Day Five: Iao Needle, Maui Tropical Plantation, D.T. Flemming again

Day five is the day our parents left so we did some touring just us kids. The first day we got to sleep in! … and we only really slept until about 8:30. So before lunch we went to the Iao Valley Park and saw the Iao needle, a big mossy projection that’s become a tourist attraction… pretty cool looking and the state park is quite pretty! Then we went to the Maui Tropical Plantation where they grow tons of fruit and herbs! We got on a little train that toured around the whole plantation, took about 30 minutes and taught us a lot about the fruits grown on Maui, educational and fun!! After the plantation we went to the little town of Paia and had lunch at the flatbread company, we had found it online before we got to Maui and HAD to try it, so yummy and great service! If you’re ever in Maui make the short drive to Paia and go to the Flatbread Company. We finished up our day with some body surfing and boogie boarding at DT fleming… again!

DSCF3057 DSCF3059 oh look, a warning sign, better do the opposite of what it says

DSCF3063 DSCF3068 DSCF3072 DSCF3076 DSCF3079 DSCF3094  the start of the maui tropical plantation tourDSCF3096 DSCF3097 DSCF3100 DSCF3106  my favourite flowers!

DSCF3107  mango treesDSCF3109  pineapplesDSCF3113  bananasDSCF3117  another mango treeDSCF3122  the claw used to pick up/harvest sugar cane

DSCF3123  birds of paradise flowersDSCF3124  barely open onesDSCF3125  not open at allDSCF3127  tiniest cauliflowerDSCF3128 DSCF3129  amaaaazing chocolate bar!DSCF3131  the globemaster! DSCF3132  each of the menus at the Flatbread Company is unique and drawn by kids!

DSCF3133  yum yum yum

DSCF3134  buncha cheeses

DSCF3141  Paul & StephDSCF3148 DSCF3155 DSCF3159 DSCF3167 DSCF3174  he was a very happy boyDSCF3184 DSCF3209 Hawaii’s rainbow on their license plate is definitely accurate, we saw a rainbow every day!!


Hugs & Kisses from afar




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