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Day 9 – Aloha Nui Loa

Today was the day of our Oahu Heart Walk.  Mike and I raised a grand total of $5,160 for the Oahu Heart Association.  Aloha Nui Loa to our wonderful friends and family that supported us with money, aloha and making heart healthy choices. Up early to eat some breakfast, then walked over to the park…

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Day 8 -Just Another Day

As I neglected to write yesterday’s Day 7 on its actual day, I was up early to write it, writing on day 8 about day 7 was the start to the day.  Mike made a nice cup of coffee to get my brain cells moving and then fueled me with a sugary malasadas.  Eventually eggs…

Day 6 – Non-Touristy Tourists

The day didn’t start out doing non touristy things. In fact it started out as doing a very touristy thing, walking into Waikiki to grab a cup of coffee at Kai Coffee Shop at the Hyatt Regency. We walked the mile to the hotel, saw the long line at 6:30 a.m. and abruptly aborted that…

Day 5 – Surf from Sun Up to Sun Down

Yup, we watched surfers in the morning, we watched surfers in the evening and in between? Stuff happened. Mike had a longer run planned for today, to run part of his race route. While Mike ran, I walked to a beach to meet him. This time I went closer to the famous Waikiki pier to…

Day 3 – Learning to Listen

The island tells you things, you just have to understand how to listen to the island and decipher the message.  We weren’t listening very well for some of the morning today, but once we figured it out things turned around. Mike had a seven mile run scheduled and we planned to meet at Le’ahi beach…

Oahu Day 1 – Arrival

  Our day begin at 3:30 a.m. eastern time, drinking horrible hotel coffee, but cheered by the fact that I raised $5,000 in donations for the Oahu Heart Walk coming up on August 11th.  Woot-Woot. We made it to the check in line around 4:30 for a 5:30 flight.  United was packed and the anxiety…