Tag: Maui

Last Day in Maui

Thursday, August 24, 2006 – We slept late today just because we could! Dad and I went to the pool one last time before we checked out of our hotel in Lahaina. We went shopping and had lunch at Whaler’s Village, before we stopped to buy some unique postcards to […]

Surfing School in Lahaina

Wednesday, August 23, 2006 – Today was our last full day in Hawaii. This morning, I had a reservations to learn something I have always wanted to try: surfing! And what better place to learn than Hawaii? From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., I took lessons at the […]

Haleakala Sunset in Maui

Tuesday, August 22, 2006 – We woke up at the ResortQuest Papakea and decided to do whatever we wanted during the morning. After all, we are on vacation at the beach in Maui! I went to the beach and snorkeled for a while. After lunch, Dad, Mom and […]

Beach Day in Maui

Monday, August 21, 2006 – After the long trip from eastern Maui on Sunday, we decided to have a relaxing day at the ResortQuest Papakea. Dad and I enjoyed the beach in the morning and snorkeled for a while. We came back to the condo for sandwiches. That […]

Riding the Road to Hana

Saturday, August 19, 2006 – This morning, we all had flights to catch from the airport at 12:30 p.m. Jeff had to take a flight to Honolulu, where he would leave for Atlanta on Sunday. Mom, Dad and I had a flight to Kahului, Maui on Aloha Airlines. […]

Cattle Ranches in Maui

Wednesday, September 17 – Today we ate breakfast before heading north to explore the Kohala Coast. We stopped for some snorkeling at Mauna Kea Beach at Kaunaoa Bay. Then we headed around the north tip and enjoyed the dramatic Pacific views. Later we stopped by the Tex Drive […]

First Luau in Maui!

Saturday, September 13 – This morning we went out and enjoyed perhaps the most beautiful beach I have ever seen, with white sand, swing hammocks under palm trees and crystal-blue waters. We could see Molokini crater out in the waters in front of us, Kaho’Olawe further ahead and […]

Horseback in Maui

Friday, September 12 – The next morning we woke up and went to breakfast. Jeff, Dad and I decided to go on horse rides along the beaches from a nearby ranch. My horse, Josh, was a beautiful stallion who really wanted to hit the ocean a couple of […]

On to Maui

Thursday, September 11 – Today was the anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks, but flying in Hawaii on this day didn’t have the same feeling it did on the mainland. We left from Lihue airport at 9:30 on our flight to Kahului, the largest town on Maui, with […]