Continuing on with our Hawaii trip recap posts, we usually only get a day or two in Hawaii when we go for work so we try to make the most of it. Since we were only in Hawaii for the weekend this time (arriving late Friday night and leaving mid day Sunday), we never really got on Hawaii time due to the time difference. That meant that we were up around 5am both days we were there, with ample time before the sun even began to rise. We used that early morning time on Saturday to work and take photos of my projects, but Sunday morning we decided to make the most of being up early and headed down to Waikiki (a quick 10 minute drive from my parents’ house in Manoa). We spent about an hour down there, sitting on the beach and watching the sun rise over the Eastern side of the Island behind the towers of Waikiki and Diamond Head.
We sat near the jetty on the lagoon behind the Hilton Hawaiian Village, a great spot for those of you headed to Waikiki in the future! We took in the colored sky, the cool temperatures and watched the surfers headed out for their morning rides. I always love catching the sunrise in Hawaii, especially when due to the time difference you don’t even have to get up earlier than usual! It was a great quiet morning before heading home on our flight mid-day, ending a busy but successful weekend in the Islands.
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