Hawaii

Best desserts in Oahu and where to find them

Oahu has tons of restaurants but some of the best desserts may not be in a restaurant at all. Here are some of the BEST Oahu desserts! Shave Ice Shave ice is a Hawaiian specialty  but a truly epic experience involves a drive to Oahu’s North Shore.   Matsumoto Shave Ice has been serving this famous [...]

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A new vodka distillery in Maui

For those of you who have been there and done it all before in Maui, Mr and Mrs My Vacation Lady, tried something new in Maui last month.  We went to a new vodka distillery in upcountry. We got to  see each step of the production process — from farm to bottle — for the [...]

Kauai- a honeymooner’s Paradise

Wailua Falls- photo credit KL Kohn When we started planning our client's honeymoons to Hawaii many years ago, we sent many of our clients to Oahu (to see Pearl Harbor) and Maui- because you have to go to Maui.   If we sent clients to Kauai at all, it would be for 3 [...]

Luaus on Maui

Mr. and Mrs. My Vacation Lady visited Maui and Kauai in December 2019 and because we send a lot of our clients to the beautiful Hawaiian Islands, we need to experience the different luaus in order to make the best possible recommendations to our clients. On this vacation to Maui, we tried 2 different Luaus [...]

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 [...]

Visiting Oahu? Take a hike up Diamond Head State Monument

For some of the best views in Oahu, take a hike up 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 [...]

Signature Cocktails in Hawaii

And you probably thought that Hawaii is only known for its Mai Tai, right? Well, we are happy to tell you that the bartenders in the Hawaiian islands are as creative as ever and here are some of the signature beverages from some of our favorite resorts.                 [...]

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 [...]

Why Hawaii might be the perfect honeymoon destination for you!

Four Seasons in Maui Why is Hawaii our most requested Honeymoon Destination? For those of you how have been reading My Vacation Lady's blogs for a while, you'll know that we LOVE Hawaii.  Been there 8 times and planning our 9th visit for later this year.  With all the exotic locations in the [...]