Oahu Hawaii for 2 Days (+ Flying HNL to VAV)

David and I took a short flight from the Big Island to Honolulu, Oahu.  We settled into our Airbnb in Waikiki. We didn’t have big plans for the next few days, except our one goal: Pearl Harbor. Oahu Geography Lesson Oahu is the small island where Honolulu is...

Big Island Road Trip for Four Days

We’d just arrived in Hawaii on our first ever visit. We had a week planned, and that started with a four day Big Island road trip! Disclaimer:  I will not get a commission if you book any of these Airbnb site.  However, if you’ve never used Airbnb before,...

Our Second Pacific Crossing

After 15 days at sea (actually 15.16…) S/V Julia arrived in Hilo, Hawaii. Departing Oakland for the Pacific Ocean When we departed Oakland and headed out in San Francisco Bay, a thick fog hung over the Golden Gate Bridge. The fog was selective, above us and behind was clear...