Morning came too soon and we had a quick, albeit boring, breakfast at the hotel. D dropped me off at Kona Airport. This, again is an outdoor airport. That’s the boarding area. My first flight took me to Honolulu. I like Hawaiian Airline. Perhaps I should try to fly them more often. Next flight was […]Read More Back to the Mainland and the Tundra
The next morning we wake to yet another deluge on the roof of the house where we are staying. It is louder, even, than the frogs. The frogs. Oh the frogs. I wish I could see one. I imagine it is tiny with an outsized voice. After breakfast we are on our way toward Kona. […]Read More NightSwimming
This island (ie Hawai’i, or “The Big Island”) has 10 of the world’s 15 climatic zones. We are staying in the rainforest zone, hence the frogs. And ya know what? There really is plenty of rain – torrential rains woke us early in the morning. The nice thing about this island is it isn’t as […]Read More At the End of the Road
Another night with the frogs. Oh the frogs. I never understood the plague of frogs – what could be so bad about frogs? Well as I have now discovered, left unabated, they’re incredibly incredibly loud. I’m betting the frogs in the plague were tree frogs. If they were sizeable frogs, like bullfrogs, the Egyptians would […]Read More SPAM!!!
Everything is just so beautiful here. Even the flowers have flowers. The B&B where we are staying is Ohia House. It is in the middle of the rainforest near Pahoa, on the northwest shore of the big island. The setting is very private and the grounds are lovely. Cindy, one of the proprietors, is an […]Read More Nope, No Photos from Kehena
The breaking light of morning over the balcony found me waking and ready for a quick day on O’Ahu. We broke the fast at the hotel buffet and were off to Pearl Harbor. Strangely enough the GPS didn’t know where the monument is, but it got us to the city and signs led the rest […]Read More Of Yankee Pot Roast and Other Memories