S: Hawai'i 2011
BC: "Hawaii is not a state of mind, but a state of grace." | Photos courtesy of Angela Lajoie & Shirley Paige & Beverley Babin | BYE BYE PALM TREE
FC: O'ahu & Maui Hawai'i February 2011
1: Beaches Beaches Everywhere
2: We started our Hawai'i trip with some serious sightseeing. State House, 'Iolani Palace and The Spirit of Queen Lili'uokalani Statue.
3: Hawai'i Five-0 Headquaters | King Kamehameha Founded of Hawai'i | Walk way up to the Eternal Flame | In memory of all the men & woman who serve in the military
4: The goal was to be in the warm warm water everyday of my vacation. | Waikiki Beach, Hanauma Bay and Sandy Beach are just some of the awesome beaches we checked out
5: Surfers were every where. Not a bad past time, hanging out at the beach everyday. HANG LOOSE
6: WE TOOK A BEAUTIFUL SUNSET
7: BOAT TRIP OFF WAIKIKI BEACH
8: North Shore | Diamond Head from Waikiki | Honolulu from Waikiki | Hanauma Bay | Duke Kahanamoku Statue | O'ahu is know as "The Gathering Place", and is the largest of the Hawaiian Islands. The state capital Honolulu is located on the Southeast coast. Well known features found on O'ahu include Waikiki, Pearl Harbor, Diamond Head, Hanauma, Kane'ohe Bay and the North Shore. | Shrimp Truck on the North Shore
9: O'ahu | Banyon Tree | Pearl Harbor | Dole Plantation Train
10: USS Arizona's gun turret mount. | USS Arizona's mooring quay | "To the Memory of the Gallant Men Here Entombed and their shipmates who gave their lives in action on December 7,1941 on the USS Arizona" --inscription in marble with the names of Arizona's honored dead.
11: On Dec 7, 1941, there was a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese Military. | The "Tears Of The Arizona" | Pearl Harbor, Hawai'i USA. | USS Arizona Memorial marks the resting place of 1102 sailors killed during the Attack on Pearl Harbor. | The Memorial crosses above the sunken hall of the battleship without touching it.
12: There were so many cool fish in Hawai'i.
13: I cannot believe I was able to swim with them and take some cool pictures.
14: One night we went to Paradise Cove for a Luau. There was crafts, stage show and of course the PIG ROAST | FISHING | Beverley & I are making flower crowns.
15: PIG ROAST | TREE CLIMBER
16: Painted Bark Eucalyptus Trees | There was such pretty flowers in bloom. Made Hawai'i even more beautiful.
17: Dole Plantation
18: Hana Highway | When the Lava hit the water, these cool rock peaks happen. | Tree Bears/Waikani Falls | The Hana Highway runs along the east coast of Maui, curving around many mountains and passing black beaches and waterfalls. | Banyan Tree
19: The island of Maui is the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands. | Maui | Molokini Island | A cool view from above the clouds
20: Snorkling at Hanauma Bay, O'ahu. | Both afternoons were total awesome. I loved every minute of it.
21: Snuba-ing off Maui