Travel Blogs from Honokaa
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They had turned most of the street lights off and the sprinkler systems on! It was an interesting 20 minute walk back, I can tell you that. Even the light that usually shines on the sign that says to go right to get to the resort was turned off. We made it back, but it was weird.
We were pooped by then and we didn't stay up long.
Tommorrow we are going to the northern part of the ...
We also spent time on the Kona side of the island, where the weather is usually sunnier and we visited a Green Sand beach (another hike in - it was so hot) and you arrive at this emerald coloured beach which looks like the sand has glitter in it. I attempted some ocean swimming but I really am not so good when the sea is dramatic - even little waves freak me out, and at one point I got ducked under and my ...
... trainer found out they both work in medicine. Given the opportunity to guess the resting heart rate, my mom guessed more accurately than my Dad while they felt the pulse.
We went to Bubba Gump's for dinner and had a variety of shrimp. Also, got to enjoy the sunset and the waves crashing on the nearby shore. When Forrest Gump trivia came up, our family annihilated all the questions.
Another fun day in paradise!
... that runs 4-wheel drive vans into Waipio. We enjoyed the commentary from enthusiastic young Douglas, a local through and through, though his story of Kamehameha carrying off a rock that had to weigh at least 1000 pounds strained our credulity. He deflected any culpability by claiming that “you can believe Hawaiian legends or not – it’s up to you”.
The valley was a favorite haunt of ...
... market and walked around http://www.hilofarmersmarket.com/. It is an all day farmers market. They had good apple-bananas and fiery salsa. We also stopped at the Rainbow Falls, but left quickly as it was pouring.We also stopped at Two Ladies Kitchen as they are very popular for Japanese Mochi http://www.yelp.com/biz/two-ladies-kitc hen-hilo. My dad said they were better than any he had in ...
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