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Aloha! A Hawaiian Luau

Experience the aloha spirit and Hawaiian Ho'okipa at a joyful Hawaiian luau.

Experience the aloha spirit and Hawaiian Ho’okipa at a joyful Hawaiian luau. Aloha! While traveling in Maui this Southern girl truly felt the aloha spirit.  It was evident everywhere we went from the warm greetings of “Aloha!” to the giving of lei and the ready extension of a helping hand to the pleasant conversation offered …

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Hawaiian Souvenirs: Shopping in Kihei

Hawaiian souvenir shopping guide for Maui

When shopping for Hawaiian souvenirs, the Kihei Kalama Village and the open air market on S. Kihei Road are must-stop destinations! There is a little bit of everything between these two locales from touristy knick-knacks (made in China) to more authentic Hawaiian treasures.  You will find lei, Hawaiian print shirts and wraps, Pacific black pearls, …

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Snorkeling Adventure to Molokini

Exploring Hawaii's coral reefs, marine life, and pristine blue waters is an absolute requirement while visiting Maui. Head out on a glorious snorkeling adventure to Molokini with the Pride of Maui!

Exploring Hawaii’s coral reefs, marine life, and pristine blue waters is an absolute requirement while visiting Maui.  Head out on a glorious snorkeling adventure to Molokini with the Pride of Maui!   *This post was written in collaboration with the Pride of Maui. All opinions are 100% my own.* Can you believe it? I have …

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Beach Bound: Spring Getaway to Maui

Planning a spring getaway to a warm, sunny clime? Check out my beach bound looks for packing inspiration! This time next week I’ll be sitting on a sandy beach with the sun in my face staring out at the Pacific ocean. That’s right I’m headed to the beach, but not just any beach…Maui!  This will …

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Ode to the gloriously outrageous place names of the South

The highways and byways of the Southern states are filled with road signs announcing towns and cities with often unusual, sometimes baffling, and on occasion gloriously outrageous names.  On family road trips and vacations headed to the beach or to see some relative twice removed, my mother and I have made it a game to …

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