And then, we finally made it to Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. This is a sacred place that was a place of refuge for defeated Hawaiian warriors and those sentenced to death for violating kapu, the code of conduct.
This sanctuary was protected by Lono,...
Hi there! Glad you could make it to the BIG ISLAND of HAWAII! We are staying at this cute little AirBnb on the island and --
"WELL HELLO THERE!" a familiar voice said.
"Let me guess. It's Droopy," I replied.
"Looks like we're booked at the same AirBnb!...
Before we continue on our trip, I will teach you the longest word in the Hawaiian language. Ready? You may need to take a deep breath for this one.
It is the name for trigger fish, also the Hawaiian state fish. It looks like this:
Next on our road trip, we stopped at Jekyll Island, Georgia. Back in its heyday, Jekyll Island enjoyed its fame during the Club Era, where the rich and famous came to play and relax. The Vanderbilts, the Rockfellers, the Goodyears, etc. all were well...
I noticed that Ooogie had been especially quiet lately.
"Ooogie, what's wrong?" I asked. "Is everything alright?"
"Aaaaaaaajdin," Ooogie said. "I wiiiiish I coooulddddd goooo tooo theeeeeeeeeee oooooooocean."
"I'll take you there," I said.
"Reeeeeeeeeeeeeally?" Ooogie asked.
"Sure," I answered. "I promise."
"Howwwwwwwwww aaaaaaabout noooooooow?" he said.
"Now? As in right...