Maui Insider Tips

One of our Maui insiders offers the following tips to help enhance your Hawaii vacation experience: Guri Guri….like sherbet or sorbet but with milky taste. So ono licious and cheap. Tasaka’s Guri Guri behind Longs Drugs in Maui Mall in Kahului..Only place you can get it in Hawaii! Nakalele Point Read more…

Pool View

The new serenity pool at the Four Seasons Maui. Ahhhhh! Marvel at the panoramic views of Lana’i and West Maui from the infinity edge. Take a refreshing swim in saline water, enhanced by the underwater music system. Enjoy the perfect martini from the swim-up bar or relax on the bubble Read more…

Hawaii Hotel Update

Hawaii’s average room rates down 18% According to an industry survey conducted by Hospitality Advisors and Smith Travel Research for the week ending July 11, the average cost of a hotel room in Hawaii was $172 per night, a plunge of more than 18% from the same period in 2008. Read more…

Kona

Tradewinds dead, humidty high, waves higher. I have been to Kona four times and have never seen waves like this trip. As soon as we turned the corner into town we could see enormous white explosions as the waves exploded on the rocks. A high surf advisory is in effect Read more…

Waikiki Libations

No other place in Hawaii can match the Banyan Court at the Moana/Surfrider for drinks at night. Pull up a chair to the bar for some tropical refreshment or get a table under the Banyan Tree for drinks and pupus. The lights twinkle, the ocean breezes kiss the air and Read more…

Oahu/Honolulu/Waikiki Tips

One of our Oahu insiders offers the following tips to help enhance your Hawaii vacation experience: Huli Huli Chicken – local style chicken often sold for fund raisers. Check for ads in the local newspaper this summer. Normally held in street side parking lots. “huli” means to “turn over” as Read more…