Jaime in Hawaii in July: Welcome to Historic Kohala

Friday, July 2, 2021

Gracious Friends

I am so happy and grateful I made it to Hawaii safely, and especially thankful for my gracious friends who arranged an airport pickup, car to drive, and a place to stay for the entire two weeks on the Big Island. Anyone who knows about the car rental situation on the islands right now, knows that is a true blessing. 

Welcome to Historic Kohala 

On the first day of my trip, I settled into the small area of Kohala at the north end of the Big Island. This was a day of relaxing and recouping after a full day of traveling, a routine self-care ritual. There was a visitor’s center nearby with an ATM, so I walked there but saw it was closed to the public. I noticed some historical markers next to the center and snapped a few pictures of the surrounding area to learn about the history of the islands. 

A Little R&R, History, and Planning

While I am here for the next few weeks, I am going to be visiting all  five of the National Parks on the Big Island, and most of them have to do with the history of King Kamehameha The Great. I grabbed some food and headed back to my room to start planning what I would explore while I am here. Historic Kohala was the perfect place to get started with Jaime in Hawaii in July! 

Thank you for reading and viewing,

Dr. Jaime Brainerd, Ed.D.

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Dr. Brainerd

Hello, I am Dr. Jaime Brainerd Ed.D., a lifelong learner, beauty consultant, author, financial specialist, artist, traveler, health enthusiast, and self care advocate. Please follow my website for my B.R.E.A.T.H.S. blogs.

One thought on “Jaime in Hawaii in July: Welcome to Historic Kohala

  1. I see you’re wearing your cap! Enjoy your trip and wow 5 National Parks, how exciting! Looking forward to following you on the islands!
    Hugs and love from Lia and me.

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