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 was super stoked that I did. I was pleasantly surprised with how good the surf was at Diamond Head. I pulled up and paddled out immediately. Continue reading
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 of Oahu to drive up the coast and to relax on the beach. Our first stop was the Nu‘uanu Pali lookout. Continue reading
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 for America and CityCamp Honolulu.
We found some parking in Downtown Honolulu and walked about two blocks to the restaurant that my friends selected. Continue reading
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 park opened. On the way, we caught an amazing sunrise, then hiked into the park around 7:00 am. Continue reading