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The Third Time is a Charm

With its laid-back vibe, quaint ocean side towns, endless waterfalls, and dramatic geographic formations like the Waimea Canyon and the NaPali Coast, it’s no surprise why they call Kauai the Island of Discovery. And after three visits, I think it’s safe to say that we … Continue reading

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The Big Island Roundup

My husband can vouch for me, but for the most part, I like to pack my itineraries from sun up until sun down. My sweet husband is a trooper for hanging in there and having such a great attitude about it … Continue reading

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A Big Island Surprise

While researching the Big Island, also known as the Island of Hawaii, the one description that I read over and over again was that the island was BIG. In fact, all of the other Hawaiian islands could fit within the boundaries of the Big … Continue reading

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Ahalanui: A Volcano Heated Hot Tub?

Yes, you read that title right.  Along highway 137, just south of Volcanoes National Park, is a little gem known as Ahalanui Park. Driving along the quiet, curvy, road you may get lost in the lush, tropical beauty of the area, but … Continue reading

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A Big Island Road Trip: Paradise Found

Our road trip along the Big Island’s south shore included stops at the amazing Pu’uhonua o Honaunau National Historic Park, the windy Southernmost Point in the U.S., and even the South Kona Fruit Stand where we tried Lychee’s for the first … Continue reading

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