After licking our fingers at Ted's Bakery (at this link), we ventured down Kamehameha Highway towards Turtle Bay. It was a sunny day ... the horses found shade under the palm trees. Notice the white domes on the mountain crest.
The white domes are the modern version of radar antennas installed in November 1941. The radar identified blips on December 7, 1941. But the blips were dismissed as the B17s expected from California (link).
We stopped at a fruit stand with homegrown treats ...
... on our way to Turtle Bay Resort! The resort has been featured in H50 (old and new), Magnum PI, Lost, and Forgetting Sarah Marshall.
We parked next to the stables and followed the shore to Kawela Bay ...
... where we found another WWII relic - a pillbox!
After failing to scale a steep slope to the Lanikai Pillbox (link), I felt satisfied having reached this one!
My kids, however, stated it was not the same!
Walking back to the stables, we met the horseback tour!
The stables are home to more than horses!
What would you do at the Turtle Bay Resort - swim in the pool? surf in bay? hike to the pillbox? ride horseback on the beach? One randomly selected commenter from this week's blogs wins a book choice from my convention stash. This giveaway is open to all readers. Comments are open through Saturday, April 6, 10 pm in Hawaii. I'll post the winner on Sunday, April 7, at The Reading Reviewer (link).
Kim in Hawaii
Beauty on the beach