Welcome to So much more Hawaii, a blogger’s view of paradise
[trip style = beach + sun] As my flight descends towards the Kona airport over an 1890s lava flow, I’m welcomed by Hawaii Island’s bubbling beginnings. This is not your average sandy beach vacation; it’s so much more. At 11:50 a.m. I settle into my sweat box of a rental car and open my TomTom [...]
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 [...]
Article and photos by Virginia Miller Volcanoes. Black rock expanses. Coffee berries growing on mountain foothills. Some of the best stargazing in the world. Rolling, green farmland. Waterfalls. Sandy beaches. Singing classic Hawaiian tunes to ukelele under the stars. These are but a few things I beheld and experienced on Hawaii, the Big Island. Flying [...]
-Courtesy of David Chatsuthiphan Kalapana, on the Big Island of Hawaii, is one of the few spots on Earth that you can see, and even stand next to, flowing lava. For the last couple months the lava has been flowing into the ocean providing some majestic and unreal views. You can see lava from a [...]
This article originally appeared in December 2012 on Naomi Bishop’s blog. Below is a snippet from Naomi’s dining experience around the Hawaiian Islands.
Like so many of our trips, our Hawaii vacation quickly spiraled into ‘research.’ As in, I carted us all over creation looking for the best bites the islands have to offer.
by Jason Hussong I have become an avid hiker since moving to Colorado, hitting trails anywhere I can find them. Some of the best can be discovered on the Hawaiian Islands; lush rain forests on the sides of volcanic mountains open to pristine beaches looking out on the Pacific Ocean. That is why the Hawaiian [...]
This article originally appeared in June 2012 on We Blog The World. Below is a snippet from Renee Blodgett’s spa experience on Maui. I recently had a remarkable experience at Maui’s O’o Farm, an organic farm that lies on eight acres of pristine land which has been sustainably maintained and biodynamically cultivated. It is a [...]
When you think of Hawaii, you think of many things and certainly one vision is hula dancing with a guitar or ukulele player on a beach….
If you go to a resort, chances are you’ll try some piece of what their spa has to offer, whether its a full blown massage or facial or their swimming pool and steam room…
by Joshua Lurie My fall trip to Hawaii was to learn about the increasing connection between islanders and their homegrown food. For years, Hawaii imported 85% of its food from across the Pacific, but islanders are finally starting to harness the power of their fertile volcanic soil to produce food on-site, and that means taking [...]