Hawaii vacation planning

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 [...]

Get Ready- Tomorrow is National Plan for Vacation Day!

You may not realize that this is a National Holiday :)  January 31 has been deemed as National Plan for Vacation Day by Project: Time Off. Hapuna Beach, Big Island Did you know that Americans have 658 million vacation days that they don't use every year? The group mentioned in their research that, when [...]

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Favorite Hawaiian Desserts

It's #FoodieFriday and My Vacation Lady is starting a series of favorites foods from various travel destinations.  This week, we are 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 [...]

Road to Hana- tips

Road to Hana It's been a couple of years since My Vacation Lady has been to Hawaii and it's time to go back.  It's in the plans for later this fall.  Whenever we go, we always try to do something new and different but this time around, we'll be heading back to do [...]

Some of the best things about Hawaii

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 [...]