Category: Hawaii

Aloha from Oahu!

Apologies for not tending to your blogs last week but I managed to escape from the soggy winter of the Pacific Northwest to the perpetual summer and island paradise of Oahu! Did you know that Hawaii has the longest life expectancy of any state…

Yahoo for Oahu!

Okay so maybe I’m too excited after booking a trip to Hawaii but I don’t think so. Hawaii is to me, one of those places that lives up to the hype. Ocean beaches. Glorious sunsets. Warm, fragrant breezes. What’s not to like about that?…

Dreaming of the Road to Hana

Originally posted on Cats and Trails and Garden Tales:
Not Hana, but the Road to Hana, a narrow, winding, white-knuckle drive through tropical forest, over one lane bridges, with dramatic views of waterfalls and the Pacific Ocean. Yes, this is the ultimate road trip…

Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden on the Big Island

This week’s Sunday Still’s theme “Tropical,” reminded me of my own first trip to Hawaii, to the Big Island to celebrate our 25th Anniversary. I was immediately in love. Not just because it was my anniversary. And in spite of the fact that it…

A ‘Wow’ Road Trip on Maui

On our first trip to Maui a few years ago we were advised by friends who knew the island well to take two road trips while we were there.  They traced them on the map for us and pointed out the best things to…

Escaping to Kauai the Garden Isle

No not today.   I’m currently in the Great Northwest, where we are in the throes of Snowmageddon.  That’s what we call a few days of heavy snow in Seattle and surrounds and yes we are wimps compared to the rest of the country. …

Dreaming of the Road to Hana

Not Hana, but the Road to Hana, a narrow, winding, white-knuckle drive through tropical forest, over one lane bridges, with dramatic views of waterfalls and the Pacific Ocean. Yes, this is the ultimate road trip and you’ll find it on the island of Maui…

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