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  1. #26
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    Sounds like we will need to try that.

    Ate at Mark’s after getting the car and before stoping in at Costco/Safeway. Plate lunch was good. Ahi Quinoa Burger w wasabi and fixing was even better.

    Rained all afternoon. Hit up the farmers market and book store in Hanapepe. Walked around the beach and watched a sea turtle. Good stuff. This low and SE winds are supposed to clear out tomorrow. Swell fills in Saturday.

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    Headed to Kokee to drive down some ridge on 4wd road. Then maybe a surf somewhere SW or back in town. Swell began hitting last night. Glad we decided on 13 days. Son was stoked hiking through the jungle to Ho’opi lower falls. Especially the muddy cliff scramble down to the base.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ottime View Post
    I think Tunnels beach is the go to snorkel spot in the North.
    I thought Hideaways Beach was more interesting for snorkeling than Tunnels but they are both good. Park next to the tennis courts at the St. Regis and slip-slide down the muddy path.

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    food:

    hit up the northside grill for sushi in Hanalei. incredible. Affordable.
    https://northsidegrillhanalei.com/

    lunch try Kalypso (best fish/chips up north). big beers.
    http://www.kalypsokauai.com/

    down south hit the breweries and brenneckies
    https://www.brenneckes.com/

    second the notion of hideaways for snorkeling. swells nearby if you want.

    so jealous.

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    Couple feet OH at the Drop right now. Pushing 10’ on the sets. Thump thump.

    Headed north after a sunrise surf tomorrow. My. Undies family home is right in front of Cannons I think. More toward the Ke’e side.

    Looking forward to getting the family up to paradise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ottime View Post
    Sounds like we will need to try that.

    Ate at Mark’s after getting the car and before stoping in at Costco/Safeway. Plate lunch was good. Ahi Quinoa Burger w wasabi and fixing was even better.

    Rained all afternoon. Hit up the farmers market and book store in Hanapepe. Walked around the beach and watched a sea turtle. Good stuff. This low and SE winds are supposed to clear out tomorrow. Swell fills in Saturday.
    Got bigeye sashimi?



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    Can’t seem to get YouTube vids on my phone and can’t be bothered to pull out the lap top.

    A lot of local
    Fish is flown off island to markets in Japan, China and Las Vegas. Sad. A lot of fish is flown in from Indonesia. Best place to buy is from some dudes house on Koloa. He has fresh fish in the front yard for sale, all caught that morning. I believe all the fish in Koloa Fish Market is local caught. None at Safeway or Costco or many of the small local grocers.

    Shopping at farmers markets also gets
    You all locally grown produce. Maybe a little more pricey than Costco, but at least you are supporting a local farmer.

    Surf still cranking. Headed back up to Kokee for more of a big hike and big 4wd. But last week my buddy took us to a perch above the canyon with a little less than a 1/2 hike. Gorgeous.

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    Got to give it to Hideaways. Best snorkeling of the trip. Even with a healthy east swell in the water. Great last day on the island. Headed back to home life tomorrow. Will be back soon.

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    good thread, subscribed
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