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Summer in Roanoke – August 2020
Summer in Roanoke  – August 2020

Summer in Roanoke – August 2020

This year in 2020 has been like no other we’ve ever experienced, thanks to the COVID-19 which is plaguing the world. Like everyone else we are dealing with it the best we can. Fortunately I retired last December and no…

Cookies and Coffee Kauai style!
Cookies and Coffee Kauai style!

Cookies and Coffee Kauai style!

Aloha!  When in Kauai, cookies are actually spelled ‘Kookies’, at least when you visit Kauai’s oldest and original ‘Cookie’ factory!  In this post I’m combining two of our day outings: the Kauai Kookie Factory, and the Kauai Coffee Company.  …

Blast from the past – the Westin and Coco Palms Kauai revisted!
Blast from the past – the Westin and Coco Palms Kauai revisted!

Blast from the past – the Westin and Coco Palms Kauai revisted!

This morning we were scheduled to take a 10am helicopter tour over Kauai.  We left our hotel, the Grand Hyatt Poipu, at 8:30am to meet our arranged pre-board/checkin time of 9:15am.  As it turned out, traffic was light and we…

Exploring the Grand Hyatt Kauai
Exploring the Grand Hyatt Kauai

Exploring the Grand Hyatt Kauai

We’re staying at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Poipu, which is a quiet area about half an hour’s drive  from the Lihue Airport.  This oceanfront resort is absolutely gorgeous, without being overly fancy or pretentious.  The design is actually very…

Aloha bound – Flight to Honolulu
Aloha bound – Flight to Honolulu

Aloha bound – Flight to Honolulu

I’m trying to catch up on my blog, and what better time than a maintenance delay while we’re on American Airlines flight 5 from DFW to Honolulu.  We are actually going on to Kauai, but flying via Honolulu, and connecting…