The Westin Maui Resort & Spa Introduces New Wellness Program 

The Westin Maui Resort & Spa recently announced a new program, allowing guests to participate in thoughtfully-designed ocean adventures with paddle boarders, boat captains, canoe racers, and others who want to share their respect for the water and passion for the environment with travelers, while giving back to the local community.  These watermen and women will also lead guests to learn about the national marine sanctuary fronting Ka’anapali Beach and the importance of “malama aina” (“protecting the land”) through the beach clean-up activity as the sun rises above the majestic Mauna Kahalawai (West Maui Mountains). [Read more…]

2018 Hyundai Kona: Soul Adventurer

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins

The small crossover utility market continues to be a hot topic as sales increase from active lifestyle consumers seeking solutions that appease their diverse needs. With character traits based on athletic styling, inventive storage, fuel efficiency and both advanced connectivity and telematics, automakers have set the bar high with vehicles such as the all-new 2018 Hyundai Kona. It drives smarter, works harder and plays longer.   [Read more…]

Eating Soulfully at Cafe Ono in Kona, Hawaii

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins

For three days we zipped around the Big Island of Kona, Hawaii trekking to gardens, national parks, volcano sites, healthy eats and lava attractions. We admired the natives and their beautiful lives while they ogled in reply. Fun, energetic places make you want to engage in fun active routines such as the set of reverse dips I completed on the hitched Thule rack carrying our Specialized road bike while admiring the all-mighty Pacific during lunch break. But it was the food that really set the tone of our Hawaiian vacation.   [Read more…]

Vacation Fitness


The 3rd Annual Rawlins Family Hawaii Holiday Vacation kicked off with a bang. There is nothing more pleasing than exercising as a unit with nature. We knocked out 3 miles, 10 wind sprints, 50 push-ups and sit-ups, 25 dips and finished off with a little bit of yoga. Time to refuel with fresh organic plant foods from the island. Yep, vacation is to to relax the mind, not the body!

by Kimatni D. Rawlins

Help Fit Fathers Founder Win PETA Competition

MB_Leno_187What do you get when you mix a Cool Dad, that is a Fit Father, with a vegan powered lifestyle?  PETA’s Sexiest Vegan Next Door. Well that is, if you vote. Calling all cool dads to vote or to get your woman to place your vote for our very own Kimatni Rawlins. He even knows Jay Leno which should be worth something LOL … A vote?

Seriously, Kimatni Rawlins is the founder of Fit Fathers and dad of two young girls. He works tirelessly to show families a healthier lifestyle. This message is really important for dads, as we need to be in our children’s lives as long as possible. Kimatni has made it to the final round in PETA’s competition.  A win would allow him to expand the Fit Fathers message of health, fitness and overall wellness.

It literally takes 20 seconds.  VOTE for Kimatni.  #DadsRULE

Vote for your favorite vegan finalists now! All votes must be received by May 2, 2014, at 12 noon EDT, and don’t forget: We’ll be considering votes, enthusiasm, and attractiveness when deciding the winners. Two lucky winners (one male and one female) will each receive a free trip to Hawaii, courtesy of and donated by