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Well, our visit to paradise is history for now, and it is so hard to sit here gazing out our stateroom window at the Grand white capped blue Pacific Ocean gracefully passing by. I should probably close the curtains!!! While I am on the subject - King Neptune and his crew have been so good to us with more fair winds and following seas. We have been so blessed.
Ok, Ok, we really did not go to a Hukilau, but I will explain why I chose that title – several ...
It may be wonderful to do not very much, but today we have a helicopter flight booked for the afternoon and we need to make our way to the south of the island to catch it. We decide to set off early and stop in Hanelei town for Kauai waffles- giant crisp waffles with papaya, banana, coconut, macadamia nuts and cream (thank you Trip Advisor!). We have never been on a helicopter trip ...
... the center of it, so there was a giant hole in the top and a giant rock in the middle. As the tide would pull in and out, our kayaks would raise and sink with it. About 3 miles past the cave, we reached the beach where we stopped for lunch. This marked 11 miles of our trip. We only stayed on the beach for about an hour before heading back out. The current and waves were still against us, but it was easier than before. The last 7 miles weren't ...
... of steamed rice with coconut cream sauce. We also enjoyed their passion fruit mojitos made with passionfruit from their farm.
After eating a lovely meal, we checked out the shops on the estate and then headed over the Kilohana Rum Company to do a rum tasting. We tried the basic rum, dark rum (has notes of vanilla and nutmeg), and their spiced rum. After the rum tasting session, we ended up purchasing a bottle of their spiced rum and a pre-mixed rum punch.
... out we were able to take pictures of us in front of the falls. Attached are several pictures with us holding a University of Michigan (UM) Block M flag. We plan to send the best one to the UM alumni magazine since they publish pictures showing where alumni have traveled. There was also an overlook on the other side of the road that looked down on the Wailua river and the kayakers.
Continuing up 580 to end ...
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