Hawaii Life: Waialua Sunflower Fields

Sunflower Fields Waialua Oahiu

I have been waiting years, and I mean years to check out the Waialua Sunflower Fields on Oahu.They typically bloom from October to mid-December and I have always missed the opportunity to check them out. Now popularity of a particular field on Oahu’s North Shore has picked up tremendously and they’ve gotten pretty organized over at the DuPont Pioneer Farm in Waialua. This year their event “Sunflowers in the Country” runs for 12 days from November 8 through the […]

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Weekend in Kauai: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Ono Ono Shave Ice Kauai

On our weekend trip to Kauai we tried to explore as much of the island as possible. This of course included an exploration of food. Below is a compilation of where and what we ate over the weekend. So here we go, Kauai breakfast, lunch, dinner and of course treats! Breakfast Kalapaki Beach Hut 3474 Rice St Lihue, HI 96766 This was our first stop after getting off the plane. Not far from the airport […]

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Weekend in Kauai: Na Pali Coast

Na Pali Shaka Kauai

I have been dreaming about visiting the Na Pali coast since moving back to Hawaii over 4 years ago. I’ve traveled to Kauai a handful of times over the past 12 months for work. So when we started to think about a weekend trip to one of the other islands, choosing Kauai was easy. Finally I could head over for some R&R. You know all those amazing Kauai mountain photos you see on the web? The […]

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Hawaii Fun: Paradise Cove Luau

Shower of Flowers at Paradise Cove Luau

My parent’s were visiting over the 4th of July holiday and one thing we wanted to do was take them to a luau. We had tried to take them a number of years ago only to be rained out right when they were about to serve that delicious luau food! It was something that they still wanted to experience so without hesitation, we made reservations. Experiencing a luau is usually one of the top things on a […]

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Support Local: Hawaii State Farm Fair

Hawaii State Farm Fair

This past weekend, Kualoa Ranch once again hosted the Hawaii State Farm Fair. Heading over the H3 to Kaneohe for the Fair is a yearly tradition for us. We love wandering the beautiful grounds of the ranch while sipping on cold lemonade and learning about local farms and products. Kinda the perfect Sunday morning. It’s a fun time for both parents and kids and we love the community feel as well as the laid-back country vibes. […]

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Hawaii Hikes: Aiea Loop Trail

Aiea Loop Trail H3 Outlook

This weekend we decided to explore an interior island trail. With a total distance at about 4 miles, Aiea Loop Trail offers a nice workout but feels a bit more relaxed. The trail is both kid and dog-friendly and you’ll enjoy lush tropical jungle, gorgeous mountains and even some peek-a-boo ocean views. The trail offers an abundance of shade but it can get a bit muddy in some areas. It would not be ideal to hike this trail […]

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