Articles for Hawaii

Insanely Scary Fire Tornado Hits Brazil (Videos)

Insanely Scary Fire Tornado Hits Brazil (Videos) August 31, 2010 | Brazil, Hawaii, Travel News | Read More
As if vacationers didn’t have enough natural disasters to worry about, a fire tornado stopped traffic for a few minutes in Aracatuba, a city in Northwest Brazil. Fire tornadoes, also known as fire whirls or fire devils, are extremely rare but can last up to 20 minutes. The Brazil fire tornado was...

No Bananas on Board: 5 Hawaiian Superstitions

No Bananas on Board: 5 Hawaiian Superstitions March 9, 2010 | Culture/History, Hawaii | Read More
All islanders are proud of the multi-cultural society in Hawaii. The blending of many ethnicities in the islands has created a tolerance and respect for each cultures’ uniqueness, and the utmost respect for the Hawaiian host culture and its superstitions. Read on for a few examples of the more...

20 Things NOT to Do in Hawaii

20 Things NOT to Do in Hawaii December 2, 2009 | Hawaii | Read More
Headed to the Hawaiian Islands this holiday season? Be sure not to commit a Hawaiian faux pas! Read on for our Hawaii Local Expert’s take on the 20 things not do in the rainbow state: Refer to the continental USA as “the states” — Hawaii was admitted to the union in 1959 as the...

It’s Good to Be Single in Oahu

It’s Good to Be Single in Oahu June 10, 2009 | Hawaii | Read More
Who said Hawaii was a couple’s paradise?  I’ve been single for thirty years in Honolulu, and know from experience that single travelers have just as much (if not more) fun as honeymooning couples do.  Oahu in particular, being the most populated and having the liveliest nightlife of the state’s...

Going green on Oahu: How to have big fun with a small impact

Going green on Oahu: How to have big fun with a small impact April 21, 2009 | Eco-Travel, Hawaii | Read More
Aside from the hustle and bustle of Honolulu, Oahu has some amazing and eco-friendly places of interest that visitors should not miss.  From under water adventures to hiking in the Ko’olau mountains, experiencing the greener part of Oahu is not only easy to imagine, but also easy to do. One must-see...

Hiking in Kauai: Mud, Chickens and Waterfalls

Hiking in Kauai: Mud, Chickens and Waterfalls January 19, 2009 | Active/Outdoors, Hawaii | Read More
As it turns out, Kauai was a popular destination for the NileGuide content team, as two of us ended up there over the holidays. Samya was spot on with her recommendations for dining like a local on the island. I’m a sucker for noodle soups, so Hamura’s saimin really hit the spot. The problem...

Visiting Kauai: Pretend You’re Not a Tourist by Eating at All the Right Places

Visiting Kauai: Pretend You’re Not a Tourist by Eating at All the Right Places January 5, 2009 | Food Lovers, Hawaii | Read More
Everyone knows that Kauai is beautiful. There are beaches and mountains and jungles and waterfalls. So yeah, you hike and swim and what not. But a girl’s got to eat, right? And what is there in terms of restaurants? Not a lot. Many restaurants in Kauai are woefully mediocre. But you can get a few...