Category Archives: Hawaii Travel

Falling Waters Twenty-Five: Wrapping Up

This is the final post in my waterfall series, that is, until I see some more. I believe there were about 70 so far. January, 2016 – The Big Island of Hawaii Akaka Falls State Park, located a few miles … Continue reading

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Aloha and Mahalo

Wednesday, January 20 All packed up and ready to head back to wintry Minnesota. First, we had to make sure we could bring our various liquid meds (real meds, not booze) in our carry on bags. The answer is yes. … Continue reading

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Flip Flops

Tuesday, January 19 Beach day today. We rented beach umbrellas which allowed us to enjoy several hours without burning to a crisp. $4 per chair – pretty good deal, I think. More whale watching. There are so many public beaches … Continue reading

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Cough Drops

Monday, January 18 By now, everyone has caught my cold. Jeff and Mark both went to a clinic this morning, and Sally goes tomorrow. We have a pharmacopia of meds, cough syrups, cough drops, Kleenexes and decongestants. I do want … Continue reading

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A Whale of a Day

Saturday, January 16 Today was pretty quiet, due to the fact that a couple of us have contracted bad colds (many thanks to one of our flight attendants.) I decided to visit the local urgent care clinic to be sure I … Continue reading

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Towering Mountains and Deep Waters

Friday, January 15 This morning, we drove to ‘Iao Valley Park, hoping to see a 1200 foot tall vegetation covered basalt remnant. This spire has some historical significance, as it was the site of a great battle between Kamehameha and … Continue reading

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Beachin’ Walk

Thursday, January 14 The grounds at The Palms are gorgeous – lush with flowers and palm trees – and quite close to the ocean. We wended our way to the beach, not a long trip at all. Before long, we … Continue reading

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