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Hawaii pt. 2

So more glorious pictures for you to be jealous of. Grab a coke zero


After Waimea Canyon, we saw the spouting horn. It’s a blowhole that makes a lot of noise and it spouts water. Pretty sick. We watched it for ten minutes and then decided getting sun was more important.


This little guy was chillin’ on the beach! :) Monk seals are known to go to the shore after a feeding and they rest there. Don’t worry he’s NOT DEAD. They state of Hawaii is very protective of them and have someone guard them and they are also roped off so they will be ‘safe’. They put up signs like this one too.


Don’t worry he’s living the life.

The next day we went to the spa and got a massage. Ahhhhh. Then we decided to walk down to a beach by our hotel. Nothing really where we were staying was ‘close’ to the beach and a lot of beaches take a steep downhill to get there and a steep uphill to get back.


Yea, not so dangerous? It was a nice beach with barely anyone on it.

That night we also went to Postcards Cafe.


This is hideaways beach, you have to hike down 191 stairs/muddy rocks that are disguised as stairs to get there. Luckily there is a rope like thing to hold on too.

After Hideaways we drove to another beach, that had a little river that you had to cross to get to the beach.


It was kind of cold in the afternoon on this day and I was burning. I was stupid and didn’t put any sunscreen on my legs the day before thinking they already had some color. I forgot I’m not 10 anymore and burned crazy lines on my legs. Giant Fail. Luckily the next day I was fine after slathering aloe on them.

The next day we went to another beach, called Tunnels. It’s known for great snorkeling and Mr. R got some snorkel stuff. I am not one to snorkel. I hate when the fish get close, it freaks me out. He said he saw a turtle.

This was a picture taken on the way to Tunnels. See what I mean about being so green and lush?


Sadly, this was also the day we left to come back home. We checked out and got ready to come back to the ‘mainland’. Before leaving though, we stopped in over by the airport/harbor and got some delicious dinner at Dukes restaurant.

Other than that… The trip was simply amazing. I got some fat cold sores from spending a little too much time with my 2nd lover, the sun, which stinks now, but oh well it was more than worth it. We flew back on a red eye on Friday morning and then Friday night was KAYVMANIA. One of my roommates little brother’s best friends (I know him because we went to Hawaii together and we are kind of close in age) turned 21. He rented out the BigRedBus and we rode around in it and it took us to four different bars. I didn’t drink much but when I did it was keystone because that was free on the bus. So classy.


Me and the best friend, yup, we are wearing matching shirts for the party.


Party till you pass out. What am I? 15? Hilarious none the less and though I was tired it was a great time.

So that sums up my trip and last weekend.

Last night was wonderful. We decided on the counter and it was great food and the Angels finally got out of the losing slump. Mr. R got me the newest coach breast cancer awareness keychain, which is too cute. Tonight I’m going to get in some miles after work and I hope it cools down soon. Right now I’m really craving a cupcake or some Redbull. Perhaps a lot of sugar free Redbull.

Tomorrow = deals coming your way.


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  • Reply healthy ashley

    I am SO jealous!! Wow.

    It looks just heavenly there. I wish I was there instead of cooped up in an office!

    (You look fantastic by the way!)

    April 22, 2009 at 8:50 am
  • Reply Jamie

    Awesome pics!
    Love the Keystone Light =)
    I am so jealous… looks like an awesome trip and you and Mr R look amazing!

    April 22, 2009 at 9:07 am
  • Reply Susan

    jealous jealous jealous! I love your orange stripe bathing suit! So cute…especially with a tan!

    April 22, 2009 at 9:07 am
  • Reply Shannon

    I get coldsores all the time and the only thing that will heal them quickly is taking Zinc. It’s just a vitamin that you can get at any drug store but it works miracles! If you decide to try it make sure you take it with food, otherwise it’ll make you sick, ew!

