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  • Fun & Service With Our Ohana! – Hawaii/Alaska Community Service

    Greetings from Hawaii! We arrived at the beach in Honolulu just in time to see the sun setting in the West and the full moon rising in the East, which was a breathtaking moment for all of us.  Later in the evening, we strolled through Waikiki and loved seeing the buzzing city full of shops […]

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  • Seattle Highlights! – Hawaii & Alaska Community Service

    We began our first day in Seattle exploring the city! We visited Pike Place Market, where we enjoyed watching the famous “tossing of fish” and gazed at the vista overlooking the water. Elaina commented that being able to enjoy Seattle with her friends was the highlight of her trip so far. We also went to […]

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  • Our Alaskan Adventure – Hawaii & Alaska Community Service

    Our adventure in Alaska continued with a trip to the Alaskan Conservation Center. The first animal we saw there was a baby black ear, who was rolling and tumbling around to get food from the staff. We also saw elk, moose, a porcupine and a brown bear. As we watched the brown bear, it stood […]

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  • Our Opening Days in Alaska – Hawaii and Alaska Community Service

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    Our adventure in Alaska began with a car ride to white water rafting! We named our minivans, told cheesy jokes, and shared riddles. The group particularly enjoyed a game called Humdinger where trip members hummed a song while listening to their headphones, and the rest of the van had to guess the song.  We ate […]

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