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Malasadas

This is an old video clip but I wanted to test out adding video to a post. I may be doing that a lot in the upcoming months with baby clips! So what is this clip all about? A few of our triathlon friends have an obsession with all things DOUGHNUT! So last time Heather and I were in Hawaii we visited the world famous “Tex Drive In” on the big island of Hawaii. They are famous for their malasadas a Portugese version of the doughnut. Watch Heather narrate our trip to the Tex Drive In.

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More on our Hawaii visit

We have been back from Hawaii for over 6 weeks and I’m finally getting around to posting the rest of our vacation pictures.  After the Honu 1/2 Ironman we spent several days in Kailua Kona before driving over to the Kona side of the island. We spent 3 days with friends of Heather’s parents who moved to Hawaii over 10 years ago.  We visited Volcano National Park one day and saw lava flowing into the ocean (see picture above).  Another day we got the “local tour” from our hosts. They showed us a town that had been destroyed by a...

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Visit to Kona Earth Coffee Farm

While in Kona, we visited the “Kona Earth” coffee farm. Gary Strawn, a former co-worker of Dave’s from Netiverse and Cisco, left the silicon valley life and moved to Kona to manage a coffee farm. Gary, his wife, and two young daughters have been there two full seasons now and are becomming more popular and well known. Kona coffee is “the hot thing” on the islands of Hawaii. The kona beans only grow in the climates of the Hawaiian volcanos – up on the hillsides where it is not too hot and very wet. Gary keeps the coffee trees trimmed...