Sun Setting in Poipu

Before dinner we walk (less than 2 min) down to the ocean to watch the sun set.

Moloa Bay and Poipu

In the morning we drove up to Moloa Bay again. It was as great as usual until around 3 pm when it got really overcast and dark, looking like rain was coming.

So by 3:30 pm we packed up and went back home. Stopping only to buy groceries and some kalbi (Korean short ribs).

We returned home too early for dinner so we took minimal of things with us and walked to a small beach about 5 minutes away. There we watched the boogie boarders riding the waves. When that got boring we read some.

By 7 pm we were back home again, preparing dinner. Grilled kalbi, kimchi, rice and salad.

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Hawaiian Monk Seal

We were lazy today and just went to the (almost) closest beach, Poipu. In a way that was lucky because we had a chance to see a Hawaiian Monk Seal. Of course we’ve seen one before but they are so cute :-)

We stayed at Poipu beach the whole day, though it was really hot today. So quite a lot of the time we spent in the water.

When we were not in the water we sat in our chairs reading. Drinking water and SoBe. Eating edamame (soy beans) and having fun.

In the evening we were exhausted. We did quite a lot of swimming today. And it was hot hot hot 😎

Rainy Poipu ;-)

The day started with heavy rain, even here in the usual so sonny Poipu. We took the opportunity to go to Lihue for some shopping.

At around 2 pm the sun was back 😎 And we went to Poipu beach to have lunch, and do some swimming in the ocean.

We stayed at the beach until 6 pm. It is amazing how pleasantly warm the sun is at 6 pm. Just perfect. And all colors start to glow.

Poipu

Rain clouds all around us. But not in sunny Poipu. We spent the day at Poipu beach. Chie had on her new Sweet bikini.


Chie in Sweet bikini Johan at Poipu

We had our snorkeling gear with us. Chie and I went out a few times. Taking some photos of colorful fishes.


Fish at Poipu Chie at Poipu

We also saw a sea turtle. Floating in the water just five meters from where we were sitting.

At home I found out I had spent just a little bit too much time in the sun. My front side was quite red. Strange since I had used a waterproof SPF 30 all day long.

What to do? Lotion with aloe vera. But even better, aloe vera directly from the plant. They had a lot of aloe vera in the garden on Poipu Plantation. So I picked some and used it. Hopefully tomorrow it is better.

Oh, and we had crab & cream pasta with salad.

Poipu

Raining. So instead of going to the beach in the morning we went to Lihue. And did some serious shopping at Border’s book store.

Around noon we were back at Poipu Plantation and the sun was shining again. We went to the closest beach… Poipu Beach.


Chie at Poipu beach.

We stayed there until 6 pm. At that time the sun was still warm. But it was time to get home and prepare dinner.


Lizzard Sea turtle head

At home we decided to take a walk before dinner. We walked back to Poipu beach. Stopping on the way to watch some turtles. At Brennecke’s we bought some beer for Chie.


Chie watching the sun set in Poipu