Kristine Musto blog


Maui's Paniolo (Hawaiian Cowboy) Town
Posted by Kristine Musto on April 25, 2020 in   Hawaii  Eddie Tam Community Park  gratitude  Komoda's Bakery  Makawao  Makawao Rodeo  Maui  Maui Lifestyle  Maui Living  Upcountry Maui
For the past 22 years, Makawao has been where I've called home.  The historic cowboy town, located on the slopes of Haleakala is where Carl and I purchased our home in 1997 and where our three children were born and raised.  Honestly I feel as if this were a place where time has literally stopped.  It doesn't feel like 2020 here.  Our community is small and feels like family.  You have every convenience necessary just a short distance from home...schools, an amazing community park, sto... read more

My Maui Home

Living in Gratitude During Covid-19
Posted by Kristine Musto on April 08, 2020 in   Hawaii  gratitude  Makawao  Maui  Maui Lifestyle  Maui Living  Pukalani  Upcountry Maui
We are all living in unprecedented times during this pandemic.  I feel like I'm watching a really scary movie...which has never been my genre of choice.  In the beginning, I was living in the same panic that most felt.  While my youngest son is still at home, I have two kids in college so my first challenge was getting them home.  My son was in Oregon so it wasn't too complicated but my daughter was in England so that was more challenging.  Thankfully, we acted quickly and both made it home... read more

I'm a Soccer Mom

Posted by Kristine Musto on March 02, 2020 in  family  gratitude  Makawao  Maui  Maui Lifestyle  Maui Living  soccer  team
It's taken me a while to figure out the connection between my family life and my work life, although I always knew it was there. For the past 17 years, my family life revolves around our favorite past!  My husband, Carl, started coaching when my oldest, Nikki, began her soccer career in A.Y.S.O. at 5 years old.  Nikki is now studying for her Master's degree in England and still playing soccer! After graduating and playing soccer at San Diego State University, she wanted to experience playing... read more