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Picture of Hawaii Rainbow over Diamond Head

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I've written in the past about some of the Prices of Living in Paradise, such as hawaii traffic jams . But then, I catch a day where the drive home includes a view like you see above (and the cool part is, it's really pretty common). This picture was taken at the beach about 10 minutes from my house in Iroquois Point. It's a nice relaxing place to go, with palm trees, and nice view of Diamond Head . Definitely makes me feel "Lucky Live Hawaii". :)

Aerial Picture Above Diamond Head

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I took this picture from the window of a C-26 on the way back from a trip to the Big Island of Hawaii. I liked the way the light was hitting Diamond Head. You can also see all the hotels, and the beaches along Waikiki and Ala Mona.

Doesn't Anybody Stop at Crosswalks Anymore?

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We're barely halfway through the first month of 2008, and there have already been 3 pedestrian fatalities here on the Island of Oahu. Apparently, these accidents are not always the driver's fault . But, with the weather being so good here in Hawaii, we have so many people walking that our pedestrian problems get magnified. I will tell you one thing I've noticed (both here in Hawaii, and pretty much everywhere else I've lived in the past 10 years or so), Everybody is in Such A Hurry . I know when I was younger, one thing I was taught about driving is that a person in the crosswalk has the right of way ... ie, cars should yield at a crosswalk. Well, if you've ever tried to cross a street lately, this concept is laughable. I've had people look right at me, and actually speed up instead of stopping. Even worse than that, when I've been in my car, and stopped at a crosswalk to let pedestrians go, I'm not kidding you, cars have tried to go around me ... i

Hawaii Mountain Sunset

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The sun setting over the mountains near Kailua Bay, on the Island of Oahu. p.s. if you'd like information about how to obtain the full resolution version of any of my images, please drop me a message through my Contact Form