1: Thanks for the wonderful trip!
4: The Valley or Magic Isle, Maui is the center of Maui County. At one time, the islands of Maui, Lanai, Kahoolawa, and Molokai may have been one large island. The shallow ocean between these islands is the perfect breeding area and nursery for humpback whales. During the height of the whaling industry, Maui was the focal point.
6: REV&T explore Maui/beach day | Snorkle trip to Molakini & Lanai
8: Wallace, Shankin trip to aquarium, etc.
10: The Big Island is nearly twice as big as all of the other Hawaiian Islands combined, and growing every day. All but two of the world's climatic zones exist within the island. Madame Pele makes her home in Kilauea Volcano, one of the most active volcanoes on earth, also designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
13: Helicopter ride over the Big Island. | Visibility decreased throughout the day. Some people got to see more than others...
15: Volcanoes National Park & the Thurston Lava Tubes | Cousins! | Summit of Kilauea volcano via Crater Rim Drive
17: THURSTON LAVA TUBE (NHUKU) a 550-year old lava tube, a type of lava cave formed when a lava flow develops a hard crust, which thickens and forms a roof above the still-flowing lava stream. Robert points out the entrance in the bottom left pic
18: Aunts, Nieces & Truett on an Ocean Kayak Adventure
21: Kauai - Known as the Garden Isle, Orchid Isle, or Chicken Isle, Kauai is the oldest of the Hawaiian islands. It is home to Waialeale, one of the wettest places on Earth, the Waimea Canyon, dubbed the Grand Canyon of the Pacific, the Na Pali Coast, and waterfalls and white sand beaches featured in music, film and tv.
31: Let's go surfing now, everybody's learning how.
32: Happy 13th Birthday, Victoria!
34: “The Gathering Place,” Oahu is the third largest Hawaiian island and home to the majority of Hawaii’s diverse population. Famous Waikiki Beach and the North Shore's big waves collide with brutal military history ranging from King Kamehameha's battles to unify the island to the attack on Pearl Harbor.
41: Parting shots