Tag Archives: Hawaii

On Our Way to the Ocean

Murray and I are sitting in the Seattle Airport waiting for our flight to the Big Island, Kona, Hawai’i. I feel so relieved now. This trip was causing me more anxiety than our trip to Bonaire. Same testing and paperwork … Continue reading

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Honolulu

The TSA decided to flex its muscles last night and pissed off a plane load of people. All in the name of keeping the USA safe of course. One can’t complain about such actions or we will get ourselves in … Continue reading

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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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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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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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The Lunch Bell Rings

Today we watch a couple of the sea’s creatures having lunch. We travel along with our eye on the reef and out into the blue. The reef part is pretty much any dive but the out into the blue part … Continue reading

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