The Dream Is For Romantics And Lovers Essay
It overwhelms you, and you’re left to ask, how did this place come to be? How is it that some volcano in the middle of the Pacific ocean exploded in this exact spot? How did the birds survive, how did the soil get ground down from the spiky lava? How did the plants grow? This is paradise on Earth. This is the Hawaiian Dream.
Hot damn, talk about freak volcanic eruptions and even freakier ornithological survival rates.
Sitting on a jet plane to Waikiki, you read about Cook’s first impressions of Hawai’i, discovered tracking the course of Venus, goddess of love while working as a surveyor for the Royal Navy: “On the first day of December  ... he recognized that he was raising the greatest of all the…