Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Spring Break on the Big Island

The whole family with Kung Kung and Grandma spent 4 days on the Big Island over spring break. It's Owen and Aki's first time at Volcano National Park. First stop - farmers market in Hilo.

Vendor smelling the durian to see if it is spoiled
This is apparently the last durian on the island for the season!

Mountain Apple and Apple Banana
Beautiful fruits: Mountain Apple and Apple Banana

At Ninole Post Office
Ninole post office, Hawaii's smallest post office

Laupahoehoe Point memorial
Laupahoehoe Point memorial. Mike's uncle Jitsumi Yamamoto was 14 when the tidal wave struck.

Waiting for the rain to let up
Waiting for the rain to let up

In Akaka Falls Park
Mike and his dad at Akaka Falls Park

Akaka Falls
Beautiful Akaka Falls

Ohia lehua
Ohia lehua

Storm approaching the Hamakua coast
Storm approaching the Hamakua coast

Thurston Lava Tube hike
Little hikers

Thurston Lava Tube hike
Thurston Lava Tube hike

Holei sea arch
Holei sea arch

Owen on lava hills
Owen on lava hills

Halemaumau Crater at night
Halemaumau Crater at night

Petroglyphs at Pu'u Loa
Petroglyphs at Pu‘u Loa

Aki on Petroglyph trail
Aki on Petroglyph trail

Steam vents
Stinky steam vents

Rainbow Falls
Rainbow Falls

Bowling at KMC
We also went bowling at KMC!

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