culture, travel

Polynesian Cultural Center

The day after our somber visit to Pearl Harbor, my travel companion and I went for the celebratory atmosphere of the Polynesian Cultural Center in La’ie. The 45-acre PCC features recreated villages representing seven different cultures of Polynesia; it’s like an island version of EPCOT. Each “village” offers shows that introduce some aspect of its… Read More Polynesian Cultural Center

history, travel

Pearl Harbor

My second effort to visit Pearl Harbor ended better than the first, though it too got off to a rocky start. Since we had to board TheBus at 6 a.m. and the Hilton’s breakfast didn’t start till 5:30, my travel companion and I decided to go for an early meal at the nearby Wailana Coffee… Read More Pearl Harbor