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Sharks in Hawaii: What to Know About Each Type

Sharks in Hawaii: What to Know About Each Type

No matter how many times we read the stats about the chances of being devoured by a shark – it seems that Spielberg has indeed ruined all of our lives. Actually, he has, in more ways than one, for those who watched the tragic rehash of Indiana Jones. But Jaws.  Now...

Hawaii Trivia: 6 Wonders of Wildlife and More

Hawaii Trivia: 6 Wonders of Wildlife and More

We have all heard that nature is beautiful; that Hawaii is blessed with wonderful wildlife, pristine beaches and rare splendor. This is all true of course. Nature is cool and wildlife is super cute, when it’s in the form of a fluffy kitten, a chubby puppy or even a...

5 Things You Can Do With Poi in Hawaii

5 Things You Can Do With Poi in Hawaii

Poi – a life sustaining source of edible goodness? Or, a grey blob with the texture of spooning wallpaper paste into your puckered mouth? Like it or loathe it, there is no denying that poi is as Hawaiian as the Duke himself. Coming from an island where magma...

Places to Watch Big Hawaii Surf on Your Hawaii Trip

Places to Watch Big Hawaii Surf on Your Hawaii Trip

We are pretty sure that those who narrowly missed the insane asylum are busy out there, balancing on boards somewhere in far flung Hawaii. Really, big wave surfers are either the superheroes, or the super nut-jobs of this world. Surfers on a good day are easily a...

Hawaiian Culture: Pidgin Phrases You Should Know

Hawaiian Culture: Pidgin Phrases You Should Know

(Don’t say #4 Wrong or You’ll Probably end up in Jail) If you think Aloha is the online phrase you need to know on the islands, you might be an a-hole tourist. Why not grab your Hawaiian shirt and streak your nose in zinc, while you’re at it?! The...

5 Delicious Hawaiian Foods That Aren’t From Hawaii

5 Delicious Hawaiian Foods That Aren’t From Hawaii

Hawaii’s diverse cultural landscape serves as an incubator for regional dishes that you’re unlikely to find anywhere else in the world.  You probably assume that many of these are Hawaiian foods. Lomi Lomi Salmon, a popular side dish made of salt-cured salmon, green...

Maui Activities and Fun for Solo Travelers

Maui Activities and Fun for Solo Travelers

Travelers aren’t always the happy-go-lucky people that you believe them to be, joyously skipping, shackle-free, around the world, as they prepare to tackle their next adventure. The truth is that sometimes, traveling is utterly miserable. Especially when you are going...

Learn How to Surf in Hawaii Like a Natural

Learn How to Surf in Hawaii Like a Natural

How Not to Look Ridiculous When Learning to Surf in Hawaii The sun bleached tousled hair, the sun kissed skin, the lithe and limber body dancing on water. Throw into the mix dawn awakenings, beers at sunset and forever being around others who are young and beautiful –...

Fab Hawaiian Food Tours for Food Snobs

Fab Hawaiian Food Tours for Food Snobs

So, you like to call yourself a foodie. This probably means that you have a million food photo apps on your phone, that you correct people who pronounce French cheese names wrong (I think you will find it’s gru-yeah), and that you love to lure your friends into...