Hawaii Island Retreat At Ahu Pohaku Ho`Omaluhia
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... about the flora and fauna in the area. He explained about the 2 types of lava. The first one is the Pahoehoe. It looks like swirls of chocolate cake frosting. It results from a fast moving flow that curles artistically as it moves. The temperature of this type of lava is higher than that of the other type, the Aa. This type looks more like big blocky, jumbled lava that looks like a chopped-up parking lot. There is ...
... in the world, and there are telescopes from all different countries housed up there. The UK has one (It is the ugliest one) We got to the top to find a weird mix of Japanese tourists and a few pot-smoking hippies (normal for The Big Island). A bag of crisps (chips for the Americans) popped open all by itself as we arrived at 14,000 feet! I had a strong urge to eat rubbish, despite being told not to... All I could do was ...
... our destination, we started seeing lightning not far off. Being at high elevation and without trees nearby, we knew we weren't in an ideal spot of the storm blew a few more miles in our direction.
This was a unique hike because at the end of it, there was a mile long lava tube. We descended into the opening that caved in years ago. We got out our flashlights and headlamps and started into ...
We waited late into the evening to see the spectacular display of the volcanic crater glowing in the dark, but it was just too cloudy. So around 800 pm we head back to our hotel. We had to stop at downtown HIlo for dinner prior to driving back. By the time we finished dinner, it is already 10 pm. It took us almost 2 hours to drive back from the east side of the island tot he west side. My gosh, driving at thie time of ...
... endeavor. Everyone was amazed and agreed he should not pursue a career in music.
Friday we walked around Kailua-Kona, winding up at Kona Brewing for lunch and a brewery tour. Of course, the beer sampling at tour’s end was the highlight. Key information for brew lovers: the Kona Brewing beers and ales available on the mainland are cooked up in Washington or Oregon. The brewery’s Kona product is available only in Hawaii on draft or ...
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- Swimming pool
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