exploring Lanai to suit a variety of tastes and budgets. If you take a guided tour, […]

Doris Duke’s Shangri La

The first time Doris Duke set foot in Hawaii was in 1935 and she was in love. It was the last stop on a round-the-world honeymoon for the tobacco heiress and new husband, James Cromwell.  She fell in love again, this time with Hawaii – the casual relaxed lifestyle, the people, the natural beauty, and […]

Kapuaiwa Coconut Grove

If you’re looking for an idyllic spot to enjoy a picnic while being immersed in a little piece of Hawaiian history, Kapuaiwa Coconut Grove is a fabulous place to do it. The attraction is only about a half-mile from Kaunakakai, which is the main town on the island of Molokai. Kapuaiwa Coconut Grove was planted back […]