After Christmas Joy

Have you recovered from your celebrations? Are the wrappings all cleared, the dishes done, the turkey sliced ready for those delicious sandwiches to come? We aren’t either… There is a certain reluctance to let go of Christmas. It is such a special day & like little children, we find ourselves pining for the day past […]

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Silent Night

All is peaceful here at Makanalani. Even on Kauai, we have a winter or sorts & it seems to calm the animals. Even the wind whispers quietly & the rain falls as a blessing upon us. As we enjoy our family & friends, we wonder what it must have been like for Mary on this, the

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Photos with Santa

It’s not too late if you haven’t gotten those photos with Santa for your Christmas Album yet. Santa will be at Kukui Grove today through Christmas Eve, so pause in your shopping & get those photos that will delight for years to come. Nothing is more precious at Christmas than family & photo mementos that

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Making Art

Art & children just seem to go together. Especially now that the holidays are upon us, since there is nothing more special than a hand made gift from a loved one. As you know if you read our blog, one of our favorite Hawaiian artists is the fantastically talented Patrick Ching. We ran across this

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