22 Mar 2017
The Strangeness and Delight of Taking Your Parents on Vacation
07 Mar 2017
A Disney vacation, no less. “When do we get leis?” my mom asked as we disembarked our flight to Honolulu. “Usually, at the hotel,” I informed her. She was disappointed—she had expected a flowery greeting right at the gate, with beauties in grass skirts draping her, my dad, and me with fresh orchids. Instead, […]
The Coast in West Oahu is Beginning to Boom, with Accommodations Rivaling Waikiki’s
16 Dec 2016
Oahu’s once-sleepy town of Kapolei, about 20 miles west of Honolulu, is enjoying a growth spurt in resorts that could turn it into a rival of the popular Waikiki Beach.
The Ko Olina coastline, home of Kapolei, already has a Four Seasons resort and Disney’s Aulani.
Now Atlantis, a name associated with water-themed resorts in […]
T&C Travel Guide: Oahu, Hawaii
Where to stay, dine, shop, and relax on Hawaii’s most-visited island.
01 Nov 2016
Choosing between Hawaiian islands may be the ultimate one-percent problem. There’s the Big Island, the one for adventure; Maui has the volcanoes; Kauai is the oldest, rainiest, and most lush. But when it comes to sheer fun, killer cocktails, farm-fresh food, and the best surfing […]
From Honolulu To The North Shore, The Four Best Spas In Oahu
The pleasures of Oahu, Hawaii’s third largest island, are diverse and aplenty. While most visitors flock here for the natural beauty, beachy offerings (like surfing, fishing, and boating), original cuisine, and refreshingly low-key vibes, the spa scene is also world-class, and not to be missed. Here, I share the four best spas in Oahu, where […]