Laurie Lyons-Makaimoku

Laurie Lyons-Makaimoku

Travel writer and Managing Editor for the austin.com network.

Recent Works

50 Ultimate Things to Do in Hawaii

50 Ultimate Things to Do in Hawaii

From gorgeous beaches to traditional luaus to top-notch surfing, Hawaii offers terrific experiences that should be on every traveler’s list. Here’s what you need to do and see for a memorable trip.
These Hawaiian Hotels Have the Best Luaus Around

These Hawaiian Hotels Have the Best Luaus Around

Have you really and truly experienced the full Hawaiian vacation if you haven’t dined next to the ocean and watched a spectacular show of hula, fire dancing, and a full-sized pig being pulled from the ground? Well, sure, you probably have, but attending a luau during your visit is a quintessential