Hawaii

Visiting Oahu and Maui December 18 - 29.
Antti playing games while we're waiting for our flight to Honolulu to take off 20161218 222946735 iOS Our hotel room in Honolulu 040 20161219 005619518 iOS
Going for a walk on Waikiki beach ... and photobombing every picture I take 118 126 140
Visiting Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial 166 175 205 216
217 269 264 The Mighty Mo Antti in the USS Arizona Memorial parking lot
At the Pacific Aviation Museum on Ford Island 296 300 310 The famous Ford Island control tower
Walking to Hangar 79 320 324 325 330
343 Bullet holes from the Japanese attack in 1941 Ala Moana Boulevard in Honolulu Christmas decoractions in our hotel Swimming at Waikiki beach
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Waiting for our flight to Maui 20161221 202927828 iOS Getting shave ice in Kihei 20161221 234900225 iOS At the Kamaole beach, accross the street from our apartment
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441 Christmas Eve - 27 degrees Celsius Visiting Lahaina and the Banyan tree on Christmas Eve 453 20161224 215547914 iOS
462 Pioneer Inn, built in 1901, was the only hotel in West Maui until the 1950s 468 470 472
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583 20161225 022050031 iOS 20161225 035409006 iOS 20161225 061253292 iOS Christmas Day at Makena Bay State Park
We were at Oneloa (Big Beach). The hill in the background is Pu'u Ola'i, a large cinder cone. Elsa, Johanna at the beach, which was awesome, but when we were there waves were to big and the current too strong for us to swim in. 681 20161225 215445115 iOS 20161225 215914764 iOS
Going for a hike at La Peouse Bay, which is at the end of the road in south Maui. The area is mostly lava from Haleakala's last eruption around the year 1790. 773 789 809
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Parking lot and the road back to Wailea and Kihei. 864 Antti back at our regular beach in Kihei. KIamaole beach Wind turbines on the northwest side of Maui
907 Christmas decorations at the apartment complex Morning of our last full day in Hawaii Driving to the north end of Maui, past Lahaina and Kapalua. We wanted see the Dragon's Teeth rock formations close to Kapalua but could not find any parking, so we decided to continue driving further on Highway 30. Walking towards the shore at Kahakuloa Bay on the northeast side of Maui
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Honolua Bay: looks like a very popular snorkeling place. Will have to go snorkeling here on our next trip to Maui! Southern Maui seen from a rest stop somewhere along the Honoapiilani Highway before Maalea. This is a spot where we've previously seen breaching Humpback whales, but none this time. Going for our last walk at the beach 1090 1145
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Elsa eating a brownie at the Maui airport Our ride back to Seattle 20161230 032418057 iOS 20161230 060827279 iOS 20161230 060925346 iOS