boat at Mama’s Fish House

boat at Mama’s Fish House, Canon Digital Rebel


So tell me to stop if the pretty pictures get too out of control.

Hamoa beach, Canon Digital Rebel

This is the beach where we’ve been playing each day. It is called Hamoa Beach and is right down the street from our friend’s property called Malanai. If you are planning to come to Hana, you should stay here! It is truly beautiful. And comes with the most wonderful hosts you will ever meet.

Back to my new career of lounging around doing nothing.

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  1. Jill Valle

    I am so homesick for Maui!
    If you happen through Paia Town in your travels you MUST go to the Paia Fish Market for an Ono burger..YUM.

  2. stef

    we just booked our week there and seeing these photos…I CAN NOT WAIT!!!!

  3. Christine

    I’ve eaten at Mama’s, and my Mother and Sister are there now, oh how I wish I was too…..your pictures are always beautiful.

  4. Jennifer

    Pretty pictures? Out of Control? Are you nuts? Keep ’em comin’ baby! I still love the photo in the last post…

  5. Felicity

    Jealous, having never gone any farther than Cali…

  6. kelly

    yum-mie! wow such a beautiful place. thanks for making this cold dreary windy indiana day – warm
    and peaceful

  7. maureen

    thank you so much for these beautiful posts. i could never understand why people raved about hawaii & how cool it is. now i understand.

  8. M Payne

    I live in Vancouver…any sunshine, even pictures, makes my day! Thank you for sharing this beautiful place! Enjoy your trip!!

  9. Corey

    Lucky we are that you take the time to take a photo for us! Incredible beautiful your photos are!

  10. Ali


  11. Steph

    I spent one of the most wonderful afternoons on Hamoa Beach almost a year ago. And the dinner at Mama’s was amazing. Thanks for bringing back some wonderful memories on this gray SF day.

  12. steph

    what a beautiful place. i love the varying shades of blue in the boat photo.

  13. Jenn

    these photos look to magical. they don’t look real…. send more! If I squint hard enough while looking outside my snowy window I can almost imagine I am there too.

  14. Victoria Winters

    Let the jealousy begin….(wait for it)……..NOW.

  15. la vie en rose

    you’re killing me!!!!

  16. Annie

    I loved Mama’s fish house, and almost didn’t mind the $100 price tag for a light lunch!
    Looks like you’re having a wonderful time.

  17. Amy Turner

    It is -40 here today, can you magically transport me to that beach please? No? Well the pictures will have to do :).

  18. gkgirl

    you can never get out of control
    with such beautiful pictures!
    especially for those of us facing
    blizzard conditions
    this very evening

  19. Leonie

    i think that you are making a stellar start to your new career!

  20. Janine

    These are just beyond beautiful, never too many pretty pictures!

  21. geogia

    Outstanding photos and post! Enjoy the sunshine and relaxation….every Muse deserves a break in paradise!

  22. Monica

    So I just spent about 30 minutes on that Malanai site. I know where I’m going on my next vacation.

  23. jill

    It’ll never happen… Too many beautiful photos coming from you.
    “Sigh…,” is right!

  24. javatia

    that is one of THE most BEAUUUUUTIFul pixies i’ve seen. Keep them coming !

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