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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!
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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Update 10/1/17: Congratulations to winner Debbie! She and her travel companion will be coming to Waikiki, Oahu in February 2018. Mahalo for participating and stay tuned for future giveaways! Will You Be The Winner? (If
My visiting friend (Nori Mizukami – documentary filmmaker from NYC) wanted to try “Hawaiian pancakes” so I obliged him by taking him to Koa Pancake House. I haven’t been here in a while, but I’m
This past weekend was the Okinawan Festival and my visiting friend from NYC, documentary and filmmaker Nori, wanted to check this extremely popular festival out before his late night flight back home. I haven’t gone
My friend Nori from New York (originally from Japan) shoots documentaries for a living and he happened to be in Oahu, Hawaii working on a documentary about tandem surfing. He was shooting the whole time
Aloha All! For those of you stopping over to Lanai for your vacation or even a day trip from Maui, make sure you put Puu Pehe on your to do list. This place is magical!
If you truly want an authentic experience of what Oahu has to offer, Dan is your man. As the owner of The Real Hawaii, he will be your private tour guide from start to finish
Coconut Island in Hawaii? There are actually two Coconut Islands, but this time I went to Kaneohe Bay in Oahu for an educational visit. Should you go? Definitely! You’ll learn a lot and the island
The Iao Needle in the Iao Valley State Park is one of Maui’s most famous landmarks. It’s a lush and green area in Wailuku with a beautiful rainforest showcasing a variety of plants that came
Akaka Falls Akaka Falls is one of the Big Island’s most famous waterfalls measuring at over 400+ feet. If you’re spending time on the Hilo side of the Big Island, you may want to put
Aloha everyone, Iolani Palace tours will be loved by history buffs, museum lovers and architecture analyzers. As the USA’s only royal palace, it’s certainly a unique experience since standing where royalty once lived and breathed
For Those Living The Foodie Lifestyle You’ve probably already seen the tourist brochures boasting the best shave ice, plate lunches and loco mocos in the state, but what about for the Big Island? Hawaii Island
Aloha birders, Nene geese may be “just birds,” but I grew up learning about these rare birds that were endangered and native to Hawaii. In our culture, we have a great respect for them and I am
It’s Science, Really… We all know that turtles are reptiles – there’s no question about that. And, reptiles are well known for lazing about in the sun because they are cold-blooded. We see this all
Once when I was abroad, a friend and I landed on the subject of papayas and she mentioned how in her culture papayas are known as “the poor man’s mango.” I remember thinking, “what?!” –
The Rainbow State, rainbow license plates, Rainbow Drive-In, University of Hawaii Rainbow Warriors…there’s a reason why rainbows are a part of our culture. With our tropical weather, constant rain and bright sunlight, Hawaii is the
Foster Botanical Garden in Honolulu had its annual summer illumination event and it was spectacular! Despite having grown up here, I’ve never made it into this downtown botanical garden because 1) it’s in crowded downtown
Get your drones and big lenses ready because this will be an amazing sight to capture. The YOGN 42 (Liberty ship) is a remnant from World War II and local guides will tell you that
Kauai tubing is just one of those must-do activities if you ever get the chance to go to Kauai. The Garden Isle is not often the first island of choice for most Hawaii visitors, but
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