Ladies and gentlemen, we are now beginning our descent into Honolulu," is surely one of the most enchanting announcements to come over a plane cabin's loudspeaker. With a gentle climate and postcard-ready scenery, Hawaii has long occupied a romantic place in globetrotters' hearts. And there's never been a better time for food and wine lovers to go. A movement to create a distinct island cuisine pioneered by chefs more than 20 years ago has snowballed alongside an agricultural renaissance, resulting in some truly fresh and creative food. Plus, recent improvements have transformed three of our favorite resorts (be sure to ask about special offers too).