Photos from Oahu (Retroactive Post)

The last photos I took of Hawaii before coming back. I apologize for the lateness of these, but hey, better late than never.

Hawaii Trip, Day 9 This was my last full day in Hawaii, and we saved the best for last. Literally. Our day started with a hike up Diamond Head, a volcanic tuff cone rising almost 600 feet above the island. This is a hike my mom was dreading, as she feared we would not have…

Hawaii trip, Day 8 If you wanted any proof that Hawaii is more than just beaches and surfing, here it is. We stayed close to Honolulu today and opted for a trip to the world famous Shangri-La mansion owned and built by socialite Doris Duke. Sitting right on the shore and in the shadow of…

Hawaii trip, Day 7 Another beach day today, this time driving up to the North Shore of Oahu. It is a place well known for its surfing waves, and for Eureka 7 fans, it is Holland’s original home! I know that lifting is inspired by surfing, but injecting a name like North Shore really shows…

Hawaii trip, Day 6 Today started and ended with a bang. First, Mom and I got up very early in order to beat the crowd for snorkeling on Hanauma Bay. However, as early as we arrived, there were people with the same idea as us! lol We stayed for about three hours snorkeling in the…

Hawaii Trip Day 5 Today was another slower day. After the long day spent at Pearl Harbor, I needed a slower paced day. So what better way to spend it than at the Bishop Museum? This is one part anthropology, one part natural science and one part history. The main museum showcases the history of…

Hawaii Trip Day 3 Today was more of a hodgepodge, as Mom managed to secure a rental car. We drove up the coast north to Kailua Beach where we swam for a while, but before getting there we stopped at a variety of places. Apparently one hotel near Diamond Head has trained dolphins guests can…