Beach Friends

Salt Pond is a nice beach. And we are not the only ones that think so. We met some new friends here.

Salt Pond Monk Seal

Another day at the beach. Another Hawaiian Monk Seal to be spotted. Life is hard 😉

It’s been quite an amazing seal spotting vacation this time. We’ve seen 6 seals this year. Which is quite a few considering there are only about a 1,000 left in the world of the the Hawaiian Monk Seal.

Salty Chips at the Salt Pond

Weather forecast was saying rain in most part of the island and if that is the case then you go west. So we did. All the way to the Salt Pond. We spent the day there in mostly sunny weather, that was broken every 30 minutes by a 1 minute light shower. Just enough to keep us cool.

By 3 pm it looked like more than a light 1 minute shower was coming our way. So we went to Lihue for some chocolate shopping. It was raining. And quite heavy so when we were on our way back home. And sunny when we got back home. Resulting in a colorful rainbow, which was so short lived I almost did not have to capture it 🙂


Today we got a note on our door, halftime cleaning 🙁 Not to the cleaning but to it already being halftime. Well, can’t be negative… Just enjoy the time here 🙂

Today we spent the morning at Salt Pond. For some reason it was cloudy, and somewhat windy. The temperature was a bit too cool to get into the water, but it was perfect for a nap. I slept deeply for an hour or so.


At around 1:30 pm we drove to Kiahuna. There the sun was shining. We played in the waves (yeah, you can still play in the waves even at 45 and beyond).

In the evening we had crab cream sauce pasta at “home” and it was delicious.

Salt Pond Beach

Spent the mostly cloudy day at a still hot Salt Pond Beach.

Salt pond

In the evening we had bacon and tomato sauce pasta. Yummy!