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Big Family Big Fun on Oahu
Big Family? Big Fun! |8 things to do on Oahu with kids

Have you ever tried to order pizza for a crowd? It’s near impossible to make everyone happy and someone will always pick the mushrooms off their slice. The same goes for picking excursions when on vacation with a total of 9 people over 3 generations. On a recent ‘big’ family
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Embassy Suites Waikiki Beach Walk : Great for large families!
Embassy Suites Waikiki Beach Walk: Large Families Welcome

Nobody told me that planning a vacation for a family with 4 kids would be a huge challenge. As anyone with more than 2 kids knows, many hotels require families to book 2 rooms (at twice the cost) to accommodate 6 people. Not the Embassy Suites Waikiki Beach Walk! The second
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It’s a Kid’s Life at the Grand Wailea Resort in Maui

Decisions, decisions. My four-year old daughter was bent over a tray of sparkly rings, trying to choose the prettiest one. We stopped at the Grand Jewels of Wailea, located in our hotel, simply out of curiosity. The shop carries some of the most unique and famous pieces of jewellery worn
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Whale Watching, Lei Making, and Boogie Boarding: Family Fun Adventures at the Ritz Carlton Kapalua Resort in Maui

“Oh my goodness! Look at those cute piggies!” shrieked my four-year old daughter. Not the first words you might expect to hear when arriving at the Ritz Carlton Kapalua Resort, but sure enough, Loco and Moco are the resident pot-bellied pua’as (pigs) at this lovely Maui property. The two were
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Maui with Kids Fairmont Kea Lani
Family Travel: The Fairmont Kea Lani Maui

If you are looking for a slice of paradise on your next family vacation, you’ll find it at the Fairmont Kea Lani Maui Resort. I’ve stayed at several Fairmont properties so I may have biased to begin with because I’ve never met one I haven’t loved. That meant that the
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