My 9 year old son had some special experiences
this summer. His aunt got married in Hawaii so he and Dad got to
go there for a week to participate in all the festivities.
He saw island traditions, not just the tourist traps.
He stayed with his new uncle’s family who are natives.
He had traditional food, which he said is rice with everything.
He said that even the markets have rolls to buy for a
snack or lunch that consist of a block of rice with a
slice of SPAM (musubi).
like SPAM Sushi!
And lots of eggs, fish and pineapple.
He met a relative who was a professional fire dancer.
He lights the sticks with fire from his mouth and puts on a very
impressive and dangerous show.
The cool part is, this professional fire dancer is only 13 years old!
He is coming to the mainland for a competition on California soon.
My son loves aquariums and we have been to many.
In Hawaii he was able to go snorkeling and see fish in their
natural environment. It is a whole different experience
to be on the other side of the glass swimming
WITH the oceanic wildlife!
He was able to see giant sea turtles come near the shore
to feast on seaweed, then lumber up the beach
to nap pin the sun.
He was able to participate in a beautiful wedding on the
beach and best part of the trip, he gained a new cousin and
uncle who he LOVES!
Here are some of the souvenirs he brought back.
A genuine ukulele.
He had one that broke so he
has wanted one for about 4 months now!
(I love the sound they make)
A wooden frog that when you stroke the back with the stick
it sounds like a frog croaking!
A tiki cup.
And 2 real handmadeLEIS from the wedding.
This one is for the males made of tea leaves and kukui nuts.
This one is for the women each flower hand threaded
with beads in between.
He brought one for his Mommy!
! Have a Fabulous Day ! – Jenny at Dapperhouse
love the flowers
My parents went to Hawaii in February of this year and had so much fun too! I can’t wait to go myself. The turtles are so neat! It looks like your son had a great time 🙂
Thanks for sharing!
songbird1613 at yahoo dot com
I’ve always wanted to go to Hawaii! What a dream vacation!
Love the sea turtle. Great pics!
morales_y at yahoo dot com
love the flowers!
looks like he had a grand time! nice pics!
would love to go to Hawaii
I love beach weddings
Love the sea turtle
SPAM should not exist. I mean, ew.
that looks so fun wish it was me lol
I love Hawaii! I had such a good time visiting Big Island a few years ago. Sounds like your son had a great experience!
Jealous! I wanna go so bad!
Lucky boy! I’m still waiting to be able to go to Hawaii, 28 years later hehe
Very cool! That’s great that he will try new food. I definitely would not have at that age.
Great pictures. Love the sea turtle.
i have friends that l live in Hawaii and then they love it there
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