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JJ Tellez '20

JJ Tellez '20
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Hawaii Day 6

Today was our sixth day in Hawaii, and we had another great day! We began our day be waking up later than usual, leaving at around 8:30. My group, the pyrosomes, had to pack a lunch, since we weren't coming back to the house to eat lunch, since we were doing the hike after. We first went to the...

Hawaii Day 5

Today was our fifth day in Hawaii, and we got to go to several places. We began our day by sleeping in, waking up at around 8, and leaving the house at 9:15. We first went to NELHA, and the guide took us under the building to check out their cooling system, completely dependent on sea water. The building...

Hawaii Day 4

Today was our fourth day in Hawaii, and we went manta diving! We began our day by going on a zodiac tour. The zodiac boat is really fast, reaching 300 horsepower, and we went to far off the coast into deep sea, where we saw a lot of animals. We first saw several short fin pilot whales, which were...

Hawaii Day 3

Today was our third day in Hawaii, and our first time scuba diving! We began our day very early in the morning, and left our cabins at around 7:15. We did a 2 tank dive, and the water was very pleasant, meaning that it wasn't cold at the bottom. Our first dive we went to Suck Em Up, and...

Hawaii Day 2

Today was our second day in Hawaii, and it was great! We began our day by going to NELHA, a non-profit organization founded by Dr. Craven in 1974. NELHA helps with business research support, growth, and economic development. They have created a renewable energy plant called OTEC (ocean thermal energy conservation), which helps produce a lot of energy they...

Hawaii Day 1

Today was my first day in Hawaii, and the place we're staying at is great. Our flight was pretty long, and we had a 3 hour layover, in which we ate. The weather is very humid in comparison to Dallas, but at least it's cooler. When we arrived at Homes for Kona, we found out that there were several...

In Class Blog Post

I am very excited of multiple things about going to Hawaii, such as the multiple dives, able to see all the different sea creatures, and experiencing Hawaiian culture and tradition. However, I am most excited about the Black Water dive, since we are going to be diving at night seeing all the cool sea creatures that only could be...