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... It's a lovely town that has been through a lot - lashed by tsunamis, threatened by lava flows, and racked by a changing economy. They've withstood it all, so it has a charm that shows through some of it's older, worn buildings. What has struck me most about this side of the island compared to the Kona side is that this is real Hawaii, where the real locals live their everyday lives in their everyday houses ... not the touristy, vacation rental, resort world of the Kona ...
... had to brag up my husband because we all thought that was a super nice Canadian thing to do. :) When we got home, Brie & Ryan took the paddle boards out on the bay and paddled to Captain Cook Monument, about a mile across the bay. There, they saw Shane & Devante on another tour with a snorkeling group. They were excited to find another pod of spinner dolphins, and they snorkeled and swam with them. Brie & Ryan had given us a Christmas gift of a fancy ...
... Volcano. In Hawaiian culture, Kilauea is the home of Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess. Early Hawaiians respected and honored Pele, and made offerings to please her or calm her wrath. Every time an eruption occurs, the local people think that it is a way of Pele giving a gift. The lava that flows out of the eruption forms new land, so the people leave offerings such as fruit, flowers, and fish to thank her for her generosity. Pele and Kilauea give approximately 40 acres ...
... to cliff jump off the hoists, then scramble back up an ancient iron ladder, only to jump again. We saw two young boys from Kelowna, BC whose mom was letting them jump. Both the mom and the boys have more guts than me, thats fo' shure! Due to the windy conditions at South Point, there is a wind farm, and most of the trees are growing at a 45 degree angle to the ground due to the constant wind action in the same direction. Friday Today we headed to Pu'uhonua o Honaunau, a ...
... treed area bordered by a community garden with three compost bins. So every day we take our fruit and vegetable waste there to compost. :) Monday Since the kids arrived in the dark, they hadn't seen any of the area. So we drove back out of the valley to the small roadside towns at the top in the 12 mile stretch to Kailua-Kona, and saw the sweeping views of the coast. We stopped in Kona and walked along Ali'i Drive, then headed to the beach by the harbor where Roger & I had ...
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