A Day In Kealakekua Bay

by Karen Rose “Build a life you donʻt need a vacation from” I see this quote pop up occasionally on my news feed and smile to myself proudly. ʻYep, I did that.ʻ In 2012, I quit my job and sold everything I owned to move to the Island of Hawaii. Itʻs now 2016 and I…

Kona on Big Island: Much More Than Great Coffee

By Karen Rose Original publication https://www.hawaii.com/big-island/places/kona/ First time visitors to the Big Island often notice that island regions are identified by districts, rather than by north shore, south shore, east shore, and west shore. Because the Big Island is, well, big – its areas are distinguished by their given districts. A Rural Area with Modern Amenities…

The Best Time to Visit Hawaii

by Karen Rose Originally Published https://www.hawaii.com/discover/best-time-to-visit-hawaii When is the best time to visit Hawaii? Well anytime of course, but depending upon your budget and what you would like to experience during your visit, it’s a good idea to be familiar with what each season offers in terms of weather, cost, activities, and water conditions. Visiting Hawaii…

Pick Your Paradise! Find a Favorite Among the Islands in Hawaii

By Karen Rose https://www.hawaii.com/discover/pick-your-paradise-islands-in-hawaii/   With six major islands in Hawaii to explore, you’ll enjoy learning the unique characteristics and personalities of each one to determine which destination you wish to experience. Each Island of Aloha offers distinct travel adventures, and discovering which slice of Paradise is ideal for you is all part of the…