Kilauea was erupting and had some major movement during Justin’s & my visit to the Big Island of Hawaii. My dad is a Professor of Geology at the University of Hawaii at Hilo and offered to take us out to see the lava flow. So my dad, my sisters Bethany & Caitlin, Justin and I [...]
Justin, my family, and I went to the planetarium at ‘Imiloa, the Astronomy Center of Hawaii. It is the first planetarium in the world to have 3D stereoscopic capabilities. They have a digital full-dome planetarium with a 5.1 audio surround sound system. We watched the “Dawn of the Space Age” 3D movie, and got to [...]
My sisters Bethany & Caitlin took a mixed media art class at Hilo Art & Glass Supply. I visited them on their last day of class and got to see all their wonderful artwork!
Justin, my brother Jason, his girlfriend Scarlett, their two kids Isis & Nahiku, and I walked through the Thurston Lava Tube at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Lava tubes are natural conduits through which lava travels beneath the surface of a lava flow. The Thurston Lava Tube formed about 350-500 years ago. At that time [...]
Justin, my brother Jason, his girlfriend Scarlett, their two kids Isis & Nahiku, and I went on a short hike at Kipuka Puaulu, a bird park just outside the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. When we returned to our cars, we discovered that Scarlett’s truck had been broken into (grrr!). Fortunately, though, the thieves only took [...]
We got to hang out with our niece (Isis), nephew (Nahiku), and their parents, Jason (Gemma’s brother) and Scarlett, during their group playtime. Babies everywhere!
This post quickly delves into what could be considered snobbery, but the experience is so ridiculously awesome that I have to share.
Gemma, her mom (Fely), her step-dad (Richard), and I played the 10-hole short course at Kuki’o. From the Kuki’o site: “…created by famed golf course designer Tom Fazio, this short course includes ten quality par three and par four holes allowing front and back play or serving as a warm up run before attacking the [...]