Today is National Pancake Day!

When it comes to ordering breakfast I almost always order blueberry pancakes.  However, on one of our first trips to Hawaii, I decided to try something new and tried macadamia nut  pancakes.  I was hooked and tried to order these whenever they were available on the menu. At a recent trip to Oahu, I ordered the macadamia… Continue reading Today is National Pancake Day!

Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp

We’ve been to Hawaii many times and enjoy eating local whenever we can.  One of our favorite meals that we enjoy when on vacation is a plate of garlic shrimp.  On the island of Kauai our favorite place is Shrimp Station in Wailea and on Oahu we like Giovanni’s up on the North Shore. It’s just a simple plate of delicious… Continue reading Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp

National Macadamia Nut Day

Today is National Macadamia Nut Day.  Macadamia nuts are grown on trees resembling large evergreens and grow to 30 to 40 feet high.  Although they are native to Australia, most of today’s world supply is grown in Hawaii. Mauna Loa is probably the most recognized brand on the main land. Many restaurants in Hawaii highlight… Continue reading National Macadamia Nut Day

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai = Perfection

What else can we say… this resort is absolute perfection.  The room we had on our last stay was just steps from the ocean and was perfect in every way.  We loved he updated patios and cabana day beds.   We enjoyed the ocean front room overlooking the King Pond area so you can sleep with… Continue reading Four Seasons Resort Hualalai = Perfection

Today is National Daiquiri Day!

It is believed that this rum-based cocktail, named after a small mining village in Cuba, was invented in the late 1800’s during the Spanish-American War.  The original daiquiri recipe called for white run, lime juice, and sugar.  Today, there are many daiquiri flavors and varieties form which to choose, including the ever popular strawberry daiquiri.… Continue reading Today is National Daiquiri Day!

Top Restaurants in Hawaii

Recently Hawaii magazine conducted the 2017 Reader’s Choice awards for travelers to rank the Islands’ top restaurants.  Luckily, Danny and I have been fortunate enough to have tried 3 of the top 5 and tend to agree with the results #1 Mama’s Fish House – Paia, Maui It’s been awhile since we’ve been on Maui… Continue reading Top Restaurants in Hawaii