Hawaii vacation planning

Traveling to Hawaii has some loopholes

My Vacation Lady was so excited that Hawaii was reopening to tourism on Oct 15, but it seems that not all of the islands are on the same page. Sunrise over Haleakala What you need to know: You will need to take a Covid test within 72 hours of the time of the [...]

Update to Hawaii’s Reopening and Covid Testing Program

The team at My Vacation Lady is keeping our fingers crossed that the Oct 15, 2020 date is the beginning of the return to Hawaii tourism. Sunrise over Haleakala There have been questions about the kind of Covid tests that Hawaii will accept and now that 2 airlines (United and Hawaiian) are offering [...]

Airlines are introducing covid testing before boarding

My Vacation Lady was very excited to read this in the Hawaii News Now and we hope the good news will continue among more airlines and scheduled routes. Opaeka'a falls, Kauai Just in time for the reopening of Hawaii Tourism on Oct 15, 2020 United Airlines will become the first US airline to [...]

Some of the best things about the Hawaiian Islands

One of the many waterfalls found on the Big Island, believed to be PeePee Falls.                       Hawaii is one of My Vacation Lady's favorite places to visit and every time we return we start planning our next vacation back to the islands.  With [...]

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 [...]

Remembering Pearl Harbor

On Dec 7, 1941, the Japanese Imperial Navy attacked the US Naval Base in Honolulu forever changing the world. According to awarenessdays.com National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day is an annual national observance in the United States. It is observed on December 7 to honor the victims of the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. On [...]

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We’re not only about tropical vacations

Yes, our logo looks tropical-ish with the sun, a beach umbrella and what may resemble waves but the team at My Vacation Lady knows far more than just beach destinations. In the past few years, our team has been around the world (well almost). Our team has been on 57 cruises (including Alaska, Cuba and [...]

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Big Island Volcano Excursion review

As a travel professional, I often pre-book excursions for my clients and since we were going to be in the Big Island of Hawaii, I thought it was time to experience one of the activities that I recommend frequently.  While my clients have come back enjoying this excursion, I really needed to experience it myself and [...]

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