Coming up: Dishcrawl KapaWHOlu

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Break out your walking shoes and stretchy pants, Honolulu! The latest Dishcrawl is coming up this Wednesday 2/27 and – by popular demand – the neighborhood is Kapahulu! I’m excited for this for two reasons: 1) Kapahulu is a great eating destination! There are many high-caliber hidden gems tucked into the strip malls and storefronts that line Kapahulu’s main corridor. I can think of a […]

Kamaaina Deals at Travaasa Hana with Mokulele Airlines

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This week, Mokulele Airlines made the the first of its twice-daily roundtrip flights between Kahului Airport and Hana, Maui. Flights start at $59 each way and should be booked well in advance – yes, this is a tiny plane to make the short 20 minute trip to Hana. This is GREAT news for Kama’aina! While the famous Road to Hana is beautiful and well worth […]

Travel Tips: How to Save Money on Hotels with Hotwire

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New York City hotels are notoriously expensive, especially at the last minute. So how did I manage to score a 3 1/2 star hotel for less than $140/night with only two days notice? Hotwire.com! If you’ve never used Hotwire before – or even if you have – you may be a bit leery at my suggestion. The way the site works is that when hotels […]

Where to Stay on Maui: Ka’anapali Beach Hotel

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While the Ka’anapali strip is now home to flashier, more luxurious properties all competing to out-do one another, there is something that remains timeless about Ka’anapali Beach Hotel. Proudly known as “Hawaii’s Most Hawaiian Hotel,” KBH really does it’s best to live up to it’s reputation. Employees participate in a cultural awareness program called Po’okela and genuinely seem happy to be there. Many have worked […]

Tax Day 2012 Specials in Honolulu

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I read the other day that the number of fatal car crashes spike on Tax Day, which just goes to show how much we stress over this deadline. So it’s no surprise that it’s become popular for restaurants to offer deals to help you unwind and relax. This year tax day falls on Tuesday, April 17th (yup, that’s tomorrow!) because the April 15th fell on […]