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Day1:  Jan 17, 2019 Departure from Honolulu We checked in at the Philippine Airlines counter, which had a dedicated line for our group.  The airline provided us with a “gold line” at TSA, which made our inspection so much faster. The flight (PR#101) was 10hr45min nonstop to Manila. We were served with two hot main meals and a snack with a choice of pork barbecue or kung pao chicken and pancit & pork or beef lasagna. We enjoyed our...

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Day 1 & 2   Honolulu – Kansai – Kyoto Traveled to Kansai via Hawaiian Airlines.  We met at the Interisland Airport (now terminal 3) but there were so many people since the 1stof June was the first day of summer. Because it was so crowded I was worried if we all can make it to the flight but we were early enough so we were at the gate on time.  Our flight time was about 9 hours.  We all enjoyed watching movies on the plane. We...

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July 7 – 15, 2018 Day 1 & 2 Expecting to see beautiful lavender fields, we left Honolulu for Chitose, Hokkaido by Hawaiian Airlines on July 7.  Hokkaido has been experiencing unusual heavy rains for the last several days so we were hoping for better weather while we were traveling to Asahikawa, Furano, Noboribetsu, Otaru and Sapporo.  After going through immigration/customs and checking into an airport hotel, many of us went...

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Day 1/2 Honolulu – Auckland Our flight from Honolulu to Auckland was over 9.5 hours long but it was very pleasant. There were a lot to vacant seats so some of us took advantage of using extra spaces during the flight. Day 3 Auckland – Queenstown After spending a night at Sudima Hotel near the airport, we took a domestic flight to Queenstown in the morning. Beautiful Lake Hayes welcomed us as the first scenic spot on the...

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Yokohama Port Festival 2018 A festival celebrating the opening of Yokohama port. The main site of the festival is at Rinko Park in the Minato Mirai 21 area. On the seaborne area, you can test-ride the ships. On land, there will be music concerts and performances on stage. You may also enjoy a collaborative spectacle of fireworks with sounds and laser. Information Area Minato Mirai 21 / Sakuragi-cho June 1st (Fri.) to June 2nd (Sat.)...

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