Ho’okipa – Solvang and Napa (From the Start)
We decided on day trips to Solvang and Napa and made the most of our days there. While we had every intent to visit with some our favorite wineries, we had two full days like none we’ve planned in the past. I suppose that was it? We didn’t plan! Aside from an hour that we visited with new found friends, we had the rest of the day to ourselves. For those of you who know us, and maybe those we’ve met along the way, we always have a plan!
While we had every intent to visit with some our favorite wineries, we had two full days like none we’ve planned in the past. I suppose that was it? We didn’t plan!
From the moment we stepped on our JSX flight from Burbank to Concord, to the inflight service onboard, the GoRentals car that waited for us planeside, and the forty-five minute drive that took us to a quaint little restaurant in Napa named Fume Bistro, we realized it was a small glimpse of our future…we’ll call Ho’okipa.
Ho’okipa by definition and best described by “Value Alignment coach, Culture builder, and Creator of Managing with Aloha,” Rosa Say, is the value that stands behind WineQuickie and our journey.
” Ho‘okipa is the Hawaiian value of hospitality. Ho‘okipa is to welcome guests, customers and strangers with your spirit of Aloha, transcending the norm in serving others. Ho‘okipa is the hospitality of complete giving. It defines a true art of unselfishly extending to others the best that we have to give. In sharing our Ho‘okipa with others, we gain our own joy and we invest in our own well-being.” – Rosa Say
Since it was be life changing decision, we laid out a one year plan as well as a five year plan…if we can even wait that long. And yes, the kids and Luna (now waiting for us on the Rainbow Bridge) were all in. We sold our beautiful home in theVillage, and couldn’t be more excited about what the future holds for us.
We would love to hear from all of you as we make new discoveries near and far and welcome you to be a part of our journey.
Enjoy the journey…Ho’okipa