    April 22, 2009 at 9:18 am
  • Reply Matt

    Awesome pics, awesome trip. I actually have a picture from the Galapagos Islands where I’m laying down with the sea lions. It’s pretty awesome.

    April 22, 2009 at 9:18 am
  • Reply Billy Burger

    You are too funny. I cracked up at that arm thing line.

    Great pics – welcome back!

    April 22, 2009 at 9:25 am
  • Reply MOMMY-MOMO

    ummm…yah… VERY JEALOUS! Enough said.

    April 22, 2009 at 9:30 am
  • Reply J.J.

    Nice arm move. You could have always turned around and done that red carpet look-over-your-shoulder-look-at-the-back-of-my-dress move. That move is one to keep in your back pocket. You never know when you might need it.

    Awesome pics. Nice tan.

    April 22, 2009 at 9:37 am
  • Reply J.J.

    Oh yeah…thanks for stopping by my little blog :) I really dig reading yours.

    April 22, 2009 at 9:38 am
  • Reply J

    OMG I want to go to Hawaii RIGHT NOW!!! Sounds like the perfect vacation!! Where did you get your orange stripped bathing suit! It is so cute!

    April 22, 2009 at 9:39 am
  • Reply kristen

    Cool vaca. I worked on a cruise ship for a while and we cruised around the isalnds for part of it. I miss it. Next to Dukes is the BEST burgers you’ll ever taste at The Beach Hut. I miss them terribly.

    You look nice and tan!

    April 22, 2009 at 9:53 am
  • Reply runsarah

    Your photos are gorgeous- wow!

    April 22, 2009 at 10:14 am
  • Reply NikeRun

    Looks like you had a great time!

    April 22, 2009 at 10:20 am
  • Reply Mojito Maven

    GAH this makes me miss hawaii and my honeymoon

    April 22, 2009 at 10:21 am
  • Reply Janice {Run Far}

    damn.. .I need to book me a trip to Hawaii…. be right back..

    JK :)
    glad you had fun.

    April 22, 2009 at 10:37 am
  • Reply Alisa

    Fun times!

    We should get a crew together sometime and do a marathon in Hawaii! They have one on Kauai, Oahu and Maui. I know the humidity would be terrible BUT it’s freakin’ Hawaii!

    Did you ever make it to Larsen’s beach? It’s another really good snorkeling place…also known to be empty. We were the only ones there until right before we left when the nudists came (yikes!).

    April 22, 2009 at 10:45 am
  • Reply Marathon Maritza

    Gorgeous, just gorgeous!

    I love the little seal guy! I want one!

    And the leggings as pants – I totally understand being comfy on a plane. I wear as close to pajamas as I can on a long flight. LOL

    April 22, 2009 at 11:13 am
  • Reply Tara Gibson

    gorgeous! gosh i wanna go back!!!

    you look beautiful in that blue! You should wear it more often : )

    April 22, 2009 at 11:26 am
  • Reply Marlene

    All this beach talk is making me SO jealous! It looks fabulous. So glad you had such an amazing time!

    (I never know what to do with my arms in pics…)

    April 22, 2009 at 11:44 am
  • Reply ShutUpandRun

    Again, great photos. I love that seal on the beach. That’s what I look like on the beach. Only they don’t put rope and signs up for me.

    April 22, 2009 at 11:46 am
  • Reply ShutUpandRun

    Oh and about the cold sores. I put sunscreen directly on my lips in big doses. I finally got a Valtrex perscription and if I take that at the first sign of a sore, it goes away. They are NASTY!!

    April 22, 2009 at 11:47 am
  • Reply Amy

    Awesome Pics! Thanks for sharing. The trip looked amazing!

    Btw… that bikini you have… the orange and blue one?? That’s my DREAM bikini for the summer. I even have a picture of it from the Victorias Secret catalog on my fridge to try and keep me from opening the fridge all the time. Looks great on you!

    April 22, 2009 at 11:59 am
  • Reply LyndsAU

    those pics are amazing!! i am dying to go now! you look great! and i love the matching shirts!!

