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Our outing today was to the Northern most part of the island... More rural than some parts.. And the very most northern part is really green and lush.. The first stop was at the Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historical Site. This temple was built by Kamehameha 1 in 1790-91. It's platform was crowded with ceremonial structures. Today it is the location of cultural events. We drove on to the town of Hawi. ...
... some snorkeling. So, we changed clothes in the restrooms of the visitor center and we drove down to the Mauna Kea Beach.
It was a nice beach, and we swam a little. Erwin tried a little bit of snorkeling, but the waves were to rough.
We stayed on the beach until we were dry and we drove back to the resort. We took it easy, took a shower and read a little. During the whole vacation we haven't really done any reading, so it was nice and relaxing. ...
... significance of the bird. He mentioned that it was an eagle that ancient Hawaiian's used to revere as a god. The bird was respected as a god, given it's ability to watch over all of the island given the advantage of height. Levi shared further that Hawaiian's used to be monotheistic, worshiping this god. When Tahitians, settled on the islands, they introduced polytheism, giving the eagle ethereal peers that were worshiped as well.
... tree. Turns out avocado are plenty in Big Island. Greenwell is one of the pioneers growing coffee in Big Island, and one of the largest. There're hundred of coffee farm in Kona. Greenwell is a big purchaser of those coffee, then market under its name. i.e., coffee farms grow the beans (a.k.a, coffee cherry, as the fruit resembles cherries), sell the beans to Greenwell, and Greenwell turn around to make its own named coffee or sell the beans to ...
... I spent ten minutes with my jaw open when I saw how beautiful the trees are, especially the one near to the hotel.
My plan was always to spend a few days here to get over the jet lag and have a 'normal' bed, before moving to Kalani and the jungle. Its probably the last time I will spend alone. I came to Hawaii to experience a completely different life, and after two days I realise that I have done some walking, some ...
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