Hawaii 2006

September 2006

Yes, it's a paradise!

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Day 1

Flight Prague - Amsterdam - Atlanta - Honolulu

Oahu

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

Hilo


Flight Hilo - Honolulu - Lihue

Kauai

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

Hanapepe




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

Oahu

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