This week we traveled to Oahu's windward side. Above is Mokoli'i, also known as Chinaman's Hat.
|Driving north along the coast brings us to Laie. The coastal|
lookout reveals a natural arch in the off shore lava overflows.
|The ocean is so pure.|
|We turned the corner of the island to the|
North Shore. These photos were taken from
Turtle Bay - a resort that frequently serves as a film location.
|A few surfers ventured out into the rough sea.|
|We continued along the North Shore - famous for|
its winter surfing season - to Turtle Beach.
|So named because the turtles come ashore.|
A park ranger ensures the endangered the turtles
are roped off from human contact.
|Hidden in a pineapple field are the "birthing stones".|
|Oahu's royal mothers would give birth to an audience of many ali'i (chiefs). Native Hawaiians still consider the area sacred.|
Do you have an area that is serene or sacred?
Kim in Hawaii
|Native Hawaiians leave gifts to their gods.|