Hawaii vacation planning

Maui- Great Natural Attractions

Where else would you get up at 2 am to drive from your resort up to the top of an inactive volcano to watch one of the most magnificent sunrises in the world?  Where else would you then get on a bike and coast down the mountain leading up to the top of the volcano? [...]

Must do’s for 1st timers to Hawaii

As My Vacation Lady's followers know, WE LOVE HAWAII.  We've been 10 times and would live there is we could. Every time we go to Hawaii, we find something new to see, do and experience, like we did in November 2022 during out 10 day visit to Oahu! Our friends at the Hawaii Visitor and [...]

Oahu- Kualoa Ranch Hollywood Movie Tour review

As travel advisors, how can we advise our clients on what to see and do, if we haven't done it?  So, we did--- the Kualoa Ranch Hollywood Movie Sites Tour in Oahu in November 2022. Let me preface this by saying that I REALLY wanted to to the UTV Raptor Tour but it is not [...]

Which sunscreen is safe to use in Hawaii?

Back in 2018, the Govenor of Hawaii signed a bill banning the sale of many popular sunscreen brands in the Hawaiian Islands but it didn't go into effect until Jan 1. 2021. Things became a lot stricter in Maui when they passed a ban on the sale, distribution and USE of anything other than Mineral [...]

3 sides of Maui

Recently, My Vacation Lady has had a number of honeymoon clients staying at 2 different hotels on the island of Maui.  They wanted the resorts, dining and activities along the west and southern coast of Maui but wanted to get the real feel of Maui too. Looking at the map of Maui, it looks like [...]

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 [...]

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, in 2021, we are  planning several family vacations to Hawaii. One of our favorite things to do when we are [...]

Get Ready- Tuesday is National Plan for Vacation Day!

You may not realize that National Plan for Vacation Day is a real thing :) The last Tuesday of every January is deemed the official National Plan For Vacation Day by the U.S. Travel Association and after the year that we just lived through, don't you think it's time to start planning YOUR next vacation? [...]

Favorite Hawaiian Desserts

It's #FoodieFriday and My Vacation Lady is taking you to one of our FAVORITE travel destinations- Hawaii, and for our favorite part of the meal- dessert! Hula Pie When My Vacation Lady plans our clients' vacations and honeymoons to Hawaii, we send them tons of things to see, do and experience while they [...]

Top Oahu Activities

As the 4th post of this series, My Vacation Lady LOVES Hawaii and we think that the island of Oahu is the most under rated island of the 4 main Hawaiian Islands.  Oahu is so much more than just Pearl Harbor or Waikiki. You can spend your entire vacation or honeymoon at Waikiki Beach but with so [...]

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