Author Archives: Sheila Beal

Take me there Tuesday: Waialea Beach (Beach 69)

Waialea Beach is one of those picturesque Big Island beaches that your glad you took the time to find. It’s a lovely beach to swim and snorkel, ocean conditions permitting, or just relax under one of the many shade trees along the shoreline Waialea Beach is one of those hidden gems that takes a little bit of effort to find. ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photos: Orchids gone wild :-)

Mahalo to Casey Holt of Valley Springs, California for sharing this lovely photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Casey captured this wild orchid at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island. Isn’t it amazing that this beautiful, intricate flower grows so easily in the wild in Hawaii? Casey must have really enjoyed his time on Hawaii Island as ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Hidden Beach, Maui

Mahalo to Robin Gonzalez from sharing this lovely photo of Hidden Beach on Maui for Aloha Friday Photos. It’s also referred to as Secret Beach. You might recognize this scene from ads and wedding photos as this picturesque cove in Makena is a one of a kind. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Ko Olina Lagoon Scene

Mahalo to Robin Irvine for sharing this pretty Ko Olina beach scene with us for Aloha Friday Photos. The sheltered lagoons of Ko Olina are beautiful and fun for swimming, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding. Learn more about this Oahu resort area from our Ko Olina post. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Reminder: Avoid leaving valuables unattended in Hawaii

After reading recent this news about about a UFC Champion’s bad experience with a car break in on Maui, I thought it was time for a fresh reminder for us all — don’t leave valuables unattended in Hawaii. Though this incident made the news because of the celebrity nature of the victim, car break ins are an unfortunate problem in Hawaii, ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Keauhou at sunrise

Mahalo to Janielle Linder of Lake Stevens, Washington for sharing this serene photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. She took this sunrise shot at the Sheraton Keauhou on the Big Island. We love waking up early in Hawaii to scenes like these. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

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