Hawaii Photos 2008

When I first get off the plane in Honolulu, things seem extra bright and green, partly because I've been living in the Southwest desert, and partly from the sensory deprivation of a five hour airplane ride.

My relatives took me up to the Contemporary Museum in Makiki, which had a good Richard Misrach show ("On the Beach"), but to me the attraction of the place has always been the house and spectacular garden.

Most of my trip I spent in Hilo, where my folks have a much smaller garden but enjoyably tropical nonetheless.

My mom's Kobudo Taiko group performed at Kalakaua Park for Chinese New Year's. The day was voggy but we got a good crowd anyway.

Honolulu Contemporary Museum

Contemporary Museum lawn Contemporary Museum gardens
  Contemporary Museum lawn
Contemporary Museum gardens   Contemporary Museum gardens

At home

Dad on the phone
Kilauea Iki Crater Anthuriums

Kobudo Taiko Chinese New Year Performance at Kalakaua Park, Hilo, Hawaii

Taiko group performance Taiko group performance
Taiko group performance Taiko group performance

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Last updated: March 13, 2009