Travel Blogs from Pahoa, United States

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is it really this beautiful?, Pahoa, United States travel blog

is it really this beautiful?

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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... of crutches and a knee brace to borrow.  And this starts the beginning of all sorts of alternative treatments...healing Pahoa style.   Magnets, hands-on energy work, anti-inflammatory oils, and even toning some deeply pitched sounds right ...

Maui, Maui, Hawaii, US Minor Outlying Islands travel blog

Maui

A travel blog entry by arthur~trillian

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Aloha Not a lot to say this time, we've just hung out and enjoyed the weather - although only a bit hotter than we've heard it is in the UK. We're getting too lazy to do tourist trips so didn't bother to see turtles, snorkelling, rainforest or ...

Going Home to Kapoho, Hawaii, Pahoa, United States travel blog

Going Home to Kapoho, Hawaii

A travel blog entry by suokkotravels

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We traveled with JAL (Japanese airlines, using our free AA miles); what a great airlines, free drinks, comfortable seats, great service; went through Narita, Tokoyo; very modern airport; has to be one of the top in the world. The layover about split our ...

The Big Island, Kona, United States travel blog

The Big Island

A travel blog entry by melinda2000

From Maui - we flew to the Big Island of Hawaii to find the ever elusive "red ...

Roller Derby in Hilo, Pahoa, United States travel blog

Roller Derby in Hilo

A travel blog entry by wanderingblonde

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Nov. 27 A.M. shift with Johnny, a shift leader I’d never had before.  Because of my stressful experience under the other shift leader’s direction, I was dreading going to work, but Johnny’s leadership style turned out to be a ...

Arrival at Kalani, Pahoa, United States travel blog

Arrival at Kalani

A travel blog entry by wanderingblonde

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Picked up at the airport by Michael, a really nice veteran of the place.  He drove us to Kalani Oceanside Retreat, a resort on the Hilo coast of the Big Island, where I’ll be spending the next month volunteering in the kitchen in exchange for ...

Kitchen Shifts & Parties, Pahoa, United States travel blog

Kitchen Shifts & Parties

A travel blog entry by wanderingblonde

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Nov. 23 Today was my first kitchen shift, from 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., with half-hour breaks for breakfast and lunch, plus an hour off from 9 to 10.  I didn’t find the job itself that stressful, but my shift leader made me nervous.  He ran ...

Staff Trip, Pahoa, United States travel blog

Staff Trip

A travel blog entry by wanderingblonde

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... cutouts on the houses.  It was very impressive and must be jaw-dropping at nighttime. We finished our trip at the PVC (Pahoa Village Café), then went to the lounge for Jamie’s birthday, and then on to the Emax for the Christmas ...

Lava!!!, Kapaahu, United States travel blog

Lava!!!

A travel blog entry by dan.melanie

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Volunteering at the Hawaii Volcano Observatory is awesome.  Normally I (Melanie) work in their library, but today I got to go out with one of the geologists and another volunteer to map the active lava flow on the coastal plain with a gps.  At ...

Kali Sitting, Pahoa, United States travel blog

Kali Sitting

A travel blog entry by wanderingblonde

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Dec. 8th After a fast-paced a.m. shift, Siobhan and I hit the beach.  We swam out pretty far, because swimming closer to shore where the huge waves broke was impossible.  Roughly one in every 15 waves was enormous and terrifying.  If ...

Nature Tour, Pahoa, United States travel blog

Nature Tour

A travel blog entry by wanderingblonde

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... so climate sensitive it can only grow here in Puna.  This tree will die just a few minutes down the road in Pahoa, Hilo, etc. -More people are killed by falling coconuts than shark attacks each year.  Considering the number of palm trees around ...

Travel Day to Big Island, Pahoa, United States travel blog

Travel Day to Big Island

A travel blog entry by ddppmm

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I am actually posting this from Oahu since we did not have internet access on the Big Island. So there will be 3-4 postings in a row for the three days on the Big Island. So if you want to see the other three days (Volcano, back country exploring , ...

Hot springs and Black Sand, Pahoa, Puna, United States travel blog

Hot springs and Black Sand

A travel blog entry by ddppmm

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Today we explored the Puna district near where we were staying. We started the trip with a dirt back road through some thick jungle. We then made it to the Tide pools which had the most amazing snorkeling I have ever seen right off the shore. The ...

The End of Kalani, Pahoa, United States travel blog

The End of Kalani

A travel blog entry by wanderingblonde

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After the staff meeting, I went sightseeing with Venetia, Mitsu and Siobhan.  First, we went to the black sand Coconut Beach, which we reached by walking across a huge field of hardened lava.  People have thrown seed bombs onto the lava, so ...

Black sand beaches and friendly hippies, Pahoa, United States travel blog

Black sand beaches and friendly hippies

A travel blog entry by ivealis

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Thanksgiving, Kalani Style, Pahoa, United States travel blog

Thanksgiving, Kalani Style

A travel blog entry by wanderingblonde

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Happy Thanksgiving!  It’s my first Thanksgiving in a warm climate.  It felt strange to wear a sundress instead of a wool coat.  Around 6 a.m., I woke up to the sounds of people yelling about a rainbow outside.  It was thin, but ...

