Aloha, I'm Amy!
I’m a local Hawaii girl who has been traveling the world since 2008! Now I’m back home and I want your Hawaii travels to be as awesome as mine. Find out what you need to see, eat, do and avoid while in paradise.
Aloha whale fans, After hurricane season leaves our shores, the days get shorter, the morning cool air lasts longer and my dog begins to beg to cuddle on my bed at night. Unfortunately for her,
Aloha! Let’s talk about a painful subject – jellyfish. Getting stung is NOT FUN. And many Hawaii visitors don’t realize that once a month we’ve got jellyfish swarms visiting our shores and making a sea
Aloha ship/plane/train maniacs! I know you’re out there. My Dad is a staunch member of the “I love model airplanes” movement and my childhood was filled with parachute rockets and the smell of balsa wood.
Pearl Harbor is an eye opener. There are graphic photographs, remnants of the attack and stories to be heard from survivors. Don’t be surprised if you shed a tear or two and find yourself suddenly
Aloha nature lovers, Have you ever visited a national park and were just blown away by the magnificence of the mountainous cliffs and landscape views? I visited Yosemite a few years back with my parents
Aloha animal fans, The Honolulu Zoo holds a special place in my heart. Zoos around the world have always had a pull on me. I remember going to the HUGE San Francisco Zoo for the
Aloha foodies! If you ever find yourself starving near Moiliili Neighborhood Park on the corner of Isenberg and South King street, be sure to stop at Maple Garden – a Chinese Szechuan restaurant that has
Aloha burger fiends! Burgers may not be on the top of your foodie list when you come to Hawaii, but don’t scratch Teddy’s Bigger Burgers off just yet. Their burgers got their start way back
Aloha foodies, For the past few months I’ve been making holes in Liliha Bakery’s seats due to a weekly business meeting and have been fortunate enough to have eaten at this joint at least 12
Aloha pineapple lovers, Dole Plantation is a gigantic attraction on Oahu that has taken the pineapple craze to the next level. It sits between the life-hardened town of Wahiawa and the packed beach town of
Nico’s Pier 38 is one of the top places to go for great seafood in Hawaii. This is the same area that our local fish auction is held (the only fresh tuna auction in the U.S.) so fresh
Everytime I drive into the North Shore, I’m always thinking about Shige’s Saimin. Whenever I travel, the first thing I’m looking into are those hole-in-the-wall spots where only the locals go. There’s just something about
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