Hana Paradise Cottages
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... lucky that I couldn't upload the video with the iPad. It exists though...it will see the light of day. The next guy who used the BBQ after us started a pretty gnarly grease fire and briefly set fire to the palm tree next to him. He attracted a fair bit of attention and we were glad to be a separate party! The sunset was glorious (as usual) and it was nice to be down on the beach instead of the balcony to watch it go. It sure goes fast. This place is endlessly ...
... thought by the natives to represent the male..eh hem...part, was nice. We were sitting in one of the valleys formed by ancient rivers and when you looked up as you saw were steep mountains all around you. The highest was called the Needle. The bus driver, a local herself, said that as a child she as her friends would go boogie board down the river an try not to die. There is also an abandoned grove of coffee trees that are free ...
The morning started with rain and lots of it in sudden, short bursts. Originally we wanted to head to the Seven Sacred Waterfalls, which is part of Haleakala National Park, but we knew that if it was raining, there was no point as the pools would be closed. Too dangerous, as there is the fear of flash flooding.
So we had the morning to relax a bit. The kids were excited. They like just hanging around.
We like to get ...
... it’s because of folks like her. Hawai'i has banned plastic bags, so grocery stores don’t offer them and almost everyone brings a bag because if you don’t, you have to pay for a paper bag, so there’s a conscientious effort to keep things tidy.
Cynthia introduced us to Snoop, the beach dog, who has an owner but who also roams all around the town. Snoop roams so much that the local police officer had to give him a ticket ...
... the road went up. It was cold at the top.
Got back to the ship about 1pm and after lunch I settled by the pool with a book. Think I did more sleeping than reading. Tina has a terrible cold on top of her back problems. We got some cough syrup from the onboard ship.
Again had dinner in the 'posh' restaurant (table cloths) but I had to cocktail on my own, Tina ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHana Paradise Cottages
Excellent location. Wide range of amenities. Perfect home.
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