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Being here is like being in Paradise.

Hanauma Bay is a Marine Sanctuary on the Sout Eastern side of Oahu , we spent the most part of a day on the Beach of this fantastic place It is extremely beautiful here and luckely this Bay is well protected from people doing damage to the environment ,there are volunteers who keep an eye out
so that the rules are not broken. There is a beautiful new Education Center and the washroom facilities are excellent.

A master Surfer and a gentle Giant

Surfing was a sport of royalty but it became popular in the early 1900's
After the formation of the Outrigger Canoe Club and the Hui Nalu (club of the waves)swimming Club along Waikiki Beach.Members of these two clubs became the Beach Boys , and they taught the tourist the art of surfing, and they would peddle the outrigger canoes out in the Ocean which is still done the same way today.In this picture is Duke a gentle big tall muscular man who became a Master surfer.

Lu'au , a night of Food ,Dance Fire and Fun.

This lu'au was at in the courtyard at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel , a beautiful setting ,looking at Diamond Head to the East and watching the sun set to the West, an evening that start with a buffet style dinner, and Musicians playing Hawaiian music and a Singer singing beautiful songs , this lu'au was chosen by our daughter and her husband for their wedding reception,and several new married couples and some people that celebrated their anniversaries were asked to dance. after dinner a fantastic performance by Dancers and Singers and a great skilled performance of handling sticks on fire doing incredible things with the sticks.It was a night to remember.

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  • Pros:Hawaii is on of the greatest places on this earth
  • In a nutshell:Go to Hawaii you will be treated like Roalty there.
  • Last visit to Hawaii (State of): Feb 2003
  • Intro Updated Mar 3, 2003
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  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Jul 19, 2011 at 7:43 AM

    Hello, Hansi! I see you had a great experience there! ~ Good for you! Thanks for posting these amazing pictures and the video!~

  • DAO's Profile Photo
    Mar 19, 2011 at 3:47 AM

    Greetings from Azerbaijan! I will be there, all the best to you and Lori.

  • unravelau's Profile Photo
    Jun 19, 2010 at 5:05 PM

    Thank you for a great trip around Hawaii Hansi. Carole.

  • jumpingnorman's Profile Photo
    Jul 28, 2009 at 10:20 PM

    Is that man on fire? The huge Banyan tree is awesome...I wish we had more trees here in Arizona...Norman :)

  • junecorlett's Profile Photo
    Jul 4, 2009 at 5:46 AM

    Great tip here "surfer boy"!??

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    May 11, 2009 at 8:43 PM

    Lovely, beaches, palm trees, wildlife and the surfing looks wonderful. Wonderful statue of Duke Paoa Hanamoku! I can see why you all fell in love with this place. Wonderful page!

  • allelli's Profile Photo
    Jan 15, 2008 at 6:38 AM

    a very helpful tip

  • Nathalie_B's Profile Photo
    Jun 23, 2007 at 8:33 AM

    Schatje was here, planning a dream trip. Very nice tips and beautiful pictures, Hanje. Hugs to Loritje.

  • scubaozgirl's Profile Photo
    Feb 10, 2007 at 8:29 PM

    Greetings Sir Lancelot....so ur in planning mode huh.....where are u off to next??? :) Did ya get my sunshine i sent you....LOL Love this pg ......

  • trav4bus's Profile Photo
    Oct 16, 2006 at 9:22 AM

    Belated happy birthday to you.. nice pages full of fun

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