2012 Cruise Part 6: Kaua’i, HI

2012 Cruise Part 6: Kaua’i, HI

Our last island stop was Kaua’i, which was probably the most lush and beautiful of the islands.  I would say it was probably the most Hawaii-looking, if that makes sense.  But having said that, our first stop was Waimea Canyon, which is the Grand Canyon of...
2012 Cruise Part 5: Kona, HI

2012 Cruise Part 5: Kona, HI

Kona was the second day on the big island.  Hilo on the east, and now Kona on the west.  This is the only place we went where the cruise ship couldn’t come right to shore.  Life boats took people in groups of 40 to port every few minutes.  The rest of my party...
2012 Cruise Part 4: Hilo, HI

2012 Cruise Part 4: Hilo, HI

The idea of going to Hawaii was a pretty exciting one, but if there was one thing I could point to as my main source of interest, it would have to be the black sand beaches.  I’ve always been fascinated with the sight of them.  Outside of the badlands found in...
2012 Cruise Part 3: Maui, HI

2012 Cruise Part 3: Maui, HI

Maui – a really gorgeous place, with postcard worthy images wherever you turn.  And to start it off, we decided to go on the most nerve-racking expedition possible… the Road to Hana!  It was only after we made the trip that we started noticing t-shirts for sale...
2012 Cruise Part 2: O’ahu, HI

2012 Cruise Part 2: O’ahu, HI

In O’ahu, we spent most of our time in the capitol city, Honolulu.  Our hotel was right along the beach, providing us with a terrific view.  Activity along the strip was pretty active as you would imagine.  Even going out at 5 in the morning, people could still...