Informative Essay

811 Words Jul 9th, 2013 4 Pages
My Most Memorable Trip
The summer going into my eighth grade year, me and my family took a trip to the beautiful state of Hawaii. We went to three different islands and stayed three nights on each island. So the trip took us two weeks.
Honolulu was the first island we went to. We stayed on Waikiki Beach. Waikiki Beach is the most famous beach in Hawaii. Waikiki Beach is known for its spectacular surfing. Many movies have been filmed on this beach over the years. We stayed at the world famous Royal Hawaiian Hotel which has also been the host site for many Hawaiian movies. While we were in Honolulu we learned how to surf and we visited Pearl Harbor. Surfing I think was the hardest thing I have ever done but it was still so much fun. I
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We also swam a good distance into the surf and then climbed a huge rock formation. From there we jumped into the ocean. It was very scary however very exhilarating once we were submerged in the cold Pacific Ocean. The waves were gigantic and very fun to swim in. We then returned to our rental car and began to drive around the island. Our next stop was the Dole Pineapple Plantation. We were able to tour the pineapple fields and learned how they were grown, harvested, and processed. We learned at that time the Pole Company were planning to relocate the pineapple operation out the State of Hawaii. This decision was sad economic and employment news to the state. After we left the plantation we then began to drive around the remaining part of the island. Our last stop was to tour a live and active volcano which was very exciting.
Our last stop of the trip was the island of Maui. Maui turned out to be my favorite island of the trip. I thought Maui was the most beautiful island we visited. The landscape was very tropical with its thousands if not millions of palm trees everywhere you went. We saw many beautiful waterfalls which we swam in when allowed by the park service. The second day of our Maui stay we woke up at four in the morning to take an excursion. Our excursion was a van ride up to the highest mountain point in Hawaii. We were actually up in the clouds. From this point we saw the most…

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