Monthly Archives: June 2013


Kauai’s Farmers Markets

My three favorite parts of Hawaii are the beautiful beaches, the Aloha Spirit and the delicious and bountiful amounts of tropical produce and flowers. When I think of a Hawaiian vacation, my mind goes immediately to sweet succulent papayas, fresh mangoes and tree-ripened bananas. Luckily, these tropical treats are not only easy to find in plenty, but are also affordably […]

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Maui Ocean Center

When you’re visiting Maui and you’re looking for an up-close-and-personal view of marine life that doesn’t involve you actually getting in the water, you want to make a trip to the Maui Ocean Center. The center, which calls itself “The Hawaiian Aquarium,” is the largest tropical reef aquarium in the Western Hemisphere, covering more than three acres. Located at Ma’alaea […]

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Camping in Volcanoes National Park

Want to say you braved camping in the shadow of two of the world’s most active volcanoes? While visitors will be safe from spewing lava (there is no erupting or flowing lava within the park boundaries), you can spend more than just a few hours exploring 70 million years of volcanism and stay the night in Volcanoes National Park. There […]