The Tower

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After a series of rainy days here on Oahu, the trade winds picked up and blew all the gloom away.  It felt as though I was seeing the light of day for the first time. Continue reading

Lava Love

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Having missed lava sightings on our last visit to the Big Island, I could not let the opportunity elude me again.  After hearing that the lava flows had resumed at Kalapana, I had to go back to Hawaii to witness this breathtaking phenomenon. Continue reading

From Artillery to Archery

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I have recently become addicted with exploring old military bunkers. As the weekend approached, I began thinking and researching new sites that we had not yet been.  After hours of scouring the web and scanning the Island of Oahu on Google Earth, I remembered a bunker that I had driven by dozens of times. It was simply hiding in plain sight. Continue reading

Abandoned Plantation Home

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During an evening hike, a wrong turn took us to the creepy side of the woods.  Although every instinct was telling us to turn around, our curiosity would not let us leave without taking a quick peek inside. Continue reading