5 Things Hawaii Doesn’t Have (That You Didn’t Expect)

Hawaii is famous for all the things that it DOES have that the mainland DOESN’T, like tropical sun and sand, plus lots of unique flora and fauna. But what about the things that Hawaii doesn’t have? This little list may surprise you! 5 Things Hawaii Doesn’t Have (That You Didn’t Expect) 1) Snakes. In a tropical location […]

Hawaiian Lei Etiquette

Hawaiian Lei Etiquette

Hawaiian Lei Etiquette One of Hawaii’s most iconic symbols is the lei – a wreath or garland typically made of fragrant tropical flowers. Lei can also be made of leaves, seeds, shells, nuts, and more. Whatever a lei is made of, in Hawaii they are honored as a special gift. To give a lei to […]

Don’t miss Kahanu Garden on Maui

There is no better place to see an amazing collection of tropical flora in one place than by visiting Kahanu Garden on Maui’s eastern coastline, near the famous Hana town. Step back into Ancient Hawaii The 294-acre Kahanu Garden is part of the National Tropical Botanical Garden, an important collection of five botanical gardens in the USA […]

Introducing Niihau, the Forbidden Isle

Niihau is Hawaii’s seventh largest island and is closest to Kauai. Never heard of it? That’s not surprising; we call it “The Forbidden Isle.” Although Niihau’s nickname sounds mysterious, the reason for it being “forbidden” is not so intriguing: the island is actually privately owned, so its availability to visitors is highly restricted. However, Niihau […]