Toddlers & Oahu: Ten Days in Paradise

My daughter’s excited squeals snap me out of a sun-drenched daze. She’s been running around the Keiki Cove splash zone for 45-minutes. Her unbridled enthusiasm and bold moves (staring directly into the jets until water shoots her in the face) have now drawn a crowd of onlookers. When new kids dare to enter, my eighteen

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Beach Baby Bliss on Hawai’i, The Big Island

As a new mom I had resigned myself to the fact that a vacation would never be relaxing again. Between surprise public meltdowns, the copious amount of equipment required to feed, bathe dress and transport our baby, and the fact that we were relegated to a hotel room for naps twice daily, I was certain

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Pop the Question in Maui or Lana’i

With its picturesque secluded coves, fiery sunsets and beachfront lavish resorts and restaurants, romance is easily kindled in Maui and Lana’i; and it’s no surprise that thousands of couples tie the knot and honeymoon in Hawaii each year.  These small islands also provide would-be grooms with a readymade romantic backdrop for popping the question.  Whether

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Getting Maui’d. Tips for a Stress Free Maui Wedding

There are a myriad of planners and coordinators in Maui offering both package and custom wedding services, and most of the island officiants require an onsite coordinator be present on the big day. Working with a local expert in some capacity will also help streamline the planning process as he or she can recommend and

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