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Pictures are all taken during the course of my activities such as paddling, surfing, hiking, mountain biking, snorkeling, kayaking, stand-up paddling, rock climbing, archery, skeet shooting, and soon diving - due to my schedule, some postings are done in advanced and posted automatically by blogger on the dates specified. If you have any suggestions, comments, etc for photos you would like me to take, do not hesitate to let me know - enjoy and thanks for stoppin by - Live, Love, Laugh and share the ALOHA!

Monday, April 24, 2006

Hui Nalu Canoe Blessing

[ Click on above image to enlarge ]

This is actually my first "official" photo posting for this blog site since I barrowed some material from my other blog to get this blog site active ... So, here it is :P
First, I'd like to say mahalo (thanks) to Denton of DailyPhotoMap for assisting me in getting started since I am new to this blog community thingy and have a lot to learn. Mahalo nui loa to Eric from Paris for getting this all started! A great concept of sharing from around the world. I was very surprised and grateful by the amount of responses already. Photography is one of my favorite hobbies when I am not studying, working, coaching kids, or playing outdoors. I have been very impressed with the quality of the photographs that I've had the chance to view. This is very kewl!

About the photo above: This photo was taken this afternoon at 5 PM at Maunalua Bay in Hawai'i Kai. Hui Nalu Canoe Club was having a canoe blessing. Loosely translated, "hui" means club and "nalu" means surf. In hawaiian tradition, the canoe is treated as a living entity with a spirit of its own and thus the special care in the birth of a new canoe. Today is the females scheduled practice day and thus why most of the people in the photo are females. If you click on the image, you can get a better view! :)


Blogger Mark said...

Welcome to DP? Look forward to seeing photos of your beautiful city.

Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at 1:15:00 AM HST  
Blogger Marieta said...

Wow, I`m sure we gonna see stunning pics from Honolulu!!

Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at 3:47:00 AM HST  
Blogger Cynthia! said...

HI!! Welcome to the daily blogger family!!! I´m really looking foward to see the beauties of Honululu!!1

Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at 8:39:00 AM HST  
Blogger dutchie said...

HI there and welcome also from Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
Interesting story !

Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at 9:06:00 AM HST  
Blogger Eric said...

Bienvenue from Paris! Looks like a great, first, official photo! Could you send some ocean breeze over here while you're at it?

Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at 12:00:00 PM HST  
Blogger Michael said...

Aloha to Hawaii! Beautiful photo for a first one! Gee Eric, your Paris Daily Photo concept has really taken off! All the way to Hawaii!

Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at 12:02:00 PM HST  
Blogger Denton said...

Thanks Nicholas for acknowledging my assistance. You will find all the DP bloggers are great and more than willing to jump in to help. Michael is right, Eric's Paris DP concept covers the globe now. It will be interesting to see how far it goes.

Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at 5:03:00 PM HST  
Blogger Pierre said...

Hi Nicholas,
Welcome in the DPB team...

Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at 9:04:00 PM HST  
Blogger MoonSoleil said...

Hey there,

welcome to the family!

Your picture is amazing! The palms, the sky, the mountain, the sea, the crowd... excellent composition!!!

All the best from Germany,

Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at 10:04:00 PM HST  
Blogger Terra Vecchia said...

bienvenue de Bastia...


Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at 10:08:00 PM HST  
Blogger Nicola said...

A warm welcome from Wiesbaden and the Rheingau as well!

Wednesday, April 26, 2006 at 2:10:00 AM HST  

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