With our favorite resort on the Big Island under renovation, we decided to try something new and ventured off to the island of Lana'i. (left) Although it was mid-November, Lana'i City already had its Christmas decorations up! (middle and right) It didn't take very long to tour Lana'i City—most of the non-residential stuff is around Dole Park.
(above left and middle) Hikes were in open areas as well as exploring through dense brush. (above right) Sunset looking toward Hulopo'e Bay and Pu'upehe (Sweetheart Rock). (below, left) Carol above Hulopo'e Bay. (below, middle) Pu'upehe—click here for the legend that gives the rock its name. (below, right) John on trail with Manele Bay Resort in background.
And there was the food...(above left) Fish 'n chips. (below, left) Celebrating John's birthday at the Ihilani restaurant. (below, middle) Dinner at The Lodge at Koele. (below, right) Lunch at the Ocean Grill. (above, middle) Carol on the grounds of the Lodge. (above, right) Rain at Manele Bay Resort.
(below) Monk seal resting on grass.
(below) Umbrellas reflected in pool.
(below) There were wild turkeys on the grounds of both resorts!