Hawaii

An index of blog posts tagged ‘Hawaii’ here at MarkCz.com.
Heiau oracle: Pu’u o Mahuka Heiau, Oahu

Heiau oracle: Pu’u o Mahuka Heiau, Oahu

Waimea Bay, Oahu, Hawaii — Offerings including pineapple, apples, and flowers are left on the oracle tower at Pu'u o Mahuka Heiau State Historic Site on Oahu's North Shore overlooking Waimea Bay and Waimea Valley. A heiau is a religious site or temple, and Pu'u o...

Waimea Bay: Waimea Beach Park,  Kamehameha Hwy

Waimea Bay: Waimea Beach Park, Kamehameha Hwy

Haleiwa, Hawaii — Waimea Beach Park and Kamehameha Highway at Waimea Bay on Oahu's North Shore, viewed from the cliff at Pu'u o Mahuka Heiau State Monument. Waves lap at "The Rock" inside the bay. Beyond it, on the point, are the homes of Iliohu Place and Iliohu Way.

State school ruins, Kamehameha Highway

State school ruins, Kamehameha Highway

Haleiwa, Hawaii (Oahu's North Shore) — Ruins of a building on the property of Crawford's Convalescent Home, 58-130 Kamehameha Hwy. According to the Crawford's website, in 1954 James Crawford took over a site that had been a state operated home for wayward boys....

Steve Dahl in Hawaii, Turtle Bay 2003

Steve Dahl in Hawaii, Turtle Bay 2003

Oahu, Hawaii — Chicago radio personality Steve Dahl (third from left) posing at Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu's North Shore with a dancer and other representatives from Oahu's Polynesian Cultural Center.

Moana Surfrider hotel lobby, Honolulu, Hawaii

Moana Surfrider hotel lobby, Honolulu, Hawaii

Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii — Lobby of the legendary Moana Surfrider hotel. Built in 1901, the Moana Hotel is often called "The First Lady of Waikiki" and had been the "Sheraton Moana Surfrider" when this photo was taken. In 2007, it was rebranded as the "Moana...

Moana Surfrider hotel history display, Honolulu

Moana Surfrider hotel history display, Honolulu

Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii — Memorabilia of 1930s and 1940s Hawaii displayed in the historic room on the second floor of the Moana Surfrider hotel. Built in 1901, the Moana Hotel is often called "The First Lady of Waikiki" and hosted the famous "Hawaii Calls"...

Old Hawaii memorabilia at Moana Surfrider hotel

Old Hawaii memorabilia at Moana Surfrider hotel

Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii — Memorabilia of old Hawaii displayed in the historic room on the second floor of the Moana Surfrider hotel. Built in 1901, the Moana Hotel is often called "The First Lady of Waikiki" and hosted the famous "Hawaii Calls" radio show, as...

Hilton Hawaiian Village on Waikiki Beach, Honolulu

Hilton Hawaiian Village on Waikiki Beach, Honolulu

Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii — The Rainbow Tower of the Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa at left, with Waikiki Beach's other hotels and resorts beyond, and Diamond Head in the distance. In the foreground is the Duke Paoa Kahanamoku Lagoon.

Scrimshaw whale tooth, Bishop Museum, Honolulu

Scrimshaw whale tooth, Bishop Museum, Honolulu

Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii — Antique scrimshaw whale tooth artwork depicting "The Sailor Boy" (artifact # 1921.014.050 at Honolulu's Bernice P. Bishop Museum) by an unknown artist from the mid-19th century. Below the etched art on the sperm whale tooth, the inscription...

Cannibal fork, Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii

Cannibal fork, Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii — Cannibal fork displayed at Honolulu's Bishop Museum. The extent of cannibalism in Hawaii and Polynesia in general is a sketchy subject, greatly exaggerated by sensationalistic European and American writers. Contrary to legend, Captain Cook was...

Ukulele, Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii

Ukulele, Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii — A Hawaiian ukulele on exhibit at the Bishop Museum. Ukuleles are commonly associated with music from Hawaii where the name roughly translates as "jumping flea," perhaps due to the action of one's fingers playing the ukulele resembling a...

