S: The Big Island Until we meet again Kepi
BC: I long to return to the Island that fills me with Peace Aloha Hawaii Aloha ~ Kepi ~ | Until I Return I will see You in my Dreams | My next Island Adventure is not so very Far....
FC: HAWAII 2012 | The Big Island "Until we meet again" ~Kepi~
1: February 2012 Family Vacation to Hawaii to attend Natasha Pasquale & Trevor Smith's Wedding Feb. 15th - Feb 28th Visits to: West Coast & North Coast on the BIG ISLAND OF HAWAII Kailua-Kona, Kiholo Bay, Waikaloa, Puako, Kohala, Kapa'au, Pololu Valley, Waimea & Waipio Valley I Love You & Thank You: Uncle Chuck & Aunt Elaine Pasquale
4: Hawaii's Lava Rock Ocean Shore Kona Harbor
5: Kona Town Shopping, Eating & Drinking Along Kona's Scenic Ocean Side
6: Lava Tubes | All along the Hwy there are messages written out in Coral on top of the black lava rock surface.
7: Views from the Hwy. along Hawaii's west coast Distant palm lined coves lure visitors to step off the beaten trail & see what awaits along shorelines Lava Rock Beaches, Coral Rock Beaches, Black, Green & White Sand Beaches
8: The Puako House
9: For over a week 12 of us made The Puako House our Home, A hard place to Leave
10: Beach 69
11: Out & Around Puako Scenic, quaint 2 miles of beautiful vacation homes, huts, & cottages. Housing both locals & visitors Private & secluded area, mostly locals, few tourists, & only 1 small general store Wade along lava rock beach shores in tide pools full of sea life, such as giant green sea turtles, small schools of tropical fish, shimmering sea anemones, eels, shells, & loads of coral & lava rock. Days filled with peaceful walks & relaxing out back of the Puako House to the private non-tiresome ocean side views morning, day & night, right outside our door
14: A Puako Wedding
20: Hilton Waikaloa
21: Along Kiholo Bay sits a Hidden Treasure & then some...... First we hung out at a friends old beach hut on a beautiful black pebble beach. | Kiholo Bay
26: The other Hidden Treasure in Kiholo lies hidden behind the palms & the old Beach Hut This $80 Million Dollar Estate Is an all Hand Carved Ironwood Bali House with a Dragon like roof line Just Beautiful!
32: Havi & North Koala Area
34: While in the North Kohala Area I took a Kohala Ditch Tour. A waterway that was used to water old sugar cane fields, & pineapple orchards. There is over 7 miles of ditch 3 of which we covered in the tour kayaking through underground tunnels & passing over and near Pololu Valley waterfalls. Plus a 4x4 trip up the mountain
43: Waipio Valley