Kauai 2014

IMG 1428  Ready to head to Honolulu DSC 9976  Our 'oceanview' room at the Marriott Ko'olina.  We could see the ocean as long as our hotel neighbours didn't happen to be out on their balcony. DSC 9978  World's smallest balcony.  I was standing at the furthest end of the balcony to take this picture. DSCF4005  Us with the Ko'olina Marriott in the background
DSCF4008  Macky's Shrimp Truck, Hale'iwa, Oahu DSCF4010  Shrimp from Macky's - butter garlic on the left, coconut shrimp on the right DSCF4012  Waiting for shave ice at Matsumoto's in Hale'iwa DSCF4013  Randy with a Tropical shave ice with condensed milk on top (the healthy version)
DSC 9987  A better ocean view room at Waipouli Beach Resort - Kapaa, Kauai DSC 9986  Closer ocean view DSC 9984  Just a little fruit we picked up at the market. IMG 1436  Saimin soup from Hamura's Saimin
DSCF4023  Fresh guacamole Randy made using ingredients we bought at the market (the salsa was store bought, but it is locally made) Sushi Bushido  Supper at Sushi Bushido in Kapaa DSCF4031  Our breakfast on the lanai at Waipouli resort DSCF4034  Hanging at Larsen's Beach
Monicos  Lunch at Monico's Taqueria (chips & salsa, ahi fish burrito, and ahi fish tacos) DSC 1199  Beach in front of Waipouli Resort DSC 1208  Koi fish at Waipouli resort DSCF4040  Kalua pig lunch at Hanalei Juice and Taro Company
DSCF4046  View of Hanalei Bay from St. Regis Hotel DSCF4041  Janet at Hanalei lookout DSC 1218  Taro fields DSC 1217  View from Hanalei lookout
DSC 1225  Randy at Hanalei lookout Garden Isle BBQ  Supper at Garden Isle BBQ DSCF4051  Kapaa Orchid Alley DSCF4057  Janet taking pictures of Opaeka‘a Falls
DSC 1232  Opaeka'a Falls DSC 1233  Randy at the Fals DSC 1242  Overlooking Wailua River Kintaro  Supper at Kintaro restaurant
DSCF4069  Lunch from Fish Express - Spicy Ahi Bowl and Macadamia-cruisted ahi. Yum! Anatta Thai Food  Supper at Anatta's Thai Food Truck in Lihue.  Chicken Green curry (yes, the rice is blue, don't ask me why) and Shrimp Pad Thai. DSC 1250  View from Lawai Beach Resort - Coral Building DSC 1255  Sunset in Poipu
DSC 1271  Palm tree, blue sky DSC 1296  Sunset in Poipu DSC 1311  Sunset in Poipu DSCF4076  Mai Tais at Keoki's Paradise
DSCF4078  Kalua Pork nachos at Keoki's Paradies (very good!) DSC 1323  Breakfast - with a dark red dragonfruit DSC 1326  Breakfast on the lanai DSCF4081  Kukuiula harbour
DSCF4083  Having Puka Dogs for supper DSCF4085  Randy feeding a chicken DSCF4086  Art night in Hanapepe DSCF4096  Larsen's Beach
DSCF4095  Weird little shrine of glass beach at Larsen's Beach DSCF4099  Lunch at El Pastor Tacos DSC 1393  Sunset DSC 1396  Sunset
DSC 1386  Looks like a monster eating the sun DSCF4102  Cactus growing up power pole DSC 1414  Waves at sunset DSC 1438  Another day, another sunset
Tortilla Republic  Supper at Tortilla Republic with the really awful Mai Tai DSC 1468  Heading out to sea on the Na Pali cruise DSC 1483  Big waves on Polihale Beach DSC 1527  Dolphins!
