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The Hawaii State Capitol, a building reflecting Hawaii's Culture

The Hawaii State Capitol building is nothing if not different. At first I did not quiet understand the design. After reading a description from the International Committee for the Documentation and Conservation of Buildings (http://www.docomomo-us.org) it all makes sense. “The Hawaii State Capitol was designed to reflect the historical and cultural significance, as well as […]

Whaler's Museum, Whalers Village, Maui

Not far from the Royal Lahaina where we stayed while vacationing on Maui, was Whaler’s Village an area full of shops and restaurants. It was an easy walk along the beach, around the golf course and the Sheraton Resort t Whalers Village making this a popular destination. My goal at the Village was to see […]

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<img src="http://travelingadventuresofafarmgirl.files.wordpress.com/2014/03/dsc08689.jpg" class="size-full" alt=" Springfield, Illinois near where I live has the beautiful Dana Thomas house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. My husband Keith and I have enjoyed traveling to homes designed by Wright and admire his architectural style and we have become fascinated with the Lifetime like story of his life. It was quite […]

The World's Largest Guitar at Charley's in Pala Maui

One day we found ourselves in the town of Pala, which is the last town before heading up the Road to Hana. A former sugar plantation town we found lots of cool shops to stop in and Charley’s for a quick lunch. Charley’s began as a juice stand. Named for their dog, a Great Dane, […]

Charles Lindberg's Grave along the Road to Hana

It is in the graveyard of a quiet church, Palapalo Ho’omau Church, along the Road to Hana that we found Charles’s Lindbergh’s gravesite. On his tomb are the words, “If I take the wings of the morning and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea.” My husband Keith, an aviation history buff wanted to […]