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Friday, November 28, 2014

The "Recollections of Hawaii: Part II" Story

It was an ordinary day.  Posting another 15 photos from our recent trip to the state of Hawaii.  The vacation was very enjoyable, but the 13 hour flight from the east coast was a killer.  Nonetheless, I still managed a few good photos.  Enjoy!  It was another extraordinary day in the life of an ordinary guy.  PS - remember to click to enlarge.


Worker on a river boat was always in deep thought.
Aerial shot from our Hawaiian Airlines flight.  The white ribbon from the middle of the photo to the right front is a line of windmills on the island of Maui.
Another seed pod from the Signature tree.
This gorgeous land and water scape photo was taken on Maui, HI.
Hula shows galore happen on the islands and are photographed by just about everyone in the audience on just about every type of mobile device as well as DSLRs.
A sand crab scurries to his hole in Lahaina, Maui.
Seed pods from the Tahitian Palm tree.
I loved this red flower with the pale blue center.
These birds were grooming each other before a photo session.
The 'Ioa Valley provided a perfect spot for sitting in the cooling waters.
One wall of the Arizona Memorial provided this beautiful sculptured window.
Another neat Hawaaiian bloom. 
This pod, when fully opened, will be a leaf of the plant.
This leaf had small markings on one side and when viewed in the sunlight cast the same effect on both sides.
While sitting in the sun at the Kaanapali Beach Hotel, I looked skyward and took this photo of the palms.
I received my very first tattoo while on the island. 

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