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Kauai = PARADISE

Wailua Falls- photo credit KL Kohn Among the 4 more popular Hawaiian Islands, Kauai is the most lush and tropical.   Think Jurassic Park tropical- since it actually was filmed in Kauai along with many other movies.   Known as the Garden Isle, it has certainly earned its name. If you tried to [...]

How to see the Napali Coast

The Na'Pali Coast- photo credit KL Kohn                 This 15 mile stretch of ragged coastline of Kauai literally means "the Cliffs"  and  you can't see it driving around the island. On one of our vacations in Kauai, we stopped at Ke'e Beach on the North Shore [...]

Up for a challenge- hiking in Oahu

If your idea of a fun day out is a strenuous hike, then Oahu may be a great destination for you. Every year,  the readers of Hawaii Magazine offer their picks for the 2020 Readers Choice Awards and these were voted as the 5 Best Expert Hiking Trails in Oahu. Don't take the word Expert [...]

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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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Kauai- my favorite of the Hawaiian Islands

Before My Vacation Lady visited Kauai for the first time, we heard from clients constantly that it was their favorite island.  All wished that they had more time in Kauai and when we visited back in 2008, we knew why.  We've been back multiple times since and each time find more to see, do and [...]

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 [...]