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Free or almost activities on the Big Island of Hawaii

The Big Island of Hawaii is BIG, hence the name, but along with it's smaller sister islands, it has tons of things to see and do and experience for not a lot of money. Here are some of the things that you can do on the Big Island without taking a bite out of your [...]

Packing for your Honeymoon to Hawaii

This really isn't going to be a list of everything you need to pack for your honeymoon to Hawaii but more about what you might not have considered packing Some of this will depend on which islands you'll be visiting but some are more generic: Things you might not have thought of: REEF SAFE Sunscreen   [...]

Free or almost Free in Kauai

So many of My Vacation Lady's clients think that going to Hawaii is very expensive.  Well, getting there can be but enjoying the islands may not be quite as expensive as you think. Every time we visit Hawaii (and we've been there 8 times), the last island we visit is always our favorite, until our [...]

Kauai– not the first island you think of when you think of Hawaii

Wailua Falls- photo credit KL Kohn Kauai is an island that doesn't necessarily pop to the front of the line when people talk about a vacation to Hawaii but it is probably our favorite island. My Vacation Lady has been to Kauai a number of times and we do have to say, we [...]

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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Top family friendly beaches in Hawaii

As you might have figured out by now, My Vacation Lady is a huge fan of Hawaii for vacations and honeymoons.  The Hawaiian islands are the perfect combination of tropical paradise and exotic while still being American and using US $ and driving on the correct side of the road. Is it worth taking your [...]

Hawaii comfort food

Every time, Mr and Mrs My Vacation Lady go to Hawaii, we always try new restaurants and love to try the ones where the locals go.  On our past vacation to Maui and the Big Island, we tried a number of fun local places with some great food. We thought this would be a fun [...]

Rainy days in Hawaii- what to do

Last month, My Vacation Lady had honeymoon clients in the Big Island and Kauai during Hurricane Lane.  Luckily, they were safe but at the same time, wanted to be able to get out and explore the 2 islands that they were so excited to see. Marriott Beach Weather Station         [...]

3 sides of Maui

Recently, My Vacation Lady has had a number of honeymoon clients staying at 2 different hotels on the island of Maui.  They wanted the resorts, dining and activities along the west and southern coast of Maui but wanted to get the real feel of Maui too. Looking at the map of Maui, it looks like [...]

Off the Beaten Trail— Maui’s Bamboo Forest

Every time My Vacation Lady goes to Maui, we love to find something a bit off the beaten trail and we love recommending these cool finds to our clients.  We are working with a honeymoon couple who want to spend their entire 12 day honeymoon in Maui so we were suggesting a few things for [...]