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Hawaii Day Five – Pineapples and Chinese Hats

The Dole plantation was established around 65 years ago as a fruit stand. It became famous for its pineapples and as part of the ever expanding Dole empire. These days it is a popular tourist attraction on Oahu. We got an early start this … Continue reading

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Hawaii Day Four – The Aquarium and a Walk

We decided to have a slower day today and since the aquarium didn’t open until 9 o’clock it worked out well to hang out in our suite for a couple of hours. Ro got to watch some TV and started writing … Continue reading

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Hawaii Day Three – I could get used to this

This morning we had intended to go to Hanauma Bay, a beautiful natural bay on the East coast of Hawaii where you can swim alongside marine life that is part of a living coral reef. We set our clocks early and arrived at … Continue reading

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Hawaii Day One – Early Mornings and Lots of Waiting

Rowen did exceptionally well today. Considering that I woke her up in the middle of the night, 04:30 to be exact, and then proceeded to take her through the hurry-up-and-wait exercise that is air travel. She was a superstar. No … Continue reading

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Hawaii – Day Seven

Hanauma Bay was one of our favorite experiences last week so we decided that since this was our last full day remaining we should return and enjoy it one last time. We were required to watch their orientation video again, … Continue reading

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Hawaii – Day Five

Today we once again headed North, this time to the Polynesian Cultural Center. The center offers a taste of the diverse cultures of Polynesia. You are invited to visit several different “islands” within the center, all connected by bridges that … Continue reading

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Hawaii – Day Four

Being in Hawaii we are making a habit of spending time on the beach. This morning we’re heading to Waikiki once more to enjoy sea and sand.   After another morning of swimming, sunbathing, and relaxation we drove North across … Continue reading

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