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Movie Moments: Hawaii Adventure Movie Night

Ready for an adventure? Look no further than Hawaii, collectively one of the most-filmed locations in the world! The movie doesn’t have to be set in Hawaii to use the islands as a backdrop. Did you know Indiana Jones, Jurassic Park, and even Avatar have parts filmed in or inspired by Hawaii? Take a look… Continue reading Movie Moments: Hawaii Adventure Movie Night

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Movie Moments: Hawaii Drama Movie Night

It’s #MovieNight! Our trip to Hawaii is coming closer by the day, and we are so ready to get there. This year we’re headed to the less visited and rather dramatic island of Molokai, site of Hawaii’s former leper colony. This is the last movie night before we go, so pick your favorite or try… Continue reading Movie Moments: Hawaii Drama Movie Night

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Movie Moments: Hawaii Family Movie Night

The countdown is ON! Steve and I are planning our yearly trip to Hawaii for our anniversary, and it was too impossible to pick just one movie to represent Hawaii. So I decided to do a series of movie nights highlighting all my favorites and the most notable! This week we’re going family friendly. Check out… Continue reading Movie Moments: Hawaii Family Movie Night

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Movie Moments: Hawaii Chick Flick Movie Night

It’s #MovieNight! Grab your girlfriends (or your adoring significant other), some movie food, and one of these movies, and you’ll have a recipe for the perfect chick flick movie night—or movie marathon! It’s impossible for me to pick just one Hawaii movie for the Year of Movie Moments, so in honor of our upcoming 5th… Continue reading Movie Moments: Hawaii Chick Flick Movie Night

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5 Trips for Positive Vibes

Hopefully every trip you take leaves you feeling exhilarated, accomplished, and longing for more experiences just like it! But sometimes the world we live in can seem discouraging, rude, and downright mean in the age of Internet “anonymity” and out-of-control newsmedia. The negativity really gets to me sometimes, and travel is certainly a way of… Continue reading 5 Trips for Positive Vibes

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What to Know Before You Visit the Hawaiian Islands

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! And Tropical Tuesday. I’ve been posting a lot about Maui lately, since that was our big anniversary trip this year, but I got to thinking that there are a lot of things to know before you visit any Hawaiian island. So, here is the quick run-down of things to know before… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit the Hawaiian Islands

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8 Days on Maui

Planning a trip to Maui? That’s a great idea! I’m sharing our itinerary with you. We went to Maui from Saturday-Saturday, and I think we did a pretty good job of combining relaxation with excursions and activities. Feel free to use this itinerary for your own trip, or just take the parts you like best!… Continue reading 8 Days on Maui

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Hiking Hawaii: Maui

It’s Maui Monday! One of Steve’s and my favorite things to do when we travel is hike, and Hawaii has no shortage of beautiful hikes across each and every island. Maui’s nickname is the Valley Isle, so you can imagine the lush green landscape and all the beautiful trails there are to explore. Whether you… Continue reading Hiking Hawaii: Maui

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10 Reasons to Visit Maui

  It’s Aloha Friday! Let’s round out the week with some inspiration for a beautiful, tropical, Β exotic trip to Maui! Here is our top 10 list of reasons to visit the Valley Isle on your next vacation. 10. Because Everything’s Aloha It’s a bit of a joke between my husband and me that “everything’s aloha”… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit Maui

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What to Eat on Maui

It’s What I Ate Wednesday! And this week’s food post all about the tropical flavors from the island of Maui, Hawaii. We did a little of everything from grocery shopping to roadside stands to fine dining. There are options for everyone! At the Grocery One of the first things we did after settling into our… Continue reading What to Eat on Maui