Have you ever wanted to visit Hawaii? Most people would give a hearty, "YES!" to that question. I (Dad) would have actually said the opposite prior to our first visit to Hawaii in 2010. For someone from Florida, this just felt like a South Pacific version of the Sunshine State. Boy, was I wrong! While O'ahu can be a bit overly touristy, even the capitol island … [Read more...] about 10 Pics to Inspire You to Visit Hawaii
This is my last day in Hawaii and then back to sunny Florida! Today we had so much fun starting with a tour of a taro farm in Kauai. We even got to help find snails! These little pink snails destroy the taro plants, so they manually find these snails and remove them from the fields. We then got a reward of a rum tasting at the Koloa Rum Company where we got to taste rum and … [Read more...] about Rum Tasting in Kauai
Today we are hopping to another Hawaiian island! We are in Kauai, which is my favorite Hawaii island. I love the tropical and local atmosphere of this island. We started our day with a tour of the Grand Canyon of the Pacific and then headed over to a trail ride. Waimea Canyon, also known as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific, is a large canyon, approximately ten … [Read more...] about Grand Canyon of the Pacific in Kauai
We started the day with a stop at the local Kona specialty called Donkey Balls. They sound strange, but they are amazing! We then had a tour of a local coffee plantation and learned about how they make amazing Kona coffee. It was another fun day on the Big Island. Donkey Balls are chocolate covered treats that include macadamia nuts and coffee beans. Kona … [Read more...] about Donkey Balls in Kona!
Today is an island hopping day! We hopped on a plane from Oahu to Kona. I was a little worried! My plane was smoking or misting. It was crazy! Once I got to Kona, we checked into my favorite Kona Resort called the Sheraton Kona. I love all of the lava rock at this resort. More about the Sheraton Kona Hawaii: Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay on … [Read more...] about Plane on Fire!!??