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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 experiences in the Hawaiian Islands

My Vacation Lady LOVES Hawaii.  To us, Hawaii is one of the best places in the world to honeymoon or vacation.  We also think that in the age of the Covid 19 pandemic, many of our clients will be more interested in staying within the US so we think Hawaii is going to be very [...]

2020 Best Maui Beaches

So many of us have our favorite beaches in the Hawaiian Islands.  It's so hard to narrow them down. This year, the readers of Hawaii Magazine have voted for their top 5 beaches in Maui.   Let's see if you agree: Ka'anapali Beach in front of the Sheraton Maui  Ka'anapali Beach - stretched in [...]

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 [...]

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