We each had a side of the bungalow and it was convenient parking and easy access to the park and beach.
Hilton Garden Inn was centrally located, friendly, and quite comfortable, if not exotic.
Lydgate Beach was walking distance from our hotel.
Picking up the gear at Snorkel Bob's in Kapaa.
That's Sleeping Giant ... photo makes it appear too close.
At the start up Sleeping Giant. Nancy made it quite far.
Steve and Rich pose on the way up Sleeping Giant
It was muddy and had some tricky parts.
Picture near the top of Sleeping Giant.
We were always looking for Vegan restaurants.
We had the most meals at Eat Healthy Kauai. Very tastey and vegan.
Spring rolls with a peanut sauce was awesome. We had this every visit and I had it for a meal once.
Interesting tree in Hanapepe.
Hanging bridge in Hanapepe.
Bridge at Hanapepe.
We stayed in 2 HGI units in the building second from the left.
Christmas tree in the lobby of the Hilton Garden Inn.
Another shot of Wimea Canyon.
Panorama at Waimea Canyon. See waterfalls in the left corner.
We hiked these waterfalls.
Tabitha and Rich pose by Waimea Canyon.
Tabitha and Rich posing in front of Wimea Canyon.
Nancy and Tabitha by the Waimea Canyon.
Nancy and Steve posing in front of Wimea Canyon and thw waterfalls we hiked.
At the start of the Canyon Trail Hike
Warning 1 approaching Cliff Trail.
Warning 2 approaching Cliff Trail.
Warning 3 approaching Cliff Trail.
Part of the obstacles on Canyon Trail. Steve slipped down once in the mud near here.
Tabitha gets in some yoga near a steep cliff. We were only a little scared watching her.
Nancy is adventurous hiking near a cliff on Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail.
Beautiful clifss along Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail.
Vanilla twine during the tour cacao farm tour.
Cacao farming tour guide Andrea shows us papyrus at Lydgate Farms.
Andrea demos the honey.
Andrea shows us how to harvest cacao.
Andrea led a blind tasting of a dozen chocolates.
Andrea hands out the chocolates. Tabitha won the competition.
Shopping near Hanalei.
Postcards was a great restaurant near Hanalie.
Dinner at the Postcard was scrumptuous.
Tabitha takes a walk on the beach during sunrise.
Rich needed foot repairs after surfing.
Even more foot care supplies needed for Rich.
Hawaiin Goose or the Nene is endangered but hang near the Kīlauea Lighthouse.
We got pretty close to Kīlauea Lighthouse.
Chickens are everywhere on Kauai.