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GoPro Pictures from Snorkeling in Hanauma Bay

We took over 500 pictures from our vacation in Hawaii. And now you can enjoy all of them. We went to numerous places on the island of Oahu and even had a day trip to Kauai. These are some of … Continue reading

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Island Life in Hawaii: Saying Aloha on Christmas Eve

I was up before 7:00 am, with most of my things packed up and ready to go. Wednesday, December 24, Christmas Eve, was the last day of our trip. I wanted to get one last surf session in and I … Continue reading

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Island Life in Hawaii: Waikiki, Shopping, and Surfing

We had a wonderful time island hopping over to Kauai on Monday and got a chance to sleep in and rest this morning. Our vacation time was dwindling and Tuesday, December 23 was our last full day on Oahu. I … Continue reading

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Island Life in Hawaii: Kauai and Waimea Canyon

The surprise part of our vacation was a day on the island of Kauai. I had been planning a way to get together with our friends Jeff and Rachel, who live in Kapaa, and a day trip to Kauai, island … Continue reading

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Island Life in Hawaii: East Oahu, Sunset Beach, and Sea Turtles

After a great day of snorkeling at Hanauma Bay we were ready to see more beautiful beaches. On Sunday, December 21, Merri Beth, Zander, Coco, my mom, and I loaded into the rental car and headed to the east side … Continue reading

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Island Life in Hawaii: Snorkeling at Hanauma Bay

Happy Birthday Merri Beth. It’s Saturday, December 20 and our fourth full day on the island of Oahu. Lunches were packed in the cooler, beach chairs were ready, the towels were in the beach bag, and it was still dark … Continue reading

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Island Life in Hawaii: Chinatown, Waikiki, and a Surfboard

The first half of our day, December 19, was spent at Pearl Harbor and Punch Bowl. Merri Beth, Zander, Coco, my mom, and I were heading to Chinatown to have lunch with a few friends that I met through Code … Continue reading

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Island Life in Hawaii: Pearl Harbor and Punch Bowl

We were up early on Friday, December 19 and ready for our morning history lesson. Merri Beth, Zander, Coco, my mom, and I were heading over to the Pearl Harbor Historic Sites to learn more about what happened on December … Continue reading

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Island Life in Hawaii: Whale Watching and Hālona Blowhole

After hiking Diamond Head, we were ready to get on the water and do some whale watching. After reviewing numerous options we decided on the Star of Honolulu. They have several tours available and we chose the premier whale watch … Continue reading

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Island Life in Hawaii: Hiking Diamond Head

Diamond Head State Park opened at 6:00 am. Merri Beth, Zander, and I were up early on Thursday, December 18 to hike to the top of Diamond Head crater, but we were not timing it to get there as the … Continue reading

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