Tag: Hawaii

Hawaii Lava Boat Tour

Every time the lava hits the ocean more shoreline is created for the Big Island of Hawaii.

Hickam Air Force Base

On Hickam Air Force base back by the channel to Pearl Harbor and near the Officer’s club there is the Missing Man Memorial that honors those who have lost their lives in battle.

The H3 Tunnels on Oahu

When driving the H3 across the island of Oahu will need to pass through the tunnels that go through the mountains. Here is the entrance to the tunnels on this elevated highway. The views are spectacular and the interesting thing is that the sun may be shining when you go into the tunnel and it …

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Bellows Air Force Station

Bellows Air Force Station is one of my favorite beaches on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. If you want to go body boarding or just spend the day at the beach, this is a nice perfect sandy beach to do so.

A Date Which Will Live in Infamy…

The last time I was in Washington D.C. I snapped this photo at the World War II Monument looking towards the Washington Monument to recognize the date of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Real Facts

A rhinoceros horn is made of compacted hair. A cat’s lower jaw cannot move sideways. Six-year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day. Adults only laugh 15 to 100 times a day. Borborygmi is the noise that your stomach makes when you are hungry. In one day, a full-grown oak tree expels 7 tons of water through its …

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A Bridge Too Far

A man on his Harley was riding along a California beach when suddenly the sky clouded above his head and, in a booming voice, God said, ‘because you have tried to be faithful to me in all ways, I will grant you one wish.’ The biker pulled over and said, ‘Build a bridge to Hawaii …

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Father

Two priests decided to go to Hawaii on vacation. They were determined to make this a real vacation by not wearing anything that would identify them as clergy. As soon as the plane landed they headed for a store and bought some really outrageous shorts, shirts, sandals, sunglasses, etc. The next morning they went to …

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5 Minute Management Course

Lesson 1 A priest offered a Nun a lift…She got in and crossed her legs, forcing her gown to reveal a leg. The priest nearly had an accident. After controlling the car, he stealthily slid his hand up her leg…….The nun said, ‘Father, remember Psalm 129?’ The priest removed his hand. But, changing gears, he …

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Jimmy Buffett’s at the Beachcomber

Today I went to Jimmy Buffett’s at the Beachcomber restaurant in Waikiki, Hawaii. I went there for lunch so there wasn’t a band playing or any drinking going on or anything, but it was a nice atmosphere and it had pretty good food. Here are a few of the photos I took.

A View of Diamond Head from Waikiki Beach

Took a walk on Waikiki beach and took a couple of photos of Diamond Head.

Aloha Hawaii, Konnichiwa Japan

Well, there comes a time in everyone’s life where you come to a fork in the road on your path to the future. My road has came to that fork and I have chosen to move to Japan. For the past seven years Hawaii has been an o.k. place to live, but it wasn’t exactly …

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Kaneohe BayFest 2008 – 3 Doors Down

This year for BayFest 2008 some of the bands playing are 3 Doors Down, Live, Everclear, and some country singer. It’s not everyday that a southern rock band comes to Hawaii so it’s a great chance to go check out some real music, as opposed to this local style music, and rock things out a …

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4th of July in Hawaii

In Hawaii people don’t make as big of a deal about the Independence day of the United States, that is probably due to the large Asian population living in Hawaii. They seem to make a bigger deal out of New Year’s Eve than they do the 4th of July. So this year I went to …

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USS Missouri

Went down to the USS Missouri (The Mighty MO) located in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and took a tour and snapped some photos. Here are some of the photos. This was quite an experience. The USS Missouri shoots projectiles the size of a Volkswagen Bug up to 30 miles. Wow! Also it was quite a thing …

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USS Bowfin

Took a tour of the USS Bowfin in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Here are some of my photos from that experience.

Hawaii Pineapple by the Dole Cannery

The pineapple water tower by the Dole cannery.

2008 Sugar Bowl Results: Georgia 41 – Hawaii 10

Well, well, Hawaii went to the Sugar Bowl and played Georgia. Ummm‚ there isn’t much to be said, Georgia handed Hawaii‘s ass to them on a silver Cajun platter. This game was over at halftime. One of the most comical parts of the whole game was when Hawaii knew they were done for, so they …

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So Sick of Hearing About the University of Hawaii

Ever since December 1st, 2007 it seemed that every commercial on local t.v. was that the University of Hawaii warriors went 12-0 on the season. It is now December 31st, 2007 and I am so sick of hearing about how great the University of Hawaii is. This is the 1st year ever that they went …

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The University of Michigan Women’s Volleyball Sweeps the Oregon State University

Today I watched the University of Michigan Sweep Oregon State University in 3 games to win the ASICS Rainbow Wahine Invitational Tournament. This game was not as exciting as the game against the University of Hawaii last night, but it was good to see that the University of Michigan is still undefeated.

The University of Michigan Women’s Volleyball Upsets #10 Ranked University of Hawaii

This morning I was talking with a guy from work and he informed me that there is a season opening tournament for the University of Hawaii women‚Äö√Ñ√¥s volleyball. He also informed me that UH is playing the University of Michigan for their opening game. Once I heard that I knew I had to go to …

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Charmane Star

Charmane Star came to Hawaii for a promotional show at Club 939 in Honolulu, so I had to go check her out. I got there at about 9 PM and she came out at about 10 PM. She performed a sexy little dance, then took a break. After her break she sat in a booth …

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Charmane Star in Hawaii at Club 939

I was walking down the street and I saw a flier for Charmane Star coming to Club 939 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Big Island Hawaii – Creepy Photo

Normally I wouldn’t think very much of photos like these, however in this instance I actually know the person who took the photo. He said he was on the Big Island of Hawaii and went to visit relative’s grave site. While he was there he took this photo of an unknown person’s grave. When you …

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Chinaman’s Hat – Oahu, Hawaii

Today I was driving around the island and I decided to stop and take another photo of Chinaman’s hat from the viewpoint of Oahu, Hawaii. Here is the picture from that.

