Posts under ‘Places to See’

O-Bon Dance in Honomu

Honomu is just a 15 minute drive North up the coast from our house and is on the way to Akaka Falls State ParkĀ (another 5 minutes from Honomu). The village (of about 500) itself is a nice place to grab some ice cream or lunch and then check out the Buddhist temple and the huge [...]

The islands were formed by a pancake?

The prevailing theory is that the Hawaiian Islands were formed “in sequence by volcanic activity as the Pacific plate drifted over a thin, hot plume rising from deep inside the Earth.” Well, new studies suggest maybe they were formed by a pancake, a hot pocket of abnormally hot rock sitting right under the islands. Whatever [...]