Helicopter Ride in Hawaii

Akaka Falls HawaiiA helicopter ride in Hawaii is an experience like no other. It was so very different for me because I have only ever flown in airplanes. It was much less of a process to take off and land- one minute we were on the ground, and the next we were 100 feet above the ground! A helicopter is significantly more maneuverable and turns very easily, allowing us to see in every direction to enjoy the many different sights. Within minutes I was thousands of feet above Hapuna, Hawaii and I could see for miles across the Big Island. We could see all the sugar cane fields, all of the houses on the hillside, and the tops of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa– the Big Island’s two largest volcanoes. [Read more…]