Tips for Canadians who want to Visit Hawaii

Last Updated on November 3, 2021. On October 15, 2020 the Hawaiian Islands began allowing out of state travelers without a 14 day quarantine with the launch of the Safe Travels Multi-Tier Program. Since then, thousands of people have been returning to Hawaii for a number of reason, including tourism. On Tuesday, November 2, GovernorContinue reading “Tips for Canadians who want to Visit Hawaii”

Kauai Island in Hawaii – Where to Eat and Drink

Last updated: February 6, 2020 As we keep visiting Kauai, we will keep updating this list with a focus on small, local and unique businesses. When there is only one location of the place mentioned, if you click on its name, you will be taken to a Google Map where you can pin the locationContinue reading “Kauai Island in Hawaii – Where to Eat and Drink”

Planning a Hawaiian Vacation: Oahu vs Maui

Last updated: September 30, 2019 Hawaii is one of those destinations that tops the bucket list of many travelers and most first-time visitors end up going to Oahu or Maui. While you can’t really go wrong with either island, they each have pros and cons depending on your expectations. In this post, we will compareContinue reading “Planning a Hawaiian Vacation: Oahu vs Maui”

Review: Koloa Landing Resort, Kauai (Hawaii)

We have stayed at the Koloa Landing Resort in Poipu, Kauai, Hawaii twice in the last year and will provide an overview of the property and a review to help you decide if you want to stay here. Property Overview: The Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu is part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection and the resortContinue reading “Review: Koloa Landing Resort, Kauai (Hawaii)”

The Big Island of Hawaii – Where to Eat and Drink

Last updated: November 5, 2021 As we keep visiting the Big Island of Hawaii, we will keep updating this list with a focus on small, local and unique businesses. When there is only one location of the place mentioned, if you click on its name, you will be taken to a Google Map where youContinue reading “The Big Island of Hawaii – Where to Eat and Drink”

The Big Island of Hawaii – Kilauea Volcano and 5 Other Things You Need to Know

Last updated: January 8, 2020 Hawaii is a destination on many people’s bucket list and with 4 major islands to visit, it can be difficult to choose one. Over the years, we’ve visited all 4 major islands and we have learned to appreciate them for different reasons; the Big Island has historically been our leastContinue reading “The Big Island of Hawaii – Kilauea Volcano and 5 Other Things You Need to Know”

Review: The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, Big Island Hawaii

Last Updated in May 2019 Since it has opened, we had the chance to stay at The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, formerly known as the “Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel” five times. The resort re-opened in May 2018 after undergoing a significant renovation to meet Westin’s brand standards. In this post, we will provide more informationContinue reading “Review: The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, Big Island Hawaii”

Where to Eat and Drink on Oahu in Hawaii

Last updated: October 8, 2019 In this post, we will share our favorite places to eat and drink when we visit the island of Oahu. This list focusses on primarily on small local businesses and cheap eats around the island. Waikiki: Banan: Vegans and non-vegans will fall in love with the delicious and tasty softContinue reading “Where to Eat and Drink on Oahu in Hawaii”

Getting Around on Oahu in Hawaii: Should you rent a car?

Last updated: November 30, 2022 When we visit the island of Oahu in Hawaii, we usually stay in Waikiki and always rent a car, especially since we’re there for short stays. Renting a car allows us to visit the island at our leisure and more comfortably than other alternatives. In this post, we will helpContinue reading “Getting Around on Oahu in Hawaii: Should you rent a car?”

Poke in Hawaii: Options for Kauai, Maui, Oahu and the Big Island

Last updated: November 30, 2022 Poke (poh-kay) is one of our favorite things to eat and it’s especially good in Hawaii.  While it’s usually served as an appetizer, you can make it part of a meal with sides, such as rice and seaweed salad (poke bowl). If you’re not familiar with poke, it’s a typeContinue reading “Poke in Hawaii: Options for Kauai, Maui, Oahu and the Big Island”