Chinaman’s Hat – Oahu, Hawaii

Today I drove by Chinaman’s hat on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. If you ever get a chance to check it out, this place is beautiful.

Polynesian Cultural Center

Drove over to the north shore on Oahu, Hawaii today and went to the polynesian cultural center located in Laie. This place is a fun place to learn about Polynesia and learn about what makes up Polynesia and where the people originally came from and what is unique about each culture and what makes them …

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Hawaii Dinner Cruise

Went out on a dinner cruise off the shore of Oahu today. It was a nice relaxing event with some good food and excellent views of the island. Here are some of the photos I took at this event. You can see pictures of Diamond Head the extinct volcano, Waikiki, Honolulu, and the island of …

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University of Southern California football vs the University of Hawaii

Saturday was the football game where the number 1 University of Southern California played the University of Hawaii. It was well known that the game was not going to be close and that was predicted by a 35 point spread for those gambling people. USC had most of their returning players, while the UH football …

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Halie’wa Hawaii

Drove up to the North Shore on Oahu, Hawaii today.  Stopped by Halie’wa and took some photos of people paddling.     Here are those photos.

A View of Honolulu, Hawaii

Here is a view from Honolulu, Hawaii westward towards Pearl City, Wainae, Kunia, Waikele, Waipahu, Makakilo, etc. Here is a view towards Honolulu harbor or Sand Island from the viewpoint of Honolulu, Hawaii.

Atlantis Submarine Tour – Honolulu Hawaii

Today I took the Atlantis Submarine tour out of the Hawaiian Hilton Hotel. This tour was superb. First you leave from Waikiki and they take you out on a boat to rendezvous with a submarine that is waiting. You want to be sure to get there early and try to take the earliest tour if …

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2005 college football Hawaii vs Michigan State

In 2004, the University of Hawaii with their superstars of Timmy Chang and Chad Owens, beat Michigan State in Hawaii. For the 2005 season, Hawaii will have to find 30 new member replacements for their losses of players they suffered in 2004. This year Hawaii is going to Michigan. It will be nice to watch …

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Homeowners in Hawaii Need to Maximize Use of Solar Energy

As many people in Hawaii know, there is an abundance of sunlight in the state. This paper is going to explain to you why homeowners in Hawaii should maximize use of solar energy. First, this article will cover some of the reasons why many homeowners currently do not utilize our largest natural energy source, followed …

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Updated: University of Hawaii’s Best Sport

It seems that this particular game I watched on T.V. was an old telecast from last year. Being that I come from the midwest I’m not a fan of the Western Athletic Conference WAC sports. Last year I started watching the University of Hawaii Women’s volleyball. They did pretty good last year. Tonight was the …

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Unexplained Experience

This weekend I had an unexpainable experience. I went into my bathroom to wash my hands. When I turned around to wipe my hands off with a towel I noticed there were about 7 drops of blood running down the wall at about 5 foot high off the floor. I looked around to see if …

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Achieving Your Dreams

Reaching the stars may not be as hard as you think. I managed to reach my stars and it wasn’t even by the path I planned it to be. The main thing you always have to be in order to reach your goals is to remain focused. Without focus your goal will not be as …

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Company Functions Are Not Too Exciting

Last Thursday April 29th, 2004 our office had an outing because different people from the company came to Hawaii for business. Although this was not mandatory it was highly encouraged to attend. I figured that meant you don’t have to go, but we”ll all be pissed off at you later. Since I don’t have a …

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2004 NFL Pro Bowl – 25 years in Hawaii

At the start of the game the NFC had the ball first and didn”t do anything with it. The very first play for the AFC they threw a touch down pass. Then the NFC got the ball back and then the AFC blocked a punt for an AFC touchdown. At the end of the 3rd …

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Pro Bowl

Attended my first Pro Bowl in Hawaii. This was a real fun experience with tailgating, football, Navy Seals, cheerleaders, and an all around enjoyable day watching some football.

North Shore Oahu

I heard the surf is still up on the north shore so I took a drive out to the country to check it out again. I just can’t get enough of the big surf.

Drive Around Oahu

Took a drive around Oahu to see what things are going on. Along the way I stopped at the North Shore to see the surfing competition. I also stopped along the Pali lookout to soak in that great view. Then I stopped at the Kahala Hotel and Resort to check out the dolphins they have.

Fishing Charter Boat – Oahu, Hawaii

Took a fishing charter boat out and when I wasn’t fishing I took some photos. Here are those photos. One neat thing about this fishing trip was that there was a mother whale and 2 calves. The mother showed the calves how to breach 1 time and then after that those calves kept breaching. It …

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Shark’s Cove Oahu, Hawaii

I went to Shark’s cove on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii and did some fishing. Here are some photos I took.

Hale’iwa Beach North Shore Hawaii

Hanging out on the north shore of Oahu at the Hale’iwa beach park. This photo is taken looking back at the harbor.

View from Aloha Tower in Honolulu, Hawaii

Went over to the Aloha Tower in Honolulu, Hawaii today. I decided to take some directional photos from the top of the tower. Here is what the views look like from that point of view.