Ecstatic Sun Dancing, Pahoa, United States travel blog

Ecstatic Sun Dancing

A travel blog entry by wanderingblonde

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Nov. 21 First full day at Kalani.  The weather was gorgeous again, sunny and maybe 85 degrees.  I slept in late and missed breakfast, so I made a snack of sprouted wheat toast with organic almond butter and passion fruit jelly.   After ...

Von den schönsten Waldstrassen zu neuem Land, Puna, United States travel blog

Von den schönsten Waldstrassen zu neuem Land

A travel blog entry by reiseglitzer

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Als um Ein Uhr Nachmittags der Regen der Sonne weicht (ja, auch hier in Hawaii werden wir auf unserer Reise mit Regen verwöhnt!) fahren wir los, um den östlichsten Inselzipfel zu erkunden, nämlich die Region Puna. Von Kapoho aus gelangen wir über ...

Kitchen Party, Pahoa, United States travel blog

Kitchen Party

A travel blog entry by wanderingblonde

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... cuttlefish legs and olive cake.  While I was walking around, I ran into the lady who sat in front of me on the bus to Pahoa.  She remembered me and asked how my shopping had gone.   Later, I went to the mall and was lucky enough to catch ...

Marku'u & Open Mic, Pahoa, United States travel blog

Marku'u & Open Mic

A travel blog entry by wanderingblonde

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Dec. 12 Today, I went to the Marku’a Market in Pahoa.  There were rows of stalls selling ukuleles, Aloha shirts, pearls, poi, kava, flower jewelry, ahi filets, etc.  While this place wasn’t as exciting as the farmers’ market in ...

Early Dec. in Hawaii, Pahoa, United States travel blog

Early Dec. in Hawaii

A travel blog entry by wanderingblonde

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... one point, I looked up and saw a shooting star!   Dec. 2 Day off!  Mitsu and I took the public bus to Pahoa, which was a funny experience.  The “bus” is a short airport shuttle type thing that’s totally free and follows a ...

Road Trip, Pahoa, United States travel blog

Road Trip

A travel blog entry by wanderingblonde

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Dec. 11th Last-minute road trip with Siobhan and Kate.  We crammed our day with beautiful sights and Kalani gossip on the drive in between.    First, we went to Akaaka Falls, where a trail of walkways led through the jungle to tall, ...

Bday in Paradise, Pahoa, United States travel blog

Bday in Paradise

A travel blog entry by wanderingblonde

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... with plastic sea creatures.  We laughed hysterically as we ate, and he and Cosimo totally saved the day. Back down in Pahoa, I caught a tiny glimpse of the lava, which has only just started to flow.  I really wanted to see it flowing ...

Big Island of Hawaii, Pahoa, United States travel blog

Big Island of Hawaii

A travel blog entry by sahs

... .  I really like Hawaiians. I managed to negotiate the Wal-mart and the wrong side of the road, and found my way to Pahoa and Hedonesia, where I will be staying, without any trouble.  I settled in just as the storm broke again.  I did not ...

ALCHEMY - a party i organized in Hawaii, Pahoa, United States travel blog

ALCHEMY - a party i organized in Hawaii

A travel blog entry by reneeonearth

ALCHEMY - a gathering of Fire power i am tired and excited preparing for an event ive organized when i found out that byron dreamweaver and steven (kaminanda) were coming to Hawaii --- they are so awesome that i wanted to create an audiospace that ...

leaving Rainbow and finding Nejma n Julia, Pahoa, United States travel blog

leaving Rainbow and finding Nejma n Julia

A travel blog entry by reneeonearth

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i left the Rainbow Gathering on the 9th and head for Hawaiian Acres - an area close to Pahoa where my 3 new friends have a shared land parcel (6 acres)... The guys are John, Jalian, and Nick... cool surfer dudes from California ...

Hwaiian adventures Ending, Kapoho, United States travel blog

Hwaiian adventures Ending

A travel blog entry by reneeonearth

Hawaiian Adventures - Ending aloha to all Beings! yes everything has a beginning and an end... i fly out in days - thursday the 5th... i feel sad and content at the same time... im staying at COCO's - i had been there in february... its ...

yep im gonna leave Hawaii, Pahoa, United States travel blog

yep im gonna leave Hawaii

A travel blog entry by reneeonearth

yep im leaving HAWAII o k so here's a short note--- yesterday i left the HELL farm -- got less than half my money back from the owner dude's accountant - against his wishes-- shes really helped me out but dont know if i will get the rest... 3 ...

Leaving July 5th!!, Kapoho, United States travel blog

Leaving July 5th!!

A travel blog entry by reneeonearth

LEAVING HAWAII JULY 5th! - POSITIVE VIBRATIONS ALOHA! yes ive got my ticket and im manifesting my travel destiny towards the Great White North! Toronto-bound as i intend to visit family and attend a reunion... then onto BC for Day Outta Time! ...

Death and Farming in Hawaii, Pahoa, United States travel blog

Death and Farming in Hawaii

A travel blog entry by reneeonearth

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well its been a busy and challenging time lately... i have been delving into partying a bit the last while which has been fun and adventurous~ but not the best for my health (alcohol in general - i usually dont indulge much)... until nowadays... ...

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