The Big Island of Hawaii!

The Big Island of Hawaii!

The Big Island is pretty low key and less touristy than some of the other Hawaiian islands, but our family loves it! My dad lived in Hawaii on Oahu & Kauai for his mission when he was in college, so we used to travel there…

Last Day in Kona

Last Day in Kona

Every time we fly out of Kona we’ve always taken the red-eye so that we have a last full day in paradise and then spend the 6+ hours at night. It’s a little ironic to get home from a relaxing trip in paradise feeling exhausted,…

Waikoloa & The Bay Club

Waikoloa & The Bay Club

As much as I love and prefer to go new places when we travel, I can’t help but admit that there’s something so special about retuning to a place we’ve been again and again. I was lucky to grow up coming to the magical Waikoloa…

Thanksgiving 2017 in Hawaii!

Thanksgiving 2017 in Hawaii!

I have so many good memories of Thanksgiving in Hawaii – waking up to a warm sunny day, playing all day on the beach (and playing our turkey bowl there :), cooking a sea-salt rubbed turkey in the condo all day and coming back all…

M A U I!

M A U I!

It was fun to be back in Hawaii after years, and especially Maui! We have always done Kauai, Oahu and mainly the Big Island with my family, but I’d been to Maui only one time. Chase had never been! So we had a few day stop-through…