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... a turkey on rye and 'twas the most expensive Sammie I've had ever. $8 but good when you are hungry and love rye bread. Off to walmart where I got carded buying a box of cheap wine. Too funny! We decided to go to the Thai place where we had heard about last week. We spoke to the owner chef who had worked with Emerill brassie when he was 19. The food was excellent! We shared this main course and it was ...
... flights & cars! At least we were soon on the road, where we encountered one last obstacle to our plans for the next 5 days. It turns out that the majority of campgrounds in Hawaii are operated by the state or by the county, and in either case you can only book them ahead of time through their office in Hilo. Good thing we were there anyways, and that the info desk at the airport told us about this! No showing up at campgrounds ...
Robert, surprisingly, stayed awake through the entire show. He got pretty antsy after the first act but settled down enough to come back and enjoy the remainder.
It was a late night and we had an early morning send-off to get up to Volcano so we headed home and hit the hay. Well-- we did have some kona coffee ice cream first- cant pass that up when you are on the big ...
... any good photos.
It was cold on the mountain. Bob and I wore our jeans and sneakers, and the tour gave us parkas to wear. Without them we would really freeze. It was about 90 degrees in the morning when we left Kona and it was painful to wear jeans and socks. But at the top of the mountain, parts of the mountain were covered by snow - they got 5 inches of snow last week but most of it has melted. Greg told us the locals love to drive up the mountain when there was snow. ...
Aloha Ohana! (Hello Family) Did you know it is estimated that there are around 200,000 girls caught in sex trafficking in Thailand alone. Most of these girls are between the ages of 12 and 16 but some are as young as 5 years old? On March 10th I leave for my three month outreach in Thailand. During my time in Thailand I get to work with 10-15 children who are orphaned due to the 2004 Tsunami, rescued from sex slavery or from physically and mentally abusive homes. These ...
Other places to stay in Kailua-Kona
75-5660 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona | 3 star hotelfrom $150
- No no no no no!!!! Don't stay here!
- Not the value you hoped for...
- My Wife Remembers
75-5646 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona | 2 star hotelfrom $107
- Hidden Quality
- Stayed there for 13 days
- Excellent budget hotel
75-5739 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona | 2 star hotelfrom $119
- If you are on a budget......
- Never Again
- Pleasant Stay
78-7190 Kaleiopapa Street, Kailua-Kona | 3 star hotelfrom $135
75-6000 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona | 2 star hotelfrom $46
- NOT alot of Bang for your Buck
- Right on the water in Sea Village condo #3317
- Nice, quiet place
75-5968 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona | 2 star hotelfrom $56
- Not special
- The Pearl of Kona