Aloha from Hawaii
June 11-18, 2005



  • Friday - Sunday night (trip begins, hotel, Diamond Head, parade, beach)

  • Monday (Pearl Harbor/Arizona Memorial, spa)

  • Tuesday (Polynesian Cultural Center)

  • Wednesday - Thursday (fly to Kauai, Kapaa condo Lydgate Park, Kilauea Lighthouse, Limahuli Garden, Hanalei Bay)
  • Friday - Saturday (helicopter ride, Wailua Falls, last dinner, flight home)
Friday afternoon to Sunday night (our trip begins, Honolulu hotel, Diamond Head, pan-pacific parade, Waikiki Beach)

Micheal and Kristi arrive in Lexington June 10th for a friend's wedding

quick visit with Jack and Becky at Atlanta airport June 11

Jack and Dave take a walk ...

then Nana and Jack before we board flight to Honolulu

Hawaiiana Hotel entrance

Hawaiiana sign

late night snack at Cold Stone Creamery ---

for each of us

Nancy at hotel's pool area

breakfast on our balcony with a few of our feathered friends

view of the balcony from the pool area

pineapple juice every morning

Bird of Paradise in Hawaiiana garden

Dave and friend near hotel entrance

scenic view from the approach road to Diamond Head

tunnel on the approach road

entrance to the park

part of the path to the top - follow the metal railing

some of the 175 steps on the way up

more of the steps

at the top

the view is certainly worth the trip

Waikiki view from Diamond Head

view of the ocean from Diamond Head

Diamond Head crater - walking path is in the center of the picture

Diamond Head Lighthouse

close-up of the Diamond Head Light

a rest before going back down

Is it easier going down?

another view of the path

resting the feet

early dinner at Planet Hollywood

a Mai Tai goes great with Mahi-Mahi

scenes from the Pan-Pacific Festival parade

band from Ashwaubenon, WI

view of Diamond Head from Waikiki

getting our feet wet

do you think we look like tourists?

sunset over Waikiki Sunday night

background image is from a photo of the flowers in the Hawaiiana Hotel pool area

Page created: June 21, 2005
updated: July 3, 2005

Nancy Badertscher
Back to Badertscher family page