Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Back from Hawaii!!!


Wow! Well what can i say.. WOW!

That is just one word to describe beautiful Hawaii..

Everywhere you look its just so capturing.. the trees, the flowers, the ocean and beaches and the culture. I wish Jeremy could transfer to dental school there..if they had a dental school.

We just had so much fun.. and it was just GO, go, go the whole time so much to do.

Well in a nut shell.. some of the things we did was....

We went to a swap meet.. they had hundreds of vendors selling souvenoir stuff.. it was pretty fun.. lots to look at, and everything was dirt cheap.

Surfing..i actually got up a few times, drank half the ocean, but it was fun.. glad i did it, very very exhausting though. Jeremy was quite good actually.

Visited Hanuma Bay, We did snorkeling, i saw 3 seaturtles.. which was soo cool..and a eel and lots of wicked fish. Jeremy was a die hard, he was always snorkeling.

We went on a sweet hike, up to Laie Falls it took a half the day.. but the hike was awesome!

We went to Polynesian cultural center.. its owned by the church and they have a whole village of like 7 cultures represented.. Tonga, Samoa, Hawaiian ect. It was really neat, lots of demonstrations and music. We also went to the dinner and night show.. the fire dancers were amazing!

Strolled the beautuful Laie Temple grounds.. wow it was so nice!

We did a lot of site seeing in a small town on the North shore where we stayed called Hailewa.. its pretty famous. We ate at cool places along the strip like Haliewa eats( thia food) and Haliewa Joes and shopped at cute little shops, stopped for some famous shaved iced ( jer's favorite) and got our surfs lessons from the Surf and Sea shop. This place was so local and there was so much culture.. it was so fun!

We also went into Wakaii a few night to stroll the strip.. the shopping was pretty good.. but pretty rich for our blood.. Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Coach ect. The shops you only see on the movies. We also ate at a sweet mexican place Frogs.. i think it was called that, we ended up getting our food for free because we had to wait so long.. but it was awesome food!

We did a sunset dinner cruise one night as well.. it was just okay.. Jeremy was asked to dressup with some other guys and do the hula with the hula girls, it was pretty funny. The sunset was awesome,i got some sweet pics and seeing the island from afar was cool, especially at night.

We stopped at the famous Dole plantation.. and had the best pineapple delight icecream.. well actually we had icecream like everyday.. found these little chocolate/peanut butter icecream wonders at a little parlor they were wicked! ( made with rice)
We just did so much..

And lastly just chilling at the beach... soaking up the rays and trying to take it all in.

IT was sad to leave such a great place.. and especially to come home to the cold.. but so nice to see Elias. Man did i really miss him, it felt like her grew a whole foot while we were gone..

he was so good and i cant thank my mom enough for watching him for us!

Here are just a few pics of the island.. for more of us.. check out my facebook!




5 comments:

Laura said...

Welcome back Rachelle. Sounds like it was a great trip! Glad you had fun!

ec said...

oooh!

i've been waiting for these...looks like it was a fabulous trip. so looking forward to hearing all about it!

Sexy Momma said...

OHHH, it sounds and looks like you guys had sooo much fun!! That's one place that I would LOVE to go to. Your pics are beautiful too.

The Whidden Family said...

Wow - those pictures are all so great. What a gorgeous place! You guys look like you had SO much fun!

Angie said...

That makes me so jealous! I actually thought as I was reading that just maybe I could leave my little Howie to go on a trip.glad you had a good time!