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Old 04-01-2013, 11:47 AM   #721
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Welcome Back Ellen!
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Old 04-01-2013, 11:57 AM   #722
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Ellen, are you back already?
Wow, that time went by fast. Hope you had an awesome trip - and .....

Welcome home!
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Old 04-02-2013, 12:35 PM   #723
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Welcome home Ellen !!!
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Old 04-08-2013, 06:05 PM   #724
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The Aulani trip was so wonderful! It was pretty cool to see the seal, it was totally relaxed.

The food on the buffet looked so tasty! I would pay $40 for that meal!

I hope you post a link for your trip with Tim so I won't miss it.
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Old 04-15-2013, 04:48 PM   #725
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LOVED your trip report. We are headed there in July and can't wait! I have to ask, what kind of camera are you using? Your photos are incredible. That buffet looks delicious. Even though it seems pricey, daughter alone could do some damage with crab legs, she can't get enough of them when we go out for seafood.
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Old 04-16-2013, 05:48 PM   #726
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WOW! Great trip report. I just spent the entire afternoon (almost 4 hours) reading thru this 49 pages of your trip. I feel like I read a really good novel. Thanks for such a wonderful account of your Hawaii trip. We hope to go next year for a few days at Aulani and a few days in the in-laws timeshare.
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Old 04-18-2013, 09:36 AM   #727
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Hi everyone- sorry I have not replied or put up my last post here- super busy since returning from WDW & the Dream with Tim- but I promise to come back and finish this one up! In the meantime, if you would like to join me on my shiny new TR about my Spring break adventures with Tim, here is a link!

http://www.disboards.com/showthread....7#post48140007

And kkmcan- I use a Canon Rebel xsi - it's a DSLR. Wish I had a tsi, tho- other pics are with a Canon Powershot D10 which is waterproof.

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Old 05-23-2013, 03:39 PM   #728
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DH & I are heading to Aulani in September and I just read your TR from start to finish. What an amazingly awesome time you all had! Thank you so much for sharing, its given me some great tips & advice!
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Old 05-23-2013, 05:27 PM   #729
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We are headed to Aulani on Monday!! This TR was definitely beneficial in planning some of the details for us... thank you so much for an amazing TR!
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Old 05-23-2013, 06:36 PM   #730
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DH & I are heading to Aulani in September and I just read your TR from start to finish. What an amazingly awesome time you all had! Thank you so much for sharing, its given me some great tips & advice!
ALOHA!! It is impossible, I think, to have anything but an amazing time in Hawaii. I am so glad I could help, and I truly hope you have a WONDERFUL trip!

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We are headed to Aulani on Monday!! This TR was definitely beneficial in planning some of the details for us... thank you so much for an amazing TR!
ALOHA to you, too! You are very welcome- and I am very envious of your trip on Monday!! Say hi to eandesmom, she will still be there then, I think. AND Alohalani- just because she's got the BEST name EVER and she really lives up to it!
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Old 05-23-2013, 10:02 PM   #731
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Hi Ellen !!!
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Old 05-24-2013, 08:21 AM   #732
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Mornin', Rosie! LOL-
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Old 05-24-2013, 08:39 AM   #733
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One last update......

In the car, and pulling away from Aulani, I had plenty of tears. I also had



in my lap, Google Maps directions on my iphone, and a GPS Navigator on Pods' iphone.

I was NOT taking any chances.

Aloha Aulani-



And Ko Olina-



Aloha Honolulu and Diamond Head in the distance-



Aloha Honolulu traffic at 4pm-



I think I will even miss you. And then Hawaii said,

Aloha to us-





Thanks so much for joining me on the most amazing family vacation we have ever had- hope I can write another Hawaiian TR again someday soon!

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Old 05-24-2013, 09:35 AM   #734
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Aww, so sad its over. We should plan a Dis Mom's trip to Hawaii.

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Old 05-24-2013, 09:38 AM   #735
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OMG - a rainbow to say goodbye!

And I thought I-95 traffic was bad. Yikes!

What a wonderful trip you had.

Cynthia (eandesmom) is there right now and has already texted me a picture of her totally relaxed state. So Not Fair!
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