Leaving Hawaii: End of the Unicorns & Rainbows

Kelly Mitchell, The Wine Siren on her transition from Hawaii

Facebook Instagram Youtube Linkedin Twitter Medium Rss Leaving Hawaii Anxiety. Week 1. It’s November. A stark transition from the sunny beaches of my now former island, Oahu.Leaving Hawaii felt necessary for a variety of reasons, but that’s another story…  We’re holed up in a motel in Petaluma. A motel that accepts pets. Specifically, one that […]

Scattered Sanity – From Hawaii to Wine Country

Kelly Mitchell on the first stages of leaving Hawaii after 36 years.

In this case, the first trip, stumble, wipeout, and smear across the road. Perfect is not a word I aspire to, “perfecting” is one I embrace when it comes to life. I took my life of 36 years living on an island in the middle of the Pacific, from overly comfortable, safe and known and […]

Hawaii Travel: Traveling with Aloha

Hawaii Travel: Traveling with Aloha

Hawaii Travel Tips: From Hawaii to the mainland gives me time to figure out ways to reduce my stress and feel relaxed when I get on a flight. I’ve found no matter how much time and prep you put into Hawaii travel, managing the experience and hope others do the same on your behalf, little […]