Yanagi Sushi chefs, Honolulu, Hawaii

Yanagi Sushi chefs, Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii — The best sushi bar: Yanagi Sushi at 762 Kapiolani Blvd. At this hour, we pretty much had the restaurant — and both sushi chefs — all to ourselves. Delicious sushi, and the chefs were very friendly and entertaining.

Hawaii

An index of blog posts tagged ‘Hawaii’ here at MarkCz.com.

Punchbowl: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii — The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (also known as Punchbowl National Cemetery) is located in Punchbowl Crater, just north of downtown Honolulu. It serves as a memorial to men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces....

Hawaii State Capitol building, downtown Honolulu

Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii — The Hawaii State Capitol building (415 S. Beretania Street), housing the Hawaii State Legislature, is nestled at center-left among the high-rise buildings of downtown Honolulu. Farther out, in the entrance to Honolulu Harbor, is Sand Island....

Waikiki & Diamond Head from Punchbowl Crater, Honolulu

Honolulu, Hawaii — The view to the southeast from the overlook area on the Memorial Walk at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu's Punchbowl Crater. The hotels of Waikiki are visible along the oceanfront, with Diamond Head on the horizon at...

Punchbowl National Cemetery: Honolulu Memorial

Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii — The dedication stone and grand stone staircase of the Honolulu Memorial at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. The names of 28,788 military personnel who missing in action or lost or buried at sea in the Pacific are listed on marble...

Heiau oracle: Pu’u o Mahuka Heiau, Oahu

Waimea Bay, Oahu, Hawaii — Offerings including pineapple, apples, and flowers are left on the oracle tower at Pu'u o Mahuka Heiau State Historic Site on Oahu's North Shore overlooking Waimea Bay and Waimea Valley. A heiau is a religious site or temple, and Pu'u o...

Waimea Bay: Waimea Beach Park, Kamehameha Hwy

Haleiwa, Hawaii — Waimea Beach Park and Kamehameha Highway at Waimea Bay on Oahu's North Shore, viewed from the cliff at Pu'u o Mahuka Heiau State Monument. Waves lap at "The Rock" inside the bay. Beyond it, on the point, are the homes of Iliohu Place and Iliohu Way.

State school ruins, Kamehameha Highway

Haleiwa, Hawaii (Oahu's North Shore) — Ruins of a building on the property of Crawford's Convalescent Home, 58-130 Kamehameha Hwy. According to the Crawford's website, in 1954 James Crawford took over a site that had been a state operated home for wayward boys....

Steve Dahl in Hawaii, Turtle Bay 2003

Oahu, Hawaii — Chicago radio personality Steve Dahl (third from left) posing at Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu's North Shore with a dancer and other representatives from Oahu's Polynesian Cultural Center.

Moana Surfrider hotel lobby, Honolulu, Hawaii

Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii — Lobby of the legendary Moana Surfrider hotel. Built in 1901, the Moana Hotel is often called "The First Lady of Waikiki" and had been the "Sheraton Moana Surfrider" when this photo was taken. In 2007, it was rebranded as the "Moana...

Moana Surfrider hotel history display, Honolulu

Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii — Memorabilia of 1930s and 1940s Hawaii displayed in the historic room on the second floor of the Moana Surfrider hotel. Built in 1901, the Moana Hotel is often called "The First Lady of Waikiki" and hosted the famous "Hawaii Calls"...

Old Hawaii memorabilia at Moana Surfrider hotel

Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii — Memorabilia of old Hawaii displayed in the historic room on the second floor of the Moana Surfrider hotel. Built in 1901, the Moana Hotel is often called "The First Lady of Waikiki" and hosted the famous "Hawaii Calls" radio show, as...

Hilton Hawaiian Village on Waikiki Beach, Honolulu

Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii — The Rainbow Tower of the Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa at left, with Waikiki Beach's other hotels and resorts beyond, and Diamond Head in the distance. In the foreground is the Duke Paoa Kahanamoku Lagoon.