Hawaii 2006

September 2006

Yes, it's a paradise!

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Day 1

Flight Prague - Amsterdam - Atlanta - Honolulu


Accommodation: Hotel Ohana East

Waikiki at night

Day 2

Honolulu and Waikiki Beach

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Day 3

Kailua - beach park and kayaking
Try to ride the kayak from www.kailuasailboards.com to Mokulua Islands

Day 4

Flight Honolulu - Hilo

Big Island (Hawaii)

Accommodation: Hale Makamae Bed & Breakfast, Pahoa

Akaka Falls

Day 5

Around Pahoa

Volcanoes National Park
visit 1 - Crater Rim Road

Day 6

Volcanoes National Park
visit 2 - trip to lava, guided tour from Arnott's Lodge and Hiking Adventures

Day 7

Hale Makamae

To the south:
Punaluu Beach Park - turtles nesting site
South Point (Ka Lae) - the southernmost point of USA states

Day 8

Mauna Kea
The tallest mountain in the world when measured from base (on the seafloor, 6000m under the ocean surface) to summit (4205m above the sea level)
Access through Saddle Road - it's forbidden to go there by rented car (btw the road to South Point is banned as well), however it's no problem :-) the road is in good condition

Day 9

West shore:
Hapuna Beach
Puuhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park

Day 10

Golfing at Volcano Golf and Country Club

Nene (on the golf course :-))

Volcanoes National Park
visit 3 - Kilauea Iki Crater Trek

Volcano Village surprise

Day 11


Flight Hilo - Honolulu - Lihue


Accommodation: Hale Ikena Nui Vacation Home, Kalaheo

Day 12

Poipu Beach

Spouting Horn

Day 13

Golfing at Kukuiolono golf course

Dinner at Waimea Brewing Company

Day 14

Waimea Canyon

West shore - Polihale State Park

Gecko at Hale Ikena Nui

Day 15

North shore - Kee Beach, Hanalei

Kilauea Point - national wildlife refuge, lighthouse

Poipu Beach


Day 16

Helicopter tour on Kauai with Jack Harter Helicopters

Poipu Beach, dinner at Brennecke's

Gecko again (the same?)

Day 17

Hale Ikena Nui and Ford Mustang

Wailua Falls

Flight Lihue - Honolulu


Accommodation: again Hotel Ohana East

Day 18

Diamond Head lighthouse, Waimanalo Bay Beach Park

Windward Coast, Mokolii Island (Chinaman's Hat)

Day 19

Golfing at Makaha Valley Country Club / Waikiki Beach

Day 20-22

Polynesian Cultural Centre

Flight Honolulu - San Francisco - Atlanta - Paris - Prague