Hawaii 2016

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We got married in Hawaii.  Ever since, it is a favorite destination of mine.  Probably the favorite.  So I was excited to be back in the land of aloha. While raised near the mountains, my kids realize how to be beach kids too.  Helps when there is a mountain in sight in the distance though. Pretty nice wearing a bathing … Read More

Cultural Diversion

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The family always enjoys a luau while in the islands so Kim picked a bit of a different one this time. Usually, these are just a dinner and show. But we learned of the Polynesian Cultural Center over on the other side of the island. It was more of an all day adventure. Kind of like Epcot meets luau — … Read More

Sandy Beaches

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We were headed back to Hanauma Bay but it was full from all the damn tourists. So we drove on and promised to return later. We drove around the bend to Sandy Beach. I had seen this beach mentioned a variety of times as a popular and dangerous beach. I saw it on Obama’s list of favorite Hawaiian places too. … Read More

North Shore

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After not having a car for a week, it was bittersweet to return to some wheels. We made our way out of the city and towards the North Shore, where the surf is in season. However, we made the stop at the Dole Plantation. We drove by it before and skipped but this time we made the stop to get … Read More