Long before I had seen Diamond Head, I had been writing it as an answer to frequent crossword puzzles definitions. I always thought the name to be a little bizarre, and found out it was dubbed by the British in the early 1800’s. It is reputed as being the most famous volcanic crater in the world, though it has been dormant for the last 150,000 years. Let’s see, what were you doing at that time? If in Waikiki, you can spot Diamond Head from most vantage points, and as you drive along the southeast coast of the island, you can’t miss it, as you are heading toward it.
Though there are folks who visit the crater, we had no such ambitions. We kept stopping along the road, and taking photos of some...Read More