Hawaii vacation planner

Luaus on Maui

Mr. and Mrs. My Vacation Lady visited Maui and Kauai in December 2019 and because we send a lot of our clients to the beautiful Hawaiian Islands, we need to experience the different luaus in order to make the best possible recommendations to our clients. On this vacation to Maui, we tried 2 different Luaus [...]

Our adventures in Maui- Cruise to Lanai

In December of 2109, Mr and Mrs My Vacation Lady vacationed in Maui and Kauai.  This was our 9th vacation to the Hawaiian Islands and we try to do different activities every time we go. This time, our contact at the Maui Visitors Bureau took us on one of her favorite excursions- Trilogy Discover Lanai [...]

Signature Cocktails in Hawaii

And you probably thought that Hawaii is only known for its Mai Tai, right? Well, we are happy to tell you that the bartenders in the Hawaiian islands are as creative as ever and here are some of the signature beverages from some of our favorite resorts.                 [...]

Free stuff to see and do in Waikiki

So often, clients will come to My Vacation Lady with dreams of a honeymoon or vacation to the Hawaiian Islands but they are so concerned about spending too much money to be able to see and do things while they are there. Hawaii is one of the few travel destinations where you can find lots [...]

Family Friendly Hikes in Hawaii

My Vacation Lady LOVES Hawaii.  We keep saying that we would live in the Hawaiian Islands if our kids and grandbabies didn't live on the East Coast. While Hawaii is probably our top honeymoon destination, we just sent a family with a toddler to the Big Island and we are in the midst of planning [...]

When is the best time to travel to Hawaii?

As most of our clients know, My Vacation Lady LOVES Hawaii and there is really no bad time to go to the islands but there are some better times to go than others. So let's look at the best times to go to Hawaii. January/February/March: This is high season in Hawaii but not necessarily the [...]

Favorite Snacks in Hawaii

What are the TOP snacks in Hawaii? We could tell you our faves, but we'll let the readers of Hawaii Magazine tell you theirs. Shave Ice Making Shave Ice at Matsumotos in Oahu When My Vacation Lady's daughter and son in law came home from their honeymoon to Hawaii, they missed shave ice [...]

Free or almost activities on the Big Island of Hawaii

The Big Island of Hawaii is BIG, hence the name, but along with it's smaller sister islands, it has tons of things to see and do and experience for not a lot of money. Here are some of the things that you can do on the Big Island without taking a bite out of your [...]

Free or almost Free in Kauai

So many of My Vacation Lady's clients think that going to Hawaii is very expensive.  Well, getting there can be but enjoying the islands may not be quite as expensive as you think. Every time we visit Hawaii (and we've been there 8 times), the last island we visit is always our favorite, until our [...]

Rainy days in Hawaii- what to do

Last month, My Vacation Lady had honeymoon clients in the Big Island and Kauai during Hurricane Lane.  Luckily, they were safe but at the same time, wanted to be able to get out and explore the 2 islands that they were so excited to see. Marriott Beach Weather Station         [...]