In the pond surrounding the temple there were Koi, unusually plump due to the food they sold in the nearby gift shop. Watching them made me realize how they have mouths like vacuums and they literally seem to inhale their food.
Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens are lush and wonderful, filled with gorgeous plants and endless photo opportunities.
Cameron was extremely excited about partaking of Dole whip, so we made a quick stop at the Dole Plantation for him. The most fascinating part was seeing how the pineapple grew and that it can take up to two years to produce. I finally realize why the pineapple is a symbol of upmost hospitality because procuring one used to be no easy task.
We happened to be in Oahu for Lei Day which meant there were free concerts and festivities everywhere. We had to get at least one totally touristy and cheesy photo for the record.