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Easy Hawaiian Vacation: Part 2

“Look, Mommy! Dots on my arm… from the rain!” Things desert-dwelling California kids say when they go hiking in a Hawaiian rain forest.Hawaii Vacation P2_1

In the ancient tribal grounds of the Iao Valley the land was lush and the rivers beautiful. We hiked to a view of the highest point (the needle) and swam in the river. But the best part was getting caught in a rain shower. Our Maui trip was full of adventure.Hawaii Vacation P2_2

The next day we headed in the opposite direction up to the top of Haleakala volcano. I had to stop the car to get a closer look at this beautiful silversword. It was the most beautiful plant I’d ever seen. I am always awestruck by the perseverance of life in unlikely scenarios. Continue Reading…