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Hawaiian Vacation Synopsis 4/28/13 - Bags packed and sitting on driveway at    Barbara’s house waiting for Majestic Limo. - Flights from JFK to LAX then LAX to    Kona, Hawai’i - Checked into Kona Coast Resort 4/29/13 - Took a walk on resort botanical trail - snorkeling in the resort main pool to    test out our snorkel equipment - Royal Kona Resort for a luau 4/30/13 - “Onizuka Center for International Astronomy Visitor Information Station”.  - “Kipuka Pu’u Huluhulu Native Tree Sanctuary and Nature Trail” - Volcanoes National Park Visitor Center Steam vents Jaggar Museum. Lava glow on smoke and clouds 5/1/13 - Blue Hawaiian Helicopter tour “Circle of fire plus waterfalls” - Lei Day - Amazing starry night on Saddle Road 5/2/13 - Snorkel at City of Refuge - Bubba Gumps - Driving along Ali’i Drive heading back to the resort.  5/3/13 - Small farm with Zebra, Donkey, Texas Long-horns and Bison. - Black sand beach with 4 Green Sea Turtles - Nene - Two adults and a juvenile - Thurston Lava Tube - Chain of Craters Road - Pu’u Loa Trail towards the petroglyphs - Shave ice 5/4/13 - Sam Choy’s Kai Lanai Restaurant (Hawaiian cuisine) - Ship souvenirs back home - Painted Church - Pu’uhonua O Honaunau (City of Refuge) National Historical Park - Sunset on Kamehameha III Rd 5/5/13 - Checked out of Kona Coast Resort - Flying from Hawai’i to O’ahu then from Honolulu, O’ahu to Lihue on Kaua’i. - Check into Wyndham Bali Hai Resort in Princeville. 5/6/13 - Breakfast at Java Kai in Hanalei - Stopped at Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge Overlook - Kilauea Lighthouse 5/7/13 - Waimea to take road to Waimea Canyon - End of Kokee Road and the Pihea lookout - Kokee Restaurant for lunch - JoJo’s in Waimea “for the best shave ice on Kaua’i” 5/8/13 - ‘Alekoko (Menehune) Fishpond - Blue Hawaiian Helicopters tour “Kaua’i ECO Adventure” - Kaua’i Mini Golf & Botanical Gardens - “Kauai’s Best Shaved Ice” in the Princeville Shopping Center 5/9/13 - Tortoise shell feral cat on our lanai, Barbara named her Peeper - vacation-get-going-McDs breakfast - Snorkel at Lydgate Beach - Lunch at L&L Hawaiian BBQ in Kapa’a - Relax a little around the resort’s swimming pool 5/10/13 - Java Kai in Hanalei again - Haena Beach Park dry cave - Ke’e Beach - Dinner at “Chicken in a Barrel - “Kauai’s Best Shaved Ice” in the Princeville Shopping Center - Sunset near St. Regis Resort - a black-and-white feral cat eating the wet food 5/11/13 - McDs breakfast on the Lydgate beach - L&L Hawaiian BBQ and picked up 2-chicken lunch plates to go - Red-crested Cardinal was brave to grab food from my hand - Ohiki Road public road in Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge 5/12/13 - Checked out of the resort - Kilauea Lighthouse for a final look - Opaekaa Waterfalls - Wailua River State Park and ‘two part birthing stone’ - Burger King for lunch. - Oldest Lutheran Church in Hawai’i. - Orchid sale outside the Kaua’i Museum - Flight from Kaua’i 5/13/13 - Land LAX and get on flight for JFK - Land JFK - Home at Barbara’s
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