Monthly Archives: April 2009

Our trip to Hawai`i (2009)–Day 11

It was a relaxing, mellow start to the day (as most days here are!). After breakfast, I gassed up and fought my way northbound on the Honoapi`ilani Highway – if you’re driving north from Lahaina, you can’t find a worse … Continue reading

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Our trip to Hawai`i (2009)–Day 10

Just Relaxing Contrasting yesterday’s near perfect visibility, clouds have moved in this morning and mostly obscured the view of Molokai. The usual breakfast, walking, tanning, napping and cleaning up were followed by a visit to Bubba Gump Shrimp Company for … Continue reading

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Our trip to Hawai`i (2009)–Day 9

Birthday and a Hike Patty’s birthday is today (no, I’m not disclosing her age!), and we also had booked a West Maui hike through Maui Eco-Adventures. The van arrives at the Lahaina Shores at 7:30 sharp. The guide, Eric, has … Continue reading

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Our trip to Hawai`i (2009)–Day 8

Sitting on the lanai in the morning with a cup of coffee–yeah, this works Meeting Time As some of you who have been following this site know, I’m in A.A. Have been since 1982. I won’t go into detail about … Continue reading

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Our trip to Hawai`i (2009)–Day 7

Pacific Whale Foundation Dinner Cruise Following the ritualistic long walk on the beach this morning and some more sun worshipping, we head over to the Lahaina Harbor for our 5:30 dinner cruise on the Discovery, operated by the Pacific Whale … Continue reading

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Our trip to Hawai`i (2009)–Day 6

Early morning on the beach Makawao Makawao Steakhouse is our dinner venue tonight and this is a return trip we were really looking forward to. We were also hopeful that Mr. & Mrs. Drunk Beyond Recognition (see last year’s story) … Continue reading

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Our trip to Hawai`i (2009)–Day 5

Best Luau in Maui After last night’s rain, the forecast is for more of the same today. We are hoping that it wouldn’t dampen our plans for attending the Old Lahaina Luau tonight. Once again, the forecasters are wrong, and … Continue reading

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Our trip to Hawai`i (2009)–Day 4

Best Pizza on Maui There are a lot of pizzerias on Maui, and we’ve sampled a few in the past. Our trip to Flatbread Company in Pa`ia last year was promising but fell somewhat short. BJ’s Chicago Pizzeria on Front … Continue reading

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Our trip to Hawai`i (2009)–Day 3

Just Hanging Out Cloudy skies start our day so after eating breakfast in the room, we do our customary walk on the beach. Then we explore Front Street for awhile, checking out menus at some of the restaurants. Some of … Continue reading

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Our trip to Hawai`i (2009)–Days 1 & 2

About These Pictures Pictures in this review were shot using a Nikon D50 and a Nikon Coolpix S500. The Coolpix is a great “carry around anywhere” camera, but has limitations compared to the D50, of course. Some shots taken with … Continue reading

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