Monday, August 31, 2009


In Hawaii, we call it " Manapua " but in other parts of the country
like San Francisco Chinatown, it is called " Char Siu Bao ". A delicious
snack bun, shredded pork with a touch of sweetness.
1:58pm Pacific Time


" You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist ".
Indira Ghandi
1:40pm Pacific Time

Pineapple Plant

Yes Dear! . . . Pineapples actually doesn't grow on trees.
7:51am Pacific Time

My Daily Walk

Hmmm-mm-m! . . . getting rid of my snow ski's . . . don't expect
any snow in Hawaii for awhile.
8:02am Pacific Time

Monday, August 24, 2009

Murals of Whales

Mural of whales on both walls of the Airport Center located
on 3049 Ualena Street.
10:13am Pacific Time
Parked cars and a gigantic mural of whales.
10:12am Pacific Time

A breaching whale, a mural and while the palm tree, blue skies
and white clouds are real.
10:14am Pacific Time
What's more complete than a car sneaking in to be part of
photo taken of a giant mural.
10:15am Pacific Time

Zoom Goes the Bus

See the bus go . . . Zoom . . . Zoom
7:31pm Pacific Time

My Daily Walk

Honey! That . . . that . . . that . . . informercial looked like so
much fun. I've been so busy . . . haven't had the time to jump
on that thing . . . can't we keep it till the end of the year.
8:44am Pacific Time

" Happy Birthday to Myself "

Celebrated my birthday with a the tropical drink, " Chi Chi "
at the Beachfront Bar at Moana Hotel in Waikiki.

Waikiki Beach at Sunset

Hawaii's son's, daughter's and visitors to islands still at
play during the sunset at Waikiki Beach
6:55pm Pacific Time

A Rainbow in Manoa Valley

" Somewhere Over the Rainbow " in Manoa Valley.
6:14pm Pacific Time

Queen Liliuokani & Surfer Duke Kahanamoku

Queen Liliuokalni and surfer Duke Kahanamoku, a 100 foot mural
by trompe l'oeil painter John Pugh, located at 401 Kamakee Street.
3:32pm Pacific Time
The children are part of the painting, but it almost seems like
they are actually standing there gazing at the mural.
3:27pm Pacific Time

Art Fence at the Zoo

Art Fence at the Zoo every Saturday.
9:20am Pacific Time

Exhibitor's setting up their stall at the Art Fence at the Zoo.
9:34am Pacific Time

Sunday, August 9, 2009

My Daily Walk

Honey! . . . We don't have to buy a post for our mailbox, let's
just attach it to the telephone post.
8:04am Pacific Time

Saturday, August 8, 2009

USS Hawaii

Nuclear Submarine USS Hawaii to homeport at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
10:30am Pacific Time

Who Can Get Home the Fastest

Zoom! . . . Zoom!
7:45pm Pacific Time

Surfboard Crossing

Found a parking spot . . . put enough coins in the meter . . .
now, we surf.
9:38am Pacific Time

Hilton Lagoon

Hilton Lagoon a man made lagoon on the grounds of the hotel.
11:49am Pacific Time

Two Buddies at Sunset

Two buddies waiting for a nibble at sunset.
7:03pm Pacific Time

Aloha Tower

Aloha Tower and downtown Honolulu.
11:08am Pacific Time

My Daily Walk

Can we assume someone finally got a new bike, perhaps!
8:02am Pacific Time


It's dusk, as Waikiki begins to greet the night.
7:22pm Pacific Time

Lion Dog Statue

Lion Dog statute at the entrance of Koganji Temple.
7:57am Pacific Time

Tribute to Michael Jackson

Mural of Michael Jackson at Kokua Market:
2643 South King Street
Honolulu, Hawaii
9:31am Pacific Time

Thursday, August 6, 2009

My Daily Walk

I think I have enough duct tape, so I'll duct tape my mailbox.
7:36am Pacific Time

I have just enough duct tape, so I'll duct tape my garage roof.
7:37am Pacific Time

Honolulu Zoo

Honolulu Zoo - Daily Hours: 9:00am to 4:30pm
4:42pm Pacific Time

I haven't seen a white flamingo before.
12:58pm Pacific Time
I forgot to bring peanuts, so someone's just ignoring me.
12:50pm Pacific Time
Cute little monkeys named, Diana and Kurtis.
12:48pm Pacific Time

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Surfboard Crossing

Just a few more steps.
10:58am Pacific Time

My Daily Walk

I think it might be time to get a larger shoe rack or perhaps
maybe get rid of some shoes.
8:07am Pacific Time

An " Odd Couple "

Pomelo Fruit, the Japanese name for it is " Jabon ", it's like
a large grapefruit eaten like an orange in segments and
my favorite Tommy Bahama tie.
10:17am Pacific Time

Bon Dance

Obon is an important tradition for Japanese people, they believe
that their ancestor's spirits come back to their homes to be
reunited with their family. Obon is an important family gathering
time, and many people return to their hometowns.
7:48pm Pacific Time

A fun night at the bon dance with all the festivities and
food booths.
8:26pm Pacific Time
Japanese latern, otherwise known as " Chochin " is stretched
out to hanging from the " Yagura ".
8:18pm Pacific Time

Lantern . . . Lanterns . . . Lanterns

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