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Hawaii with Higgins Travel

My trip with a group of listeners on board the Pride of America - arranged by Higgins Travel. January 25-February 3, 2008

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    The Pride of America as I'm about to board her for the first time...so exciting!
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    This Banyan tree in Lahaina covers a whole city block. Roots come down from the tree and fasten themselves to the ground from above. Some of the branches are so huge, that braces have been put under them to protect the tree.
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    This Banyan tree in Lahaina covers a whole city block. Roots come down from the tree and fasten themselves to the ground from above. Some of the branches are so huge, that braces have been put under them to protect the tree.
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    This Banyan tree in Lahaina covers a whole city block. Close up of one of the branches and a view of the benches and paths under the tree.
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    This Banyan tree in Lahaina covers a whole city block. Main trunk.
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    Small and Mighty!
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    Bougainvillea
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    Recreation of one corner of the old fort in Lahaina...made of coral and sand.
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    Double rainbow is a good thing! The Pride of America sailed under her as we came to the island of Maui
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    The first snow this peak has seen in four or 10 or 24 years (depending on who you ask!) The locals were VERY excited about it.
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    Formal Portrait Night on board, whee!
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    Formal Portrait Night on board...everyone looked so lovely!
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    Formal Portrait Night on board - the whole reception area was like a giant photo shoot. Different backgrounds and photographers and settings.
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    Fun can be dangerous!
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    Glass bottom boat ride at Kailua-Kona
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    Glass bottom boat ride at Kailua-Kona
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    Glass bottom boat ride at Kailua-Kona
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    Glass bottom boat ride at Kailua-Kona
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    Glass bottom boat ride at Kailua-Kona
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    A bad day on Maui is better than a good day in Wisconsin
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    Seahorses! Oceanrider.com Got to hold a seahorse...well, actually they hold you.
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    Seahorses! Oceanrider.com Got to hold a brittle starfish
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    Seahorses! Oceanrider.com Got to hold a starfish
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    Seahorses! Oceanrider.com Got to hold a starfish
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    Seahorses! Oceanrider.com Got to hold a ... slug type thing
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    Our Home away from Home - as seen through the tender window
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    I Love Scooters!
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    Kailua-Kona ...first Hawaiian Capital
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    We anchored at Kailua-Kona and took a tender in to shore
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    Are you happy with your car insurance?
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    Can you spot the crab?
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    Cassandras has awesome gyros and a great jukebox - Kailua-Kona
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    Cute lighthouse and nice digs
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    Our fearless captain on the tender
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    Kona! ...as in COFFEE!!
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    Lighthouse in Lahaina
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    I know, gross right? http://www.newveg.av.org/paul.htm
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    Spectacular Hawaiian sunset on Maui
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    spectacular Hawaiian sunset on Maui
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    The Pride of America glowing under the darkening sky
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    Rain on the Ocean
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    Ray of Light
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    Ray of Light
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    Oceanrider.com
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    Oceanrider.com
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    Oceanrider.com
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    Oceanrider.com
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    I'm little - but I help big!
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    So windy - the tree is growing at an angle
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    Streaky Sand
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    In the winter - you gotta grab the rays while you can!
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    This is NOT Interstate-94
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    Yay! We love the free shuttle to Hilo Hatties!! HiloHatties.com
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    Ummm...not today it's not!
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