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An Hawaii Whale Watching Cruise from Lanai

I am into nature and seeing whales. I went whale-watching, and I was really looking forward to that, but when you see it on TV and you see other programs do it, you’re seeing close-ups of these massive creatures, and the music that’s added gives you a certain feeling. ~ Karl Pilkington, An Idiot Abroad […]

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Tasting the Best Food on Lanai

Lanai can boast some of the best food I’ve enjoyed on any of the Hawaiian Islands. From the hotels – most especially the hotels – to the other island restaurants, the dining options are insanely tasty. It didn’t matter if I was ordering a fine dining kind of meal or a simple burger, everything was […]

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Exploring Lanai’s Kanepu’u Preserve

A lot of tourists head to the Kanepu’u Preserve to see Lanai’s Garden of the Gods. The views are stunning. Molokai and Maui are visible across the channel. Whales can also be spotted during the winter season.  Without a doubt the garden is a great place. But it’s not the only place to see in […]

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My New Favorite Spot in Hawaii

I have a new favorite place in Hawaii. I know I say that a lot. So sue me. While you’re at it, add another great Hawaiian adventure to your bucket list – visiting the historic Kaunolu Village on Lanai’s south side. It’s one of the most picturesque places in Hawaii I’ve ever visited. Hands down. […]

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My Epic Failure of Snorkeling in Hawaii

For the first time anywhere, I tried snorkeling in Hawaii. And it was a failure of epic proportions. I knew I couldn’t swim, but I thought at least I could manage sticking my head under water. But as soon as the first wave came crashing into Lanai’s Hulopo’e Beach and I was swept off my […]

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Doing Lanai’s Dole Stroll

The Dole Stroll is one my favorite activities on Lanai. It’s an ideal way to spend the day learning about the island’s history and culture, doing some shopping, and sampling nearly a dozen restaurants. And the best part? It’s all local. There are no chain stores or restaurants, nothing mass produced – except awesomeness – […]

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An Overview of Hotels on Lanai

There are three great hotels on Lanai, with a fourth in the works. Each of the three current properties have very different vibes, so it’s all a matter of preference when selecting the best choice. Here’s an overview… THE FOUR SEASONS RESORT LANAI, THE LODGE AT KOELE There’s a reasons the lodge was recently ranked […]

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Staying at the Hotel Lanai

There are three hotels on Lanai. I stayed at both the Four Seasons Resort at Manele Bay and the Koele Lodge before spending two nights at the third one, the Hotel Lanai. And as much as I loved both of the Four Seasons resorts for what they offered, I enjoyed my stay at the Hotel […]

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