Honolulu| Four Seasons Halekulani & Ritz-Carlton

I recently returned from Hawaii where I checked out most of the top luxury hotels in Maui, the Big Island and on Oahu (Honolulu and area).  Here are my thoughts about Oahu, from Waikiki to Ko Olina. LOCATION* Four Seasons Oahu at Ko Olina | On the beach, 20 miles west of the airport and … Continue reading Honolulu| Four Seasons Halekulani & Ritz-Carlton


Mauna Kea | Big Island

We were at Mauna Kea a few years ago, and really loved it.  It's a classic 60's mid-century masterpiece that looks even more fabulous after a recent makeover. Built by Laurance Rockefeller on the best beach on the Big Island, it shines in its individuality.  And like any resort, it's not for everybody. And neither … Continue reading Mauna Kea | Big Island

Maui | Andaz at Wailea

I've been coming to Maui since the 80's and first came to Wailea in 1985 when I stayed at the InterContinental (with free Pan Am points!) and had a very elegant dinner at the Renaissance.  The Renaissance was so snazzy that when we arrived we were seated and presented with our own personalized matches. Fast forward … Continue reading Maui | Andaz at Wailea

Big Island Hawaii| Four Seasons Hualalai

Aloha! I'm finally relaxed after a week in Hawaii. Amazing how much time it takes. Used to be 5 nights was good.  Now it's clearly 7.  I'll just blame in on my urban lifestyle. A successful business I will admit adds to that. But all's good. On this trip, I've now seen 3 of the 4 … Continue reading Big Island Hawaii| Four Seasons Hualalai