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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!

Saturday, September 15, 2007

{ D } - David = Kawika

Kalakaua
A picture of Kalakaua Avenue, with Diamond Head peeking through. There is a song by Palani Vaughn called Kawika, a song about King David Kalakaua who revitalized the hawaiian culture and Hula after it was banned by the missionaries in the early 1800's. He also founded the 'Iolani palace.

Other "D"things worth mentioning - DuKe Kahanamoku, Doris Duke, Diamond Head, "Da Kine"

Previous Letter(s):
{ A } - Anna Bananas
{ B } - Bank of the Orient
{ C } - Clouds

25 Comments:

Blogger Anu said...

Great view. I like the sky and the palm trees lined with the high rise buildings.

Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 11:21:00 PM HST  
Blogger lv2scpbk said...

Love the view.

Sunday, September 16, 2007 at 12:33:00 AM HST  
Blogger oldmanlincoln said...

Holy smokes I can't believe it. In 1955, when I was there, it was a straight shot to Diamond Head and none of the buildings that you show were there.

Sunday, September 16, 2007 at 12:52:00 AM HST  
Blogger Kate said...

I like the way Diamond Head creeps up in the horizon. That and the palm trees add some nature to the photo. Love Abraham's startled comment.

Sunday, September 16, 2007 at 2:27:00 AM HST  
Blogger Dina said...

Hi kala,
your doing a great job with the alphabets!!! nice birds eye view. the air show was kinda cool yesterday...I think the blue angels are a bit more radical though ...they'll be here in Oct.

aloha

Sunday, September 16, 2007 at 9:06:00 AM HST  
Blogger Jazzy said...

hi kala,
what a great project you started, btw would love to see 'other' alternative options as well.
have a good week ahead.
j =)

Sunday, September 16, 2007 at 11:47:00 PM HST  
Blogger photowannabe said...

Great City Skyline Kala. I love the peek of Diamond Head in the background.

Monday, September 17, 2007 at 10:21:00 AM HST  
Blogger Leena said...

You have got a fine idea with letters.
I have been thinking seriously, that I will take a long break or finish DP blogging, but perhaps I can think something like this your idea.
Now I am curious to see your letters and photos related with them :)
Have a nice Wednesday!

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 at 10:44:00 PM HST  
Blogger Felicia said...

This is a nice view! The palm trees really do stick out. And yes...what will Kala do for the letter "e"?!

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at 11:48:00 AM HST  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Don't forget "da kine."

Thursday, September 20, 2007 at 11:05:00 AM HST  
Blogger Kala said...

That was funnny Anonymous! - I shall add Da kine to this list =)

Mahalo nui loa

Thursday, September 20, 2007 at 11:13:00 AM HST  
Blogger Rambling Round said...

So this is what downtown Honolulu looks like. Pretty.

Thursday, September 20, 2007 at 12:16:00 PM HST  
Blogger Neva said...

love the view!!! I want one!

Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 1:47:00 PM HST  
Blogger photolicious said...

Wow Hawaii is so spacious and carefree, right out of the postcards!

I'm from Singapore and it's awfully cramped here, not to mention the hot and unbearably humid climate.

You may like to visit my photo blog at:
www.veryclicky.blogspot.com

Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 4:27:00 AM HST  
Blogger Mike said...

Yes, beautiful. I'm jealous

Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 10:59:00 PM HST  
Blogger GMG said...

Wow! Loved to see this view, with the Sheraton Moana, the hotel where I stayed the first time I landed in Honolulu!
Sorry, I was a bit absent lately; went to Greece to the islands (and survived the fires)...
As I'm late posting, I just left Bali and posted on Singapore at Blogtrotter.
Enjoy and have a great weekend!

Saturday, September 29, 2007 at 6:12:00 AM HST  
Blogger Sonia said...

Beautiful avenue and what a wonderful view!

Saturday, September 29, 2007 at 11:09:00 AM HST  
Blogger Jazzy said...

hope u're doing fine Kala?
aloha
=)

Sunday, September 30, 2007 at 1:47:00 AM HST  
Anonymous Celine said...

What a good idea Kala!!! I'll come back to see the E pic and so on!! And it's nice to learn something at the same time! See ya! Hope you're fine!

Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 10:35:00 PM HST  
Blogger ~tanty~ said...

Hi Kala,
How are you? Long time no see.
Hope you're okay.

Monday, October 8, 2007 at 10:21:00 AM HST  
Blogger GMG said...

Hi Kala! Come on; we're missing you... :((

Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 12:28:00 PM HST  
Blogger Felicia said...

Hi Kala, are you stumped on the letter "e"? Yeah, we miss you, hope you are doing well.

Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 7:45:00 PM HST  
Blogger Dina said...

Kala???? where are you....were all worried!!

Sunday, October 21, 2007 at 7:10:00 AM HST  
Blogger poody said...

Iused to live right around the corner on Hobron! (homesick for Waikiki)

Friday, October 26, 2007 at 11:58:00 AM HST  
Blogger Jazzy said...

Kala, hope you're doing fine?
happy thanksgiving day!

Thursday, November 22, 2007 at 11:27:00 PM HST  

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