Hawaii 2009

Spring 2009 trip to Kauai and Oahu

Diving

Scuba Diving in Hawaii

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We started our vacation at the Marriott in Lihue, Kauai Apr 5, 2009 10:04 PM : Kauai
1 We started our vacation at the Marriott in Lihue, Kauai
This was the first time staying at the Marriott, which was an exchange for one of our Hanalei timeshare weeks Apr 5, 2009 10:42 PM : Kauai
2 This was the first time staying at the Marriott, which was an exchange for one of our Hanalei timeshare weeks
The view from our room was the resort's private lagoon. The weather was not ideal, due to how early in the season we travelled. Apr 5, 2009 10:42 PM : Kauai
3 The view from our room was the resort's private lagoon. The weather was not ideal, due to how early in the season we travelled.
On Tuesday, we flew back to Oahu to spend a couple of days with Deb and Mary. That night we celebrated Deb's birthday at Alan Wong's, one of Honolulu's premier restaurants Apr 7, 2009 8:31 PM : Oahu
4 On Tuesday, we flew back to Oahu to spend a couple of days with Deb and Mary. That night we celebrated Deb's birthday at Alan Wong's, one of Honolulu's premier restaurants
Apr 7, 2009 8:34 PM : Debra Zeleznik, Maxine Klein, Oahu
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Apr 8, 2009 12:36 AM : Oahu
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Apr 8, 2009 12:59 AM : Oahu
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Apr 8, 2009 1:37 AM : Oahu
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Happy Birthday Deb! Apr 8, 2009 2:05 AM : Oahu
9 Happy Birthday Deb!
Apr 8, 2009 2:23 AM : Debra Zeleznik, Mary Wilkowski, Oahu
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Wednesday morning in Deb's kitchen, Max discovers that the coffee du jour is Lez Beans Apr 8, 2009 12:02 PM : Maxine Klein, Oahu
11 Wednesday morning in Deb's kitchen, Max discovers that the coffee du jour is Lez Beans
The cooking begins for the Passover Seder that evening Apr 8, 2009 12:19 PM : Oahu
12 The cooking begins for the Passover Seder that evening
Chicken soup... Apr 8, 2009 1:53 PM : Maxine Klein, Oahu
13 Chicken soup...
... and matzoh balls! Apr 8, 2009 3:41 PM : Debra Zeleznik, Oahu
14 ... and matzoh balls!
Apr 8, 2009 3:42 PM : Debra Zeleznik, Maxine Klein, Oahu
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Our first Hawaiian Passover seder is in the backyard of Nalani and Peaceray's house, in Kailua Apr 8, 2009 10:29 PM : Maxine Klein, Oahu
16 Our first Hawaiian Passover seder is in the backyard of Nalani and Peaceray's house, in Kailua
Lots of wine bottles at the ready as we start making our way through the Hagaddah Apr 9, 2009 12:09 AM : David Zeleznik, Debra Zeleznik, Jan Fried, Maxine Klein, Oahu, PeaceRay, Woody
17 Lots of wine bottles at the ready as we start making our way through the Hagaddah
Apr 9, 2009 12:10 AM : Debra Zeleznik, Miles, Oahu, Raffi, Sue
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The "kids" table Apr 9, 2009 12:13 AM : Oahu
19 The "kids" table
Raffi, PeaceRay and Nalani's oldest Apr 9, 2009 12:15 AM : Oahu
20 Raffi, PeaceRay and Nalani's oldest
Apr 9, 2009 12:22 AM : Jan Fried, Miles, Oahu, PeaceRay
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Woody the vegetarian attempts to incinerate our lamb dinner Apr 9, 2009 12:24 AM : Oahu, Woody
22 Woody the vegetarian attempts to incinerate our lamb dinner
Apr 9, 2009 2:38 AM : Mary Wilkowski, Miles, Oahu
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After Passover, we come back to our timeshare on the North shore of Kauai Apr 11, 2009 10:50 PM : Kauai, Maxine Klein
