Descriptive Essay: A Day In Hawaii

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When I stepped out of the hot, stuffy plane into the bright, dazzling sunlight beaming down across the burning pavement, I felt nervous and excited. Holding my beach bag in my hand and slipping sunglasses on with my other, I flip-flopped down the airspace. Over head I heard the screech of gulls and the chatter of the small fluffy sparrows. I couldn’t believe it! I was actually in Hawaii. The Hawaiian sun beat down on my skin, warming and basking my arms in its radiance. I took a deep breath and smelt a sweet, flowery perfume wafting out of a small stand which was completely covered in different brightly colored garlands of all sorts. There were red ones, and blue ones, and pink ones, and just about any color you can think of. I walked over to the booth and picked up a white and pink garland that smelled so sweet and flowery. I plunged my face deep into its cool, damp …show more content…
It took my breath away. We were on a cliff edge made of sharp, black lava rock. The ocean danced beneath the sunlight which was sparking insensately on the rippling waves. It was a rich, deep blue in some spots and in others a bright, aquamarine green. Dark purple streaked through it and turquoise speckled the surface. The gleaming creamy yellow sand shimmered in the sun’s heat. As the blue waves crashed against the black lava rock, the water thrust into the air spraying a rainbow of mist everywhere. We drove down to a beach called Sandy’s and I leaped out of the car and ran down to the crystal clear deep blue water. The warm sand squished under my feet and made my calf muscles clench to keep myself balanced and moving. I stopped just before the water touched my toes and ripped off my t-shirt that I was wearing on top of my bathing suit. I stood there taking it all in, the sun on my bare white shoulders, the warm cozy sand beneath my feet, and the insane need to jump into the fresh cool