January 23, 2016


We Kellers played our homeschooling flexibility advantage card and flew to Hawaii last week, where we joined Big Dude’s parents and his aunt and uncle on their Hawaiian vacation.  We stayed two days with them in a very cute house in the Captain Cook neighborhood on the Kona Coast.

We arrived just in time to see our very first sunset on the Big Island.  Fireball.

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Fruit from the yard, leisurely breakfast, planning the day’s events …

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This particular neighborhood is steep.  I’m talking 15-20% grade STEEP. And the road goes on seemingly f o r e v e r - steeply down past an alpha-order of streets (just found the stats: road is 6000' long and drops 1000' elevation).  Our house was located on “K”, the blueish-greenish abode on the left.  Driveway was astoundingly steep, too.

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At the bottom of the neighborhood is a beautiful black pebble beach.  Those pictures next…

1 comment:

Tracy P. said...

Ooohhh!!! All that staycationing is finally giving way to some far off adventures. Glad you got to go somewhere with College Kid before the Hawaii trip.

Now I want some star fruit and papaya. I would settle for just the yummy papaya, except that star fruit is just so photogenic! Pretty sure you need that photo on your citrusy colored walls!