• Camping on Maui

  • Remember the general Hawaii rules that the windward (east-facing) side of any island will be rainier than the leeward (west-facing) and the south side may be windier. Also remember that although crime is relatively low in Hawaii, it does exist, so stay together, or near other people and keep an eye on your stuff, just […]

  • Maui Hotels with Kitchens and Kitchenettes (and condos)

  • Staying at a Maui hotel that has a kitchen or kitchenette can save you tons on money. My family and I have spent lots of time on Maui, and prices here are definitely higher than on the other Hawaiian islands. I have especially noticed this when dining out with my family. To save money and […]

  • Best Romantic Hotels and Hotels for Weddings On Oahu

  • These are the best Romantic Hotels and hotels for Weddings in all of Oahu, in my opinion. Generally, in Oahu you will find small pools with minimal extras at the hotels, because the great swimming beaches and extras are so easily available scattered around the island. Expect *not* to spend your whole vacation at the […]

  • Best Oahu Hotel for Families

  • Note from Lisa – This is by my guest writer Chantel, and I agree with her, the Hilton is one of the absolute best hotels for families on Oahu. Check out my best Hawaii advice for access to my books where I recommend more best Oahu family hotels. The slides at the Hilton are new, […]

  • Hapuna Beach Park on the Big Island – A Best Hawaii Beach

  • Pictures below this description and information about Hapuna: Hapuna is truly the epitome of a gorgeous Hawaiian beach. It’s long and white and fringed with palm trees on one side and deep-blue, clear water on the other. People think that the Big Island doesn’t have any good beaches, but they must never have been to […]

  • Where to Stay in Hawaii – What Hotel to Stay in

  • you have a few choices when you’re looking for a place to stay in Hawaii. 1. A hotel 2. A condo 3. A bed-and-breakfast 4. A vacation rental 5. A hostel or a campground I’m going to focus on the hotels because we always stayed in hotels. We like hotels. A condo would also be […]

  • The Best Hotel in Hawaii (Hands Down, No Question)

  • Okay, this is my opinion and I know some people will disagree with me – heck some people already have! However, my favorite hotel in Hawaii across all the islands, and the one I think is the absolute best Hotel in Hawaii is …. The Hilton Waikoloa Village! I can’t even tell you how much […]

  • Cheap Places to Stay On Kauai – Kauai Budget Lodging

  • It’s a lot harder to find cheap kauai lodging than it used to be, but you can still find low prices. Kauai Sands Hotel – as low as $89. In Kapaa, lovely grounds, nice hotel, and a good location. A very affordable hawaii hotel. Kauai Vacation Rentals List Many Locations ~ Comprehensive list of Kauai condos, […]

  • Cheap Places to Stay on Maui

  • All of these cheap maui lodging listings were handpicked by me – good luck! I hope you find the perfect rental for you! Outrigger Royal Kahana This is a Hotel north of Lahaina. Nice place, gorgeous view, with kitchens and washer and dryers – super helpful when on a budget in Maui. On my check […]

  • Big Island Hawaii Cheap Places to Stay

  • These are cheap big island hotels and rentals that I have hand picked! I hope you find something good! Royal Kona Resort Right in downtown kona, great rooms, great views, good rates. Pomaika’i Lucky Farm Bed and Breakfast South Kona ~ Stay on a working Macadamia Nut farm on the Kona side and get all […]

  • Oahu Budget Hotels and Discount Condos

  • These are all hand-picked by me cheap hotels and rentals – more about Oahu here.. Waikiki Grand HotelHonolulu Cheap rates and Kitchenettes (save more money by packing snacks and eating in) and balconys available. Great views of Diamondhead. Also consider the oahu coupons in the Hawaii entertainment book and the go oahu card to save […]

  • Best Hawaii Hotels: Most Popular and Recommendations

  • ** This is all my opinion on the best hotels on each island based on my own travels (I like affordability, nice pools, good beach locations, lots to do – I don’t care much about decor and maid service) plus my booking and search logs over the last 14 years. Best Oahu Hotels – Best […]

  • Military Accomodations and Lodging in Hawaii

  • Oahu Lodging, Big Island Lodging, Kauai Lodging, Maui Lodging If you are in the military and planning on vacationing in Hawaii you are in for the time of your life. The military has great morale, welfare, and recreation facilities here that are actually beneficial to your morale and welfare and provide great recreation. Imagine that. […]

  • Hawaii Itinerary – Planning the Best Hawaii Trip Ever!

  • Note from Lisa – my friend Cindy wrote this. The intention of this article was to share what someone who KNOWS Hawaii would choose to do on her vacation there. I’ll be chiming in here and there with my own opinion. Our opinions will probably be similar but her kids are older and she’s a […]

  • Free Hawaii Vacation Planning Guides and Hawaii Travel Newsletter

  • Put your name and email in the boxes below. . Sign up HERE for my Hawaii travel Newsletter and get instant free access to my free Hawaii Vacation Planning guides Name: Email: I will never sell or rent your email address – Lisa The first planning guide is a 4-part Hawaii Vacation Mini Guide that […]

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All content by Lisa! I have visited Oahu, Kauai, Maui, and Molokai extensively and I lived on the Big Island for 14 years and Oahu for several months.

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