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The Sunday Traveler ~ The Requisite Hawaiian Party

The Sunday Traveler accompanied friends to Hawaii who had never been there before. The luau is almost a must for the first timer to Hawaii, and although the Sunday Traveler has been to her share of luau over the years, … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Taking In the Waters of Oahu’s West Shore

On the west side of the island of Oahu lie rocky shores in places, in addition to open stretches of sandy beaches The amazing thing The Sunday Traveler found here was the emptiness of the beaches; a stark contrast to … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Yokohama Bay, Oahu

  Let’s get our toes into the water. In the many times the Sunday Traveler has been to Oahu, never has the west shore been on my radar. In driving around the island , the west side is usually not … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Snapshot from Oahu’s West Shore

The Sunday Traveler had been on the island of Molokai in late September when, incredibly, an invitation came to join friends on Oahu in mid December. Who am I to refuse an invitation like that? While having been on Oahu … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Meditation on Molokai

Travel can be filled with energy and fast movement; it can also be peaceful and slow. The Sunday Traveler needed the peaceful and slow this last September, and chose the Hawaiian island of Molokai for that very reason. There was … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Snapshot Sunday on Molokai

Travel over the last year has been just enough to whet my appetite each time, to keep me going again and again. I bring it to my plate in little snacks to be savored then, and again later in memories … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Around Molokai

Landing on the island of Molokai seems to instantly hit the relax button. Molokai is small, quiet, and pretty much goes on slow. Surrounded by the bluest of blue Pacific Ocean, populated by mountains and cliffs stretching up to the … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Father Damien’s Churches on Molokai

Father Damien, now Saint Damien, built two churches on the island of Molokai before going to the peninsula of Kalaupapa to minister to the settlement of ┬áleprosy patients; he was a carpenter. The Sunday Traveler set out from her rented … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Kalaupapa, on the Island of Molokai

A tour of the settlement of Kalaupapa where people afflicted with leprosy (Hansen’s Disease) were isolated in the Hawaiian Islands. Sent to be quarantined, to live and die there. The Pacific Ocean on three sides and 1,600 foot cliffs make … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler~ Saddle Up for Kalaupapa

The Sunday Traveler, crazy woman that she can be, chose the second most rigorous way to access the peninsula of Kalaupapa on the island of Molokai, the mule tour. There are only three ways that a tourist can get into … Continue reading

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