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Aloha Friday Photo: Let’s have a Waimea beach day

I’ve got a plan for us to do today. Let’s grab a towel, slather on sunscreen, pack our beach bag and find a spot to enjoy this Waimea Beach photo on Oahu’s North Shore. How does that sound? Mahalo to Marjorie Mayer for sharing her photo with us! Happy Aloha Friday! — Do you have a Hawaii photo from your ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: A Place of Refuge

Mahalo to Susan Sims for sending today’s Aloha Friday Photo that she took on Hawaii, the Big Island. We love this peaceful shot under the shade of the coconut trees at the reflective fishpond’s edge. Susan’s photo was taken at Pu’uhonau O Honaunau National Park, which is more commonly known as the “place of refuge.”  In ancient Hawaiian culture, if ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Haleiwa Sunset

Mahalo nui loa to Nancy Jordan for sending this beautiful shot photo for Aloha Friday Photos. Nancy captured this sunset photo from Haleiwa on Oahu’s North Shore. What a gorgeous postcard-like scene with the palm tree framing the sunset! Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Oozing pahoehoe lava

Today’s amazing photo was supplied by Jack Boeggeman. Jack took this lava photo during his Christmas vacation to Hawaii. What a great shot! It appears that Jack was able to get very close to the lava flow — probably close enough to feel the radiating heat. Jack’s photo is of pahoehoe lava, which is the smooth, slow-moving lava. Use this link ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: A view of Waikiki from the Water

Mahalo nui loa to Matt Quinten for sharing this gorgeous photo of Waikiki and Diamond Head as seen from the water. The shades of ocean and sky blue sandwich the Waikiki hotels that look like they’re made of gold. What a peaceful view of such a lively vacation center. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Friendly Puffer Fish

Mahalo to Susan Sims for sharing this puffer fish photo from her Hawaii travels. Actually, Susan’s husband snapped this photo. This puffer is an adorable little guy, isn’t he? He looks so friendly and curious. I wonder what he’d have to say if he could talk? Mahalo again to Susan for sharing this great Hawaii underwater photo with us! Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: A hui hou whales!

Mahalo nui loa to Norm Strole of Raleigh, North Carolina for sending in three photos for our Aloha Friday Photo series. I’ve chosen these three photos today as they symbolize the humpback whale season — from first sighting to finish. This first photo shows the whale emerging from the ocean into a breach: From this next photo, you can see the ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Secluded waterfall

Mahalo to Myk Salonga Photography for sending this beautiful photo of a secluded waterfall in Oahu’s Kalihi Valley. When Myk posted this photo, he shared that he’s “so blessed to live in paradise!” Yes, indeed, he is! What a dreamy scene in a pristine tropical forest. I love the milky smooth photo effect that was used in this photo. You can ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Colorful Hibiscus Beauty

Mahalo to Patty Trott for sharing today’s Aloha Friday Photo of this beautiful hibiscus. Patty took this photo near Captain Cook during here 2011 vacation to Hawaii, the Big Island. The colors of this flower are unique. Peach, pale lilac and burgundy are not colors that you usually see together. Mahalo again to Patty for sharing her beautiful photo with us. Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Kaanapali Beach Rainbow

  Mahalo to Michael Hoven for sending today’s Aloha Friday Photo of lovely rainbow at Maui’s Kaanapali Beach. Here’s what Michael shared about his photo: While walking on the boardwalk in Kaanapali on January 3rd, we came across this amazing rainbow. Not very often we get to see all the colors at home. We saw many rainbows during our time ... Read More »

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