6 – Why you need to visit Paia, and other Maui tips

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This weekend I tried something new. Many years ago I use to frequent auctions. A kind reader (thanks Louise!) just emailed me the other day to ask if I’d ever been to the auction house in my own town. I hadn’t!  It was a LONG day. I did get some stuff, but the thing I’m most […]

Sunsets and sand at Papakea Resort – 5

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When on our Maui vacation, our wonderful place at Napili Point was coming to an end. But our holiday wasn’t over yet. We just needed to relocate to our next stop. Our stay at the Papakea Resort is very different from the smaller condo we were at. I admit there was an adjustment period. But it was […]

The best way to snorkel and snuba while on Molokini – 4

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Lest you think my blog is about to turn into All About Maui Inc., I promise you, it isn’t. Unless I move there of course. No plans as of yet, so I think you’re all safe. 🙂 Since coming back from our Maui vacation, it’s been a little rocky getting back on schedule. I think I finally […]

A real rainforest experience at Iao Valley – 3

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When we booked our trip for Maui, I sorda knew what was ahead. I’ve been there a few times before, but after 15 years, and me running the show this round, I wasn’t sure how brave I’d be. In other words, how adventurous would I be capable of? Would I take in the (somewhat expensive) […]

Our amazing stay at Napili Point in Maui – 2

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When I was first hunting for a place to stay in Maui, I called on Pastor Dwayne for his advice. Dwayne is well travelled, and at first, I just requested some suggestions to take to a travel agent. That all flew out the window pretty quick! I was quickly encouraged to book everything myself. Yikes… I’m […]

Arriving to vibrant flower filled Maui – 1

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(red Torch Ginger) Aloha, all the way from gorgeous, amazing, vibrant flower filled Maui! We’ve now been here just over a week. I’ve been instagramming (HERE) about twice a day, however I just haven’t taken the time to even pick up the good camera until now. We are just having the BEST time! After a week, […]

Maui junk, we are on our way!

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15 years ago, I was in Hawaii for an entire MONTH. My son was about to enter the picture, and I had an inkling I wouldn’t be back to Maui for a good long time afterwards.  My gut feeling turned out to be right. Motherhood became my ultimate hobby, and then hard times hit. So […]