Tag Archives: Hawaii

Tree Tunnel

OK, WordPress is letting me upload photos again. Not sure what happened there. But anyhoo, here’s a shot I took near Donkey Beach after a breathtaking bike ride along the Kauai coast…. A woman told us it’s called Donkey Beach … Continue reading

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Return to Koloa

While on the island of Kauai, I made a return trip to Koloa, a small community on the south shore. The Old Sugar Mill of Koloa was the first major sugarcane plantation in Hawaii in 1835. This has to be … Continue reading

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Colors of Kauai

I just spent a week on the island of Kauai and it was spectacular. San Diego is indeed lovely, but the colors in Hawaii are so intense and so beautiful, they’re almost on another level…. A plumeria tree in Hanapepe. … Continue reading

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Kilauea Before it Erupted

While reading the news about Kilauea, I suddenly realized I was there last year! I can hardly believe it’s the same place now. As you’ll see below, it was just an opening in the ground with a bit of smoke … Continue reading

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Hanauma Bay

One of my favorite spots on Oahu was Hanauma Bay. We made a brief stop to take photos from above…. On the left Center And the right side. The “curved bay” was declared a protected marine life conservation area and … Continue reading

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The Craziest Rainbow Ever

At the end of our cruise in Hawaii, the ship lingered at the Na’Pali Coast on Kauai, one of my favorite places in the world…. We were just about to go inside, because we’d been looking at the coast for … Continue reading

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Oahu and a Movie

I’m having some technical issues, so wasn’t able to do a long post about Hawaii. Instead, a glimpse of Oahu. I’d never seen anything but Honolulu on previous trips, but this time we saw quite a lot of the island … Continue reading

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Aloha!

I meant to get back to blogging sooner than this, but the next thing I knew, it was July 4th and the time just got away from me. Anyway, I went on a “girls’ trip” to Hawaii and it was … Continue reading

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Cruisin’ the Na’Pali Coast

For me, the most beautiful part of Kauai is the Na’Pali Coast. I’d seen it from the deck of a cruise ship six years ago and wanted to experience the place from a closer vantage point. A helicopter ride would … Continue reading

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Waimea, Kilauea and Wailea

Waimea Canyon is called the Grand Canyon of Hawaii. Though I haven’t seen the latter yet, I’ve looked at many photos and there’s definitely a similarity. It was very sunny and hazy the day we were there, but you can … Continue reading

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