As I mentioned earlier, I’m in Honolulu, Hawaii. I’ve been taking many pictures, which gives me the chance to finally add a picturesque post to my text-based blog. And since I just turned 20, I can continue to post on my birthday, just as I did last year.

One of the highlights of my trip was visiting Kauai, the fourth Hawaiian island I’ve set foot on. I took a picture of the same falls that was on the cover page of the tour guide. It’s gorgeous.

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Here’s a view of Waimea Canyon, or the Grand Canyon of the Pacific. I’ve never been to the real Grand Canyon, but it felt like I was looking at a similar structure of nature. The view was so nice that I decided to add a panorama of this to replace the ugly default image of this WordPress Blog template.

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Back in Oahu, I was at Waimea Bay. (What’s up with the repeated name?) This is one of the most beautiful beaches I’ve set foot on. I’m glad this is the summer — I’ve heard that real waves appear in the winter.

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There were also some nice Japanese-style temples on the way back from Waimea.

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Afterwards, I made my way to the famous Nuuanu Pali Lookout, whose strong winds are (sadly) the only thing that can make my hair stick up. Looking at this reminded me that I should have increased the resolution of my images on my phone.

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Finally, I’ve also had my share of mischievous moments.

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All right, that’s enough for now. It’s back to more traditional blog entries later. I have a lot I want to talk about in the next month.