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Not at great start

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Not at great start

Well we arrived in paradise!!!! Flights went great with Hawaiian Airlines the kids were well behaved. They were in great spirits so we decided to go to costco and they went wild. After being cooped up for 12 hours they enjoyed running around Costco filling up the Cary. Then we pushed it a little and went to kmart to pick up towels, and they started to meltdown. So we got in the car and headed on route 30 only to get stuck in traffic for 3 hours!!! Yes to get from costco to honua Kai 3 hours. There was a bad accident so they closed both lanes. The boys crashed asleep in the car without eating dinner. We will have to see what tomorrow brings. It isn't a great start but tomorrow is a new day.

Lafayette, Louisiana
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1. Re: Not at great start

Can't get any worse right? lol. Hey, at least you're there. You'll be able to enjoy from here on out!

Phoenix, Arizona
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2. Re: Not at great start

Oh no! As a mom of two little ones I totally understand. Three hours in traffic at the end of a long day would be a nightmare! Good luck, and hopefully tomorrow it will all be forgotten!

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for Oahu
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3. Re: Not at great start

Yes that was the accident that involved a moped and a Ford Mustang the girl on the moped suffered head injuries there have been a lot of traffic fatalities recently on Maui NKO posted about it on here yesterday everyone be careful out there.

Hope this day is better for you!

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Well... at least the kids could sleep. And you know they're flexible. Hope today will be beautiful for you waking up to Maui!

Milwaukie, Oregon
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Oh, I hope your next report has better news!

Elk Rapids, Michigan
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for Lanai
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6. Re: Not at great start

I can think of worse places to get stuck in traffic for 3 hours.....like here. 3 inches of snow this morning.

Chicago, Illinois
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Could have been worse. It snowed here in Chicago yesterday.

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for Maui
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8. Re: Not at great start

Yep..50 year old resident died...was rear ended from behind when she was stopped trying to make a left. Very sad.

Hope everyone hot a good night sleep and you will have a great day.

Dallas, Texas
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9. Re: Not at great start

I hope your second day will be much better!

Pittsburgh, PA
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10. Re: Not at great start

Bummer about the accident causing you delays, but look at the bright side. You are in Maui and you have all your groceries purchased, so that means it is time to enjoy!