IMG_0765 I am grateful that the word “ALOHA” has so many meanings: Hello, GoodBye and Hawaiian Spirit. In this moment right now it means all three- leaving Islands for a short time to launch my first book of photographs and starting book tour to promote the book. Aloha, until we meet again sweet beautiful Hawaiian Islands~


IMG_0770Last nights Sunset on Oahu is to honor the spirit and life of Lauren Hill~a young woman with so much courage and grace. Thank you ESPN for the beautiful story of her short life. Lauren Hill your life is an inspiration-BLESSINGS TO YOUR FAMILY

Weekly Photo Challenge: Beginnings


Happy New Year readers and followers, thank you for your grace. One year as a Photoblogger has been extraordinary-chatting with people all over the world. Photo is from Hanalei in Kauai. It is time for new beginnings, as you can see I have decided to participate with The Weekly Photo Challenge. Mahalo-



Christmas morning sunrise-give thanks and praise to the highest of all sources. I am especially grateful for all those who are gifted with creativity. What would life be like without Art and Music? These are the gifts I adore. Merry Christmas World-Mele KalikiMaka