Ho'okipa Hale Vacation Cottage
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When we left the ship it was in the mid-80's. When we got to the summit it was 38, foggy, raining and VERY windy. We knew sunset was going to happen but didn’t really didn’t think we would see it.
Another lo and behold moment where the weather changed. Wind shift, rain stopped fog disappeared. Sun and clear blue skies. The clouds layered below us. We could see 50 miles away given the ...
... I still gave him a tip.
During the cruise we met a couple from Oregon. They were retired and come to Maui every year for the last 16. They gave us a lot of tips on restaurants in the area. During the cruise we again had a number of whale sightings. It was all capped off by a beautiful sunrise.
Tomorrow, we head to the mountain.
Chuck and Sheila Noel
... therapeutic, a good workout, and a great way to appreciate the island and the ocean. It's a lazy man's game and I'm apparently an allstar. The water here is so clear that you're at a loss to tell just how deep it is. At our distance from shore you could still see the rippled sands on the ocean floor and the coral was clearly defined. As we approached the terminus of our tour, a sea turtle surfaced and we paddled over to have a better look. It was so calm and ...
... the car was through the forest. It was beautiful, quiet, and on flat ground! The contrast between the two hikes made for a very fun day.
This hike is different because it is really an "off the beaten path" trail. It is called 13 Crossings because you cross the Makamakaole stream 13 times before you reach a lovely, but small, waterfall. You also hike through a bamboo forest and the trail is shady and very pretty. It is not a long ...
... to the bay and learned about the canoe storage in the lava rocks. They would build up walls to hide their canoes in, so they could not be seen from the land or the ocean. They would also make a place to store fishing equipment in. This would make it easy for them to get their canoes in the water incase of an attack. We also saw a natural "boat ramp". After all our hard work hiking in the lava fields we ate lunch next to the freshwater pond, and watched the birds. ...
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