Hawai'i - Day 2 - Waikiki

by Kevin September. 13, 2011 3493 views

After the long trip out here, we were eager to head down to the pool and beach for some relaxation. The food here has “ballpark pricing”, i.e. the portions are big, but so are the prices.

We were supposed to spend today at Pearl Harbor, but by the time we realized we had vouchers that we needed to trade in for tickets last night, the ticket office had closed.

Instead we spent most of the day chilling in and by the family pool and hot tubs. At one point we ventured over to Waikiki Beach to swim in the ocean. While in the ocean, Stephanie spotted a shadow under the water coming towards us. As we backpedaled toward the shore, we saw a huge sea turtle poke its head above the surface. What a thrill!

Once the sun went down, we headed over to the International Market Place to pick up some souvenirs.

Tomorrow: Pearl Harbor

Mary is the first one in the pool!

The view of our hotel from one of the hot tubs.

A sand sculpture on Waikiki Beach. Fact: all beaches in Hawaii are public.

Diamond Head from Waikiki Beach

Our hotel from the water.

Steve didn't venture out too far in the ocean…

Hooray! We're in Hawaii!

Steve showing that his knee successfully made it to Hawaii.

Glub! Glub!

Sea turtles were everywhere!

From our lanai.

Another shot of the Infinity Pool.

Steve checks out some birds at the International Market Place

International Market Place

International Market Place

International Market Place

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Kauphem 7 years, 11 months ago

great underwater shot....

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Mike Meliska 7 years, 11 months ago

Great and colorful shots.

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