S: Hawaii 2014
BC: Mahalo, Uncle John and Richard for treating me to such a fun and refreshing vacation. I so enjoyed our time in the Hawaiian sun together. Love Always, Paula
FC: O'ahu, Hawaii February, 2014
1: Ilima Hotel Room 1602
2: Shopping in Waikiki is world class, whether at Hilo Hattie's, the Ala Moana Center or ABC Stores.
3: John is holding my new Martin & MacArthur sandalwood watch. | All things Hygienic
7: Pearl Harbor Memorial Remembrance of our faithful Sailors , Soldiers and Marines. | Docent on the U.S.S. Missouri, Disabled American Vet, Ernie
8: SNORKELING IN THE OPEN SEA WITH DOLPHINS
9: When you're swimming in the sea, And an Eel bites your knee, That's a Moray!!! | I saw breaching whales, swam with dolphins and sea turtles and ate Moca Loca for lunch.
10: This picture was taken in the Azure Restaurant at the Royal Hawaiian. We wined, dined and soaked up the atmosphere of the Tiki torches and sounds of the surf. Other fine meals were enjoyed at The Top of Waikiki revolving restaurant, Duke's and The Hula Grill . The local places offer an authentic flavor, great coffee and SPAM.
11: Dining and Entertainment | Lunch at the Crouching Lion, Kaaawa, Hawaii | A special evening was enjoyed at the Magic of Polynesia. We had the best seats in the 700-seat showroom, up front and center. Master illusionist John Hirokawa headlined an evening of music, entertainment and special effects. We enjoyed visiting with our table companions from Japan and Australia during dinner and they expressly asked for a group pictures to remember us by. It was a magical evening . | The Aloha Grill for breakfast included ocean breezes.
12: The beautiful Iolani Palace was the center of the Hawaiian Kingdom and official residence of King Kalakaua and later his sister, Queen Liliuokalani. The first and second floors present the living areas, the basement displays Hawaiian crown jewels.
14: Dole Plantation | Store with Creamy Dole Pineapple Ice Cream topped with fresh pineapple chunks and coconut. | Uncle John pointing the way. | Paula choosing a Puka shell necklace from a vendor.
15: Boarding the Pineapple Express. | A feeding frenzy.
16: Bon-sho (Sacred Bell) Ringing the bell brings happiness, blessings and a long life. The tone of the bells brings a feeling of deep calming peace. | Remembrance | Peace of Mind | Tranquility
17: The Byodo-In Temple is located in the Valley of the Temples Memorial Park, Kahaluu, O'ahu, Hawaii. | Beauty
18: Atlantis Submarines go to a depth of 120 feet and show a window to a world that is beautiful and exotic.