‘Iolani Palace on O‘ahu – Home to Hawai‘i’s Monarchy

Located in bustling downtown Honolulu, ‘Iolani Palace is a beautiful reminder of Hawaii’s rich history. ‘Iolani Palace is the only royal palace in the U.S. and was home to the last two rulers of the Hawaiian kingdom. King Kalakaua and his sister, Queen Liliuokalani (who succeeded him to the throne) both lived here. The Queen’s […]

Puʻukohola Heiau Historic Site – temple of Hawaii’s greatest king

The next time you’re on the Big Island, make sure to include a trip to Puʻukohola Heiau (temple). It’s a day out you won’t soon forget! Puʻukohola Heiau National Historic Site is not only educational and beautiful, but also a fabulous place to go whale AND shark watching. Puʻukohola Heiau means “Temple on the Hill of the Whale”. […]

Waimea Canyon

Waimea Canyon – the Grand Canyon of the Pacific

Hawaii is brimming with beautiful vistas, and Waimea Canyon is definitely one of those stellar views! Waimea Canyon is about 10 miles long, a mile wide and over 3,500 feet deep.  It’s commonly known as The Grand Canyon of the Pacific. The actual Grand Canyon might be a little bigger, but the two are equally […]

Wailua Falls

3 Reasons why we love Wailua Falls

3 Reasons We Love Wailua Falls 1) It’s easily accessible Though Kauai’s waterfalls are numerous, many of them are only viewable by helicopter or are tucked away on private property and therefore inaccessible. Wailua Falls is spectacular and it’s also right by the side of the road, which is amazing. The ease of access of […]

Tour Napali Coast

Tour Napali Coast – Kauai’s Breathtaking Claim to Fame

When on Kauai, you must tour Napali Coast. It’s one of the island’s biggest claims to fame – and with good reason. What you’ll find there are some of the most gorgeous views in all of Hawaii. A carpet of tropical foliage soften the rugged peaks. The sheer cliffs drop straight into the sparkling Pacific Ocean. Interspersed along […]

Hulopoe Bay

Hulopoe Bay: One of the Most Beautiful Beaches in the World

Check one of the most beautiful beaches in the world when you visit Lanai, Hulopoe Bay is located on Lanai’s south shore. Although the winter months are not as safe for swimming here due to the shorebreak, the rest of the year Hulopoe offers calm and sparkling blue waters. Not to mention some of the best […]

Garden of the Gods - Lanai's Top Attraction

Garden of the Gods – Lanai’s Top Attraction

Now, a rock garden might not have been on your vacation to-do list. But don’t let that stop you from checking out the Garden of the Gods – Lanai’s Top Attraction! The Garden of the Gods is no ordinary rock garden! The formations and colors you’ll see there are amazing, almost extraterrestrial. There are rock […]

Lanai Shipwreck Beach

The Beautifully Haunting Lanai Shipwreck Beach

You can almost imagine what it was like for pirates and buccaneers plying the dangerous waters off Lanai’s northeastern coast when you visit Lanai Shipwreck Beach. The many vessels that have sunk off its sandy shores have given the Lanai Shipwreck Beach its name. Thanks to ocean topography and Hawaii’s famous tradewinds, the waters of […]

Papohaku Beach Park

One of the longest beach in Hawaii? Papohaku Beach Park on Molokai

Visit Papohaku Beach Park on the tranquil island of Molokai. Interestingly, one of Hawaii’s longest beaches is also one of its least frequented. Its soft white sands stretch a whopping three miles. In places, the beach is 100 yards wide! This is plenty of space for plenty of people, though the beach is often all […]

Kalaupapa National Historical Park, Molokai

Kalaupapa National Historical Park, Molokai

The Kalaupapa peninsula is one of the most magnificent areas on Molokai in Hawaii, but it is famous for its historical significance of a difficult time period. Imagine it’s the mid 1800’s and this calm scene is not so calm. The sea is rough and churning. What’s that coming round the bend .. ah yes […]