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Off to Explore

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

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Trip Journal entry for Monday, September 14th, 2009 The first full day of our trip called for a little exploring and some familiar scenery. One of the cool things about Maui is that even when you’re plans don’t work out, there are still some great memories to be made. Case in point for Monday was […]

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Maui Ocean Center Welcomes New Turtles

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

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I just received a note from subscribing to the Maui Ocean Center newsletter that they will be having a traditional Hawaiian blessing tomorrow, August 27th at 1pm to welcome a batch of 6 new hatchlings on loan from Sea Life Park on Oahu. We’ve been huge fans of these guys since we first saw them […]

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Sunday Photo: Swimming Honu

Sunday, November 16, 2008

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Swimming HonuTaken by Kris Nelson on April 22, 2008Location: Sheraton Maui Resort, Ka’anapali As I mentioned yesterday, we’re headed back to the Sheraton for the fourth year in a row, come February. Although there was the thought of using my aunt’s timeshare or even looking for somewhere else to stay, we would have missed out […]

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Baby Turtles at the Maui Ocean Center

Saturday, August 30, 2008

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After reading the notice in the Maui Ocean Center newsletter, I found this article in Honolulu Advertiser that shows off the six baby honu (sea turtles) that have just arrived to the center this week. We’ve been to the Maui Ocean Center in our past trips and Cindy’s favorite exhibit is the Turtle Lagoon where […]

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Sunday Photo: Grumpy Honu

Sunday, May 11, 2008

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Grumpy HonuOriginally uploaded by webnelly Honu, is the Hawaiian name for Sea Turtle. These are green sea turtles that are part of the Turtle Lagoon exhibit at the Maui Ocean Center. They always seem to be grumpy (hence the name of the photo) whenever we see them in photos or even near Black Rock when […]

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Wednesday Night’s Luau

Thursday, April 24, 2008

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The luau last night here at the Sheraton was our last planned activity for this trip, and it was just as entertaining as it was last year. The MC was different this year, as was some of the dances, too. We were expecting to see Cindy’s favorite, the “mosquito” dance, but it wasn’t part of […]

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