Category Archives: Aloha Friday Photo

Aloha Friday Photo: Sunrise above Lanikai Beach

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

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

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

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!

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

photo by Rochelle Rebello

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 »

Aloha Friday Photo: Sunset at Kona Bay

photo sent by Regina Dodson

Mahalo to Regina Dodson for sending this beautiful Kona sunset photo. Her husband, Norman, took this photo while they were visiting Hawaii, the Big Island, to celebrate their 25th anniversary in May. Hawaii is an idyllic destination to celebrate romance with beautiful scenery to discover and adventures to share. It’s a place where lasting memories are made. The palm tree silhouettes ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: A Waikiki View to Remember

Mahalo to Mary Gonzalez for sharing her beautiful photo of Waikiki with us for our Aloha Friday Photo series. Mary said that this view of Waikiki will be a memory that will stay forever. I bet many of us can relate. I believe Mary took this photo from the view at the top of Le’ahi, which is more commonly called ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Kam Beach Sunset

Mahalo to Kal El for sending this vibrant sunset photo to feature on our Aloha Friday Photo series. Kal took this photo from Kama’ole III Beach, also known as Kam 3, in Kihei on Maui. Kal says that Kam 3 is one of his favorite spots to watch sunset. From this photo, we understand why Kal likes this spot. The ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: A dreamy view of Mokoli’i Island

Mahalo to Dave Sturdy of England for sharing this beautiful photo with us for Aloha Friday Photo. Dave’s photo is of Mokoli’i Island, which is also known as Chinaman’s Hat, on Oahu’s eastern side. With the way Dave processed this photo, he’s created a dreamy scene that we wish we could just step into!  Sigh… Mahalo again to Dave! Happy ... Read More »

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