From left, Victoria from Oregon, Jim from San Francisco, Kathy and Ron from Napa.
However, the prodigiously awesome moment of the entire trip had to be my communion with the Universe later that evening. Scroll to the next posting, then to the bottom, to experience why Four Seasons Hualalai might well be that mythical gateway to Heaven.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average set another all-time average, up 32 to 20,101. Chevron, Exxon, GE and 3M all dropped, but everything else went up.