Category: Big Island

Last Day on the Big Island

Friday, August 18, 2006 – Today was our last full day on the Big Island. We enjoyed another low-key day by heading to the Kings Shops in Waikoloa to look around. We ate the food court where I had some unusual Hawaiian pork barbecue sandwich at Subway. For […]

Beach Day in Kona

Thursday, August 17, 2006 – Today we decided to have a free day. I went out to our beach on the Kona Coast to lay in a hammock between two coconut trees for a while. Then, I lounged on the beach for a little tan. Afterwards, Jeff and […]

Back to the Aloha State!

Monday, August 14, 2006 – Sometimes there is nothing like a vacation to celebrate a key milestone and close out a transitional period in life. The previous Friday I finished my final exams and Dad came to the University of Alabama to help me move the big things […]

Touring Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Tuesday, September 16 – This morning we ate breakfast before driving back to the Park. We took the Crater Rim Drive, 10-and-a-half-mile drive that circles Kilauea Caldera. The loop will took us to the park’s main attractions: the Kilauea overlook, the Jaggar Museum, Halemaumau Crater, the Devastation Trail, the […]

On to the Big Island

Monday, September 15 – Today we had to wake up early for our flight to the Big Island of Hawaii – so named because it is the largest of the Hawaiian Islands. With an area of 4,028 square miles, the Big Island is larger than all of the […]