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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mauna Kea Stargazing

Mauna Kea Stargazing at 14,000 Feet!

If you’re looking for adventure with amazing photo ops and maybe add a dash of romance too, check out the Mauna Kea Stargazing and Sunset Tours on the Big Island. Mauna Kea is the highest peak in the state of Hawaii, standing close to 14,000 feet above sea level.  It’s considered the highest mountain in […]

Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park – Big Island Lava Experience

Volcanoes National Park is on the Big Island of Hawaii, about a 45 minute drive up the mountain from Hilo. Who can resist the excitement and drama that come with visiting a park with actual volcanic eruptions? However, before you go, it helps to be prepared.  Since lava and volcanic eruptions are natural events, it’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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Take a helicopter day tour to Niihau

It’s only been in the last few decades that visitors to Hawaii have been able to visit Niihau, Hawaii’s Forbidden Isle. Why is Niihau forbidden? Well, the island is privately owned, so the only way to go there is either to be invited by a resident or to take part in one of the few […]