24 After Passover, we come back to our timeshare on the North shore of Kauai
The sun sets over Hanalei Bay and the peaks of Bali Hai Apr 11, 2009 10:55 PM : Kauai
25 The sun sets over Hanalei Bay and the peaks of Bali Hai
Another sunset from the beach in Hanalei Apr 11, 2009 11:00 PM : Kauai
26 Another sunset from the beach in Hanalei
The birds congregate on the bougainvillea surrounding our patio Apr 12, 2009 9:37 PM : Kauai
27 The birds congregate on the bougainvillea surrounding our patio
Apr 12, 2009 9:38 PM : Kauai
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Apr 12, 2009 10:04 PM : Kauai
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Apr 12, 2009 10:05 PM : Kauai
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Max sets out for 9 holes of golf at the Prince course Apr 15, 2009 4:46 PM : Kauai
31 Max sets out for 9 holes of golf at the Prince course
Apr 15, 2009 4:47 PM : Kauai
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We wait for our cart, Dave is the driver Apr 15, 2009 4:49 PM : Kauai, Maxine Klein
33 We wait for our cart, Dave is the driver
It is hard tell, but there is a huge cliff just beyond the green, all the way down to the ocean Apr 15, 2009 6:36 PM : Kauai
34 It is hard tell, but there is a huge cliff just beyond the green, all the way down to the ocean
Apr 15, 2009 7:10 PM : Kauai
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Another hole that ends in seaside cliffs. Many balls were lost that day! Apr 15, 2009 7:20 PM : Kauai, Maxine Klein
36 Another hole that ends in seaside cliffs. Many balls were lost that day!
In this case, the cliff at the edge of the green leads down to someone's private beachfront compound Apr 15, 2009 7:27 PM : Kauai
37 In this case, the cliff at the edge of the green leads down to someone's private beachfront compound
Max's foursome Apr 15, 2009 7:39 PM : Kauai, Maxine Klein
38 Max's foursome
The last Thursday of our vacation we were back at Tunnels Beach when we encountered a Hawaiian monk seal taking a nap Apr 16, 2009 4:12 PM : Kauai
39 The last Thursday of our vacation we were back at Tunnels Beach when we encountered a Hawaiian monk seal taking a nap
The monk seals are endemic to Hawaii and are endangered. The law to remain 150 feet away from the seals is strictly enforced. Apr 16, 2009 4:13 PM : Kauai
40 The monk seals are endemic to Hawaii and are endangered. The law to remain 150 feet away from the seals is strictly enforced.
Now that I've made my pillow, I'll lie on it Apr 16, 2009 4:13 PM : Kauai
41 Now that I've made my pillow, I'll lie on it
Friday before we are going to leave, we kept it easy by going down to PuaPoa Beach that is shared by our resort and the Princeville Hotel. It gives a sideways view of Hanalei Bay. Apr 17, 2009 3:00 PM : Kauai
42 Friday before we are going to leave, we kept it easy by going down to PuaPoa Beach that is shared by our resort and the Princeville Hotel. It gives a sideways view of Hanalei Bay.
The Hanalei Pier was built in 1892. It is no longer used commercially. Apr 17, 2009 4:49 PM : Kauai
43 The Hanalei Pier was built in 1892. It is no longer used commercially.
Apr 17, 2009 4:49 PM : Kauai
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Taro fields in Hanalei Valley Apr 17, 2009 7:46 PM : Kauai
45 Taro fields in Hanalei Valley
Our final night, we went back to the clubhouse restaurant at the Prince Course for sushi night Apr 17, 2009 10:50 PM : Kauai
46 Our final night, we went back to the clubhouse restaurant at the Prince Course for sushi night
We got our table just in time to enjoy our final Hawaiian sunset Apr 17, 2009 10:52 PM : Kauai
47 We got our table just in time to enjoy our final Hawaiian sunset