I'm going to Hawaii so come and tell me about it

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  1. llamatron

    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yep yep, I should be attending a conference in Hawaii (not a fun conference like Botcon) in May so what are cool things to do there? I believe I'll be in Honolulu.
     
  2. Prowl_Delta_31

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    Its sunny......................No really never been but I bet it will be great as long as you can sneak off from work and enjoy the place.
     
  3. Star Sabre James

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    You MUST go to Pearl Harbor and see the USS Arizona memorial.
     
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    Its made up of a bunch of islands....
     
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    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    hum the hawaii 5-0 theme as your arriving.
     
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    If you see a smoke monster......run!
     
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    eat lots of fish...it'll never be that frest just about anywhere else...and i too recommend the pearl harbor memorial...i went as a kid and never appreciated it...i really wanna go back now...
     
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    Like StarsabreJ said, definitely hit up the USS Arizona. You may have read about Pearl Harbor in school, but once you visit the memorial, its feels very real. I stayed at Waikiki Beach about 3 weeks ago and it was awesome. There was this bar there called the Red Lion and they had happy hour from noon to 8pm daily! Cheap ass beer and drinks. Take an island tour to get a quick look at the island. We visited the Dole pineapple plantation and a couple of other scenic spots. I think the best thing was the beach at Waikiki and the bar. If you do step into the ocean, watch out for the reef. I cut my foot up but man, it was worth it.
     
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    Go snorkeling. I forget the name, but there is a bay within driving distance of Honolulu that is great. Also, if you have time, drive up to the North Shore and see the waves. Be careful of the locals though. I've heard they aren't too nice up there.

    Also be prepared for lots and lots of Japanese tourists. They are everywhere.
     
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    Find a drunk 'Lost' cast member, and offer to give them a ride home. Kidnap them, and hold them ransom for some damn answers.

    -Tony!
     
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    Instead of telling you about it, could I hide in some of your luggage and go? I've always wanted to go to Hawaii. ONE OF THESE DAYS...
     
  13. Ops_was_a_truck

    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    The wifey and I took our honeymoon on the island of Maui, which is picturesque and beautiful. If you have any sort of opportunity to drop in on Maui and drive around the island, it's gorgeous. It made me think "This is what a Hawaiian vacation should be."
     
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    Don't forget to visit the leper colony at Kalaupapa!

    Also, stay away from small commercial vessels advertising three-hour tours. Three-hour tours.
     
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    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    I plan to carry around a boombox blasting this out at all times.

    Thanks for the ideas so far dudes, looks like it's gonna be pearl harbor and strip clubs.
     
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    Go visit the volcanoes. I always wanted to see them. They look so cool.
     
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    It's badass and you won't want to leave.

    That's all you need to know.
     
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    Big Island = Check out the active volcano.

    Maui = Haleakala during sunrise....awesome, but make sure you head back down ASAP or you'll be stuck behind bicyclers. Hana, pretty but the ride there might be too much for some (lots of twist and turns). Lahaina. They got a nude beach there too.

    Oahu = Pearl Harbor, Aloha Flea Market at the Aloha Stadium (Wed, Sat, Sun), USS Missouri, ride around the island (takes about 3/4 a day or less), Polynesian Cultural Center to learn about the islands, Haunauma Bay to snorkle with the sealife. North Shore to see all the wicked surfs (and where they do the Masters of Surfing <- dunno what they call it).
     
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  20. llamatron

    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Cool cool. I'm thinking about maybe heading across to mainland USA / Canada. Any must see's there (I've been to phoenix/grand canyon and Washington DC before)?
     

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