Hawaii

Maui Pineapple Tour!

Maui Pineapple Tour!

If there’s one thing you think of when you think of Hawaii…it just might be pineapple. Surprisingly, pineapple isn’t native to Hawaii. It wasn’t originally introduced by Dole, but when Dole opened his first pineapple plantation on Oahu and established the Hawaiian...

Whale Watching in Hawaii

Whale Watching in Hawaii

Hawaii is known for a lot of things: beaches, waterfalls, rainbows, lush green mountains, but my favorite thing to see in Hawaii are…WHALES! Humpback whales migrate to Hawaii from Alaska every winter to mate and give birth in the warm waters. And spotting them (either...

Grand Wailea Luau, Maui

Grand Wailea Luau, Maui

If there’s one question I get more than others, it’s which luau I recommend on each island. I’ve developed pretty good criteria (based on what I like personally), and can usually form a pretty good opinion before I’ve even been, but there’s nothing like experiencing...

Best Kauai Condo Complexes

Best Kauai Condo Complexes

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. Finding the perfect...

Hawaii Travel Guide

Hawaii Travel Guide

Aloha and welcome to hulaland! If you’re planning a trip to Hawaii, you’ve come to the right spot. It can be pretty overwhelming (especially if you’re in the early stages of planning) so I’ve gathered all of my best resources for you right here. While you’ll find...

Best Big Island Condo Complexes

Best Big Island Condo Complexes

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. Finding the perfect...

Kihei, Maui: Where to Stay, Where to Eat, & What to Do

Kihei, Maui: Where to Stay, Where to Eat, & What to Do

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. A good many of visitors...

Best Condo Complexes on Oahu

Best Condo Complexes on Oahu

Save This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. Finding just the...

Where to Stay on the Big Island, Hawaii

Where to Stay on the Big Island, Hawaii

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. If you’re planning a...

Where to Stay in Kauai

Where to Stay in Kauai

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. If you’re planning a...

Where to Stay in Oahu: Waikiki or Not?

Where to Stay in Oahu: Waikiki or Not?

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. Oahu is Hawaii’s most...

Best Condo Complexes on Maui

Best Condo Complexes on Maui

  This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. Trying to find...

Where to Stay in Maui

Where to Stay in Maui

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. If you’re planning a...

5 Maui Day Trips

5 Maui Day Trips

If you’re planning a trip to Maui (maybe you've already been before and this is a repeat trip?), you’re likely looking forward to plenty of time beach bumming and doing your favorite things, but just in case you’re looking for even MORE things to do and fun to be had,...

25 Things to Know Before You Go to Maui

25 Things to Know Before You Go to Maui

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. 1. Maui is the second...

Molokai: The Most Hawaiian Island

Molokai: The Most Hawaiian Island

This trip to Molokai was sponsored by Maui Nui (the tourism board for Maui County), which means all of my expenses were paid for and the itinerary was organized for me. As always, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that...

Guide to the North Shore, Maui

Guide to the North Shore, Maui

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. Home to big wave,...

Four Seasons Maui Review

Four Seasons Maui Review

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. On my latest trip to...

Snorkeling Molokini Crater, Maui

Snorkeling Molokini Crater, Maui

I received two complimentary tour spots on the Sunrise Deluxe Snorkel after reaching out to Kai Kanani regarding media coverage. I had previously sailed with Kai Kanani (in my pre-blog days) and have recommended them to my readers since the beginning of my blog so as...

Guide to Upcountry Maui

Guide to Upcountry Maui

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. Are you planning a trip...

Driving the Road to Hana, Maui

Driving the Road to Hana, Maui

UPDATE: For real time coverage of my latest road to Hana trip with geotags, videos, and pictures of food truck menus, watch the "Road to Hana" highlight on my Instagram account (@hula.land). Maui’s Road to Hana is one of the most famous (or infamous) drives in the...

10 Condos on Kauai Under $100/Night

10 Condos on Kauai Under $100/Night

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. The most difficult part...

9 Condos on Oahu under $100/Night

9 Condos on Oahu under $100/Night

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. A trip to Hawaii can be...

13 Vacation Rentals on the Big Island Under $100/Night

13 Vacation Rentals on the Big Island Under $100/Night

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. Are you struggling...

How to Find the Best Maui Vacation Rentals

How to Find the Best Maui Vacation Rentals

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. One of the trickiest...

Napali Coast Boat Tours Kauai

Napali Coast Boat Tours Kauai

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. If you’re going to...

Kauai Helicopter Tours: Who Is the Best Company?

Kauai Helicopter Tours: Who Is the Best Company?

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. Kauai was pretty much...

