Friday, July 31, 2009

Kewalo Waterfront Park

Kewalo Waterfront Park, a place where you can be active
or just simply spend a relaxing day.
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A perfect place for a picnic at lunch, a dinner sunset, reading
a book wih cool breeze, picnic tables and shade under a tree.
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Long walkways along the ocean front where you can jog,
rollerblade, ride a bike or a just walk at your leisure.
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All the coveniences of the day, huge parking lot and clean
public restrooms.
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Beautiful grassy knolls, coconut trees, blue ocean and
clouds to remind you what a great day it is.
11:10am Pacific Time

Surfboard Crossing

Going surfing off of " Kewalo's ".
11:12am Pacific Time

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Blue Water Shrimp & Seafood Lunch Truck

Blue Water Shrimp & Seafood Company lunch truck usually
is parked at Kewalo Basin.
11:06am Pacific Time

Open Market

Open Market at Manoa Market selling homegrown fresh fruits
and vegetables. Open Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.
11:27am Pacific Time

Daily Walk

I think it is about time that the owner of what once used
to be a bird bath considers shopping for a new one. If you
look real closely at the very top center of this column is a
sprouting plant.
7:00am Pacific Time


Honolulu's freeway traffic from the Punahou Street overpass.
8:29pm Pacific Time

Pineapple from Hawaii

This pineapple is called, " Maui Gold " brand which is absolutely
juicy, sweet and especially non-acidic.
12:40pm Pacific time

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Waikiki Beach at Sunset

As sunset peers through the blanket of clouds, locals continue
to enjoy the ocean with every bit of sunlight at the end of the day.
7:02 pm Pacific Time
Standup paddle boarders, a catamaran and a sunset dinner
cruise share the ocean at sunset.
7:07pm Pacific Time
As sunset dips behind the mountains, an end to a relaxing
day in paradise.
7:08pm Pacific Time
The skies are lit signalling the end of the day, I can't wait
for another tomorrow and what it brings.
7:17pm Pacific Time
" Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or
usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky".
Rabindranath Tagore
7:17pm Pacific Time

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Scenic Drive to Sandy Beach

A drive along the coastline next to Halona Blow Hole on the
way to Sandy Beach.
10:26am Pacific Time

Bamboo Ridge

Bamboo Ridge continues to be a popular fishing spot, especially
at night when the Giant Trevally or " Ulua " is most apt to bite.
10:28am Pacific Time

A Bird in Flight

A Tern in flight by the Halona Blow Hole.
10:28am Pacific Time

For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with
your eyes turned upwards, for there you have been and there
you will long return. Leonard da Vinci
10:33am Pacific Time

Sandy Beach

View of Sandy Beach from Halona Blow Hole Lookout
located on the east end of the island of Oahu.
10:53am Pacific Time

Sandy Beach

Sand . . . Sun . . . Surf . . . and don't forget the sunscreen!
10:47am Pacific Time

Barack Obama's Favorite Spot

Barack Obama's favorite " body surfing " surf spot.
10:49am Pacific Time
You can see the spouting of Halona Blow Hole in the background.
10:50am Pacific Time

Man's faithful companion checking out and waits for the return
of dog's faithful companion.
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Woof! . . . Woof! . . . wish I brought my fins and boogie board.
10:52am Pacific Time

Makapuu Light House

View of Makapuu Light House on the windward side of
the island of Oahu.
11:12am Pacific Time
There is a hiking trail that takes you to the Makapuu Light House.
11:10am Pacific Time

Scenic Makapuu

Picturesque view of coconut trees, blue ocean and Makapuu Light House.
11:16am Pacific Time

Makapuu Drive

The scenic drive above Makapuu Beach.
11:19am Pacific Time
Take a deep breath . . . close your eyes . . . you can almost
smell the salt air with the ocean breeze on your face.
11:21am Pacific Time

Makapuu Beach

Makapuu Beach on the windward side of Oahu is another
one of Barack Obama's favorite beaches to body surf.
11:09am Pacific Time

Manana Island " Rabbit Island "

Manana Island is located on the windward side of Oahu. It was
named " Rabbit Island " because rabbits actually live there after
a rancher released the animals there. Today it is served as a
bird sanctuary.
11:17am Pacific Time

Sea Life Park Hawaii

Hours: Daily - 10:30am to 5:00pm
Sea Life Park is located on the island of Oahu providing a unique
experience from swimming with dolphins, sea lions or sitting on a
penguin show to feeding sea turtles to diving with rays, no other
park gets you that close.
11:15 am Pacific Time

Monday, July 13, 2009

Maunaloa Bay

Maunaloa Bay at Hawaii Kai.
10:15am Pacific Time

Wailupe Beach Park

Low tide at Wailupe Beach Park.
9:47am Pacific Time

Surf Waikiki

Surf's up in Waikiki.
5:57pm Pacific Time

University of Hawaii

Aloha and Welcome to the University of Hawaii Manoa located
on the Island of Oahu, in Honolulu's lush Manoa Valley.
12:11pm Pacific Time

Fourth of July Fireworks

July 4th, 2009 Fireworks off of Ala Moana Beach Park.

Mango Season

Mango season is in full bloom. Recently picked from the
back yard of Chef Sheldon's home in Nanakuli.
11:28pm Pacific Time
There is nothing better than a Mango, juicy, sweet and
absolutely refreshing.
11:40am Pacific Time

Puff Rice Snack

Puff Rice was a childhood snack, like popcorn, it couldn't
just be eaten one by one but by the handful.
12:52pm Pacific Time

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Koi Fish at Ala Moana Center

The Koi Fish is some times referrred to as, a Japanese Carp
or Brocaded Carp.
5:27pm Pacific Time
The Koi Fish is one of the world's most popular freshwater
fish and ornamental fish.
5:28pm Pacific Time
Koi Fish are considered " living jewels " for their beauty,
brilliant colors, ease of care, the symbol of strength,
prosperity and good luck.
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Koi are a descendant of Carp. The word " Koi " was first
used 2,500 years ago in China.
5:31pm Pacific Time

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Foster Botanical Garden

Hours: Daily 9:00am to 4:00pm

Statue of Buddha

We are same as plants, as trees, as other people, as the rain that
falls. We consist of that which is around us, we are the same
as everything.
1:34pm Pacific Time
What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday,
and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow;
Our life is the creation of our mind.
1:37pm Pacific Time

Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery.
Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine.
1:42pm Pacific Time