Kalaupapa National Historical Park, Molokai

Kalaupapa National Historical Park, Molokai

The Kalaupapa peninsula is one of the most magnificent areas on Molokai in Hawaii, but it is famous for its historical significance of a difficult time period. Imagine it’s the mid 1800’s and this calm scene is not so calm. The sea is rough and churning. What’s that coming round the bend .. ah yes […]

Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park – Big Island Lava Experience

Volcanoes National Park is on the Big Island of Hawaii, about a 45 minute drive up the mountain from Hilo. Who can resist the excitement and drama that come with visiting a park with actual volcanic eruptions? However, before you go, it helps to be prepared.  Since lava and volcanic eruptions are natural events, it’s […]

Pearl Harbor

When in Oahu, make sure to visit Pearl Harbor

President Roosevelt called December 7, 1941 “a date which will live in infamy”. The attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese was the final straw that brought the U.S. into World War II. Guided tours will take you back to this day when you visit Pearl Harbor Memorial. Today, when you visit Pearl Harbor, it’s […]

Visit Haleakala National Park, the House of the Sun

Until we have excursions and flights to the moon, Haleakala National Park might just be the next best thing. At over 10,000 feet above sea level, Haleakala is Maui’s highest peak.  The mountain is, in fact, an active volcano capped by a dry crater.  It hasn’t erupted in more than 500 years, so don’t expect […]