There were dozens of people here at Haleiwa Ali’i Beach Park, but it felt like miles from the inhabited world.
A busy family-friendly beach, largely filled with military ohana on a bright Saturday. That’s Honolulu in the far background.
I arrived late and missed the reason why this man was up a palm, but it made for a dramatic first impression at my first luau.
The only royal residence in the US sits in the center of a park in Honolulu. The financial district is to the left; the tourist mecca of Waikiki to the right; the park itself is now the residence of dozens of Hawaii’s homeless folk. Quite a interesting first impression.
Seussical palms at Barbers Point Beach Park.
A quiet family beach. Strong waves and interesting clouds.
View towards Waikiki from Sans Souci Beach Park.
A sunny afternoon, looking towards Honolulu and Diamond Head.
Families enjoying the beach on a quiet afternoon.