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 [...]

Visiting Oahu? Take a hike up Leahi

Have you seen the views of Oahu from Diamond Head Crater?   Just some info on hiking Diamond Head Crater? An extinct saucer shaped crater, formed about 300,000 years ago and it's a National Landmark. One of the most widely recognized hikes on Oahu Diamond Head Crater climbs about 560 feet up to the summit. [...]

Fun hiking trails in Hawaii

By now, you should all know that Hawaii is My Vacation Lady's happy place.  We would live there if we could. If you like to explore natural beauty, the Hawaiian Islands are amazing and one of the best ways to really appreciate the beauty of Hawaii's interior, take a walk along some of the hiking [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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