Category: Hawaii

A quick healing

December 2, 2011 | 2 comments

When the family boarded the plane for Hilo on our way back to the mainland, I was sitting next to Tyler. He was extremely restless, could hardly contain himself, and acted like he needed to get up and leave. He

Final pictures from Hawaii

December 2, 2011 | 1 comment

Often on my travels I think, “The world is so big and I’ve seen so little!” There is so frequently some new scene to be dazzled by or an unexpected magnificent view that you never dreamed existed to awe your

More pictures from Hawaii

December 1, 2011 | 2 comments

Our first big hike was around half the upper rim and through the crater of Kilauea Iki. We hiked the four-mile loop and oohed and ahed all the way at how large an imprint Mother Nature can make when in

Catch the wave

November 30, 2011 | 3 comments

I was watching my two children take surf lessons with a group of beginners last week off the coast of Kailua-Kona, in Hawaii.  The waves were minimal, but enough to teach one how to stand upright on a board and

The position you take is important

November 29, 2011 | 2 comments

I viewed a most fascinating mural at the Jaggar Museum in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. Take a look.  Here’s the same mural from two different vantage points. Notice anything different? From the right side From the left side The canoe