Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Lava Hike

The public lava viewing was not going to satisfy my adventure gene. I woke up with the roosters Thursday morning and drove to the “end of the road”, starting my hike in the dark. Seven minutes to the black sand beach, … Continue reading

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Lava is Flowing!

The lava is flowing and the earth is growing. Went to take a look at the recent lava flow, it has been very active. A house was claimed by the lava four days ago, lava has started to enter the … Continue reading

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Outback default Hike

The best way to watch my two year old is to put him on my back and take a hike. If  we need to do a quick one we just head out the back of our property. The back half … Continue reading

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Hot Ponds

When we don’t have enough juice to swim the Reef we hit the Hot Ponds for some relaxing salt water swimming. Everything has several names so I will indulge the official names: Ahanalui hot pond or Pu’ala’a County Park. This … Continue reading

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Kapoho Reef

Kapoho Reef  is also refered to as Kapoho tidal pools, Kapoho beach, or just let’s go the the beach! Kapoho Reef is about a half mile or more of  protected tidal pools that are ideal for swimming and snorkeling. Many … Continue reading

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Pineapple patch

We have been here in Pahoa for two weeks and have yet to be without fresh organic pineapple. We have a pineapple patch directly behind our house that was overgrown with jungle vines when we moved in. A couple hours … Continue reading

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McKenzie Park coastal hike

Braun, my two year old son, is my best hiking buddy. He never complains and always adds positive feedback on the wonders mother nature gives to us. This morning in between rain storms, Braun and I hit the trail on … Continue reading

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