Onomea Falls: An Attractive Waterfall Off Of Old Mamahaloa Way

Looking to waste sometime before our flight home during a recent trip to the Big Island, Michelle and I visited the Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden. I sold Michelle on the colorful, tropical fauna. All I really wanted see was Onomea Falls. The waterfall itself is very easy to access. It’s actually one of the first attractions that you’ll encounter as you work your way downhill and through the botanical garden.

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Food Spotting at the 2014 Cho Tet Vietnamese New Years Festival

Exploration: Hawaii writer Marvin Chandra has been hitting the Hawaii festival scene very hard over the last couple of months. I decided to join him for the 2014 Vietnamese New Year’s Festival at Kapiolani Park. While Marvin decided to focus on the various performers at the festival, I paid a bit more attention to all of the delicious food for sale. I ended up tasting the avocado bubble drink from one of the food stands. It was so good that it was gone within a few minutes. Too bad the rain came, I would have stayed longer to taste more of the food.

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