Hawaii’s Best Adventures

As you may know if you’ve ever met me, I LOVE Hawaii! I was ready to move there on my first ever trip to the islands for Steve’s and my 1st wedding anniversary. Now we’ve been to five of the six inhabited islands and I am more in love with the culture, people, and food… Continue reading Hawaii’s Best Adventures


What to Know Before You Visit the Hawaiian Islands

Freshly updated May 23, 2019! 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… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit the Hawaiian Islands

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What to Know Before You Visit O’ahu

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! I don’t know about where you are, but where I am, it is cold outside! That also means I’m dreaming of beautiful Hawaii. I have a few friends planning trips to O’ahu this year, so I decided I need to create some “know before you go” material for this beautiful, historic, iconic… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit O’ahu

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What to Eat on O’ahu

Aloha on this What I Ate Wednesday! This week we’re coming at you from O’ahu, Hawaii, where Steve and I spent our first anniversary. This is the tale of the many island delicacies we enjoyed on our trip! Breakfast That’s quite the spread, isn’t it? The Hawaiians know how to treat themselves to a breakfast!… Continue reading What to Eat on O’ahu

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Pearl Harbor at 75

In honor of the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, I decided to write a tribute from our trip to Pearl Harbor in May 2015. My husband Steve and I chose O’ahu as the destination for our first anniversary because we wanted to go somewhere beautiful, relaxing… paradise. But there was another draw,… Continue reading Pearl Harbor at 75

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Bonus Day in Paradise

Originally published 11 May 2016. Happy Monday! That’s how Steve and I felt last Monday in O’ahu! I think we were starting to get over the jet lag a little more than anticipated (or wanted, truth be told!), but we still rose just before the sun and got ourselves going. We ran together for a… Continue reading Bonus Day in Paradise

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Everything’s Aloha!

Originally published on 10 May 2015. Happy anniversary to us! Our first anniversary fell on Saturday, May 2. Our second first anniversary fell on Sunday, May 3. Yes, we had two weddings. It was complicated. But I got to marry my best friend twice in a row! We woke up early again and enjoyed a… Continue reading Everything’s Aloha!

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Unplugging for Love

Originally published on 8 May 2015. Aloha, my faithful readers! After a 9-month long blogging break, I’m back and ready to bring you with me! Steve and I chose the beautiful island of O’ahu as a celebratory destination for our first anniversary. Steve had been before, but I had not. I wanted to see Waikiki,… Continue reading Unplugging for Love