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Discovering the Titanic

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Attended the the “Untold Titanic” National Geographic Society presentation by Dr. Robert Ballard. Turns out, Ballard’s search for Titanic was a cover story for a classified Navy mission. “We pulled it off! That was my job” Ballard’s story was of exploration and discovery–and inspiration. “If it’s easy, it ain’t worth doing. Go for the big mountain […]

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Molokai

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We took Mokulele Air from OGG (Kahalui). While boarding, a fighter jet streaked across the sky, then shot straight up, rolling. Our Cesna Grand Caravan wouldn’t be so cool. We did, though, go around the east side of Molokai, along the sea cliffs. Along the way one of the pilots motioned with a shaka that […]

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Scuba Diving off of Maui

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Had fun diving with Lahaina Divers for an afternoon “discovery” scuba. We dove off the Mala wharf, the part  now submerged after being battered by Hurricane Iniki and currents, which locals warned the builders about. We went through the training just as I did for my first time diving with Maui Dreams, learning how to […]