All posts tagged: Waikoloa

Finding Balance… work hard, play hard

Summer surely is flying on by. “Mom, when are we going to da hotel?” Kodee asks. “Next Week,” I responded.  Oh my, next week is now!  In preparation for the weekend … a mom’s work is never done!  Laundry, tidying up, packing… oh joy! But seriously, spending time with my family and creating new childhood memories for my keiki are my top priorities.  Though with long hours at work, never ending “to do” task lists, and meetings on the outer islands, making quality time for my family is challenging.  Who knew  balancing a career and family would be a work of art! But this weekend… oh, it’s on! Let’s do this!  As I leave behind my worries and stresses at work, and start the weekend present with my ohana, motherhood (and wife-hood!) sets in and life goes on. I strive to live with this approach in mind … Work hard, play hard! Packed snacks, stopped for ice and off we went to Waikoloa for our staycation!  The open road and drive to Waikoloa was beautiful and serene.  Upon our arrival to …

Mauka to Makai

“Life is not measured by the breaths we take but by the moments that take our breath away.” – Hilary Cooper Enjoying my morning walk on Mana Road as the sun rises in the east revealing the majesty of Mauna Kea. In silence I reflected on the days beautiful lessons and allowed the warmth of the setting sun to embrace the soul. ~ Old Kona Airport I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day. ~ Kings’ Lake, Waikoloa Beach Resort