My husband’s best friend is visiting from 29 Palms this week. I’m so honored that he decided to spend his birthday week with us! It’s been so much fun to use him as an excuse to do all the things we’ve ever wanted to do in Hawaii. He even had a list of things he wanted to do during his visit. He’s seen Pearl Harbor, hiked Diamond Head, visited the blow hole, ate at food trucks, went to a luau, and of course the beach. We decided to go to Waimea Bay on the North Shore. I have never been there, so I was really looking forward to it!
What I wasn’t looking forward to was the ferocity of the waves. Of course on this day, the waves were breaking late on the shore and were a little choppy. The lifeguard kept repeating warnings about how dangerous it was for little children to be in the water and that they had to be accompanied by an adult. So, you get the idea: rough waves did not equal the leisurely swimming in the ocean, which I was planning for. Continue reading