Travel Blogs from Kailua, United States

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It's a WHEA of life....aloha...kk, Kona, United States travel blog

It's a WHEA of life....aloha...kk

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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So let me tell you about this school I visited today.   Its motto is "No Child Left Indoors"...it's an experiential school focused on environmental science (West Hawaii Explorations Academy---WHEA).   I meet a teenager in a bookstore ...

if you live long enough....., Kona, United States travel blog

if you live long enough.....

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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As a good friend of mine says, if you live long enough, you'll eventually see it all...and the past few days have proven to me that life still holds surprises....and some real eye opening learning.... It started in Ho'okena...that's the campground ...

Snuba Fun, Kailua Kona, United States travel blog

Snuba Fun

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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Today we were on the other side of the Big Island in Kona and, like other Hawaiian Islands, the weather was the complete opposite of the rain forest type weather we had experienced in Hilo. It was sunny and warm so we went on a kayak trip to a bay with ...

Packaging, Kailua, United States travel blog

Packaging

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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Americans do packaging so well. Be it the flag, a painted fence, or a tin of salmon, there's always a splash of eye candy about. Going to the grocery store on trips is one of my favourite pasttimes. Besides the constant price comparisons (why is ...

Ambitions, Kailua, United States travel blog

Ambitions

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... by Victoria's climate, we bring along vests and a blanket, none of which we need in the warm night wind. People watch comfortably in their swimsuits. The drive back to Kailua is an easy 35 minutes at this time of night, and we're in bed by ten ...

Three little adventures, Kailua, United States travel blog

Three little adventures

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... in the car, panting pathetically. Second minor adventure of the day done with. Tusa and Rich are wowed by the beach at Kailua with its clear turquoise water, pristine sand and much higher surf. They've been boogie boarding at Waikiki every day, but ...

transit, Kona, United States travel blog

transit

A travel blog entry by jay29

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transit ...

A trip to the Windward side of Oahu, Kailua, United States travel blog

A trip to the Windward side of Oahu

A travel blog entry by gwhite142

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... spot near the beach. All beaches in Hawaii must by law be available to the public; there are no "private" beaches...  Kailua beach is spectacular. White, white sand and nothing but. There is a tree-line running behind the beach providing plenty of ...

Keauhau and Kailua-Kona, kailua-kona, United States travel blog

Keauhau and Kailua-Kona

A travel blog entry by kathyglur

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I woke up this morning nearly drowning in the humid air. The weather is not cooperating today and we heard it hasn't been for the last week. It was quite overcast and misting a lot in the morning. So we decided to forgo the morning snorkel. Jeff has ...

Kealakekua Bay, Kailua-Kona, United States travel blog

Kealakekua Bay

A travel blog entry by kathyglur

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Today, we wanted to go to Kealakekua Bay, which is supposedly the best snorkeling on the island. However, to get there, you have to hike down a very steep cliff, swim one mile across the bay, or kayak one mile across the bay. We chose to take a ...

kona, Kona Hawaii, United States travel blog

kona

A travel blog entry by cazzadazza

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Anzac day and yes they had a dawn service and no I was to slack to go as I had a late night and still had to be up by 6am, I know you all saying so what !!!lol We are off to Kona Hawaii, it is such a beautiful place, we went over by tenders today and we ...

Red takes a break, Kailua Kona, United States travel blog

Red takes a break

A travel blog entry by reds_adventure

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Red needed a little vacation from his regular travels (because he works so hard) and decided to visit the Island of Hawaii. But this trip was not all play because Red was going to visit the Volcanos and find out how the land masses were ...

Maui last call!, Kona, United States travel blog

Maui last call!

A travel blog entry by cmotheron

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Aujourd'hui on va retourner brièvement sur Maui pour prendre notre vol de retour vers Québec. Avant de quitter la maison, les filles se font faire une tresse française chacune (solidarité de vacances).    C'est donc ici qu'on se sépare des ...

Lava Java in the Big Island, Kailua-Kona, United States travel blog

Lava Java in the Big Island

A travel blog entry by c_villa

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... is nestled in the plush gardens of Captain Cook and over looks Kealakekua Bay.  Friendly Geicos are everywhere. Kona Brewing Company - Kailua Kona: We went here a few times..good all around.  Great beer, of course Huggos - Kailua Kona:   ...

Day 5 Cruise, Kailua-Kona, United States travel blog

Day 5 Cruise

A travel blog entry by jas20j

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We are now five days into our Pride of America cruise. For those familiar with cruising, you would know that by now we are in a nicely rested, chilled out state. Day two and three of the cruise we spent docked at Kahului, on the Island of Maui. The ...

Of Captain Cook and baby dolphins, Kailua-Kona, United States travel blog

Of Captain Cook and baby dolphins

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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Day 15 Saturday 02/10 Kailua Kona We slowly glide into the bay of Kailua Kona. Beautiful doesn't come close to describing it. As we were sailing in volcano dominates the landscape.  Yet again I can only say "awesome". Quick brekkie and up to ...

