Category Archives: Aloha Friday Photo

Aloha Friday Photo: A magical encounter with Santa on Haleakala

We love this incredible Santa story shared by Annie Chavez-Hollingshead. Even though we’ve shared this story years ago, we’re still amazed and feel that it’s definitely worth revisiting considering that Christmas is quickly approaching. Annie visited the summit of Haleakala for sunrise in 2007. She said everyone was wrapped up as warmly as they could be on this frigid December ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: “Leading Lines”

Mahalo to Devesh Tripathi for sharing this stunning ariel view of windward Oahu with us for Aloha Friday Photos. He entitled this shot “Leading Lines.” Devesh didn’t mention exactly where this photo was taken. Our guess is that this highway is probably the H3 — which is one of only three interstates…or should we say intrastates… in Hawaii. All three ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Christmas Hibiscus

Mahalo to Hawaii Island resident and amazing photographer, James Grenz for sharing this beautiful hibiscus photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. The bold red bloom against the green backdrop make this tropical flower look so Christmasy. Happy Aloha Friday and Mele Kalikimaka! Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: A view of valor – Plus information on viewing events from the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day

Mahalo to Tom Sakiyama for sharing this excellent bird’s-eye view of the USS Arizona Memorial. Tom captured this photo while taking a Seaplane Tour. This December 7th marks the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor and several special events are scheduled to commemorate the day. Note that some of the special Pearl Harbor Day events will have live, online ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Opeaka’a Falls, Kauai

Mahalo to Joan Buhs for sharing this pretty Opeakaa waterfall photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. This waterfall is on the east side of Kauai in the Wailua River Valley. Opeakaa Falls easy to see as there’s no hike necessary to view this lacy waterfall that Joan described as “magical.” Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Waikiki Serenity

Mahalo to Helen Loutas for sharing this beautiful photo from Waikiki with us for Aloha Friday Photos. As Helen shared this photo she said, “Ahhhh, the serenity.” Though Waikiki Beach is known for being a bit more energetic that most Hawaiian beaches, it’s not difficult to find peaceful scenes like this one that Helen captured. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: A scene from the Waikiki Historic Trail

Mahalo to Nicci Showell for sharing this photo from Waikiki Beach with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Nicci took this photo from the Waikiki Historic Trail which is an interesting and fun way to learn more about the area. The trail is marked by these surfboard-shaped information markers. For more information and a map of this trail, go to the ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Hawaii honeymoon memories from 1982

Mahalo to Alan Lehman from Australia for sharing this black sand beach photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. He took this photo in 1982 on his honeymoon to Hawaii. Though Alan didn’t mention where this black sand beach is, our guess is that it’s probably Punalu’u on Hawaii, the Big Island. Here’s some of what Alan shared about his trips ... Read More »

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