One of the most iconic geologic features in the world is Diamond Head aka Le’ahi.
Le’ahi is Hawaiian for “browridge promontory” or Le and for the shape of the ridge which looks like the dorsal fin of Ahi tuna. To me it is familiar.
I have visited O’ahu three times prior to living here. The first time I was in awe, the second time I hiked up to the ridge, and the third time we stayed in a hotel with a direct view of Diamond Head.
I heart Diamond Head.
So it isn’t a surprise that the first weekend after I arrived, I searched for the familiar.
With each step along Waikiki, I remembered my last visits. With each step, I saw more familiar places – Hilton Hawaiian Village, Hale Koa and…
the sunset “booze” cruise catamaran – all places I have visited with my honey.
With each step, I saw the familiar, and it almost felt like home.