Tag Archives: Hawaii

Ali’i Kula Lavender Farm, Maui

The Ali’i Kula Lavender Farm is located in Maui’s Upcountry region, on the lower slopes of the Haleakala volcano.  At an elevation of about 4000 feet, the climate is pleasantly ideal for growing lavender. There are around 55,000 lavender plants … Continue reading

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Lonely Haleakala Sunset

One of the things to do when visiting Maui, is to watch the sunrise from the summit of Haleakala volcano, which stands over 10,000 feet above the surrounding Pacific Ocean. And on our first trip to the Hawaiian islands, we … Continue reading

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‘Lost’ on Oahu’s North Shore

I was a big fan of the TV show Lost. So when I found myself on the North Shore of Oahu, I couldn’t help stopping to see a couple of the locations used in the show. The first location was … Continue reading

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Breathtaking Kaniku Lava Flow Sunset, Hawaii Big Island

Dawn and dusk are often a special time in Hawaii. I don’t know if it’s the island chain’s location in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, but its amazing how often the rising or setting of the Sun can really … Continue reading

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Garden of the Gods, Lanai, Hawaii

You have to agree, Hawaii is pretty isolated to begin with. And of the six main islands accessible to visitors, Lanai (or Lana’i) is probably the most isolated. And Lanai’s Garden of the Gods, over six miles from the nearest … Continue reading

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Sam’s Ses Challenge #15: Glow

Welcome to this week’s Sam’s Ses Challenge. Every weekend, Sam and I pick a word or phrase as the theme for the week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something Ses-related that you think fits … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Guilty Pleasures

Last week I told you (among other things) about the delicious cheeses I tried at Surfing Goat Dairy on Maui. Today I want to share another taste sensation I had while in Hawaii last year. The experience in question took … Continue reading

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