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The plane started its descent to Kauai, Hawaii.

Looking out the window I could see the warm blue water sparkling in the tropical sun. My husband and two kids and myself are here to visit relatives. It is our Christmas holiday and the excitement of the moment wraps around me. It is going to be two fun filled weeks of family and friends. My kids hardly ever get to go to Hawaii, so they are excited about it.

Kauai is one of the main Hawaiian islands in the chain. Located in the Pacific ocean, Kauai is known as the garden Read More

Chuns Reef

The Other North Shore

The first thing I do whenever I come back home to Oahu’s North Shore is walk down to the beach and take in the fresh air.

north shore beaches

The smell of sand and the picturesque blue water and clear skies tells me that I am home. That said, I did not grow up in such a beautiful place. All of Hawaii isn’t glamorous and gorgeous, after all.

Since moving to North Shore, I’ve been doing things that I never thought I would have done before – like learning how to surf and to scuba dive because there are some beautiful reefs and … Read More