Tag: Big Island

Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden on the Big Island

This week’s Sunday Still’s theme “Tropical,” reminded me of my own first trip to Hawaii, to the Big Island to celebrate our 25th Anniversary. I was immediately in love. Not just because it was my anniversary. And in spite of the fact that it…

Dreaming of the Big Island of Hawaii

What do you do when it’s April in Seattle and it’s cold and dark and the rain just won’t stop?   Why not armchair travel to the Big Island of Hawaii?  That’s right, I’m casting off the gray and clouds that threaten my skies…

Favorite Hawaiian Island?

It’s a hard call but somebody has to make it. I’m willing to give it a try.  First, some background. It wasn’t that long ago that Hawaii was just a dream to me, a place for only the lucky or the rich. But ten years ago we decided to…

Hawaii – the beginnings

No, not the beginning of the islands themselves.  (Though you can still witness them grow as molten lava flows into the ocean.)  I’m talking about my own humble beginnings with these wonderful Pacific islands collectively known as Hawaii. It started sometime after my 20th wedding anniversary when I said…

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