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Aloha. This is being offered up for no serious reason.

We begin as did the birth of all the Hawaiian Islands... basaltic lava meets the sea on the Big Island.  

A full moon evening at Lanikai Beach, Oahu, near Barack's current vacation location.

A double rainbow at Hanalei Bay, Kauai.

Infrared photo of Byodo-In Temple near Kaneohe, Oahu.

A thick pounder at Sandy Beach, the President-elect's favorite bodysurfing spot.

Another damned rainbow... Ke'e Beach, Kauai

Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins, Oahu

Sunset at Rockpiles on the north shore of Oahu.

And I will end, as so many tropical days do, with the legendary green flash.

As always feel free to post your pooties and woozles, or your favorite photo.  Be good humans.


Now that I have your attention I thought I'd add a few more...

A common alien species here... the cattle egret.

Another spinner dolphin.

and a Hana Maui Sunrise.


Mahalo to everyone for all the rec's and kind words are for being such good humans.  I have to head out now and leave you all to fend for yourselves.  I am sure you will do just fine without me.  Aloha!

Originally posted to Haole in Hawaii on Fri Dec 26, 2008 at 05:15 PM PST.

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