Category Archive: Hawaii Planning

Kauai’s Napali Coast: How to find the wilderness beyond the people-jam at the Kalalau Trail

The northwest coast of Kauai—which is itself the most northwesterly of the major Hawaiian Islands—is roadless and wild, where knuckle-sets of 2,000-foot-high cliff heads greet the pounding Pacific. At road’s end past Hanalei… Continue reading

No Worries Hawaii: does all the work so you don’t have to

No Worries Hawaii is a vacation planning guide for all the islands. A self test lets you pick through things to do in the Islands (below is one of 38 categories), and gives… Continue reading

Maui’s stunning Iao Valley

Maui’s stunning Iao Valley.

Hawaii Travel Tip No. 2: rental cars

Money Saver: Prices for rental cars fluctuate mysteriously. Call again before your vacation and you may well snag a better price. You can also often get a larger car, if you’re interested, for… Continue reading

Puna, thermal pool city

How much would you have to pay to luxuriate in a warm pool set beside the blue Pacific in a cocopalm grove? Zip. Ahalanui Warm Pond Park is a notable freebie. It’s found… Continue reading

The Trailblazers wish you a Merry Christmas

and a happy new year!

Hawaii Trailblazer guides for for adventurers

Jerry and Janine Sprout have them covered. Put them on your Christmas list.

Hawaii Hotels: buying luxury on sale

Never pay full price for fabulous. Money saving tips when booking an accommodation in Hawaii: 1. Travel during non-peak seasons, which are Fall and Spring (after Spring break). 2. Book 6 to 8… Continue reading