Tripler VA Hospital

March 24, 2014

We visited with a veteran a few weeks ago at the Tripler VA Hospital.  David has been visiting Charles while we have been in Hawaii.  He served in the Vietnam War and is very ill.  In my ignorance I thought the large building on the hill was a resort – it looked like a giant […]

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White Plains Beach Oahu Hawaii

March 23, 2014

There is a beach close by that we go to a few times a week – if the waves are high enough.  I never thought we would be checking surf reports online!   White Plains is a nice, clean beach and the waves come in straight and even.  It is a great place for beginner […]

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Riding the Waves in Hawaii

March 9, 2014

David added some adventure to his life this week and went for a wild ride in the waters at Turtle Bay.  Turtle Bay is on the northside of Oahu and the beaches are famous for high surf.  The water churns and twists in different directions and looks very angry. David rode a rocket ship of […]

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Playful Monk Seals February 2014

March 9, 2014

One day while we were visiting our local go-to beach – White Plains – the Monk Seals were awake!  Usually they are taking a nap in the sun.   But this day two seals were taking a nap on the beach and one came rolling in on a wave.  One of the seals woke up […]

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Hawaii in February ~ NICE!

February 16, 2014

The first two weeks of February have been nice.  Rain or sun – but mostly sun.  I am getting a little color on my face and arms and just a ton of freckles on my legs!  I do not think I will ever get used to the humidity.  The humidity combined with lovely, hot flashes […]

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First Day of February – to the Temple We Go!

February 10, 2014

So we decided to go to the temple in Laie on Saturday, February 1st.  We enjoyed the beautiful drive up through the island and pass the pineapple fields and then along the North shore.  We arrived around 2:45pm and walked up to the temple doors.  They were locked!  A nice gentlemen opened the door and […]

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Norfolk Island Pine

February 10, 2014

I was curious about this tree. It looks like a Christmas tree – so I did a little checking and this is what I learned:  The tree comes from Norfolk Island, a small island in the Pacific Ocean between Australia,New Zealand and New Caledonia.   It is sometimes called a ‘star pine’, ‘triangle tree’ or ‘living christmas tree’, due to its symmetrical […]

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Random Pictures

February 9, 2014

This is how the workman dress when they cut the grass.  I thought it was funny – reminded me of Ninjas.  These guys keep the apartment  complex looking nice.  They also clean the pool every morning. The view out our balcony – so refreshing.  David likes to take a quick swim most evenings to cool […]

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Kahuku Point

February 9, 2014

We were invited by some new friends to go on a hike/walk on Martin Luther King Day on January 20th, 2014.  We all decided to walk to the northwest point of Ohau.  It is a bird sanctuary.  It was an amazing walk – the ocean was a vivid blue – similar to the Caribbean ocean […]

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Sunday, January 19, 2014

February 9, 2014

This Sunday we drove again to the Southwest shore of the island.  The sand is soft and the waves looked perfect.  There are a lot of families that come here to enjoy the beach and play in the surf. Here are a couple of makeshift huts along the beach. Looks like Gilligan’s Island!! It still […]

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