Maui

Hawaii in January

Between the end of college football season and the start of college basketball season, Josh and I were able to get away for a week to our favorite place: Hawaii. We went to The Big Island first for a few days, then to Maui for a few days. Using a lot of deals stacked...

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Maui: Part 7

Maui: Part 7

Dec. 21, 2010 This was our last day with the family. We had to check out of our hotel at noon, so we spent the morning packing and getting all ready to go. In the afternoon, since we didn't want to swim and not be able to take a shower before flying (let alone have a...

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Maui Vacation: Part 6

Maui Vacation: Part 6

Dec. 20, 2010 The next day we split into two groups, one to go snorkeling again at Honolua Bay. The other group went back to Black Rock to swim and sun bathe. I was in a Honolua Bay group, along with Josh, Ariel, Dad, and Donna. Once we got there though, the bay was...

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Exploring Maui: Part 5

Exploring Maui: Part 5

Dec 19, 2010 Today we went on a field trip to see some sights besides the ocean in Hawaii. The weather was starting to look questionable, and the forecast said rain for sure but since it hadn't started to rain yet, we decided to venture out and see some sights. First...

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Maui Vacation: Part 4

Maui Vacation: Part 4

Dec. 18, 2010 In the morning we went swimming outside our hotel, the Aston Paki Maui. The waves were pretty rough, but we were able to see some fish and a lot of sea urchins. We had some sandwiches for lunch and then headed a few miles north to Honolua Bay. We parked...

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On Top of the World in Maui: Part 3

On Top of the World in Maui: Part 3

Dec 17, 2010 We got up at 4 a.m. so that we could drive to the top of Haleakala Crater and watch the sunrise. It was a 2 hour drive in the dark, and I got our car to sing Christmas carols the whole way up. It was pretty funny. We got there around 6:35 a.m. and the...

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Maui Family Vacation: Part 2

Maui Family Vacation: Part 2

Dec 16, 2010 After everyone was up and awake the next morning, the whole group walked down the street to a little restaurant for breakfast. We went to Java Jazz, and it was a funny experience. The restaurant was decorated with a lot of nick-nacks and memorabilia, but...

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Our Family Christmas Trip to Hawaii

Our Family Christmas Trip to Hawaii

Dec 14-15, 2010 We got onto the road, driving to Denver from Tulsa around 4 p.m. It was a long drive, but the whole family fit just fine into the Toyota Sienna that we rented from National. Since we got started when we did, we drove until Wichita, Kansas, and then...

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