Hawai'i

Discussion in 'Regional Forums' started by Dirty Barber, Oct 18, 2008.

  1. wilkinsonk

    wilkinsonk soup de grimace

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    Membership was very reasonable when I was there in 2010. I split my time between riding, kayak fishing, and surfing. Always something to do on the island.

    Have fun!

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  2. 1911fan

    1911fan Master of the Obvious

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    Used to race and camp at Kahuku in the hanabuttah days. We used to drink too many beers and then ride the track under a full moon.
  3. UKbri

    UKbri Just a Rider

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    Hey there
    Is there a way of shipping a bike and my bad-self to Kauai from California?
  4. Birdmove

    Birdmove Long timer

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    You could ship your bike over with Pasha. They are in National City, Ca. That is real close to San Diego.
  5. rkover1

    rkover1 doc

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    When I was looking at shipping my bike from Seattle, I found Pasha to be the least expensive. But San Diego was too far away, so I ended up selling it instead. Also, I suspect that shipping to Kauai would be more than to Honolulu, since it would need to be barged from Honolulu to Nawiliwili. Unless you plan to stay on Kauai long-term, it may be cheaper just to rent something there.

    doc
  6. Big Bamboo

    Big Bamboo Aircooled & Sunbaked

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  7. 1911fan

    1911fan Master of the Obvious

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    Wow.... It rains a lot on Kauai anyway. But can you imagine being in the Kalalau and having a biblical flood? No place to go except up the canyon walls, and they are probably covered in running water as well. I bet the trail in/out is gone in places, so they'll have to be evacuated by boat or helicopter.
    A friend of mine lives on Maui, and he said the amount of rainfall was pretty amazing. My folks still live in Manoa, they're fine.
    I remember in the mid 60s we had a storm come through that rained an inch an hour for over 24 hours. The rain on Kauai was worse than that!
  8. Big Bamboo

    Big Bamboo Aircooled & Sunbaked

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    A few weeks ago Puna was getting 2-3 inches per hour...!
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  9. 1911fan

    1911fan Master of the Obvious

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    Holy crap..... that's a lot.
  10. UKbri

    UKbri Just a Rider

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    So my latest thought is shipping the bike to the Big Island, ride around there for a few days, then store it for a month while I go to Kauai. Reason being, Hawaii is the only US State I haven't ridden my bike in and I have been offered some charity work on Kauai for a month.
    Anyone have storage space for a month on the Big Island?
  11. DTDowning

    DTDowning Simpli Fy

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    Depending on when you go, I am moving there with the military. Motorcycles are considered "weight", and I have some spare weight that can get moved to Oahu...
  12. UKbri

    UKbri Just a Rider

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    Interesting. I was thinking in the next couple of weeks but am flexible. When are you going?
  13. Rocketman223

    Rocketman223 n00b

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    Where are you? I'm down in Hawaiian Shores.
    Ed
  14. Big Bamboo

    Big Bamboo Aircooled & Sunbaked

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    Kamuela
  15. 1911fan

    1911fan Master of the Obvious

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    Going to be on Oahu visiting the folks, starting tomorrow. Can't wait! Poke, haupia, plate lunch, sashimi, saimin......
  16. 1911fan

    1911fan Master of the Obvious

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    If you are near Pele's current show, there is a new evacuation order on the Civil Defense network. If you are in Lanipuna Gardens, evacuate makai NOW. Two new vents just opened.
    I almost lost my house to a forest fire years ago. If you don't have time, the things to grab are family photos and portable heirlooms, and legal documents. Everything else is just stuff and replaceable. Stay safe!
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  17. nevgriff64

    nevgriff64 .

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    Just got back from spending two weeks in Waikiki.

    We love spending time in your beautiful part of the World.