Wild Ginger Inn Hotel & Hostel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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Tuesday 25th: We pull into Hilo port which lies on the east of Big Island (Hawaii) at 8am. The weather forecast is for showers! So far cloudy. Booked today on the 'Circle of Fire' helicopter ride for 45 minutes to view the hot flowing lava oozing from the Kilauea volcano in the National Park. So after watching videos of lava and then going through the usual safety procedure we are finally escorted to our six seater ...
... hair that colour, but I haven't talked her into it yet. I think she would look awesome." Comments on the colour are always favourable. Those that don't like it or are unsure how to take it (after all it is the run up to Halloween) or are against brightly dyed hair keep their distance, staring when they think I can't see them. Security staff divide into instant love/hate - well that's their culture, and generally, as we ...
... coast. Along this area, you’ll find everything from coffee farms to historic landmarks including where Captain James Cook first set foot on the island in 1778 and where he was eventually killed.
Kona touched my heart and I aim to go back. For me and some other passengers we met on the ship, the vibe reminded us of southern California. The California coast inspires me and so did Kona. Was very cool to see a lava lined coast! ...
... Park. Here we were able to view additional volcanoes and read about the history. We went on a walk through a lava tube (inactive of course).
Next we went back up the coast from Hilo to Akaka Falls State Park, where we walked through the rain forest and saw the beautiful Akaka Falls. On the way there, we stopped at the Mauna Loa macadamia nut farm and factory. Marty was able to go into the factory and observe the packaging ...
Today's the day we finally go to Hawaii!!!
We're on a non stop flight from JFK to Honolulu, a staggering 11 hours. Then we change planes for our hop over to the Big Island where we'll split the next 7 days between Hilo and Waikoloa.
We decided to try carry on luggage only and as we stood in the terminal looking at other bags we wondered if they were going to be a problem. ...