Hawaii – day 7: Last Day

As much as it would be nice to be home, it was hard to leave Hawaii. Checkout was at 10am. Thankfully the resort offers a place to store your luggage since the flight was much later in the afternoon.  We dropped off our luggage and took a trip to Costco for Hawaiian shirts for those… Continue Reading

Hawaii – day 6: Shopping, Souvenirs and Surfing

Shopping and Souvenirs and Surfing After the surfing yesterday, the boys decided that they’d need rash guard shirts before they could go out on the surfboards again. So off we went to Target to see what we could find. We didn’t find any good shirts there but were able to get some little stickers for… Continue Reading

Hawaii – day 5: Surfing and the Polynesian Cultural Center

Early Morning Quick Surfing Trip We received a call early in the morning from Mike of Boarding House surfboard rentals. He met as at the front of the resort with 2 surfboards. After the boys changed into their suits we took off for the beach about 20 minutes away from the resort. After much trying,… Continue Reading

Hawaii – day 3: Surfing, Turtles and Pineapple Ice Cream

Off to the North Shore of the Island We were up early Wednesday morning for a drive to the north shore to meet up with a surfing instructor for Amanda and Christopher. Alex, who had some instruction on surfing from friends when he went surfing in California, wasn’t feeling well. We had a pretty drive… Continue Reading

Hawaii trip – day 1: An overview of the island by plane

Hawaii Here We Come Early June 30th, we were up before dawn ready to start our much awaited adventure to Hawaii. We were up before 4am and out the door to the airport. This would be a long flight with one short layover in Salt Lake, but we were prepared. Or so we thought. We… Continue Reading