Category Archives: Aloha Friday Photo

Aloha Friday Photo: Leafy Green Edition

Today’s Aloha Friday Photo comes from my brother-in-law David who just visited Hawaii for the first time in January. He took this photo along the path to Akaka Falls on the Big Island. In my post on the Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, I mentioned that David is botanically-challenged. Though he may not know the names of many plants flowers and ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Footprints Edition

Today’s photo was kindly supplied by fellow travel blogger and friend, Melanie. She blogs at Travels With Two – a travel blog for couples. Melanie snapped this photo at Maui’s Wailea Beach on her honeymoon in 1999. The footprints in the sand really make this photo come to life. I can easily imagine the feel of that golden sand under ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: South Maui Sunset

Today’s photo is from the exceptionally talented, Maui photographer, Peter Liu. I’ve been a big fan of Peter’s photography, so I’m thrilled that he’s given us permission to share one of his many stunners. From Peter’s blog, he wrote that he was on his way home from the store when he noticed this sunset. So he grabbed his camera gear ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Kohala Coast Shoreline

Today’s Aloha Friday Photo comes from my sister Michelle who lives in Newland, North Carolina. Michelle took this photo while she and her husband, David, were visiting the Big Island in January. This photo shows the shoreline near the Mauna Lani Hotel on the Kohala Coast. It’s one of her favorites from the trip, though she has “bunches” more.  Hopefully ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo & Story Via Italy

Laura and Marco Dinaro are two very delightful, longtime readers of Go Visit Hawaii all the way from Milano, Italy. They recently wrote me to share a couple of their vacation photos from the Big Island of Hawaii. Laura and Marco’s photos relate to their experience touring a Kona coffee farm where they roasted their own coffee under their own ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: A Match Made in Heaven…er Hawaii

I found today’s Aloha Friday Photo submission to be very, very amusing. Only in Hawaii would this combination of SPAM and macadamia nuts come together. I wouldn’t mind trying this nutty concoction, but I’m quite fond of the milk chocolate, toffee covered macadamia nuts. So, what do you think of this flavor combination? Would you like to give it a ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Waikiki Lifeguard Station “Enjoys” Sunset

I adore photos of Hawaii lifeguard stations, so naturally I fell in love with this photo from Waikiki Beach at sunset by Paul, the Flying Photog. Ah, wouldn’t you kind of like to be transformed into a Hawaii lifeguard station? You’d get to sit on the beach and watch the waves all day long.  Mahalo, Paul, for your permission to ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photos: Liloa’s Sash at Bishop Museum

Today’s photos come to us from Karen who blogs at  Holoholo Hawaii. Karen is a docent at the Bishop Museum in Honolulu. The photos that Karen is sharing is of one of the museum items from the newly restored Hawaiian Hall. This Hawaiian artifact is Liloa’s Sash. Liloa was the high chief who ruled in the 1500’s. His sash was ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Hanging Out For A Waikiki Sunset

Today’s photo was provided by loyal Go Visit Hawaii reader and friend, Dave from Oahu. Dave snapped this photo near the Hilton Hawaiian Village at sunset just a week ago. You may also find it interesting that Dave took this photo with his iphone. I love the dreamy composition. Gorgeous, isn’t it?! Do you have a Hawaii photo you’d like ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Kailua Beach

Today’s Hawaii vacation photo was provided by the very nice Go Visit Hawaii readers, Rossini and Lyndon from San Jose, California. They recently vacationed on Oahu for New Years Eve. Rossini and Lyndon took this photo at Kailua Beach. I love this perspective of being in the sheltering shadows looking on to the sun drenched beach. Notice that in the ... Read More »

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