DSC 1543  Spinner dolphin in the air DSC 1566  Na Pali Coast DSC 1504  Randy enjoying the cruise DSC 1569  Na Pali Coast
DSC 1574  Janet on Na Pali cruise DSC 1587  Na Pali Coast DSC 1602  Sunset happy hour DSC 1604  Sunset from room
DSCF4115  Ahi tuna (with wasabi cream sauce), shrimp cocktail and rice for supper DSCF4120  Plate lunch from Mark's Place (Korean chicken and chicken cutlet combo) DSCF4121  Harold, Lil & Randy at Salt Pond Beach DSC 1607  View from our unit in the Ali'i building
DSC 1612  Our new Koloa Rum glasses DSCF4123  Buffet night at Brick Oven Pizza DSCF4126  Having lunch at Monico's Taqueria DSCF4130  Sunset with totally clear sky
DSCF4148  Having supper at Keoki's Paradise DSCF4153  Poke Tower and Kalua Pork spring rolls at Keoki's (so good!) DSC 1614  Another great breakfast Gaylords lunch  Lunch at Gaylord's - short rib beef dip and chicken sandwich with guacamole and bacon
DSCF4156  Waiting for the Captain Andy's sunset cruise to start DSC 1629  View of Spouting Horn (and tourists) from the cruise DSC 1636  Smandych family ready to do some drinking DSC 1651  View from the back of the boat
DSC 1647  View of Lawai Kai beach DSC 1653  View of our resort (on the left) and the condos Randy's parents are staying in (on the right) DSC 1658  Smandych family in silhouette DSC 1666  Janet with the sunset
DSC 1667  Randy with the sunset DSC 1677  Sunset from the boat DSC 1692  Green flash as the sun went below the horizon DSCF4162  Fishing charter that Randy and Harold went out on
DSCF4166  Randy with all the fish that was caught (by everyone) DSCF4172  Fish being filleted DSC 1700  Orchid garden at Plantation Gardens DSC 1697  Flowers at Plantation Gardens
DSC 1702  Orchids DSC 1708  Water plants DSC 1714  Sheraton beach DSC 1715  Sheraton beach
Fish supper  BBQ supper with Ono and tuna fish from the fishing trip DSCF4185  Sunset from Harold & Lil's balcony DSCF4186  Fish dinner - Take Two - this time at Harold & Lil's DSCF4187  Fish Dinner with Randy's parents
Kintaro 2  Another sushi dinner at Kintaro's DSCF4194  Having the tuna belly as a little sashimi snack DSCF4195  Take 3 of the fish dinners - finishing up the fish for lunch DSC 1725  Wailua Falls
DSCF4197  Sleeping Giant mountain DSCF4205  Happy Hour at Merriman's Gourmet Burgers & Pizza Merrimans  Supper at Merriman's Gourmet Burgers & Pizza (with dessert at Lapperts) DSCF4210  Last morning at Lawai Beach Resort
Marriott room  Room at Marriott in Lihue DSC 1740  View from room at Marriott DSCF4217  View of cruise ship in port DSCF4223  Having lunch at the beach
Marriott lunch  Avocado, bacon & tomato wrap, fish sandwich and fries for lunch DSCF4225  Marriott weather station DSCF4227  Hanging at Kalapaki Beach in front of the Marriott DSCF4237  Harold enjoying some wee little kitties at Pat and Mike's place
DSCF4241  Randy with a couple of kitties DSCF4249  Thanksgiving dinner at Pat and Mike's DSC 1801  Night view of the pool at Marriott DSCF4250  Morning scone at Marriott
DSCF4253  Morning feeding of the Koi at Marriott DSCF4258  Randy next to Kauai Lagoons golf course DSCF4263  Janet with lighthouse DSCF4267  Fancy houses on cliff above Marriott
DSCF4268  Our last meal on Kauai - grilled with coconut shrimp and spicy ahi poke bowl DSC 2657  View of sunset from Maui airport DSC 2661  Killing time (6 hours) at Maui airport until Air Canada flight leaves