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North America » United States » Hawaii » Wailea Makena September 9th 2014

I managed a bit of a longer lay in this morning (5am) and Daryl woke around 0730. We went to the nice cafe for a breakfast bagel, and had a look in some of the guidebooks and on line for hostels in Oahu so we have some idea of where we can head for when we fly up there on Sunday. Issac was our guide again today, he's really good and tells you about places we pass on the way and points out some interesting stuff. Today we were visiting Wailea, just south west to where we are staying. Issac pointed out the neighbouring Island which looks lovely but has been uninhibited for years as the US Government shifted everyone out years ago and used it as a bombing range instead, talk about spoiling paradise. Also ... read more
Grace Kelly
Molokini crater
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North America » United States » Hawaii » Wailea Makena July 21st 2014

The Weavers left bright and early for a snorkel tour to Molokini Crater, a crescent-shaped, partially submerged volcanic crater which forms a small islet near Maui. Jeff and Allison walked along the coastal area, swam in the ocean, and then joined the Weavers at the resort's infinity (adults only - yay!) pool for the afternoon. The day was sunny to start with, then was mostly overcast in the afternoon but it must be true what they say about still getting sun on a cloudy day because Allison and Jeff are kind of red this evening. Tonight was our Luau night at the Marriott. It was actually a pretty nice presentation with live music, hula and other Hawaiian dances, native crafts, etc. The food was also pretty good with the pig cooked in the traditional way: underground ... read more
Craig being Craig....
Ready for the Luau ...
... with our Friends!




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