We’ve always driven by this hotel and wondered what it would be like to stay there. It’s easy to miss, not the most inviting hotel from the outside, and kind of shunned to the side.
Very few locals in Honolulu and east Oahu know that there are actually 3 chain hotels located in the heart of Kapolei on west Oahu. Common response is why? So I went to find out.
Every now and then we roam down to Waikiki to enjoy a restaurant or two that we’ve never visited before. It’s a nice short getaway, even if it’s only for the night, and there are always new restaurants to try out.
The beauty of living in Hawaii is not only the friendly people, pleasant climate, and having access to world class resorts, but also the ability to utilize “Kama’aina rates” – that is, discounted pricing only available to residents of Hawaii.
As we are heading closer to the end (hopefully) of the COVID-19 pandemic, we took the opportunity to spend a week at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki, Hawaii. To our surprise, so did a lot of other people.
What can one do when you’re stuck on an island and itching to go somewhere? Considering the circumstances, we’ve been very fortunate this year and have enjoyed spending time at home, but as frequent travelers still very eager to go somewhere.
Beer, beer, beer! That’s been on a lot of people’s minds. Gone are the days when everyone went out for wine tastings. And I don’t blame them. I love beer myself, and we often go out to enjoy all the brewpubs that have opened in Hawaii the last few years.
Kauai is one of those places where you really feel like you are on the countryside. It’s not only the empty spaces in the rural areas, but also the people. The people are genuinely friendly rural people – everyone knows everyone (almost) and they all care deeply for their community. Yet...