Christmas in Hawaii — 2016 Hawaii Our first night in Waikiki; supper at the Aston Hotel. Exhausted after a busy day. Breakfast at the IHOP next to our hotel. Max and Opa check out the beach on our morning walk. Hike up Diamond Head. Hike down Diamond Head At Denny’s for a ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer’ special breakfast. Enjoying a seafood extravaganza at the “Crackin’ Kitchen” More fun at the beach. Fun times at the beach. As good as it gets: sand castles on the beach in Waikiki. Street dancers giving Max a bit of encouragement. A hike through Wa’ahila Ridge State Recreation Area. A hike through Wa’ahila Ridge State Recreation Area. A hike through Wa’ahila Ridge State Recreation Area. Max has purple burgers for supper at the Aston Hotel. Max gets the corn dog option at the Hula Grille. Checking out the view from the hotel room balcony. (The next Monday Tim DID take that helicopter ride, and according to him it was worth the wait!) Hmmm… What shall I try first? A popsicle for afternoon ‘coffee break’. Pastry for breakfast at the Hilton Hotel. Trip Journal here.