Help with Hawaiian Scavenger Hunt

Jul 3rd, 2005, 07:09 PM
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You're going to the BI correct? Then what about looking for "donkey balls" (a type of chocolate covered macademia nuts)?!?

My son was 10 when we were on the BI... he cracked up and had to have some of these!!

It may not be appropriate for your girls, but it was difficult for us to keep a straight face when our son saw these!

http://donkey.sitewizard.biz/page3.html

They sell these at Surfin' Ass Coffee in the Kealakekua area (it was also difficult for us to keep a straight face with the name of this store!).
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Jul 3rd, 2005, 07:17 PM
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oops... I see your girls are a little younger than I was thinking they were (particularly the 7 y.o.) - scratch that last idea (I was only half way joking anyway)!!
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Jul 3rd, 2005, 08:06 PM
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cawhite,
What a crack up!
-Bill
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Jul 3rd, 2005, 11:33 PM
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here today, yes, i guess i was mostly in heavily tourist areas. But, I'm now home and the total pup count for the week was 6!

BTW, thanks for the Mulligan's tip. We really enjoyed Wialea nights this past Friday.
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Jul 4th, 2005, 09:08 AM
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Jul 4th, 2005, 10:52 AM
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Great idea! Just out of curiosity, what's the prize for the winner?
 
Jul 4th, 2005, 11:36 AM
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I wasn't sure if I was going to make it a competition since someone would lose (of course) and that would take the fun out of it. Suggestions are appreciated on how to play in a fun fair way!
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Jul 4th, 2005, 12:16 PM
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The loser gets to choose a place to take the winner for a treat! That way everyone wins! Belle
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Jul 4th, 2005, 12:48 PM
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When you find 10 items you get....
When you find 20 items you get....
When you find 30 items you get....

A couple with matching aloha wear.

-Bill
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Jul 4th, 2005, 04:40 PM
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Bill and Belle,
Great ideas! I really didn't want to make it a race. I typed up a table today with 1, 2, and 3 point items on it (30 of each). I included many of the ideas that you guys shared with me. Thanks so much! When we return, I will let you know which ones we couldn't find. I can't wait!!! How many more days, Bill?
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Jul 4th, 2005, 08:16 PM
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Here are a few more:
Mongoose
Hilo Hattie's Store
ABC Store
Banyun Tree
Somebody giving the Shaka sign (make a fist, stick up thumb and little finger, hold your hand in the air and shake back and forth). Means "Hang Loose"...used as a greeting or "Thanks!"
Cairn (those little piles of rocks stacked up on each other). You can't miss them and the "shell graffiti" on you way from the airport to Kona!
Lychee Nut
Pig roasted at a Luau!
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Jul 5th, 2005, 12:29 AM
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I don't know about Kauai and big Island but there are a lot of these on Oahu:

peacock
yellow hibiscus (state flower)
red hibiscus
fighting cocks (roosters)
wild chickens
wall mural
wind surfer
parasail
parrots (macau)
ulu (breadfruit)
monkeypod tree
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Jul 5th, 2005, 05:49 AM
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Ashley,

21 DAYS

-Bill
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Jul 5th, 2005, 11:11 AM
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I can't wait to see how this turns out. Sorry I threw a wrench in the works with the "race" idea -- shows my competitvie side! haha! Maybe you could let them both work on getting the points/items, and if they find X number of them (toegtehr) they BOTH get a special treat (that you determine). That way they will work together for a common goal. (A much better idea than a competition!) HAVE FUN!
 
Jul 5th, 2005, 01:04 PM
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I know! If they work together to get a certain number of points, then mom and dad will give them some extra souvenir money to spend at the Blowhole stands (going there on our last night) and/or Lihue on the way to the airport. They have been saving their money like crazy for the trip so they will be thrilled to have some more! How generous should I be???
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Jul 6th, 2005, 04:47 AM
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Hmmm...If youa re still doing points, how about how about an even exchange, dollars for points? (Make sure your point values are low-ish to make sure they don't end up breaking the bank!).
 
Aug 19th, 2005, 10:38 PM
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Ashley - Are you back from your trip?

How was the scavenger hunt?
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Aug 20th, 2005, 02:31 AM
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Thanks, Dusty, for asking about the Scavenger Hunt! We had a blast. I am not sure if you read my trip report (Big Island and Kauai) but I mentioned the SH in there. Here's what I wrote:

By the way, we had a ton of fun doing the scavenger hunt. These were the items we could NOT find:
Macademia Nut pancakes (we ate mostly in our house/condo)
Woody (real one, not a model)
Wedding dress
Wedding ceremony
Rings of Saturn
Jupiter (didnít end up going to the top of Mauna Kea)
PoPo's cookies
Fruit stand on the honor system
Monk seal
Yellow Escape (Ford: This was our car in Kauai on our last trip)
Orange beach towel
Gecko tail
Fire knife dancer
Jelly fish
Purple convertible
Loco mocco (no one would order it!)

We DID find 70 items and we gave the girls souvenir money on the last two days, one dollar per point (one, two and three point items based on difficulty level). My older daughter spent all of her money at the Blowhole souvinir stands on gifts for us! How sweet is that???
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Aug 20th, 2005, 02:49 AM
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thatís an awesome gesture to buy gifts for you. iím sure the sh made your trip that much more interesting.

no loco moco? thatís too bad. that wouldíve been on top of my list along with a flying saucer.
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Aug 20th, 2005, 07:46 AM
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I really like the system you and bamakelly came up with!

You must be doing something right to have such a sweet daughter! Congrats on that!

Glad you had fun! We've seen weddings every island (HI or Carribean we've stayed on! And honor fruit stands abound on Maui, FYI).

Belle
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