Traveled to Hawaii for a 10 day family vacation with Mike's parents. We got to stay at the Hale Koa on Waikiki beach, a hotel for military families, since Mike's Dad is retired Coast Guard.
During our stay, we visited the northwest side of the island to check out Disney's new resort, the Aulani. We walked Waikiki beach to visit the bird man and swim in the ocean. We hiked a muddy trail to Manoa Falls. We went snorkling in Hanauma Bay. We got to experience a Dolphin Swim Adventure at Sea Life Park. We traveled to the north side of the island to see Waimea Valley and swim in the ocean. We ate lunch at the Royal Hawaiian and went back for brunch for Emma's 10th birthday. We went to the Hale Koa Luau. We took a snorkling cruise and saw some big turtles. Mike and his Dad hiked Diamond Head. And on the last day of our visit, Emma and Mike rode a hang glider over the ocean!
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