Kohala Country Adventures Guesthouse
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... and food - all the stuff I need for the mountain. Much to my surprise Saddle Road (Highway 200) is well paved and a wide open road. The road is quiet... I am seeing Nene Xing signs. Thinking to myself...hmmmm "what's nene?". On the crossing sign, it looks like some kind of duck... Maybe Peking duck????
As it turns out, Nene is Hawai'i's state bird - an endangered species - only by luck ...
... the resort. We showered and walked down to Queen's Marcketplace in front of the Starbuck's. Here we waited a while and we saw several people wearing long pants and holding jackets in the high temperatures... They were going to join us. The drivers came up and they told us what van to sit in, because there were two. It was a really comfortable van.
While we drove up to the visitor center, the guide / driver ...
... 5,000 feet to the summit. At one point the vehicle did a kind of sideways crawl as we climbed the steep hill.
It was like driving to the moon. I felt so weird and unable to speak. It was as though I had no energy at all. Ismael drove well and there were no emergencies - it was very twisty and turn at points, and for four miles the road is very rough.
The top of Mauna Kea is apparently the best ...
... and dad had AAA. One hour later, we had the keys in hand, and it was too late to go snorkeling.
Jarryd, Dad, Josh, Sam, Amanda and I took off to go on a hike near Mauna Kea State Park. We set out on a 2.6 mile hike. Some parts were over the desert terrain of lava rock, while others went through small oasis-like rain forests. It was overcast, and thunder could be heard in the distance. As ...
Kristine then went Kayaking again that evening on a trip to see the manta rays at night... a bit spooky but she sure did enjoy seeing these amazing creatures up close. I stayed on land and enjoyed the view from the nearby Sheraton lanai near the water.