First Full Day in Ka’anapali

Just enjoying the view from our condo at Mahana at Ka’anapali.

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Time to Leave the Big Island and Head to Maui

Aloha, Big Island!  We had a great time at Kona By The Sea, and had two great dives. Once we got to Maui we were greeted by a rainbow.  I’ll take it as a good sign. Slideshow Builder by VisualSlideshow.com v1.7

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Garden Eel and Manta Ray Dives

One Day, Two Dives! We went with Jack’s Diving Locker to  Garden Eel Cove off the coast of Kona to explore the reef in the afternoon, followed by a night dive to see some Mantas. I shot some pics with an inexpensive underwater camera, but the quality was really poor.  I later discovered that shooting […]

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Let’s get ready to go Diving!

Scuba Review Coarse with Jack’s Diving Locker, after which we needed more ubiquitous Hawaiian sunset pictures.   Of course, no trip to the Big Island would be complete without dinner at Kona Brewing Company. Slideshow Builder by VisualSlideshow.com v1.7

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Pu`uhonua O Hōnaunau

Simone and I spent a day at the Place of Refuge. Slideshow Builder by VisualSlideshow.com v1.7

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Surfers at Kona By The Sea

We are checked into our condo and are enjoying a great view with surfers showing off the ancient Hawaiian sport.   Slideshow Builder by VisualSlideshow.com v1.7

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Hanging out at Kona by the Sea

Just another day in Paradise as I try out our new camera.    

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Travel to Oahu from Maui

Time to leave Maui and check in to Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore of Oahu.      

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Aerobatics in a Stearman

I got a chance to fly with Stearman Bi-Plane Rides out of Dillingham Airfield on Oahu. The Pilot/Owner, Bruce Clements, has over 20 years flying experience and the Stearman N2S was in immaculate condition.  The Stearman (Boeing) Model 75 was built in the 1930’s and 1940’s as a military trainer.  It has excellent flight characteristics […]

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First Bi-Plane Flight

It’s finally here… the day I get to touch the sky in an open cockpit bi-plane (a restored WWII era Stearman) and the icing on this cake was the scenery I got to view during my trip was in Oahu!   Eric and I flew with Bruce Clements of  Stearman Bi-Plane Rides out of Dillingham […]

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