The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (Midway Atoll part 6)

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Even though our chapter on Midway Atoll was coming to a close, we revelled in our victory over the immense pile of debris we removed from the beaches.  Yet, our illation quickly expired as we began the difficult work of having to move the debris across the island to the loading pier, where the ship would pick it up. Continue reading

The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (Midway Atoll part 2)

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After a couple days of gathering our gear, clean up our workstation and building out our zodiac boats we were finally able to hit the water.   Continue reading

Napali Coast/Kalalau Trail (Day 3)

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On our third day, we decided we wanted to attempt to be completely self sufficient, meaning not eating any of the provisions we had packed for out trip.  Therefore, we would need to hunt, fish, or gather fruit/vegetables to provide ourselves with enough food for that day.  We were all super stoked at the idea, even though most of us had only foraged at the neighborhood Walmart. Continue reading