Category Archives: Hawaiian Islands

I Jinxed It

Today, smooth sailing went out the window. In prep for the next leg of the journey from Honolulu to Fiji, we snooze for a couple of hours at 3 in the afternoon. The alarm rings at 5, we dress and … Continue reading

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Mur’s First Impression of Waikiki

This is the place. The place most people consider the ideal holiday destination. And, most of the traveling public are here. There seem to be a lot of different types of tourists here. They are obvious by what they wear, … Continue reading

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And We’re Off

Today we round the first corner. Everything goes smooth. Yesterday when I tried to check in on line there was a question. ‘Are you traveling with any of the dangerous goods listed?’ Listed is lithium batteries. I, trying to be … Continue reading

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Waiting…..waiting

We are two weeks away from what I call our grand tour of the South Pacific. Edmonton to Honolulu to Fiji to the Gold Coast, Australia to Solomon Islands back to Fiji then Honolulu then home. Seven and a half … Continue reading

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A Perfect Last Day of Diving

The day starts out with two turtles and a cute box fish swimming near the boat dock and then dolphins in the entry to the harbour. A couple of them swim our bow wave right underneath us. It is already … Continue reading

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Drift Diving

Today, the big boat, Hale Kai, is full so we get chosen to go on Imi Kai, the smaller more agile boat. There are four guest divers, dive master S and boat captain S. We get to do two drift … Continue reading

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Karma

The day starts with B and Debbie standing on the lanai and spotting a pod of spinner dolphins swimming by. Not even on the boat yet and the omens are good. D asks us what we want to see today … Continue reading

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Full Boat

Like neighbours, you don’t get to choose your dive partners. Today there is max people on the boat so we have to share our dive master with 3 others. It is B’s dive 100 so we are hoping for a … Continue reading

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Ring of Fire

Hawaii is part of the ‘Ring of Fire’. Been here twice before and have not been to the volcano. Today is the day. We cannot hike to the high peak and frankly since the big attaction is to view the … Continue reading

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3 dive day

The blog for this island is all about diving. That is what we are here to do and that is what we are doing. Every once in a while the dive shop does what is call a long range dive … Continue reading

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