Rainy Day Waterfalls

It’s rainy season in Hawaii.  The past few weeks have been rainy, rainy, rainy.  One of my favorite quotes to tell students, especially when I was substitute teaching, is “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.”  It’s a metaphor, of course, but can be taken literally!  I better practice what I preach!  Last weekend Dan and I had a rainy day beach day, taking a long walk with our umbrellas.  Yesterday we were trying to decide what to do.  Bowling?  Movie?  Nah.  We decided to go on a hike.  I remember seeing this small canyon off to the side of the Old Pali Highway, and thought it would possibly be a place for waterfalls on a rainy day.  We decided to see if this theory were true, and turns out it was.  Yesterday I realized how nice it was to hike in the rain, because everything green was so much more GREEN.  We took our GoPro and Dan had fun filming some creative shots.

Overlooking Kaneohe and Kailua from the Old Pali Highway.
The small canyon we hiked up.

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