Horizon Guest House

P.O. Box 268, Honaunau, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii, 96726, United States | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Honaunau

Last full day in Hawaii

A travel blog entry by john_chris


... to snorkel was off the ‘to do’ list. We drove along the dead straight coastal road until we reached the state park that contained the Place of Refuge. We following their self guided tour around the various buildings and structures on the site. It proved fairly interesting and included some well worn but still beautiful wooden totem pole structures as well as some sacred sites, old canoes and some ponds where the rulers fish were kept until he was ready to eat ...

On the road again!

A travel blog entry by suerussdrury


... Cook read the English burial service for William Whatman (I don't know who he was) it was the first recorded Christian service in the Hawaiian Islands but that wasn't what we were looking for. We asked some other tourists who pointed to a white Obelisk across the bay, but now you can only get to it by water, this is the spot where Captain Cook was killed by the natives.
We did a bit of an explore, went to the supermarket then home, we were both pretty tired.

Island speed, Manta Rays

A travel blog entry by roger_ramjet


... due to weather. So we're caught between not planning anything and Antek, who seems to like doing things only between 10 and 3pm in any case.
So with these thoughts in mind, it seems prudent to get a hire care, so I book one tentatively online with some discount mob.
Checking online, the manta ray night dives are also booking out fast, so I’m a bit anxious we’ll miss out on another ‘must see’ Hawaiian experience. Time limited, ...

Pu`uhonua O Hōnaunau

A travel blog entry by tuffychloe


... huge caldera. Not as big as some of the largest ones in the park but to me that meant it was easier to get a grasp of how big these maus are. Just amazing to think this was filled with active lava at one time.

We drove past huge expanses of barren lava. The dark brown color of the lava, the texture on the top of the lava and the way the sun was hitting made us think the lave looked like brownies. Just amazing to see the immensity of the area ...

I like turtles and donkey balls

A travel blog entry by mham


... we drove south (as recommended by the staff) to Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park. The beach was not much of a beach, but actually steps carved out by lava where getting into the water was made easy and great for snorkeling.

While snorkeling, I encountered and amazing array of tropical fish. I also made a friend with a sea turtle. He was not camera shy at all and in fact swam with me as I took pictures. It was ...

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