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Are You Ready for Arashi?

I am now that I know what or actually who Arashi is and what impact this boy band from Japan will have on Hawaii this upcoming weekend. 15,000 visitors are headed to the Arashi “Blast in Hawaii” concerts in Ko’olina on Friday and Saturday. Supposedly the Ihilani and Aulani are both completely booked so don’t […]

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Disney Aulani Tips 2

Here’s my second set of tips focusing on food and dining while staying at the Disney Aulani. Whoops, this post was in draft mode all this time, and I guess I forgot about it. So here it is nearly one year from my first set of Aulani tips. Don’t Buy Bottled Water Yes, the west […]

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Running path

Morning Runs at Disney Aulani

The one benefit of the Disney Aulani fitness center being temporarily closed during my stay? Going out for morning runs and catching these sights. There’s a great paved path that passes by all the lagoons. The path starts at the Ihilani and winds by the four lagoons. At the end of the pier area, there’s […]

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Microwave, stove, refrigerator, and hand towels

Amenities in a Two-Bedroom Villa at Disney Aulani

If you’re staying in a two-bedroom villa at the Disney Aulani, don’t worry, it’s fully stocked with amenities. Featuring a full kitchen and a washer and dryer, the accommodations comes with all the necessities you need. Take a look. And yes, the villas includes daily room cleaning and turndown. Down the hall, you can dump […]

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Communicating Is Hard

Communicating is one of those easier-said-than-done things, especially for big businesses like the Disney Aulani resort. Making sure every employee is on the same page and knows the very latest is just too hard. Case in point, while staycation-ing at the Aulani, I wanted to work out in the fitness center on a Saturday night. […]

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Disney Aulani Tips 1

So I already gave you one tip while staying at the Disney Aulani, the infinity pool is slightly warmer, and as a surprise bonus, you can occasionally hear dolphins and whales while submerged. Here are a few more tips for your Aulani stay. Bring a GoPro Hero Since you’ll be spending a lot of time […]

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Serenity Now Redefined

Clear skies, warm sun rays, a cool, idyllic pool. Is that how you define serenity now? Or maybe the pool is serenely vacated since a kid puked in it, and the lifeguards are keeping guests out until a full pool shock can cycle through. Serenity now!

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Stayed at the Disney Aulani

I won’t give a full review of our stay at the Disney Aulani. All you need to know is that you can expect the full Disney experience and customer service at the Aulani but don’t expect Disneyland. Disney did an excellent job preserving Hawaiian culture and the aloha spirit in the architecture and decor. You […]

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Disney Aulani Mele Kalikimaka Crazy Shirt

Holiday Gift Guide: Disney Aulani Crazy Shirt

For the Disney fans, a stay at the Aulani resort on Oahu is itself a wonderful holiday gift. If you can make it to the Aulani for the holidays, be sure to pick up these exclusive holiday shirts for family and friends who couldn’t make it. Available from KÄ€LEPA’s store in the Aulani, these are […]

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How’s Your Winter Going?

So how is your winter going?  The air is cooler here in Hawaii, but when the sun starts peeking out, it’s best to find some shade. Just be sure not to use the rust-colored beach chairs at Ko Olina Lagoon #1. These belong to the new Disney Aulani resort and are for guest use only. […]

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