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Trip Report Update: Kualoa Ranch Movie Tour

Monday, March 25, 2013

Snorkeling in Hanauma Bay was just the first of many fun activities we packed into the third day of our Aulani to Walt Disney World trip. After concluding our wedding venue tour of Aulani with our planner, we met up with our pals Nate & Jensey and struck out for the opposite side of Oahu. First, ...

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Trip Report Update: Snorkeling in Hanauma Bay

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Today's update to Aulani to Walt Disney World finds us getting up before dawn again, this time to snorkel in Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve (despite my honeymoon mishap in the snorkel pool at Typhoon Lagoon). It's a fantastic opportunity to mingle with real live wildlife, and not just fish! We also met scores of feral ...

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Trip Report Update: Touring ‘Iolani Palace & Eating Our Way Through Honolulu

Monday, March 11, 2013

Today I finally finish the story of our second day in Hawaii! I promise not all the rest of the days in our Aulani to Walt Disney World trip were this packed, so it shouldn't take this long to relate them. Our third tour of the day was 'Iolani Palace, the only royal residence on US ...

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Trip Report Update: Doris Duke’s Shangri La

Monday, March 4, 2013

Today's installment of "Aulani to Walt Disney World" covers our tour of Shangri La, the vacation home of "The World's Richest Girl," Doris Duke. On her honeymoon in 1935, Duke purchased nearly 5 acres of land on Diamond Head, a now unheard-of amount of property in what has become Oahu’s most exclusive neighborhood. Duke had a ...

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Trip Report Update: Visiting the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites

Monday, February 25, 2013

Today's installment of "Aulani to Walt Disney World" covers the beginning of our most packed day in Hawaii, when we saw the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites, Doris Duke's Shangr-La and 'Iolani Palace all before 6pm. As usual, we took a ton of photos, so today's update covers only our visit to the USS Arizona Memorial and ...

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New Trip Report: Aulani to Walt Disney World Anniversary Vow Renewal Trip!

Thursday, February 21, 2013

I've started my trip report on our crazy fifth anniversary vow renewal trip to Aulani and Walt Disney World! It all started with our Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings vow renewal and six days at Aulani and ended up in Orlando for Disney’s Fairy Tales Weddings’ Bridal Showcase plus a dessert-less anniversary dessert party in Epcot’s Italy ...

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