Nice view even if you don’t play golf

That’s some back yard. We flew from Kauai to Oahu this morning and checked into our next vacation rental. Here’s the view from our back porch. Pretty amazing, isn’t it? (And I don’t even play golf.)

We spent most of today at Pearl Harbor, which, coming just after Veterans Day, had a special meaning. The interactive exhibits and the special three-screen documentary of the final 72 hours of the Pearl Harbor attack are absolutely riveting on many levels.

We’re in Hawaii for a few more days before heading back to Florida. Sometimes, it feels like we’ve been gone for a year.

Christopher Elliott

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    The view from The Terrace is great, and the food is nothing super
    special but there is absolutely nothing wrong with it either. Staff
    could be a little more efficient but overall friendly and willing.

  • Victoria Dossey Findley

    Love the education that your kids are getting !

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