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Celebrating the Fourth


I hope everyone had a sparkly fourth of July!  

Our morning was pretty mellow.  Matt & I went to get some doughnuts & Starbucks for everyone & then we waited until Oliver woke up from his morning nap to head up to a cute little country town called Makawao.  Every shop was decorated in American flags.  Very festive!  The town was pretty empty because there was a rodeo going on (which I really wanted to go, but we drove by so that has got to count for something ;)!  I highly recommend everyone who visits Maui to stop & check this town out!  They have so many cute & local shops & my favorite doughnut shop, Komoda's Bakery, is located here!  Make sure you get to Komoda's early, because their doughnuts go fast!  Then we headed back to our house & a couple friends came over for bbq, fireworks & a movie!  Oliver loved all the sparklers & fireworks!  He was mesmerized by all the sparks & pops :)  

Here are a few pictures of our afternoon in Makawao!


You may think he is standing by himself, but Matt was standing right there ;)


mini bamboo forest




you can tell Oliver was more interested in his sunnies ;)


little town of Makawao


Our friend had a great camera & we spent an hour or so trying to get the perfect sparkler picture :)  Very fun!


(photo credit: Holly N.)

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