Hawaii Danger #1: Portuguese Man o’ War

11/28/2010 § 2 Comments

So I was at the beach yesterday and I came across this most familiar but unpleasant sight.

Man o' War

I don’t know that much about them, all I know is that their sting hurts really bad and they come when the wind blows onshore. Yeah, I got to teach my little brothers about them so they won’t get hurt when they see one again. Here are a couple websites that might be helpful if you want to learn more!

The Portuguese Man o’ War

 

Blue Bubble

We saw 3 on the beach that day! If you ever see one, DONT pick it up! Even though the bubble is harmless, the clearish blue tentacles could be wrapped around it or close nearby!

 

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I love Baby Beach in Sprecklesville…and turtles at Ho’okipa!

11/23/2010 § Leave a comment

Wow! Two amazing things in one day!

So I met my friend at  Baby Beach this morning, but I didn’t go swimming, I just had fun taking pictures! The water was so crystal clear and serene.

Baby Beach at Sprecks

Baby Beach, Sprecks

Serene Beach

Serene, crystal clearness

There were plenty of people on the beach but I found a small little cove that I wrote these words…

Aloha

To write Aloha in the sand

Things I love about Maui!!!

Sand is one of those things...

So as I went about my stressful day…I was anticipating my friend’s birthday beach evening. We had fun surfing, even though we got caught in some sets that were head high at least. It makes you realize how precious life is. It’s probably the 100th time I’ve almost died at Ho’okipa and her first. We made it and we are totally fine. We ate a bit and then took pictures….of our toes!

Toes in the sand

Who needs a pedicure...when there is a beach!

So then it started to get dark…and we knew what that meant. Turtles! We were careful not to get too close, that’s why the pictures are a bit blurry. They crept up on the beach and started to sleep.

Honu

Honu

I work for Happy Honu Comfort Gear aka Tikitales so it makes me really excited when I actually see a Happy Honu!

On a side note, Thanksgiving is coming! Woop woop! Time for stuffing yourself with turkey and pumkin pie.

Now, this is a little weird cause usually people ask, “What is your favorite thanksgiving food?” or something like that. Well, I’m gonna ask…What is your least favorite part of the thanksgiving meal?

My least favorite would have to be, the cranberry sauce with real cranberries. I don’t like crunching on things when I am trying to enjoy the jello substance.

Don’t forget to comment and give your answer!

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