Friday, July 29
As you may have surmised from the previous Hawaii postings, there's lot of birds here. Today, we had a visit from what I'll call a "Gru Bird":
Note: I found the actual character "Gru" in the Despicable Me movies, which I was introduced to here, admirable in his interactions with others.
Quaint little town, and it's historic area is easily accessible from HI Hwy 50 and yet not too heavily trafficked by cars. Several arts shops, souvenir shops of course.
Learned also that KOA here in the islands doesn't mean the campground company one finds on the mainland but a type of wood used in furniture and art carvings.
After the "mandatory" perusal of 2-3 art/souvenir shops, here's some stuff that caught my eye while perusing: