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Jennifer Johnston shares her travel tales; life adventures; observations, photos and random thoughts

Some very simple Hawaiian delights


A couple of my Hawaii favourites

A sample of the simple and inexpensive, delightful highlights of my (recent) time in Hawaii.

If  you have not (yet) seen my instagram photos of the “that’s gold moment when I discovered these local pineapples – I am posting for posterity – the Maui Gold pineapples – as the MOST DELICIOUS pineapples I have ever tasted and this is coming from a Queenslander, (for international readers, Queensland is known as the “pineapple” state).  My boys became tired of my exclamations of delight – every time I cut up another of those gold jems.  Unless you have tasted one, I guess you will never know ………..

Pineapples - worth the trip to Hawaii

Maui Golds – what can I say?


mmmmm, best car snack

The hot dog was not a favourite food in Hawaii – but when left with nearly two hours time to kill, because Mum wanted to take the 12pm tour, to see the USS Arizona memorial at Pearl Harbour – a round of mini hot dogs kept the lads going and distracted for long enough for us to make it to the memorial.

Jen Hotdog @ Pearl Harbour

The hot dog was not my favourite, but ……

Frozen yoghurt converts

Frozen yoghurt converts

Frozen yoghurt is taking off in popularity in Australia – but the boys had not experienced it before this trip – they could not believe it wasn’t ice-cream and (thankfully), it put the smile back on their dials (mine too) after a couple of hours of shopping.

James and Frozen Yoghurt

island froyo – Frozen yoghurt

Sometimes its the simple and inexpensive things that become a highlight.

(and FYI- pineapples were $1.29 each!)


Author: Jenn Jay

JennJayTales was created as a place to share my writing. I share random blogs about activities of interest to me and maybe to you. Writing is a passion and there is nothing I enjoy more than meeting people and capturing their stories through my observations and words. As TRAVEL is a huge passion of mine, I've created a travel blog Please enjoy Jenn Jay Tales and if you consider my writing style as something your magazine, book, blog, on-line publication, website or business may be interested in, please let me know - I'm keen to write for you. Email me at

2 thoughts on “Some very simple Hawaiian delights

  1. Love those pineapples !


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