Hiking (part of) Mauna Kea

May 22, 2016 – After breakfast on the deck we headed towards Saddle Road and Mauna Kea.  The road going to the top is four wheel drive only, which means we parked at the visitor center, filled out the appropriate wavers (side note – this trail really isn’t that tough to follow, so not sure what…

North Hawaii Sites

May 21, 2016 – We started our day with great espresso drinks and bagels (and avocado) at the Waimea Coffee Company.  They don’t have a ton of tables, but we had no problem finding a spot to eat outside.  Tony enjoyed an everything bagel with egg, cheese, bacon, and avocado, while Louisa had an everything bagel…

Big Island Arrival – Kona and Waimea

May 20, 2016 – Our flight to the Big Island (Kona), via CA, left at 7am Friday morning.  That gave us time to get breakfast at Einstein’s Bagels in Boise, and a (much better) coffee fueled breakfast from Peet’s Coffee in San Francisco.  Peet’s has a new iced drink with sweetened condensed milk and coconut…