South Kona Hideaway
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... asleep to the Kokis. Kokis are little frogs with a 90 decibel squeak that apparently drives Hawaiians crazy. We sort of love them. The farm sounds; all those animals noises mixed with the grumble of the 4-wheeler, Zeena running through the brush, the chickens clucking and cawing and brruuup-brruuup-brruuup'ing at us when we walk by. Bonnie, up at the house, making jams and goodies and Mac nuts galore. I'll miss the ocean sounds; the waves crashing. That endless beautiful surge ...
... trees grow. It's one of those never-ending jobs; you can pick a lot or a little, there will always be more to pick later. We take 3 canvas bags, 3 strings, a set of knee pads, a tote and a bucket into the field. And if you're smart you bring a mosquito head net and some music! The goal is to fill as much of your bags as you can. Each bag is capable of holding 40lbs of mac nuts. Our personal bests are about a bag and a half each after about two and half hours! Jack's got a new ...
... was either a manta ray or shark. But, when we saw Dolphins, there were heaps. Our first jump in and snorkel was a false alarm. The Dolphins had turned around and headed back away from us - so we needed to hop back in the boat and travel a bit further. The next time we jumped in the water I was so surprised, as there were Dolphins as far as I could see, in fact, it looked like I was looking at ...
... Valley Lookout, beyond Hawi and Kapa'au and it was spectacular. Since it was a clear day, we could see three of the Big Island's five mountains: Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa and Hualalai. From here we could even see Haleakala on the island of Maui! The drive back took us through some of the nicest grassland pastures we had seen. There were large ranches in the area with herds of cows and horses roaming around munching on the green grass. We drove into the town ...
... to go bowl a game during the week. After they returned we went back to the Queens Market Stores and King Market Stores to do some more shopping for gifts and a few things for the condo.
Dinner time so we are eating inside since the humidity is way up tonight. Tomorrow we will head back over to Hilo for our Helicopter tour of the volcanos and water falls.