Haleakala Downhill Bike Ride: The Best Tours

Haleakala Downhill Bike Ride: The Best Tours

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. One of the most popular...

5 Best Spas on Oahu

5 Best Spas on Oahu

Hawaii is home to some of the world’s best spas and resorts and while Oahu doesn’t do luxury and relaxing experiences quite as well as some of the other islands (mainly Maui), there are still quite a few noteworthy spas on the island. Whether you’re looking for a...

Top 20 Adventure Activities on Maui

Top 20 Adventure Activities on Maui

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. If sitting on the beach...

15 Things to Do on a Maui Honeymoon

15 Things to Do on a Maui Honeymoon

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. While some Maui...

16 Best Breakfast Spots on Maui

16 Best Breakfast Spots on Maui

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day, and with the time difference in Hawaii, I ALWAYS find myself ready for a big breakfast early in the morning. Here are some of my favorite breakfast spots on Maui, divided up by each part of the island. Also check out my post...

11 Best Fine Dining Restaurants on Maui

11 Best Fine Dining Restaurants on Maui

If you’re anything like me, your vacations may occasionally (alright, often) revolve around food. There’s nothing wrong with planning your days around meals right? Right?? Anyways, if you’re going to be on Maui, you've got to squeeze in at least a couple of nice...

Best Food in Maui: 23 Local Restaurants

Best Food in Maui: 23 Local Restaurants

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. Are you heading to Maui...

The Best 6-Day Maui Itinerary

The Best 6-Day Maui Itinerary

You probably think that after you book your flights, your accommodations, and your rental car, you’ve got it made in the shade, right? Not so fast. Surprisingly, many people find laying out a daily itinerary for their trip the trickiest part! While Maui has some of...

Wailea, Maui: Where to Stay, Where to Eat & What to Do

Wailea, Maui: Where to Stay, Where to Eat & What to Do

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. Of all the amazing...

Mama’s Fish House: Is It Worth It?

Mama’s Fish House: Is It Worth It?

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. When asked for my list...

Guide to Ko Olina Oahu, Hawaii

Guide to Ko Olina Oahu, Hawaii

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. Ko Olina is an...

Old Lahaina Luau, Maui

Old Lahaina Luau, Maui

If you’re looking for the best luau in Hawaii, you can stop looking. This is it. Maybe a bold statement, but I’ve been to a lot of luaus in Hawaii and I know when I’m impressed. And I’m impressed. Before attending this luau, I’d long heard that it was the best on...

Do You Need a Rental Car in Hawaii?

Do You Need a Rental Car in Hawaii?

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. Do I need to rent a car...

Ka Wa’a Luau at Aulani Resort & Spa, Oahu

Ka Wa’a Luau at Aulani Resort & Spa, Oahu

I received discounted tickets to this luau, but of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. If there’s one question I get asked more often than most, it’s definitely about the best luau in...

Fairmont Kea Lani Maui Review

Fairmont Kea Lani Maui Review

I received a discounted media rate during my stay at the Fairmont Kea Lani as well complimentary breakfast and cabana rental.  But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. Wailea, an...

Best FREE Things to Do in Hawaii

Best FREE Things to Do in Hawaii

You probably think you’ve paid for the bulk of your trip before you even show up with your airfare and accommodations already paid for, but you’d be surprised how quickly the other stuff adds up. You’ll be bombarded with activities and excursion opportunities from the...

Maui vs. Kauai: Which Island Is Better?

Maui vs. Kauai: Which Island Is Better?

If there’s one question I get asked more often than any other, it's definitely "which Hawaiian Island is best?" I’ve done a pretty extensive blog post on that topic here, but I still get a lot of variations on this question. After reading up on the different Hawaiian...

Planning a Trip to Hawaii? Here’s Your Timeline…

Planning a Trip to Hawaii? Here’s Your Timeline…

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. You’re planning a trip...

Best Reef Safe Sunscreen for Hawaii

Best Reef Safe Sunscreen for Hawaii

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. Reef safe, organic,...

The Best 6-Day Kauai Itinerary

The Best 6-Day Kauai Itinerary

So you’ve got your airfare booked, hotel picked out, and rental car reserved. You’re all ready right? Not so fast. While it has glorious beaches, most people don’t go to Kauai just to lie on the beach and work on their tan. I mean, it’s too far and too expensive to...

What to Pack for Hawaii

What to Pack for Hawaii

This post may contain some affiliate links, which means I’ll make a little money on anything you choose to purchase. But of course, I only recommend my absolute favorites to you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. Packing is usually the...

Beach Packing List

Beach Packing List

This post may contain some affiliate links. This means I may make a little money on anything you choose to purchase, but as always I only share my absolute favorite things with you. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Hulaland possible. If you’re anything...

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