Exploring Oahu - North Shore!, Kailua, United States travel blog

Exploring Oahu - North Shore!

A travel blog entry by alan.kidd.522

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We awoke to a beautiful sunny morning, breakfast on the balcony! The mountains at the back of the apartment, which remained hidden in cloud and mist all day yesterday, are visible in all their glory today. Today we decided to do a bit of exploring along ...

Dernier jour à Big Island..., Makalawena, United States travel blog

Dernier jour à Big Island...

A travel blog entry by cmotheron

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Pour terminer nos vacances, on a choisi de passer la journée à la superbe plage de Kahoiewa Bay. Les photos parlent d'elles mêmes... Tout le monde s'est bien amusé dans l'eau chaude et a pris son dernier bain de soleil (voir vidéos)  On a ...

SCUBA Diving, Kona, United States travel blog

SCUBA Diving

A travel blog entry by kristint

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Ocean Life Aaron, Theo, their dad Orvel Ray, and I went to the other side of the island to Kona. It's the leeward side of the ocean, so it's much less rainy than Hilo. What a relief. We are staying at a condo and doing a lot of SCUBA diving. We rented ...

The beginning, Kailua Kona, United States travel blog

The beginning

A travel blog entry by mables

I am going to keep it short because I am tired, but I wanted to let you all know that I made it (like anything bad would happen)! Today was a travel day, I spent around 7 hours  on planes to get here, but I met some very nice people. I got a free ...

We're Here!, Kailua-Kona, United States travel blog

We're Here!

A travel blog entry by melissagquest

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Our first sight of Hawaii: acres and acres of black lava in various stages of erosion, but much of it seemingly recent.  And the air port is right in the middle of it.  Just a little reminder, in case we'd forgotten, that we're on a volcanic ...

Kahalu'u Beach and the Luau, Kona, HI, United States travel blog

Kahalu'u Beach and the Luau

A travel blog entry by kathyglur

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Ahhhh. A day of much needed rest. We took our time to get moving this morning. We've been going like Energizer bunnies for the last 5 days, so we wanted to take it easy today. We declared it a 'day at the beach.'   We wanted to check out the ...

The Big Island, Kailua-Kona, United States travel blog

The Big Island

A travel blog entry by hallmike

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4:45 am wake up call for the flight to Kona on the Big Island.  We had to fly back to Honolulu and change planes.  Once here, we went to get our car - we had reserved a Jeep 4x4 but of course they were out of those!  They gave us a ...

Will my back be ok?, Kailua-Kona, United States travel blog

Will my back be ok?

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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Day 16 Sunday 03/10 Nawiliwili, Kauai Sat on veranda as we sail into Nawiliwili. We dock at what looks to be a sugar terminal.  Showery squalls passing through.  Holland America ship also dock. Off very quickly even though queue appeared very ...

Last day in Kailua, Kailua Beach, United States travel blog

Last day in Kailua

A travel blog entry by alan.kidd.522

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Had a great walk on the the beach this morning after breakfast.  We also managed to get some essential washing done and dried. We will need to get packed up again tonight as we will have to leave this lovely place early tomorrow. We decided to ...

Swimming with the fishes, take 2, Kailua-Kona, United States travel blog

Swimming with the fishes, take 2

A travel blog entry by melissagquest

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We didn't get to see seahorses after all: the seahorse ranch was closed for the weekend. Like a lot of Hawaiians, they take time off on weekends and close at suppertime.  Very civilized and humane, and we from the mainland are not used to those ...

Road Trip, Kailua-Kona, United States travel blog

Road Trip

A travel blog entry by cmotheron

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... chi-chi. Quelques pêcheurs de thon sont à l'oeuvre. Bon, ben, on aura vu le point le plus au sud des États-Unis... À Kailua-Kona, on prend possession de la maison qui nous abritera jusqu'à la fin de notre séjour sur Big Island. Ingride est une peu ...

Arrival, kailua-kona, United States travel blog

Arrival

A travel blog entry by kathyglur

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Aloha! We made it! We're in Kona. I'm on the lanai (a.k.a. patio) of our hotel room, sipping some Kona coffee...well, it's only the 10% version that the hotel has in the room. But it will suffice for now. I'm up early (for Hawaii) at 5:30 am. It's 10:30 ...

Kayaking Kailua Bay, Kailua, United States travel blog

Kayaking Kailua Bay

A travel blog entry by i-wander

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... breezy! After Shannon got home from work we grabbed a few of her friends, her brother & his girlfriend and headed down to Kailua Beach to go kayaking. Once we got there Jonathan decided he didn't want to go kayaking, so the rest of us divided into ...

HOLY CESNA!, Kailua-Kona, United States travel blog

HOLY CESNA!

A travel blog entry by sashadasha

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“Get ready for the Mokulele express!” “What is that?” Dasha exclaimed. “It’s like a flying caravan that seats 9 people.” All Dasha needed to hear were the words 'flying' and '9 people' and she got her ...

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