Waikiki Aquarium = My Heaven

Sunday we woke up early to test SUPs from Tropical Blends. They are pricey, $1,600… BUT they are gorgeous. I’m thinking about designing a 10’6″. I know it’s a lot of money but so was my Roxy board. I LOVE my Roxy. It’s definitely an investment. I’ll always use it. Think about my time in Hawaii. Anyways, the owner took us to a break out in Honolulu (Trevor forgot what it was called) and paddled around. We tried a 9’2″, 9’6″, and 10’6″. While we were out there, I paddled next to 2 honu (sea turtles). I hung out with them for a little bit :)

Now Trevor and I had no intention of going out after SUPing (hence the same clothes from the night before) but he wanted to get his nieces a gift from the the Waikiki Aquarium. Once we got there, I didn’t want to leave! I’m obsessed with the ocean and ocean life and blue water and… :)

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Clown fish!

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I LOVE this photo!

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And my FAVORITE photo: sea jellies!

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Weird lookin’ fish.

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HUGE fish.

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Zebra shark.

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Someday I will own seahorses like my old youth pastor.

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Love these next 2 photos.

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Commerson’s Frogfish.

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Firefish.

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Trevor calls this one the Mick Jagger fish.

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This Humuhumu was taunting us. It took us forever to get a photo of him.

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This guy wanted to be in our photos too.

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We got there just in time to watch them feed and play with the seals. This big guy has catastrophic molting.

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Clams.

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Us.

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*I NEED an annual place. I could stay here foreverrrrrrr.

We ate at South Shore Grill for lunch. I finally ordered something different from the menu – a salmon salad with vinaigrette. It was sooooooo good.

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One thought on “Waikiki Aquarium = My Heaven

  1. Mom says:

    Marissa,
    Your photos are amazing. You are a wonderful photographer.
    Miss you

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