Having lived in South Florida and spending time in the Bahamas and Virgin Islands I have an affinity for the tropical life style. Add the Native Hawaiian, Polynesian and Asian cultural mélange with their respective cuisines and Hawaii ends up being very diverse and desirable place to visit.
This trip we stayed on Waikiki Beach and focused our attention on the local dining and long walks along the surf. It was nice to see the old hotels and shops decorated for the holidays and people in a festive mood. We also took a day trip to the North Shore where we stopped by our favorite place to enjoy Mai Tai’s while watching the winter swells roll into Turtle Bay. Later on the way back to Honolulu we stopped to indulge on garlic prawns from the Giovanni Shrimp Truck and our favorite poke from the Kahuku Superette. Another nice getaway to the 50th State.