Category Archives: Aloha Friday Photo

Aloha Friday Photo: Palm-sheltered sunset

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Mahalo to Karen Couturier for sharing her excellent sunset photo with us for our Aloha Friday Photo series. I believe Karen’s photo was taken in Ko Olina on the southwest coast of Oahu. Ko Olina sunsets are spectacular. I really like how Karen composed this photo with the sheltering palm branch hovering just above the view. Ah, what a relaxing ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: East Oahu Coast Scene

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Mahalo to Aster Breo for sharing this great photo with us for our Aloha Friday Photo series. Aster tells us that this photo was taken in August near the Halona Blowhole along the eastern Oahu coast. What a scenic spot! If you gaze at this photo long enough, you just might begin to hear the waves lapping to shore. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: A view to savor

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Mahalo to Robin-Linda Gilligan for sharing this lovely Hawaii photo with us. There’s so much to like about this photo — the calm ocean, the inviting lawn and the tall palm trees. This peaceful view is definitely one to savor. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Napili Bay Sunset

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Wow, oh wow what a gorgeous sunset! Mahalo nui loa to Doug Wean for sharing this stunning shot from Napili Bay on Maui. I used to think that clouds near the horizon would ruin a sunset photo, but as Doug’s photo demonstrates, a cloudy sunset can be a blessing in disguise. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Sunrise above Lanikai Beach

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As we welcome 2014, we thought a sunrise photo would be the perfect beginning for the first Aloha Friday Photo of the new year. Mahalo nui loa to Kent Hall for sharing this beautiful shot of sunrise above Lanikai Beach on Oahu. What a lovely view to begin a new day in paradise. Kent’s photo reminds us that sunrise in ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Honolulu in Moonlight

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Mahalo nui loa to Jason Matias, RAW Honolulu Photographer of the Year 2013, for sharing his amazing shot of Honolulu with us. There’s so much to admire in this photo. The Honolulu city lights reflect on the smooth Pacific.  The moonlight filtered through clouds adds mystery. On the far right of the photo, you can see the silhouette of Diamond ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Waikiki Christmas Lights

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Mahalo to Christine Campbell from Vancouver for sharing her pretty Waikiki Christmas lights photo with us. Christine took this photo during her visit last year during the holiday. Here are the details she shared with us This photo was taken December 30,  2012 from a walkway in the Royal Hawaiian shopping centre. I’ve always admired this statue and the poinsettias ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Hale’iwa Honu

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This week’s featured photo of two resting honu (Hawaiian sea turtles) comes to us from Rachel Curtis of Owensboro, Kentucky. Rachel took this photo at Hale’iwa Beach Park while visiting Oahu in October. She tells us a little bit about her visit, “We had a wonderful time. The weather was perfect and the island beautiful.” Who else would like to ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Santa gives Lana’i two shakas!

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T’is the season for Santa to rejuvenate before Christmas Eve. Last year, he visited the island of Lana’i for some r and r (rest and relaxation) in early December. Shorts, sunglasses and flip flops suit Mr. Claus quite well. I bet he appreciated his Lana’i winter warm up from the usual North Pole freezing temps. From this photo sent to us ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Oahu’s Hanauma Bay

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Mahalo to Rochelle Rebello for sending this beautiful panoramic shot of Hanauma Bay on Oahu — one of Hawaii’s most popular snorkeling spots. I love how Rochelle’s shot captures this expanse of warm golden sand, clear blue water and the reefs all naturally sheltered by the bay. Rochelle and her husband traveled all the way from Mumbai, India to visit ... Read More »

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