Hawaii Day 5- Aloha Stadium/Pancakes/Pearl Harbor Memorial
Saturday morning we woke up and got ready for the Aloha Stadium Swap Meet. There were TONS of vendor shops. It was crazy. The vendors circle around the stadium's parking lot and it is a great place to buy souvenirs, which is what we did.
We all got some T-shirts. I got a coral necklace, Joslyn and I each got a pretty dress, and we also bought some Pineapple Flavored King's Bread and Chocolate Chip Macadamia Nut Shortbread cookies. We almost didn't get the cookies, but the shop lady convinced me to buy them and I am SO glad that she did! They were really delicious.
After the Swap Meet, we were pretty hungry. We decided to go to KOA Pancake House. We have heard so much about it for Kristi and Mike that we pretty much had to go there at one point in our trip. The kids loved their pancakes. They had regular pancakes because the restaraunt forgot to put the strawberry topping in the bag. They did remember the whipped cream though. Patrick had the Macadamia Nut Pancakes and said they were really good too.
Here are the kids waiting for our order at KOA Pancake House.
After lunch, it was time for Seth's nap. This poor kid hadn't had a good nap since we left for Hawaii. While he napped, Joss watched her new favorite TV show, Phineas and Ferb. Kristi and Mike keep their house cold. Like 68 degrees cold. That must have been the reason Joss curled up under a beach towel to keep warm.
After naptime, we headed over to the Pearl Harbor Memorial. Unfortunately, we got there late and weren't able to really see anything. We did go to the Bowfin Memorial Museum. It was really interesting to see all the different submarine equipment and read about the heroism of those that were in WWII.
Here is the Bowfin Submarine. If we had gotten there earlier we would have been able to board the sub and see more of it.
Here are some of the torpedos they have around the site. They are pretty big.
After the Memorial, we went to dinner and when we came home, the kids wanted to play on the playground that is in front of Kristi's house.
Here is the sun setting as we were coming home.
Hayden even came out to watch Joss and Seth play.
Kristi and Mike have a plumeria tree in their front yard. They smell so good.
After playing on the playground, it was time for Saturday night baths and bedtime. Joss and Hayden enjoyed getting to bathe together but Seth, who normally LOVES bath time, wanted out pretty quick. Joss liked squirting Hayden with water and Hayden liked getting squirted with water, so it worked out really well for them.