Monthly Archives: April 2010

Our trip to Hawai`i (2010)–Day 13

Ka`anapali Up just after 6:00 this morning and start the day off with a nice breakfast of sausages, scrambled eggs, toast and bananas. Lots of walking on the beach after that, roughly 2 1/2 miles, followed by a drive up … Continue reading

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Our trip to Hawai`i (2010)–Day 12

Amigos You wouldn’t think of Maui being a place where people could find the best Mexican food they’ve ever had. Cilantro in Lahaina has received some excellent reviews, by Top Maui Restaurants and also by Maui Revealed. However, the times … Continue reading

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Our trip to Hawai`i (2010)–Day 11

Wailea Beachwalk Patty celebrates her birthday today! After singing her Happy Birthday in bed, we eat breakfast and walk the beach (seven miles total walking today). She wanted to walk the Ka`anapali Beachwalk but it’s sprinkling rain up there so … Continue reading

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Our trip to Hawai`i (2010)–Day 10

A Meeting and Some Relaxation I never get tired of falling asleep listening to the ocean, never get tired of waking up to the same–plus seeing Lanai as the first morning rays of light hit that island and hearing the … Continue reading

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Our trip to Hawai`i (2010)–Day 9

Off To Maui! We’re up at 6:00, finishing our packing, checking out and heading to the Honolulu Airport. We got somewhat lost trying to find the Alamo rental return place, it’s set off by itself and not grouped with the … Continue reading

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Our trip to Hawai`i (2010)–Day 8

Honolulu Zoo We start the day with a fairly long walk up Kapahulu Avenue to Leonard’s Bakery with their legendary malasadas in mind. Many posters on the Trip Advisors forum had spoken very highly of this place so we had … Continue reading

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Our trip to Hawai`i (2010)–Day 7

Diamond Head and Downtown Up and at ‘em early on a gorgeous, sunny morning with temps in the low 70′s. After breakfast, the four of us met up and took on the Diamond Head crater climb. This is a nice … Continue reading

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Our trip to Hawai`i (2010)–Day 6

Polynesian Cultural Center Today’s activity was the one we’d been truly looking forward to, an entire day and evening spent at the Polynesian Cultural Center up in Laie. We had reserved the Ambassador Prime Rib dinner package. Along with coach … Continue reading

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Our trip to Hawai`i (2010)–Day 5

Circle Island Drive It was clear this morning in Waikiki but the clouds over the Ko`olau Mountains looked dark and foreboding. Nevertheless, we struck out intent on exploring what the North Shore of Oahu had to offer, after first stuffing … Continue reading

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Our trip to Hawai`i (2010)–Day 4

Pearl Harbor Today’s featured activity was our first-ever trip to Pearl Harbor and it was much anticipated. The drive out to Pearl wasn’t exactly as smooth as I would have liked, however, due to a little “Driver Foolishness” on my … Continue reading

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