Hawaii Vacation

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 [...]

Hawaii is reopening to tourism!

We hope!  It's been a long time of hoping and being disappointed with many false starts to reopening the Hawaiian Islands to tourism. It was supposed to reopen in June, then July, then August but now we hope, Oct 15, 2020.  My Vacation Lady LOVES Hawaii and we had to postpone and move so many [...]

Missing your pets on vacation?

When My Vacation Lady sends honeymooners and other clients to Kauai, we send them a drop box folder full of great tips-- what to see, do and experience, best beaches, driving itineraries, restaurant recommendations and more. Some of our clients mention that they miss their pets on their vacations or honeymoons so we have started [...]

Hawaii’s attractions and restaurants during Covid

Hawaii tourism is the top industry in this island paradise but Covid-19 restrictions are hitting it very hard. Hawaii was supposed to reopen to tourism tomorrow- Aug 1- for visitors who show negative covid test results within 72 hours of departure.  That now has been moved back until Sept 1, and who knows if it [...]

Oahu’s Shrimp Trucks

Back in 1993, there was only 1 shrimp truck in Oahu's North Shore- Giovanni's.  Now there are at least 1 for every day of the week.  The garlic shrimp is the most popular but there are other versions now like scampi, lemon pepper, spicy, BBQ, and pineapple. Shrimp Truck Shrimp truck in [...]

Must do’s for 1st timers to Hawaii

As My Vacation Lady's followers know, WE LOVE HAWAII.  We've been 9 times and are looking forward to # 10 at the end of this year. Every time we go to Hawaii, we find something new to see, do and experience. Our friends at the Hawaii Visitor and Convention Bureau have put together their list [...]

For Free (or almost) on the Big Island of Hawaii

With more and more of our clients coming to us for a repeat visit to Hawaii, My Vacation Lady is seeing a surge in the interest in the Big Island.   The Big Island is really just "Hawaii" but since so many people got confused, it's commonly known as the Big Island.  And big it [...]

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 [...]

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