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Lunch in Koloa

I think my favorite town on Kauai was Koloa. We stopped there for lunch and ended up spending a couple of hours shopping and taking photos. Lunch was here: Tomkats Grille had a very relaxed, outdoor atmosphere with lots of … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Hues

Have I mentioned how beautiful the colors are in Hawaii? In addition to the luscious greens and the blue Pacific, you’ll see the following: a vibrant purple Hong Kong orchid tree blossom Hawaiian shirts in shades of pink and orange … Continue reading

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Makawao is Definitely a Wow

One of my favorite towns on Maui was Makawao. According to about.com, one of the most popular rodeos in Hawaii occurs there on July fourth. “Paniolos” were the first cowboys in the United States. Long before there were cowboys in … Continue reading

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Luau Skies

We celebrated one of our friend’s birthdays by going to a luau in Lahaina. The Old Lahaina Luau, to be exact. When we got there, the sky looked like this: Then we felt little raindrops. Oh nooooo, this can’t be … Continue reading

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Koloa, Kauai

While on the island of Kauai, we stopped in a lovely town called Koloa. When I got out of the car, I looked across the street and saw this view: I love Kauai. {carole}

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Tropical Bouquet

Between our Maui condo and the parking lot was this beautiful collection of bougainvillea. I’ve seen one or two colors amassed before, but not this many. . . . You can see more of the purple in this instagram version: … Continue reading

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Chillin’ in Lahaina

The town of Lahaina, Maui, was once the capital of the Kingdom of Hawaii and a major whaling center. Now it’s a mix of great shops and restaurants where you can have lunch and look at this view of the … Continue reading

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Back on the Road to Hana

OK, we’re on the road to Hana again. More views of the lush vegetation and incredibly blue Pacific. . . . I don’t know the name of this plant, but they were all over: After driving and sightseeing for two … Continue reading

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The Long and Winding Road to Hana

On the island of Maui, there’s a route called the Road to Hana and it’s fairly well known. I had read that it was pretty challenging, so asked a few friends about it. One replied,”The road to Hana? Oh, it’s … Continue reading

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Back from Hawaii

Hi everyone. . .I’m back, but a little jet lagged and sorting through hundreds of photos. The trip to Hawaii was fantastic, and I look forward to sharing some of the images with you on Friday. In the meantime, here’s … Continue reading

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