Escape the Winter in Hawaii This Winter

Escape the Winter with a trip to Hawaii

Last year during the winter, I noticed a trend of more families traveling to Hawaii. Since it's a 12+ hour flight from the East Coast of the US, it's somewhere that you will want to visit for more than a few days. As a result, finding a great place to stay is important. Of course, given that there are seven main inhabited ... Read More...

Disney’s Aulani in Hawaii to Expand

Aulani Hawaii

Back in 2010, I had the opportunity to visit the construction site of Aulani, Disney's new resort in Hawaii.  Aulani opened for business a year later, and it's already such a success that they are expanding!  Here are the details from the Aulani website: "Waikolohe Valley will be expanded and will offer more pool experiences ... Read More...

Learn About Mantas at the Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort and Spa in Kona

Upper Pool Deck Slide

Do you want to take an educational trip to the Big Island of Hawaii?  At the Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort and Spa, located in Kona, you can attend complimentary "Manta Ray" talks that are open to guests.  Come by just after sunset Monday through Saturday evenings to learn about the Keahou Manta Ray. From the ... Read More...

Structural Work Complete on Aulani


When I visited the Aulani construction site in Hawaii last year, it was definitely a work in progress, so I was thrilled to see this photo taken on April 21, 2011.  I can't wait to see how the Disney cast members "create the magic"!   ... Read More...

Hawaii Press Trip: Aulani Preview Event

Hawaii Pool Front

I spent 44 hours in Hawaii. It felt like a week, which is great, because it took over 13 hours to get there and another 13 to get home. I also learned that at 36, I'm not cut out for red-eye flights as I was when I was 23 flying back and forth to Seattle. I was pretty useless all day yesterday. I left on a 7:50am flight ... Read More...

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