Having Fun & Staying Safe

We’ve spent years finding the best spots to spend to recommend for your precious vacation time (and steering you away from the worst.)  We’ve certainly made a few enemies in the process, but we’ve done it to make your vacation unique and memorable as well as to keep you out of trouble. Though Hawai‘i can …
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Local Culture & You

Hawai‘i’s diverse population has made for (excuse the cliché, but it fits here) a cultural melting pot. The aloha spirit is abundant and akin to small town hospitality found on the mainland. After all, when on an island you are bound to run into the same folks and being respectful of everyone’s differences is a …
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Being an Eco-Friendly Tourist

The Hawaiian Islands are incredibly remote, giving rise to unique life that can’t be found anywhere else on Earth. Unfortunately, the native wildlife is constantly under threat from a variety of sources, and knowing how best to enjoy all that Hawai‘i has to offer while staying ecologically sensitive is important in preserving it for the …
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What Readers Have to Say

“Just a note to thank you for writing an amazing guidebook. We are staying on the big island and have used the book relentlessly and found it super helpful and accurate. We could not have done this without you!”

- J. Reszka