‘Travel & Hawaii’

Malika’s “Modern” Munchkin-less Staycation

modern

  I just got back from a jam-packed, exciting – yet relaxing – staycation on Oahu. We flew into Honolulu from Maui and headed straight to The Modern Honolulu for a munchkin-less weekend. Every mom deserves some time away from the kids to relax and rejuvenate! Our room was spacious and clean with a wonderful… Read More

Ten Terrific TAHITI Travel Tips – Part 1

unnamed-14

My sister, mom and I just got back from an AMAZING trip to Tahiti! We had a blast and I thought I would jot down some things you might want to take into account if you are planning a Tahiti trip of your own. I have “ten” things on my list but wanted to post this as soon as possible, so here…

Travel: Infant Packing List

IMG_9085

Here is the packing list I whip out whenever I go on a trip. I’ve sent it to several friends upon request and thought I would share it with you as a starting point when you’re packing your bags for your next journey. I don’t always bring ALL of these things but I always print this list, highlight the things I’ll need and check them…

Maui “Passport Acceptance Fair” 2016

unnamed-14

  Due to high demand for passport appointments, the Honolulu Passport Agency is conducting a series of “Passport Acceptance Fairs” on Maui this summer.   Passport representatives will be available to accept routine or expedited applications for U.S. passports.   Makawao Post Office Date: July 21 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Parking: Municipal Parking… Read More

We Saw a Mama & Baby Whale Breaching!

whale watch boat lahaina

I couldn’t have scripted this whale watch to happen any better than it did. PERFECTION. Sunday night, Uncle Mike Spalding posted on FB an invitation for anyone that wanted to join him on a whale watching adventure…

A Weird Yet Surprisingly Fun Place… in Puna

IMG_8487-2

I felt compelled to write about this place because it was just so wonderfully weird. It’s called the “Hobby Garden” – my mom just created (by that I mean she jack-hammered the ground and built) her own koi pond in the front yard. She needs koi.