Horizon Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... easily, but there is still one more layer before you get to the good stuff inside. The inner shell of a mac nut can withstand 300 lbs of pressure, so a machine (with basically an extremely fast hammer) helps de-shell the nuts before they get rinsed off for the next process. After our morning break all of us hit the mac nut field where we were each assigned a "field" that had been cleared so that we could pick the good nuts. Jack and I ...
... peduncle throws (Google that one), we also saw spinner dolphins that came right alongside our boat, and several manta rays, again up close. And the thing Shane & Devante couldn't believe - several rare (around here) bottlenose dolphins playing with two even rarer endangered monk seals. Shane was on his phone right away to report the sightings, as there are only 3 or 4 monk seals around the Big Island and their movements are tracked religiously. We're ...
... We decided to try a new treat, so we each had a malasada, a yummy fried Portuguese donut. :) Freshly charged, we continued on our way. Our next stop was Punalu'u Black Sand Beach. When we leave Napoopoo, we will be staying at Colony One condos, which are adjacent to this beach, just off the Sea Mountain Golf Course. May be a tad too close to the Bake Shop for my own good! The water at the beach here is very cold due to large amounts of freshwater percolating from the ...
... puddles, so Uncle Eddy made many detours to find a path that we could get thru. Finally he stopped, so we unloaded like a bunch of Shriners, and looked over the edge. Wow! A beautiful cove with turquoise water, amazing cliffs, and olive green sand (crushed olivine, a green semi-precious gem). It's actually a littoral cone created by volcanic eruptions. The cone, which contains tons of olivine, has been half eaten away by the ocean, creating the cove and the green sand. It's one ...
... and jump around the snorkelers and kayakers. The bay is where Captain Cook landed and was subsequently killed, hence the name of the larger town at the top of the hill, Captain Cook. We attended Sat night mass at the beautiful St.Benedict Roman Catholic Church (aka the Painted Church), at the neighboring village of Honaunau, overlooking Kealakelua Bay. The church was erected in 1899 by Father John Velghe. Without any professional training and using house paint on ordinary wood, ...