A New Year’s Tradition: Letters to the Universe

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When one door closes, another opens. Or something like that, right? I feel the same way about the changing of the calendar from one year to the next. It’s a perfect time for starting fresh! New Year’s Day has grown to be my favorite holiday of the year. Growing up, I remember my grandmother starting the water boiling for everyone to take a shot of […]

Kamaaina Deals at Travaasa Hana with Mokulele Airlines

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This week, Mokulele Airlines made the the first of its twice-daily roundtrip flights between Kahului Airport and Hana, Maui. Flights start at $59 each way and should be booked well in advance – yes, this is a tiny plane to make the short 20 minute trip to Hana. This is GREAT news for Kama’aina! While the famous Road to Hana is beautiful and well worth […]

Things to Do in Honolulu: Spa Day at the Hilton Hawaiian Village

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One of the benefits of living near the resorts and hotels of Waikiki is that we’ve got world-class spa facilities available to us when we’re up for a splurge. A great way to treat yourself is to book a spa treatment at the Mandara Spa at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. The Mandara Spa Experience Check in is on the fourth floor of the Kalia Tower […]