Halii Kai Resort at Waikoloa Beach
Travel Blogs from Waikoloa
We're now settled in Kona. It's a real different atmosphere here compared to the sandy beach we left in Maui. Not sure I like it yet but I think I'm missing the action of the kids and the fact that you could walk right onto the beach and sit on the sand at the water's edge and snorkel right there in Maui. This is in a condo development …
Horseback riding in the beautiful country side of Waimea. Take a look at my Hawaiian Paniolos :-)
Not your average trail ride as they were allowed to trot and canter in the open fields... just watch out for the cows!!
Click the link below to take you to our YouTube video. (Still working out the details on how to embed a video into this site... sorry!)
... to eat at Ippsy's Hawaiian BBQ in the Food Court. We looked around some more, got some breakfast items for in the morning and we headed back to the Resort.
The swimming pool was open untill 9 pm, so we decided to go for a swim since it was only 8.15 pm. The water was very warm... Only there weren't any pool lights. Just around the pool, but not in the pool. So ...
... song, and storytelling. It was led by Danny Akaka (singing, ukulele) and his wife Anna (dance). They were joined by a Chinese guitar player, Allen Wall (ukulele, singing), and a Kona Historical Society leader who is part of an old Hawaiian (missionary/coffee?) family named Greenwell. Songs were sung and stories told both in English and Hawaiian. There were more than 100 people there but it seemed as if you were part of a small group on someone's front ...
... Maui (OGG) to Kona International (KOA), Hawaii
Boeing 717-200 N488HA
Distance: 82 miles
Duration: 32 min
This is yet another short hop on a Hawaiian 717, this time I sit on the right hand side of the aircraft. At OGG, we take off to the north, followed by a 180 degree turn to the south towards Kona. ...