Hawaii Adventure 2001

6:20 AM Depart on Continental Airlines for Houston with connecting flight to Honolulu.  Then we have another inter-island connection flight to our first destination island– THE BIG ISLAND or HAWAII!!! The flight was comfortable (ok not really we got stuck in coach because no upgrades were available even though we had the points–and our knees […]

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Lazy Day

  Here's Eric on our fourth morning after a good night's sleep and looking pretty genki (energetic)!  He's standing on the rocks right over the wall near our condo.  All the rocks are from an  ancient flow from the small volcano called Hualalei, which is nearby.  This kind of rough lava is called a'a here.  […]

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KILEAUA VOLCANO AND HILO

  You think we have high gas prices on the East Coast of the US, huh?  Well look at this–Unleaded plus $2.11!!! This is the cheapest we've found anywhere on the island–near the airport in the only city (Ha!) on The Big Island, called "Hilo".  This is the side of the island where the volcano […]

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Eric’s Birthday Part II

  Remember I said we met a neighbor who owned a Blue Front Amazon parrot? Well here he is! His name is Buddy and he's really friendly!  He doesn't bite you as long as you don't try to pet him (unlike Modi if we put him on some stranger's arm).  His owner is named Walter […]

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Eric’s Birthday

  Okay welcome to 8:15 am our third morning.  We got up at 6:30 am and drove out to the Honokohau Marina (near Kona) and got on a zodiac boat (one of those big black inflatable ones with a motor that turn riding over surf into an amusement park ride) to do one of our […]

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Morning in Hawaii

  Okay, it's our first morning here and I'm online after Eric set up the local internet connection (If you look way in the back of the shot, you'll see a woman at the table on her laptop).  Eric took this shot looking in at our lanai (porch) at our condo.  This is only 1/2 […]

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Welcome to the Big Island

First full day on Big Island, nothing planned just hanging out. Met the cool security guard.  Got the internet up and running so we could do this website and chat for awhile.  Went to lunch at "Bubba Gump Shrimp Company".  Stalked weird bumper stickers.   Took silly pictures of them.  Went shopping at Wal-mart which was […]

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First Day on Maui 2009

Moving to our Condo on Maui.    

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