Hawaii-The Aloha State

May 22, 2016

THIS PAGE IS OF OUR TRAVELS IN HAWAII

 

67 walkabout (16)
Hawaii
109 big island (53)

 

The first island of Hawaii we will highlight is Oahu.
It includes Kailua, Waikiki, Honolulu, Ewa Beach, Red Hill, Moanalua, Pearl Harbor,
Kea’ au Beach Park, Ka’ ena Point, Makaha Beach, Sunset Beach, Haleiwa & The North Shore

THESE OAHU  VIDEOS ARE FROM OUR 5TH JOURNEY

TO SEE THE BIG ISLAND OF HAWAII –click here

This video is of our first night in Hawaii. We went to Waikiki Beach

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqZf_LxlP-M

Waikiki Beach-Our first night

In this video, we are walking along Waikiki beach at night and walk into a local hot spot.
Then we film our first morning

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeGfGz0ejm0

Waikiki Beach at night-Our first morning

In this video, we head to base housing in Red Hill where I use to live
and then to my middle school I went to

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r15Ii4zr5Ks

Red Hill-Moanalua

Here is the pre-movie we went to that you have to watch
before you hop on the ferry that takes you to the USS Arizona Memorial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Akb6xe_4e-Q

USS Arizona Memorial Film

From Pearl Harbor, we headed over the mountains on the Pali Highway to Kailua
It was raining alot, so we didn’t see much.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QK6b3iMUcMQ

Pali Highway-On to Kailua

From downtown Honolulu, we headed to Waikiki Beach where I learned how to surf; then we went to the International Market Place where my mom use to have a booth and to another place I use to live at

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s53drpraGS0

Waikiki

In this video, we head to the furthest point on the west side of the island-Ka’ena Point.
Then we head back to Makaha Beach and go inland to the mountains

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxSBYADuPL8

Ka’ena Point & Makaha Beach

In this video, I show you 2 elementary schools I went to and another place I use to live at.
We also go to the world famous Kailua Beach

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5lxAQGk4uE

Kailua

And finally, we head to Sunset Beach where the world surfing championships take place. Then we end our Oahu journey through the town of Haleiwa

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRaNDhHMQ9c

Sunset Beach, Haleiwa


On our first full day, we had a restaurant sponsor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJ0m39YMjBY

Tea at 1024

In the video, we head to the first of many places I use to live at on the island-Ewa Beach.
Then we head to Honolulu

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycN9hsdi4fs

Ewa Beach-On to Honolulu

In this video, we head to Pearl Harbor and the World War 2 Valor in the Pacific Monument

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TMfZ_iJbW1Y

World War 2 Valor in the Pacific Monument

Here is our ferry ride to the memorial. I felt a sense of eerieness and my stomach began to knot thinking about how a few men can alter the course of many lives

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsYIC4h_Z20

USS Arizona Memorial

We went back over the mountain to Honolulu and went to the first place I’ve ever eaten lobster;
the Ala Moana Shopping Center & the Hilton Hawaiian Village

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VY4U6M0j64

Downtown Honolulu

On our second full day, we headed to the north to Makaha Beach and Kea’au beach where we camped for 2 months on this beach when they allowed. From here, we left living in Hawaii for good

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4d29hhcUBk

Kea’au Beach Park

From Makaha Beach, we headed back to Honolulu and over the mountains on the Likelike Highway to Kailua. I take you to another place I use to live at where we’d wake up to mountains surrounding us on all sides

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1VQybYCIN_U

Likelike Highway on to Kailua

In the video, we head to the North Shore on the Windward side of the island.
The best scenery we’ve seen yet

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiTNF0ucdtA

North Shore

The 2nd ISLAND WE FEATURE IS THE BIG ISLAND
from our 7th Journey

It includes Pualu’u Black Sand Beach, Volcanoes National Park, Mt. Kilauea, Thurston Lava Tube, Kona, South Point, Waionihu, Na’alehu, Onomea Scenic Drive, Akaka Falls, Holei Sea Arch, Hilo, Kohala, Pololu Valley Lookout, Waipio Valley Lookout, Moana Loa, Kaimu Kalapana Black Sand Beach & Pahoa

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52MIq9Pn11M

Airport to Kona

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoBezj4n0NQ

Punalu’u Black Sand Beach

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85bs-3UCYqQ

Volcanoes National Park

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGT3XMtMd9k

Volcanoes National Park-Crater & Lava Flow

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2et5QRUZp8

Volcanoes National Park-Mt Kilauea Magma Glow


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFQf5VYQl_c

South Point

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H58zRC7UdXY

New Years Eve in Kona

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXcbzgoxuS8

Thurston Lava Tube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=blyzU-_wHXQ

Volcanoes National Park-Holie Sea Arch & Steam Vents

The next 9 videos are more of the Big Island

Here are 2 little towns and all kinds of plants

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGXC1CizplM

Waionihu & Na’alehu

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y0YkOhg42_g

Onomea Scenic Drive

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sl6aZ_RoaSs

Akaka Falls

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRGRGiZ76pc

Captain Zodiac Raft Cruises

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obeU_d-ys7U

Hwy 250 & Waipio Valley Lookout


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yATAvMfkyKc

Hilo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0WJgpb_OUU

Onomea Scenic Drive 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_h9Tab71QNM

Kohala & Pololu Valley Lookout

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VyjvriQJLw

Captain Zodiac Raft Cruises-Snorkeling

The next 9 videos are more of the Big Island

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivTOkepHSVQ

Dolphin Journeys

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rlc-Ru7NQTo

Kona

We took a drive up Mauna Loa for about 11 miles, it got hairy towards the top

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBTXDZgLsXU

Mauna Loa

Here is another black sand beach

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_TFSq1kcrc

Kaimu Kalapana Black Sand Beach

We ended our Big Island journey by having 1 last Mai Tai in Kona

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9uhZ0PEqqk

Closing Song


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zvpki54C1b8

Dolphin Journeys-Swimming with the Dolphins

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42SIvGdewwU

Kona Pier

We got to see a recent lava flow (2014) that destroyed some houses

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NP_EBB-xhmU

Pahoa-recent lava flow

Here’s a scenic coastal highway

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P36U9jMDoNA

Highway 137