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Goodbye Hawaii…

The day to say goodbye to Hawaii has crept up on us.  We were still having so much fun that we just weren't ready to leave yet.  Unfortunately the reality called and we had to sadly load up the rental car and checked out from the condo.  We did however manage to squeeze in one… Continue reading Goodbye Hawaii…

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Hawaii (Day 7) – Makapuʻu Point + Waimanalo Beach

Our last full day in paradise was once again full of way too much fun and amazing views.  We wanted to get one more hike in so off to the Makapuʻu Point Lighthouse Trail we went. Makapuʻu Point is the most eastern point of Oahu, and is about 15-20 minutes from Hanauma Bay.  Shortly beyond Sandy Beach and… Continue reading Hawaii (Day 7) – Makapuʻu Point + Waimanalo Beach

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Hawaii (Day 6 Afternoon) – Laie Point & North Shore

The rest of this day was spent driving up and down the Kamehameha Highway (Hwy 83), specifically the famous North Shore portion.  We first visited the Laie Point State Wayside.  Late Point is located a bit hidden off the main road, so you will need to go through a neighborhood to get to it.  I have heard that… Continue reading Hawaii (Day 6 Afternoon) – Laie Point & North Shore

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Hawaii (Day 6 Morning) – Waimea Valley

One thing I really wanted to do while in Hawaii was to take the kids to see a waterfall, and if we could somehow swim right up to it, that would totally be awesome.  So when I came across Waimea Fall in my research, I just had to add it to our itinerary. Waimea Fall… Continue reading Hawaii (Day 6 Morning) – Waimea Valley

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Hawaii (Day 5) – Waimanalo + Lanikai Beach

This was our one true beach day.  We had been wanting to give body boarding (boogie boarding?) a try, so we rented one from the resort for the day and off we go. First up was the Waimanalo Beach, which is located on the windward side of Oahu off highway 72, and it took us a… Continue reading Hawaii (Day 5) – Waimanalo + Lanikai Beach