Category Archives: Aloha Friday Photo

Aloha Friday Photo: Waikiki Beach fun in the sun(set)

Today’s photo comes to us from Christine  from “Canuckerville” which I believe  translates to the Vancouver, British Columbia area. She’s an avid fan of Hawaii, who visits often – usually around Christmas and New Years Day. Here’s how Christine described her photo: This photo was taken on Waikiki beach, while we sat among hundreds of other tourists taking dozens of sunset ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Upcountry Maui View

Today’s Aloha Friday Photo was sent by Paula from California. Here’s what she had to say about her photo: I took in Sept. 2008 at the Ali’i Kula Lavender Farm. It was our first time at the farm and the view was amazing! The clouds were so low that day it felt like you could reach out and touch them. You ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Crashing Waimea Bay

Mahalo to Matt Siltala of Arizona for sharing today’s beautiful Aloha Friday Photo. Matt took this photo last February when the monster waves pound on Oahu’s North Shore.  Here’s how he described getting this shot. I took this picture at Waimea Bay, where we played one day as we ventured to Teds Bakery.  I was amazed at how powerful the ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Westin Kaanapali Sunset

Mahalo to Dan Pruyn of California for sharing today’s Aloha Friday Photo. Dan took this photo from the Westin in Kaanapali on Maui. It sure is a beautiful sunset scene! — Do you have a Hawaii vacation photo that you’d like to share? Here are directions on how to submit your Aloha Friday Photo. Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: “Perfect place to relax”

Mahalo to Larry Glover from Dublin, Ohio for sending in today’s lovely Aloha Friday Photo of Waikiki Beach. This aspect is facing east from the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Here’s what Larry shared about his photo and visit: My wife and I had gone to Hawaii on our Honeymoon between 25 and 30 years ago.  When we got back to Ohio, ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Lava Shores

Post publishing update: I must apologize that this photo is actually from Waikoloa on Hawaii’s Big Island and not Lanai. Brett’s Christmas vacation took him to Lanai and the Big Island. This photo was shared in a set of photos from Lanai and was the only one from the Big Island. I erroneously assumed it was from Lanai. Actually this lava shore ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Maui Mana

Mahalo nui loa to Mike Nuebauer of Mike Neubauer Fine Art Photography for sharing today’s Aloha Friday Photo with us. Mike titled this photo “Mana”. I’m somewhat familiar with the word mana, but to be on the safe side, I found this description of mana from Wikipedia to share: In Hawaiian culture, Mana is a form of a spiritual energy ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Commanding view of Waikiki Beach

Mahalo to Cathy Palopoli of Newark, Deleware for submitting today’s Aloha Friday Photo of Waikiki Beach. Here’s how Cathy described this shot: It was taken at sunset on October 4, 2012 (our first full day on the island) from the 30th floor of the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. We stayed 2 weeks on Oahu, Kauai, Hawaii Island, and Maui and enjoyed ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: First Lanai Sunrise of 2013

Mahalo nui loa to Missagh Rajaei, Assistant Manager at Four Seasons Lanai for allowing us to share his amazing Lanai sunrise photo. It’s a stunner! Missagh’s photo proves to us that getting up early for sunrise is a rewarding experience. Due to our jet lag, we’re typically up well before sunrise on our first few mornings after arrival. On those ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Poipu Sunset

When sunset time approaches in Hawaii, we all grab our cameras to start snapping away. Most of our photos have the sun captured in the photo. What I love about this great sunset photo is that it focuses on the golden sunset glow illuminating the ocean, waves, sand and shrubs. Mahalo to Kate Schoonmaker for sharing this photo from Poipu ... Read More »

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