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Our trip to Maui (2014)–Epilogue

It has been a couple months since returning from our three-week vacation in Maui, and here are some final thoughts: 1. The weather was somewhat of a disappointment. We didn’t mind having rain on three days while we were staying … Continue reading

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Our trip to Maui (2014)–Day 22

After a relatively short night of sleep (I didn’t get to sleep until after midnight), we’re up at 6:30 for breakfast. I start packing my stuff and by 8:00 the checked bag is nearly done, my carry-on likewise. Our final … Continue reading

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Our trip to Maui (2014)–Day 21

One final full day on Maui and it started with cloudy skies. It sure didn’t look like there would be any sun tanning today.

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Our trip to Maui (2014)–Day 20

We started the day off with a breakfast at our favorite breakfast eatery, the Pioneer Inn. We had wanted to go to the Castaway Cafe but Patty wanted oatmeal, and oatmeal isn’t on their menu. It doesn’t take much twisting … Continue reading

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Our trip to Maui (2014)–Day 19

The picture taking expedition continued today, with Iao Valley State Park being our primary objective. I thought that, with the trade wind machine turned off–winds are light and generally from the southeast–the customary cloudy conditions I always seem to find … Continue reading

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Our trip to Maui (2014)–Day 18

It’s hiking day today! We had spent possibly too much time in the car and, other than that, doing nothing for the past several days, so it was time to get out there and enjoy the sunshine, hot and humid … Continue reading

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Our trip to Maui (2014)–Day 17

We miss Kimo! We miss his little barks, growls, the way he plays, the way he stands there and just stares at Patty when he wants something. But any thoughts of bringing him with us to visit Maui were met … Continue reading

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Our trip to Maui (2014)–Day 16

Each time we visit Maui, we make it a point to drive to Wailea and visit the site of our 1996 wedding at Wailea Beach. Today was the day to make such a journey–it was sunny, hot and muggy, but … Continue reading

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Our trip to Maui (2014)–Day 15

When it comes to breakfast, the Sea House in Napili is probably our second favorite place on Maui, after the Pioneer Inn. They have killer views of Napili Bay, but they are more expensive than the Pioneer Inn–the quality of … Continue reading

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Our trip to Maui (2014)–Day 14

Hokule`a left Honolulu yesterday, the start of what is to be a three-year circumnavigation of the earth. This morning they landed near the Lahaina Harbor. I was there just after 8 a.m. and snapped a few pics. They said it … Continue reading

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