Ohia Plantation House
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- Hot tub
- Refrigerator in room
- Free parking
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... wait forever. It was a bit sad to leave the Hilton because there is so much to see there and we never got to swim with the turtles or see all the sights in the huge complex. We did ride the old boats yesterday though and appreciate the art displayed in the Museum Walk.
Our first stop was the snorkeling site up the road at #49 Black Sand Beach off Mauna Lani Drive. We saw some high end houses there - they were gorgeous. It took a bit of driving ...
... B.C.! Within the last decade, there have been many low rated earthquakes at Lo'ihi. We also learned that around sites like these there are hydrothermal vents, which have their own unique communities including tube worms. Pretty interesting to think about.
We also learned more about Pele, the Goddess of Volcanoes. Hawaiians believe that she is the cause of the volcanic activity, and that she now resides in Halema'u'ma'u Crater. They ...
... lava flow. We were finally over the lava flow itself. The flow itself was black and looked like oozing treacle, we were informed that beneath that crust it is flowing at about 25kph. You could see areas where the flow had burned forest and every so often small areas where you could see fresh lava. We weren't permitted to fly over the threatened village, nor could we fly over the main crater, this was due to the amount of ash that it throws up. The pilot was excellent and gave ...
... on the body and the equanimity of the mind to not react. If one is more than the other then the technique will not work. Only when you are practising the technique properly will you be able to change the old habit pattern of the mind. Goenka gives an example of a bird and his wings. If one of the wings is heavier than the other then the bird cannot fly. If you have a cart with 2 wheels and one is bigger than the other then the cart cannot move. And so, If awareness is ...
... wrong could I be !! We kept going.
The gardens were called Queen Lil’uokalani Gardens and if I get back to Hilo again, I would visit there !
We made a right hand turn onto the main road, past the festivities and craft market which I couldn’t see as they were set a fair way back and past more gardens with a statue of King Kameheameha.
We drove past the “uptown” ...