We were on a beach on Oahu, Hawaii and in the distance there really big squirrels were darting back and forth. We got closer and saw that they were mongooses. Really! Like Rikki-Tikki-Tavi!
The Hawaiian word for mongoose is Iole manakuke or manakuke. Lole means rat, manakuke means mongoose; rat mongoose. Continue reading Yes, that is a Mongoose
The northern part of Kauai and the Nāpali Coast are known for wet and dry caves. They are formed by wave erosion on the lava flows long, long ago, some 3,000 and 4,000 year ago, when the island was some six feet lower in the sea. Wet caves have springs filling an underground pond. Continue reading Wet Cave & Dry Cave, Kauai
When we were on Kauai, someone recommended we go to Queens Bath. They drew a map how to get there.
We drove into a housing development and we saw where there was space to park. There was no sign or anything. Continue reading Queens Bath, Kauai, Hawaii