2012 In Review

It’s hard to believe that it’s January 8, 2013! We’ve already begun planning our next trip, and I haven’t yet recapped 2012. So, here it goes… 2012, like every other year I suppose, was full of ups and downs. It just seemed like all of our “down” time this past year was spent in a … More 2012 In Review

Luau

You very well can’t go all the way to Hawaii and not do a luau. So we packed up the gang (8 of us in all!) and headed down the road to the town of Lahaina. There are several luaus to choose from on any of the islands, and we lucked out with the one … More Luau

Summit to Sea Level

Thanks to my severe case of motion sickness, which always ends with vomiting,  I have found myself in some awkward situations. I’ve thrown up in countless movie theaters, trains, boats, even on one of the royal guards in England (who, due to the nature of the job, wasn’t able to move until his shift was … More Summit to Sea Level

Waimea Falls

In order to see more of Oahu than just Waikiki, we rented a couple of cars and hit the road. There are about a dozen main roads, and only 3 highways on the island so getting from the South to the North side was pretty straight forward. As we left downtown Honolulu the scenery drastically … More Waimea Falls

Sea Turtles

Along the North shore of Oahu are several popular beaches, but for different reasons. There are beaches with enormous/violent looking waves that are popular with surfers. There are beaches that are staked out with enormous/violent looking fishing poles that I’m assuming pull in fish that are equally enormous/violent. We were looking for something enormous, but … More Sea Turtles