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I can feel at home at Aston Kona by the Sea for a week

When we pulled into our place to stay for Family Reunion II, Kona was very dark.

But the place my dear wife Karen had chosen in collaboration with several of her siblings lightened my spirits considerably. 424 more words


Bad Ass Coffee

No, the barista was not a donkey.

Do you have cold brew? No.

Mon-Sat: Closes at 7PM
Sun: Closes at 6PM

3530 S. State St. 10 more words

Aloha, Kona's open airport

We arrived at Hancock International Airport in Syracuse, N.Y., before the clock had hit 5 a.m., giving us plenty of time to check our bags, pass through security and board the first of three planes that would take us westward that day. 293 more words


The 9th Annual Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Festival

Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 19, 2017—that’s the date of the Mai Tai Fest at the Royal Kona Resort.

The event lasts from 11 am to 7:30 pm and includes a variety of activities ending with the main highlight: the Mai Tai mix-off. 387 more words

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Sounds of Summer: Every Heartbeat is a Flower

Every Heartbeat is a Flower.

Think about that. Close your eyes. Wait until you can feel your heartbeat. Do those words ring true for you? This past week, this simple phrase helped me get through some serious transitions while keeping my cool. 431 more words

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Dear Reader, I Caved and Bought Mules

For the longest time, the one pair of shoes I vowed to never get are mules. They are a 90’s trend I could never get on board with. 245 more words