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Turtle Power!

Happy Turtle Tuesday! On our first visit to Hawaii back in 2009 we encountered our first sea turtle on the popular, sunny, south shore beach of Kauai. Poipu Beach is a frequent hang out for the Hawaiian Honu (sea turtle) … Continue reading

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It’s here! It’s finally here! One of my favorite weeks of the year is upon us! SHARK WEEK! Every year for one week, the Discovery Channel dedicates a week of programming to sharks–shark facts, shark stories, shark attack survivors–I can’t get … Continue reading

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The Daunting Kalalau Trail

The Kalalau Trail (Kah-lah-low “low rhymes with how” Get it? Kah-lah-low) is the epitome of hiking trails. 11 looooong miles of intense physical and mental challenges mixed with an awe-inspiring coastline, friendly hikers, and the most incredible destination one could … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Green Flash

We sat on our lanai during our first night in Kona and I admired the beautiful coastline while listening to the hypnotizing rhythm of the ocean. Enjoying some liquid aloha, an ice cold Kona Longboard from the Kona Brewing Company, we watched … Continue reading

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A Romantic Sail Along the NaPali Coast

Since we’ve been married, my husband and I have made a point to celebrate our anniversaries by traveling around the world. Our first anniversary was spent on the amazing beaches of St. John, and for our second anniversary we cruised through the … Continue reading

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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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