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Postby doug395 » Tue May 15, 2007 2:38 pm

Spent the first week of May on the Big Island, sunny days with showers at night. Hilo side of the Island was old Hawaii and jungle nice, Kona side was sort-of developers gone wild. My Waipio and Polulu hikes got downsized, left my water proof camera bag in the car and didn’t make the river crossing at Waipio, the coast trail at Polulu sort of fell off the cliff and I had to turn around. Mauna Kea “wowâ€



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Postby Trekker » Tue May 15, 2007 4:52 pm

OK, tell the truth.........you snagged those out of a guide book, didn't you? :unibrow:

Seriously, those are some beautiful pics! I will be on the big Island for a friend's wedding in August. Any hike suggestions?

Oops, just saw the thread preceding this one! :o Let me rephrase the question; which ones did you do and what was your favorite?
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Postby Snow Nymph » Wed May 16, 2007 6:51 am

beautiful shots! Love the lizards!
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free . . . . Jim Morrison


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Postby doug395 » Wed May 16, 2007 11:13 am

Thanks Trekker and SnowNymph
Trekker - Polulu and Waipio Valley were both great hikes and the only sand beaches I found on the east side. When things are dry the waterfalls in Waipio are not flowing, maybe I took the wrong trail at Polulu. Mauna Kea is the place I wish I spent more time. Other road trip places I liked were Onomea Bay Botanical Gardens and the old village at Lapakahi State Park.
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Postby Kerstin » Thu Jun 21, 2007 10:52 am

Stunning photos!!!
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Postby Windwalker » Wed Jun 27, 2007 9:03 pm

Wonderful shots Doug! My wife viewed them with me and she loved them!
We are heading to Maui in August for 7 days....celebrating our 25th Anniversary.
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Postby doug395 » Tue Jul 03, 2007 6:36 pm

Thank's Windwalker and Kerstin.
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