Movie Review: Disney’s “Moana”

This week we were given the opportunity to attend an advanced screening of Disney's newest film "Moana" which opens to the general public on 23 November and has been rated PG. We give it is solid 4.75 out of 5 stars! (Men, women and boys alike!) Moana is an adventurous 16-year-old daughter of the chief of Motunui who... Continue Reading →

Disney’s “Moana”: releasing 23 November!

I love movies almost as much as I love books. When I first started seeing the trailers for "Moana", I was really excited about what Disney was doing. One reason being I love Hawaii (but then, who doesn't?!) and I love the culture of the islands. I have several friends who call the islands home... Continue Reading →

Haleakala National Park (HI)

While we were on vacation in Maui in May 2013, we took Laddy up the great Haleakala, to visit Haleakala National Park. The summit towers 10,023ft above sea level, so the drive along the switchback road takes about 1.5 hours from Kahului (where the main airport is). A tip for the kids or passengers in the... Continue Reading →

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