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Why Choose Hawaii?

North Shore Oahu Hawaii

You could go anywhere on your vacation: why should you choose to spend your money and time visiting the 50th state? Aside from the weather, the topography and beauty of the Hawaiian islands are reason enough but there are actually many reasons. Let’s go over some of the best features of Hawaii and why you…

Hawaii Raises Smoking Age to 21

Hawaii Smoking Age

Image Source: Wikipedia Author: Augustus Binu While the legal drinking age in Hawaii, as it is in the rest of the United States, is 21, the legal smoking age has always been a diverse issue with not all states agreeing on a set age. In a landmark decision effective January 1, 2016, Hawaii voted to…

Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

image source: wikipedia author: G. Pedersen Perched on a cliff on the North Shore of Kauai is the Kilauea Lighthouse and Wildlife Refuge, with the ocean as a stunning backdrop of this most pristine place. Established in 1985 by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge is open to the…

Save on Transportation Costs in the Major Cities

When planning a trip to Hawaii, one of your biggest concerns will be transportation. Will you rent a car, take the bus, or hitch a ride with a taxi? It will all depend on what you plan to do and what your budget looks like. Let’s take a look at the associated costs with various…

Safe Tourist Travel in Hawaii

While Hawaii seems like a laid-back destination that is all about relaxation, fun and beautiful weather, there is always a hidden danger here — which is true of all tourist destinations. The rules are pretty simple, but they’re worth heeding nonetheless. We want you to enjoy the most pleasant, positive and relaxing vacation possible! Overall,…

4 Adventures Your Friends Have Never Taken

If you see your friends doing all these amazing things while you’re stuck at work or just don’t have the guts to do, now’s your chance to up the ante. From hiking through back-country wilderness in Maui to mountain biking in Lanai, Hawaii is ripe for adventures you can wow your friends with. Check out…

The Many Beautiful Colors of Waimea Canyon

When feasting your eyes on Kauai’s Waimea Canyon, you may think at first you are viewing a beautiful mountain range in New England during peak leaf peeping season. However, this designated Heritage Site of Hawaii is a marvel all its own in this lush landscape, also home to Kokee State Park. It’s located on the…

Bringing Your Pet to Hawaii

If you’re headed to Hawaii for vacation and just can’t bear to be without your pooch for a couple of weeks, you may be wondering if you can bring your pet with you. While the technical answer is yes, you may decide to just leave Fido at home when you see all the hoops you…

5 Reasons you need a Hawaiian Vacation

As if you really need a reason to head to Hawaii, right? But seriously, from the stress of family life, everyday obligations and work to the doctors that say your health depends on it, everyone deserves to take a little time off to recharge the batteries. Here are five reasons why you need a Hawaiian…

What not to do in Hawaii: The Rules

Just like anywhere else, Hawaii has its own set of unwritten – and written rules – that dictate human behavior, courtesy, respect and safety. By reading up on these tips of what not to do while in Hawaii on vacation, you can ensure a smoother transition and happier encounters. • You don’t have to wait…