The rental car was returned to Kihei at 11am, and the car hire people then drove us to the airport. Despite tales of queues and delays, the 12.20pm flight to Honolulu was on time. We didn’t notice any additional security at Kahului.
We had plenty of time to kill in Honolulu, so we dumped our luggage at the airport, and took the bus out to Waikiki Beach. We whiled away several hours just watching the surfers, eating our sandwiches, and writing our postcards. At last, at about 5pm or so, we started to make our way back to the airport. We still had a couple of hours before we could check in.