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5 Health Benefits of Hitting the Beach

Most of us love going to the beach, no matter what time of year and regardless of the occasion. Homeowners and real estate professionals alike put a premium on buying up ocean-side locations. Vacationers actively seek accommodations that are convenient to the water. The question really is: why? Subconsciously, it might be because people tend to be more relaxed and happy on the beach. Here are five specific known benefits of hitting the beach (in your Hawaiian Tropic Apparel, of course): 1) Stress Relief: Serotonin (a hormone for calmness and happiness) is almost immediately released upon you stepping foot on the beach. Not to mention the calming effects of the ocean waters. There is a reason sleep machine noisemakers mimic...

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The Hawaiian Lifestyle

What is the first thing that comes to mind when dreaming about Hawaii? The beaches, of course! When most people envision a "Hawaiian lifestyle", the first things that come to mind are visions of palm trees, beautiful beaches, unparalleled surf, a soothing Pacific Ocean breeze and the ultimate in relaxation. For those that like to be a little more active, well, Hawaii has all you could want. The weather and climate play a large part in the Hawaiian lifestyle; not too hot, because of the northeast to southwest trade winds. Never too cold. Though some islands in Hawaii see rain (like Kauai, which houses a mountain range known as the "wettest place on earth"), Oahu sees well north of 300...

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The Best Time to Visit the Islands?

Aloha! The specific answer to this question is...it depends what island you are visiting. But the general answer is...go now! March and April are considered dry and comfortable months. However, weather conditions fluctuate so greatly sometimes even within one island itself, that determining when the best time to visit becomes a matter of preference, cost, and weather. Our friends at hawaii-guide.com give a nice summary of the nuances you'll need to keep in mind when planning your trip. You can find more information here. Of course, whenever you're island hopping, make sure to shop with Hawaiian Tropic Apparel first!

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2017 Guide to the Islands

Travel...in style...with Hawaiian Tropic Apparel Cover Ups This site is great, mainly for experts and long-time visitors of Hawaii. Our friends at Travel and Leisure regularly review our beloved state (in addition to other international destinations). They tell you what to see, what to do, where to go, and much more - and go beyond just the "101" with insider tips and other helpful pieces of information. When planning your trip to Hawaii, be sure to stock your Beach Bag with Hawaiian Tropic Apparel Cover Ups after checking out Travel and Leisure's tips here.

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Responsible Fun in the Sun

Cover up...skincare and sun safety are important. As you may have heard, Hawaii is tropical, hot and sun-soaked. But the point is: love the sun, respect your skin, and stay covered with Hawaiian Tropic Apparel Cover Ups when possible. Our light, breezy pieces are designed for comfort, utility, sexiness...and sun protection. For more information about skincare and general safety tips, check out our information page here.

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