Tag Archives: Hawaii

Aloha Oahu

I spent most of the time I was in Hawaii eating and drinking.  That’s what vacation is for, right?! My first evening there we had dinner at Duke’s.  I didn’t take any photos, and I’m regretting it now because it … Continue reading

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oh HI [Pearl Harbor]

Sorry, I couldn’t resist a little state abbreviation joke. I landed in Honolulu last Tuesday night and spent the next five days there doing, well, not very much.  It.  Was.  Glorious.  I had lazy mornings and leisurely meals, punctuated by the occasional … Continue reading

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Maui: Day 6

I had left our sixth and final day in Maui totally open, so I was thrilled when J suggested we use the day to take a helicopter tour of the islands.  I’d seen Jen’s photos at Pearls and Lace, so … Continue reading

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Maui: Day 5

Haleakala, the world’s largest dormant volcano, is 7.5 miles wide, 2.5 miles long, and 3000 feet deep- that’s big enough to hold Manhattan.  It was once 12,000 feet, but water has eroded it over time- now it’s almost exactly 10,000 … Continue reading

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Maui: Day 4

Our fourth day in Maui we headed to Spa Grande at the Grand Wailea for some five-star pampering.  I found a deal (here) called the Hideaway Package that offered two 50 minute massages, an hour in their fancy baths, and … Continue reading

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Maui: Day 3

Our third day in Maui was our designated beach day.  When you’re visiting somewhere as beautiful as Hawaii, it can be tempting to do nothing but lay by the ocean.  And I know that a lot of people like to … Continue reading

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Maui: Day 2

By the time we’d eaten breakfast, hit the gym, and taken showers it was nearly 3:00 (like I said yesterday, we’re not morning people).  Fresh and ready to go, we hopped in the Jeep and headed to Lahaina (Luh-hi-nuh). There … Continue reading

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