…is worth all of the steps to the top of the state park.
Seventy-one years ago tomorrow, December 7th, 2012, Pearl Harbor on Hawaii was attacked by the Japanese, thus catapulting the United States into World War II. On this, the eve of the anniversary of one of the most significant events in not just the history of the U.S., but also the world, I pause to think […]
Gazing out on Oahu’s coastline from Makapuu on the windward side of the island.
A pair of Hawaiian sea turtles relax on a beach on the north shore of Oahu.
The view of Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor from the Big Mo, the USS Missouri.
I had a fantastic year of travel. It was probably one of the best ever for me. And with it came recognition as one of the best travel blogs of 2011 by Washington Flyer. To sum up my annual adventures in a single story is like writing about your own year, everything that has happened […]
I stood on the rocky shore of the Pu’uhonua o Honaunau National Historic Park with a dozen other tourists, cameras musically clicking away. The ocean scenery was stunning and the historic park interesting, but everyone’s eyes were directed toward the shallow water in the small bay. A group of endangered green sea turtles were diving […]
The water glowed with more than 3,000 floating lanterns. I stood knee-deep in the bay watching them go out to sea from Honolulu’s Ala Moana Beach Park, wondering which one amongst the luminaries was mine. There was no way to know, I could only watch and smile – thinking of everyone who joined me at […]