South Point

As a special treat this Saturday we got to borrow the van and drive to the southern most point of Hawaii and the USA, Ka Lae.  The landscape there was different from what we are accustomed to on the island, like a midwestern ranch on the ocean.

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The southern most point of the USA is a series of high sea cliffs.  When we arrived we peered over in fear of the significant drop:DSCN0113

And then (the boys) proceeded to jump off it:

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We then drove a short ways to a trail head to Mahana Bay, aka Green Sands Beach.  The hike was beautiful:

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Mahana Bay:

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Crab!

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The pictures do not quite do the sand justice.  It is a sparkling evergreen color, almost like fools gold.  The green color comes from the large amount of olivine present in the sand.

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A good time was had by all!  A beautiful end to a beautiful day:

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