I am just returning from an amazing week on the Big Island of Hawaii. This was our first time going to the Big Island as a family. We stayed at the newly renovated Auberge Mauna Lani Hotel. They did a beautiful job with the renovation. The hotel has an open airy feel surrounded by lush greenery, modern decor, and beautiful Hawaiian wall art. They have three pools, a beautiful beach, and stunning grounds to walk around. The hotel only has 330 rooms so it doesn’t feel as big of some of the other resorts on the Island. The food and drinks were excellent, and having a tennis center was a major bonus for me. We had dinner at the CanoeHouse the food was amazing along with the stunning setting! Other restaurants we loved on the island were Pueo’s Osteria (mushroom truffle pizza!!), Moa Kitchen, Izakaya Shiono (casual sushi in Kona), and Seiji Sushi (nothing fancy but it was delicious sushi prepared by a husband and wife team who we loved). For a sweet treat we enjoyed ice cream at Anuenue (the Volcano and Lily Koi Cheesecake were out of this world), and Acai bowls at Yoga Barre. It was so nice to see the hotel bustling and tourism coming back to the Island. The staff at the Mauna Lani couldn’t have been nicer and more accommodating we can’t wait to go back!
Now onto fashion.
- Longchamp Personalized Travel Bag Perfect lightweight travel carry on bag. Bag in the below picture.
- Christy Dawn Brooklyn Dress Comfortable dress that can be dressed up or down. Also like the Bodie (if you don’t want elastic on the arms). Dress in the above picture.
- Lacoste White Pique Polo Below picture.
- J. Crew x Liberty Plunge V Neck One Piece Extremely flattering suit.
- J. Crew V Neck Crisscross One Piece Nautical stripe suit.
- Farm Rio Cotton Wrap Skirt & Print Wrap Skirt I love a wrap skirt over a swim suit. The one I have is sold out but I found two cute ones from Farm Rio which they now carry at Nordstrom.
- Madewell Poplin Bubble Sleeve Mini Inexpensive white puff sleeve dress. I love the way a white dress looks with turquoise jewelry.
- Xirena Aubrey Top Lightweight cotton white top that I wore with daisy embroidered cargos (similar to mine).
- This is the Great Ranger Pant These are my loose fitting travel pants (size down).
- Isabel Marant Encore Beige Sandal & Isabel Marant Hellea Slide
- Mi Golondrina Soledad Dress
- Doen Jane Blouse