Category Archives: Aloha Friday Photo

Aloha Friday Photo: Turtle Beach Magic

Mahalo nui loa to Jason O’Rourke Photography for sharing today’s stunning Aloha Friday Photo. Jason took this amazing photo at “Turtle Beach” (Laniakea Beach) on Oahu’s North Shore. (We describe how to get to Turtle Beach in this Oahu sights post.) This beach is popular with honu (Hawaiian green sea turtles) for eating and coming to shore to rest. Turtle ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Napali Coast Rainbow

Mahalo to Suzanne Fluhr for sending today’s Aloha Friday Photo of Kauai’s ruggedly beautiful Napali Coast. Suzanne tells me that she took this photo on a Friday from the Pride of America cruise ship. What a perfect moment. I can imagine many of Suzanne’s fellow passengers were oo’ing and ah’ing over the amazing scenery made even more incredible with this rainbow. ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Golden Wailea

Mahalo to Doug Salvatoriello  for sharing today’s beautiful Aloha Friday Photo. Doug took this photo in Wailea along Maui’s south shore. What a beautiful lava rock shoreline view! I love how the lawn, coconut trees and shrubs have a hint of gold mixing with their shades of green. Based on the glow, I’m guessing that Doug took this photo near sunset. ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Amazing Lava

Mahalo nui loa to Larry of Larry Turner Photography for sharing today’s amazing photo of lava flowing into the Pacific Ocean on Hawaii, the Big Island. Larry tells us that he hiked with Kalapana Cultural Tours to access this nighttime lava view. Larry called this experience “a magnificent sight, never to be forgotten.” It is incredible, isn’t it?! If you’re ... Read More »

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 »

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