Thomas A. Frank
Former Politician. Executive. Finance Professor. Integrity. Vision. Leadership.
Always when traveling I try to find the local cuisine and experience what the locals eat. Hawaii’s traditional food is a fusion of cultures of Asian, Polynesian, and American.
After leaving the Volcanoes National Park, we decided to drive around the Island to Kona. On the way there, we stopped at Punaluʻu Beach. This is one of the most famous black sand beach in Hawaii.
Leaving Hilo, we hit the road to visit the Volcanoes National Park. During our visit, we are in the midst of the longest government shutdown so we weren’t certain what would be open or accessible to the public.