    April 22, 2009 at 12:02 pm
  • Reply X-Country2

    I soooo want to go to Hawaii some day. Looks like an amazing trip!

    April 22, 2009 at 12:34 pm
  • Reply Lacey Nicole

    phew what a trip! more great pics, what great memories. lol- hummus. awwwwwwwwwww, i’m STILL so jealous!

    April 22, 2009 at 12:40 pm
  • Reply emily_howard

    I have been daydreaming about Hawaii since I read your first post this morning. Agh. These pictures are amazing!

    April 22, 2009 at 1:28 pm
  • Reply Mollie

    How fun!! No judgement here on the LAP (leggings as pants)… I used to make fun of the girls around campus who did it, then I tried it, and it is SO COMFY. :) Glad you had a good trip!

    April 22, 2009 at 2:37 pm
  • Reply Marcy

    OOoooohhh looks like a fabulous time my dear! Totally jealous. You big B! (only playin :-) )

    April 22, 2009 at 3:52 pm
  • Reply *~! megs !~*

    still so jealous!! i need a vacay! next time you’re having a serious love affair and you feel that tingle of the dreaded cold sore, take 1000 mg of L-lysine. it’s over the counter in the vitamins. i do this when i feel it coming and it knocks ’em out. they never come up.

    love that bathing suit!

    April 22, 2009 at 4:00 pm
  • Reply Wearing Mascara

    Beautiful pictures. I love hummus too.. well, I’m obsessed with it really.


    April 22, 2009 at 4:02 pm
  • Reply Stacey

    Isn’t Kauai the most beautiful island! We moved her in February and it has been fabulous! Hope you have a great vacation!

    April 22, 2009 at 5:14 pm
  • Reply LG

    great pics to sum up what sounds like a great trip!! and leggings — totally acceptable (on a plane!)

    April 22, 2009 at 8:26 pm
  • Reply CNB

    wow – amazing photos! your trip looks like it was a lot of fun! btw, you and your man make a great looking couple :)

    April 22, 2009 at 11:02 pm
  • Reply FLYERS26

    Great pics!
    Glad you had a great time on your vacation.

    April 23, 2009 at 4:05 am
  • Reply D10

    Very nice! Great pictures.

    April 23, 2009 at 4:37 am
  • Reply aron


    i realllllly want to go to hawaii now.

    LOVE your pics! looks like such an amazing trip :)

    April 23, 2009 at 9:43 am
  • Reply Niki

    Wow! Great pics! It’s really beautiful there! I would love to travel to Hawaii!

    April 23, 2009 at 12:02 pm
  • Reply Amanda

    Party til you pass out, love it:) Your pics are absolutely stunning, the beaches look so peaceful. You guys are just adorable!

    April 23, 2009 at 3:11 pm
  • Reply Joey

    love the pictures! and the keystone haha (-:

    April 23, 2009 at 5:26 pm
  • Reply A Toronto girl out West

    I LOVE all the wonderful beach views! It’s getting me excited for my trip to Mexico!

    Woot woot!!!!!!

    April 23, 2009 at 7:45 pm
  • Reply Glenn Jones

    Looks like a great vacation Danica! I have an Aunt that lives in Princeville. I can she why she moved from the mainland!

    April 24, 2009 at 5:35 am
  • Reply Amy

    Looks like SO much fun. You are too cute! :)

    I agree with the snorkeling thing. I snorkeled on vaca a couple weeks ago, and the fish get so close! I would wave them away with my fin because I would be freaking out. Silly, I know, but still!

    April 24, 2009 at 9:40 am
  • Reply Run For Life

    Ahhh, that looks so beautiful!!! Thanks for sharing your trip with us. :)

    April 24, 2009 at 3:34 pm
  • Reply Lucky in Love

    Looks so beautiful!! So glad you had such a nice time :)

    April 26, 2009 at 4:06 pm
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