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September2011

  • Volcano tour on Hawaii’s Big Island

    The highlight of my Hawaii Holiday was making it to Volcanoes National Park on Big Island. How could we go to Hawaii and not see a bit of the volcanic activity that this place is so famous for? As we were flying into Kona airport on Big Island, I...
  • Happy, friendly and touristy Kailua-Kona

    Is that Mr. Prsident with a Ukulele? I was disappointed by the fact that we had missed the opportunity to see Hulihe’e Palace. I had the palace as point no. 1 on the itinerary that I had drawn up but our plans went awry when we took time to...
  • Some lessons on Hawaiian culture

    It was our first full day on Big Island, HI. What we had planned for the day was a Hawaiian culture tour on the west coast of the island: A visit to Hulihe’e Palace, which was the summer palace of the nobles (now a museum), see Pu’uhonua O Honaunau...
  • Waikoloa Beach Resort – a destination within a destination

    Waikoloa Beach Resort in itself is a destination. This premier area on Waikoloa Beach Drive is known for its Golf courses, a couple of hotels, some villas and some upscale shopping, apart from its coastline, a salt and pepper beach and some water-sport activities, to name a few. The...
  • The spirit of Aloha

    It is not very often that you begin to enjoy a place even before you get to it. In the case of my Hawaii trip, that was exactly what happened. I just knew from the very moment that we had zeroed in on holidaying in Hawaii that this would...
  • Anything to beat Hawaii?*

    Aloha my dear readers, Another wedding anniversary came and went. This one, we thought should be marked with a holiday because it was anniversary 5. It wasn’t a so-called romantic holiday as you would think it to be, as we had a little one with us and honestly, we...
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