Over the Rainbow in Hawaii

December 2, 2011 3 Comments »

When moisture and sunshine combine in just the right combination, a rainbow occurs. The perfect combination happens more often in Hawaii than any other state and that’s why the state motto is The Rainbow State! During my 3 weeks in Oahu and the Big Island I saw more rainbows than I’ve ever seen in my […]

Rain Forest Hawaii

November 25, 2011 6 Comments »

rainforest canopy

Akaka Falls State Park on the Big Island of Hawaii was the next stop on my Big Island Adventure.  The Hamakua Coast and Hilo were living up to it’s reputation of the rainiest places on earth!   It had been pouring rain all day with no end to the moody, gray clouds – so I decided […]