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Hawaii 2015

We had another great two week vacation to Hawaii in November. What a wonderful time. The first week we spent on Kauai and the second week Johnny joined us on the Big Island of Hawaii. I didn't take many photos since I already have a multitude from previous trips. Hawaii remains the paradise we never tire of.


First morning at Ka'eo'kai resort in Princeville, Kauai. BEAUTIFUL!


 


The master bedroom.

Our wrap around lanai.

Stormy ocean

Unbelievable sunrise.

Hanalei valley overlook.

Opaekaa Falls

The winding Wailua river going out to the ocean.

Lunch at the Kalapaki beach area.

Marriott on the ocean front.

Hanalei pier, our favorite spot to end our day. Sunsets different every evening.

Sunrise over Kilauea point in the distance. Our favorite spot to start each day.

A muddy, but beautiful hike on the Kuilau Trail.

It rained during our hike....very messy on new boots.

Picnic shelter on a grassy knoll of the trail. Lots of views of mountains.

Clouds and mist hang over the lush valley.

The end of the trail. Not looking to bad considering the rain and mud.

A "Hello" to our friends back home taking care of Cookie.

Another sunset at Hanalei.

View of the ocean from the golf green.

"Surf's Up"

Luau. Party time.

 

Another sunrise over Kilauea.

An afternoon at the Waimea Canyon. The Grand Canyon of the Pacific.

Last evening on Kauai.

Johnny joins us on the Big Island. Our condo overlooks the ocean and mountains.

Vast open areas. Mountains formed by volcanoes.

Mike and Johnny do a hike.

We drive to the east side of the island. An all day affair.

A day hike exploring the north shore west of Hilo.

Akaka falls.

We explore the town of Kona. Lots of shopping and eating areas.

Lunch break in Kona.

Mike and I go on a submarine excursion of the nearby reef.

Johnny goes on a snorkeling excursion.

Sunset from our balcony. End of a fun day.

We take a drive along the Kohala coast.

We make a day trip to Volcano National Park. The earth is smoking!

We walk thru a lava tube.

Lava flow.

We abort our hike due to rain, but get to have a look of the rugged valley and cliffs.

Clouds hang over the distant cliffs.

The clouds lift for a few minutes.

Our last day we visit the Keck Observatory Museum.

So long Hawaii.
   

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