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I’m a 5th generation local Hawaii girl who loves to travel the world…and my island state! I like to eat local food, hike with my adopted dog, fish with my Dad and explore Hawaii like a tourist. If you’re planning a Hawaii vacation, I want to help you make it a perfect trip!

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Book fun activities like whale watch cruises to helicopter rides at Hawaii Activities. They’ve always got a bunch of discounts so they’re worth checking out. The iVenture and Go Oahu cards are also fantastic deals where you get access to the most popular activities for a discounted price. Great for first-time visitors!

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Nico's Pier 38

Nico’s Pier 38 – Try The Furikake Ahi

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

Oahu Photography Tour

Oahu Photography Tour With My Smartphone

I’ve never considered going on an Oahu photography tour before. Like most people, I’m a point and shoot kind of girl and probably don’t put as much thought as I should into each shot. In

Christmas Lights at Anapau Place in Oahu, Hawaii

The Best Christmas Lights in Hawaii

You are in for a treat if you’re headed to Hawaii during the Christmas season. This neighborhood light show really gets into the Christmas spirit with their synchronized lights and Hawaiian themed decorations. You can

Pearlridge Center Skycab

Shopping At Pearlridge Shopping Center

Ala Moana Shopping Center may be very close to Waikiki and filled with big name brands; but, its classy stores may not be what you’re looking for if you want a more local, down-to-Earth shopping

Mokuleia in the North Shore, Oahu

The Uncrowded North Shore: Mokuleia

Mokuleia is what I refer to as the uncrowded half of the North Shore. Most tourists drive to Haleiwa and go North to find crowded beaches, food trucks, turtles, fruit stands, snorkeling hubs and all

Getting married in Hawaii

The Hawaiian Lei Guide For A Groom In Hawaii

Aloha lei wearers, There are a ton of Hawaiian lei choices when looking for a lei for a man. Culturally, it’s acceptable for guys here to wear a Hawaiian lei made from flowers, leaves, kukui nuts

Snow on Mauna Kea

Biggest Winter Events For A Hawaii Vacation

Aloha winter travelers, Did you know it snows in Hawaii? Yes, only on the very top on the Big Island; but nevertheless, it’s snow! While winter may mean cold toes and hot cocoa for many

Daisy and Mom at Kuliouou Ridge Trail

How To Bring Your Pet To Hawaii

Aloha dog lovers! For many of us, our pets are not just family members – they are our lives. They are our children, parents and friends, each with their own individual personalities and idiosyncrasies. Most

What to pack for a trip to Hawaii

What People Forget To Pack For A Trip To Hawaii

Aloha all, There are a ton of travel check lists already out there telling you exactly how many pieces of underwear you need to pack for your next trip, whether it’s in Hawaii or on

Sweet potato haupia pie from Ani's Bake Shop

Ani’s Sweet Potato Haupia Pie Is A Must-Try On Oahu

Ani’s sweet potato haupia pie. Doesn’t it just make you drool? A buttery crust of macadamia nuts in each bite.A decadent filling of Okinawan sweet potatoes that almost melts in your mouth.A soft layer of

Lost in Hawaii

Planning Your First Hawaii Trip

Aloha Hawaii Newbies, Planning a trip to Hawaii can be daunting. Many island visitors are coming for their wedding or honeymoon, which means everything must be absolutely perfect. For others, Hawaii is that once-in-a-lifetime trip

Hawaii’s Humpback Whales Hotspots

Where Are The Whales Hiding? Whale season in Hawaii will begin next month in November so a whale tip for all you winter travelers to this tropical paradise seems to be in order. Although the

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Travel Hawaii is a fabulous community for anyone planning a Hawaii vacation. Meet veteran Hawaii visitors, local islanders and first-time travelers who can help you plan your perfect Hawaii trip. Have a question about Hawaii hikes? How about unique ideas for your wedding in Hawaii? Or perhaps you’re an adventurous foodie who is looking for that special hole-in-the-wall shop? Get access to valuable and free Hawaii tips so you can travel Hawaii safely and without worry.

How To Make Your Hawaii Trip Epic!

The Hawaii Revealed series is a wonderful collection written by longtime Hawaii resident Andrew Doughty. They’ve got some great insider information and will help you get started on planning your Hawaii travel itinerary, especially if this will be your first visit to the Hawaiian Islands.

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