Our third day in Honolulu

image Can you believe this was our view? You didn’t even have to get out of bed to look at Diamond Head! For our second breakfast in Honolulu, we went to a cool local place downtown, called Goofy’s! I wish I could go back there for more tasty and healthy meals!image imageThey had locally sourced kale and taro root bread. It made being gluten free so easy and delicious! We also met one of Andrea’s family friends for breakfast too! I loved my kale eggs and avocado. IMG_0147 image IMG_0148 My work view was nothing short of spectacular again and as I reviewed charts I saw Lazers and Bytes racing! imageIMG_0150 image  imageI was able to leave work at 4pm so we could go snorkeling at Hanauma Bay in the late afternoon. The Mustang convertible or Andrea’s good luck got us a great parking spot and since we arrived close to 5pm we didn’t have to pay to get into the Nature Preserve!image image image We did have to watch a short video basically reminding us to “look and not touch” the wildlife. IMG_0153 IMG_0155 I was amazed how large the fish were and I even saw a Honu! However, I was horrified how many tourists did not follow common sense (or the video) and were stepping all over the coral!!!imageAt 6:30 they had everyone get out of the water (Andrea says the sharks come out at sunset)! We didn’t mind though because we were hungry and also thought this was a great place for first time snorkelers. We’ve been spoiled by other Hawaiian snorkeling spots!IMG_0157 IMG_0159 On our walk back up from snorkeling we saw a mongoose run by and more local cats!IMG_0160image I bet a mongoose would be great eating for a Hawaiian cat! IMG_0165 IMG_0166 IMG_0167 We decided to take several more pictures before the park closed at 7 and enjoyed our gorgeous drive back down Diamond Head before dinner. IMG_0170 IMG_0172imageimageI really enjoyed the convertible! You never need a towel!imageimageimageWe went to a local farm to table restaurant called Town! It was my favorite restaurant of the trip!imageOur salads were phenomenal with fresh ingredients like papaya, pineapple and organic local greens. Almost everything we are was from the island except the Pacific NW mussels that Andrea ordered!imageimageI loved the opa, farro and green onions!imageimageimageAfter dinner we went back to the hotel and wandered down Waikiki Beach. There were free cookie samples in our hotel too!

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